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Sonic Heroes
Box artwork for Sonic Heroes.
Developer(s)Sonic Team
Publisher(s)Sega
Release date(s)
Genre(s)Action
System(s)GameCube, PlayStation 2, Xbox, Windows
Players1
Rating(s)
ESRB: ESRB E.png Everyone
Preceded bySonic Battle
Followed bySonic Advance 3
SeriesSonic the Hedgehog
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Sonic Heroes is a video game in the Sonic the Hedgehog series. It is the first multi-platform game in the Sonic series. The game was developed on the Nintendo GameCube, then ported onto the PlayStation 2, Xbox, and Windows. The phrase "Sonic Heroes" refers to the uniting of the protagonists of the Sonic the Hedgehog series.

The game introduces several new gameplay elements. Unlike past Sonic games, which have all had a player controlling one character, players are able to control three characters at a time, switching the party's leader from speed, power and flight.

This game also marked the return of many characters from the Sonic universe: Chaotix, a group last seen in Knuckles' Chaotix on the Sega 32X; Shadow the Hedgehog and Rouge the Bat from Sonic Adventure 2; Cream the Rabbit from Sonic Advance 2; Big the Cat from Sonic Adventure; Metal Sonic, who, prior to this game, had not played a major role in the series for years, the last having been in Knuckles' Chaotix in 1995. The game also introduces a new character, E-123 Omega.

Although the plot for Sonic Heroes is somewhat sparse, a portion of it, particularly Team Dark's storyline, was a set-up for Shadow the Hedgehog released in 2005.

Table of Contents

Getting Started

editSonic the Hedgehog series

Sonic the Hedgehog · 2 · CD · 3 · Sonic & Knuckles · 4: Episode I · 4: Episode II · Adventure (DX) · Adventure 2 · Heroes · Sonic the Hedgehog (2006) · Unleashed · Colors (DS) · Generations (3DS) · Lost World (3DS) · Mania (Plus) · Forces

Handheld: Sonic the Hedgehog · 2 · Chaos · Triple Trouble · Blast · Pocket Adventure · Advance · Advance 2 · Advance 3 · Rush · Rush Adventure · Rivals · Rivals 2

Spin-offs: Knuckles' Chaotix · Tails Adventure · Shadow the Hedgehog · Eraser · Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine · Spinball · Pinball Party · Tails' Skypatrol · Labyrinth · 3D Blast · Battle · Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood

Sonic Boom: Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric · Shattered Crystal · Fire & Ice

Sonic Storybook: Sonic and the Secret Rings · Sonic and the Black Knight

Mobile: Racing Shift Up · Racing Kart · Kart 3D X · Jump · Jump Fever · Dash · Dash 2: Sonic Boom · Runners · Runners Adventure

Arcade: Waku Waku Sonic Patrol Car · SegaSonic the Hedgehog · SegaSonic Cosmo Fighter Galaxy Patrol · SegaSonic Popcorn Shop · Sonic the Fighters · Sonic Athletics

Educational: Edusoft · Gameworld · Tails and the Music Maker · Schoolhouse · X · Sonic the Hedgehog (Didj)

Compilations: Sonic Classics 3 in 1 · Sonic & Knuckles Collection · Sonic Jam · Sonic Mega Collection · Sonic Gems Collection · Sonic PC Collection · Sonic Classic Collection

Sub-series: Sonic Racing · Mario & Sonic