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Sonic Zeta Overdrive

Hack of Sonic the Hedgehog 2

Description:

This is a hack of Sonic the Hedgehog 2 for the Sega Genesis. The hack features new level layout, new palette, new music, some new artwork, adds new moves for characters, and also adds Bean the Dynamite as a playable character. A exhaustive movelist is in the readme.

The patch is in xdelta format. The ROM should be in BIN format.

ROM / ISO Information:

  • No-Intro Name: Sonic The Hedgehog 2 (World) (Rev A)
  • ROM/File SHA-1: 8BCA5DCEF1AF3E00098666FD892DC1C2A76333F9

Links:

Screenshots:


Credits:

Credits
ContributorType of contributionListed credit
MikelHacking
NinekoHackingFor xm2smps, xm3smps, the boss tune from Granada, the F-Zero ending theme, and the boss theme from S
TweakerHackingFor the Sonic 2 Clone Driver
PutoHackingFor xm4smps, and Bridge Zone's music from Sonic 1 Master System
roxahrisMusicFor the Metal Gear 2 - Frequency 140.85 tune
SMTPHackingFor the Tails Flying Code
drxHackingFor the Tails Flying Code
SelbiHackingFor the Jump Dash code
UtopiaUKHackingFor the MTZ1, MTZ2 layouts, and the MTZ Background art/Beta testing

User Review Information

Not ideal, but playable

Reviewed By: diablo666 on 14 Sep 2021

The music is well chosen. In some stages, it complements the atmosphere in the level.

But with the levels - a problematic situation. Some have been redone, and some have remained unchanged. How is this displayed? In the graphical background and foreground. And for some - in the Level Design.

The majority-underwent only graphic changes, the minority - affected the Level Design. However, at least so, at least so - it is qualitatively redone. For that Time - and even now-a good job.

But here’s what I didn’t expect - a new character. In hacks, Sonic 2 is a very rare phenomenon, even an amazing phenomenon. The character is made from the sprite side - well. There are no Hedgehog sprites, otherwise it would be ridiculous.

Do I recommend this hack? In fact - for familiarization-yes, for the game - your desire. But after all, I recommend it.

Version 2009 Hacki Recommended - Yes

User Reviews
HeadlineAuthorDateVersionRecommended
Not ideal, but playablediablo66614 Sep 20212009 HackiYes
Lovely in some part, but disappointed in othersTimaeus12 Dec 20152009 HackiYes