A portion of Rewind Replay's review: "So I know exactly what you’re thinking. Sega has crushed our dreams in the past and turned our beloved hedgehog into a joke rather than an idol. The past few games did nothing but irk us and make us cringe in a variety of different ways. It just seemed like there was no hope for a 3D Sonic game after Adventure 2. Well, forget everything you’ve seen and played and brace yourself for a whole new epic extravaganza."