Sonic returns to the Nintendo DS™ with all the classic 2D dual screen action of Sonic Rush™, as well as a new high-seas adventure where he clashes with ruthless pirates. As Sonic, you will set off from Windmill Village to explore seven islands for action-packed adventures spread across a large map. As you venture, you will uncover valuable items and materials that will help Tails build new ships so that Sonic can track down the villainous pirates in a variety of ways. With a fleet of up to five ships, including a submarine, water bike, and hovercraft, you will use the touch screen technology in exciting new ways to control your ships as you race across the ocean gathering rings, busting tricks, and torching pirate ships in fierce ship-to-ship battles. At the end of each level, test your skills in epic 3D boss battles that span both screens, including the ultimate showdown with the evil pirate, Captain Whisker. Let the adventure begin!
Classic Sonic 2D Gameplay with improved action stage: Sonic returns with his signature 2D gameplay presented seamlessly across both screens on Nintendo DS™. New action-packed gameplay will have gamers snowboarding down an avalanche, springboarding off giant mushrooms, and hang gliding across wide gaps.
A high-speed ocean adventure!: Sonic travels from island to island in search of objects and materials to build up to five different ships and battles with wicked pirates both on land and at sea throughout 14 stages.
Enhanced touch screen controls: Players will navigate the oceans and perform aerial tricks to avoid treacherous water mines and aim their cannons during ship-to-ship battles by using the stylus and touch screen on their DS.
Compete with friends via DS Download Play in two battle modes: Two players will face-off in intense dual screen races or collect the most items spread throughout the map in exciting mission battles