Episode 1 vs. Sonic Advance 1

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User Info: Kysafen

Kysafen
7 years ago#1
Lol, sister topic to 360pages' topic.

Personally..... Sonic Advance. And please no discussions about Sonic Advance 2, 3, or Rush, we can probably guess our opinions about those games for their mechanics. This is about Sonic Advance 1, not the Advance series.

User Info: ShadowL64

ShadowL64
7 years ago#2
This game felt faster than sonic advance and had better platforming in my opinion. But something about sonic advance and it's ideas just make me like it a lot too.
I'd say I like them both the same.

User Info: KyoKusanagi

KyoKusanagi
7 years ago#3
It felt like the game held your hand at certain points with useless enemy placement. Example: Lost Labyrinth Act Whatever. A bunch of Bubbles are floating next to elevator platforms.

Also: Spring placement. In Splash Hill Zone or practically anywhere in the game there are springs that are chained together to essentially play the game for you.
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User Info: Knuckles07

Knuckles07
7 years ago#4
I'd have to say Ep. 1 if only for Super Sonic alone.
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User Info: 360pages

360pages
7 years ago#5
Advance one for me i like all the handheld games more then this
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User Info: fon1988

fon1988
7 years ago#6

I'd have to say Ep. 1 if only for Super Sonic alone.

Exactly.

User Info: edward18

edward18
7 years ago#7
I honestly don't know. They're both some of my favorite games of the series, and Advane 1 was definately the best of the Advance games....I dunno...can I call a draw on this one?
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mdfmkrules9999
7 years ago#8
super sonic being playable in every stage immediately makes this better than advance imo.

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User Info: abigexplosion

abigexplosion
7 years ago#9
I really like both games. But here's what I think.

Sonic 4
+Super Sonic in every level
+Classic style special stages
+More difficult final boss
+Better graphics
-Minor physics engine oddities (and by minor I mean doesn't ruin the game)
-Too easy to earn extra lives (wouldn't be a problem if it didn't save them.)
-No multi-player or co-op (advance at least has vs mode)

Advance 1
+More playable characters
+Better Music
+More level variety
+Gameplay feels closer to that of a classic Sonic game.
-Super Sonic is only in the last level
-Errr, I can't think of a good flaw. Rail sliding feels kind of odd?

It's kind of hard for me to say one over the other, but if I had to pick, I'd say advance 1 is better.
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User Info: Revoredo

Revoredo
7 years ago#10
Advance 1. Sonic 4 is cool, but I have a feeling that if the series were to keep going on the Genesis, the next game would be much like Advance 1.
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