seven Chaos Emeralds from the first four courses. To obtain
Emerald, you must collect it and place first place in that race.
Then press [Down]
while highlighting Sonic at the character selection screen.
Obtain all five coins in Radioactive Factory, and place first,
second, or third place. Then, beat Mecha Knuckles in a race.
Play as Mecha
Robotnik Obtain all five coins in Regal Ruins and place first,
second, or third place. Then, beat Mecha Robitnik in a race.
Emerald course Place first on each
Dr. Robotnik Come in first place in
the in the Radiant Emerald course. Or, finish every level.
Obtain all five coins in Radical City and place first, second,
or third place. Then, beat Puppet Tails in a race.
Play as robot
form character Obtain the five Sonic coins in these levels:
Puppet Tails: Radical City
Mecha Knuckles: Reactive Factory
Mecha Robotnik: Any level with Robotnik
to zoom in and out when you are at the course selection screen.
Play as Mecha
Sonic Obtain all five coins on Resort Island and place first,
second or third place. Then, beat Mecha Sonic in a race.
same character First select
multi-player mode, then highlight a character, hold
and press [Action].
to see the demo, or bypass the Sega and "Traveler's Tales"
Soundtrack Place the game disc in
an audio CD player and play tracks two or higher to hear twenty
tracks of music.
title screen logo Press the direction
controls when you are at the title screen to rotate the "R".
Press [Change View]
to change the color.
+ [Change View]
and press [Start].
Hints & Tips
as Tails When Tails gets to
full speed, press [Space].
Then when he is in mid-air, press
again. He will start to fly. This can help with getting over
water and other hard objects.
City shortcut First select any Sonic
form (Sonic, Super Sonic, Mecha Sonic) and proceed to Radical
City. When you get down to the dip in the track, turn left and
keep on going. Now pass the 20 rings door and you should see a
line of rings. Keep going and jump past the barrier in the bend
of the road on your left. Then, go left again. If you look at
the map, you should see that you skipped a bunch of the level.
Just use Knuckles
at the start. At the dip, jump and float. Then go down the
stream until coming to a ledge and a road below. Go to the road
and turn left to locate the pinball area. Float above that at
the drop. Jump up the gamble bit and take the boost. It is
possible to obtain a time of 32:00 seconds by doing this trick.
Factory shortcut Select any character.
Turn right when you are catapulted near the gap in the road. You
should skip roughly five seconds.
characters used against you Note:
This will work when not racing to access the character. If you
play as any special unlocked character other than Robotnik, all
other special characters you have will be used against you.. For
example, If playing against Tails/Knuckles/Sonic as Super Sonic,
Puppet Tails/Mecha Knuckles/Mecha Sonic will be your foe.
Chaos Emerald without opening the gate With Sonic this
requires double jump, Mecha Sonic, and maybe Mecha Knux, go to a
spot where you would normally receive the Purple Chaos Emerald.
Do not open the door. Instead, go by it. When you get to the 90
degree right turn, make a 90 degree left turn instead. You will
see a road. Jump up there and you will see the Purple Chaos
wallpaper When you have the game
disc in the CD-ROM drive, open that drive in My Computer to
locate wallpaper from the game under the name "snip".
characters down Go to the options menu
and select "Controls". Set them to whatever you like, then when
you get down to "Drift", set
for left and V
for right. Then when you want to slow a character down, Amy will
work well, go to their side and drift into them. It will slow
them down a lot. They will be left in the back to accelerate
again while you are hurrying past him/her.
Sonic's theme In order to hear Super
Sonic's theme, unlock him, then access the other secret
characters and play the Radiant Emerald Course. Then during the
race you will hear Super Sonic's theme. This is the last and
final race and will then be followed by the credits.
Ruin shortcut First select any
character. Then turn right when you see the hill and catapults.
Then, turn left when possible. You should see an archway. Pass
through the archway and turn left at the fork. Then, go up the
steep hill and go on. You should reach the end soon. By doing
this, it is possible to finish a lap in 25 seconds. Repeat this
The first coin
is in front of the fifty ring door at the left.
Also behind this door is a Chaos Emerald.
bridge, take a left and jump on the far spring to obtain the
Stay on the
main path and go uphill to locate the coin in front of a pit.
The next coin
is on the top of a hill near the beginning of the stage (to
To receive the
last coin, turn right before the bridge and go into the water.
Go right and forward and you will find a secret tunnel. Go up
the hill inside then turn left to find the last coin.
Island: Coin locations
The first coin
is on top of the rock ledge near the beginning of the stage.
The next coin
is under the tunnel after the rock ledge (turn left after you
get the first coin).
rings and open the door to locate the next coin (to the left
of the bridge after the second coin).
On the path
after the speed boost, go straight no turning right. The coin
is at the top of the hill.
The final coin
is on an island near the tight turn between two bridges (go
straight instead of right).