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Sonic R

Windows - 1997

Year 1997
Platform Windows
Released in France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, United Kingdom, United States
Genre Racing / Driving
Theme Anime / Manga, Arcade
Publisher SEGA Europe Ltd.
Developer Traveller's Tales (UK) Ltd.
Perspective Behind view
4.49 / 5 - 570 votes

Description of Sonic R Windows

Released in 1997; Sonic R is the first Sonic game ever made to utilize 3D graphics for its gameplay, and the third Sonic racing title published by Sega. Right after Sonic 3D Blast was made, Sega turned again to Traveller’s Tales to produce another technical marvel. The level design is amazing; rewarding exploration while reminding of previous Sega titles like NiGHTS: Into Dreams. The soundtrack is fantastic due to its CD-ROM quality; and the first Sonic title to feature vocal tracks in the music. It is one of the most graphically demanding titles for the Saturn; see how It compares to its PC counterpart.

There are 4 characters to choose from; including Sonic, Tails and Knuckles. There is a slew of characters to unlock including Dr. Robotnik “Eggman”, Metal Sonic and a creepy doll that looks like Tails. Each track is filled with alternate routes and collectibles, including the 7 iconic Emeralds that allow Sonic to transform into Super Sonic.

Sonic R has a lot of replay value, as you’ll race the same track a dozen times trying to get all the collectibles. The PC version has aged well; and can be played in HD resolutions! Highly recommend to all Sonic fans.

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Comments and reviews

Cluckster3005 2021-02-13 0 point

The tails doll...

Onyxx300 2021-02-10 0 point

For all of those who are wondering about missing soundtracks;
The game is using the CD for music, but the program for sound effects. You're not gonna get any music from the RIP version.

Zander 2021-02-08 0 point

I would like to do it! But it was downloading Hehe...

Soapy 2020-12-21 0 point

Is it just me or does this game not have music?? It was literally one of the best things in the game D:

ilikeyacutg 2020-08-21 0 point

if you open this, your screen literally crunches down to 640x480 resolution. just press the windows key, click settings, then click system, then scroll down until you see "display resolution" just change it back to your normal resolution. also use sonic r updater lmao

YOUR NICKNAME 2020-07-16 1 point

If you guys have problems with running the game, then watch this video It's the definitive way to play this game. Have Fun :).

kukitolindo 2020-07-08 -1 point

dis game is great the program "DXWND" helped me to play da game thank you my abandonware :-)

OmarElgendy 2020-06-25 -2 points

The game doesn't work for me.):

Demont 2020-06-16 -2 points

I Like Sonic R I watched a person playing it on YouTube see you later bye bye

flower 2020-05-29 1 point

so when i started to play the game my screen got small so i don't know how to get screen back to normal someone help me lmao

flower 2020-05-29 -1 point

when i just start to play the game my screen got small so i don't know how to put the screen to normal

im an uke 2020-05-27 1 point

this is a awesome game and special for me

ethan 2020-05-26 1 point

It works :)

gokuzinho 2020-05-22 0 point

does not work is bugging

bluethunder 2020-04-21 -4 points

Listen,i'd like you to tell me..... WHO IN THE WORLD CREATED THAT CREEPY FREAK TAILS DOLL! Yo,seriously who would create such..... A CREEPY FREAK LIKE TAILS DOLL!!!!!!!

Mappy 2020-04-05 -3 points

Can you put Sonic R on the Ios and Android

cia agant 2020-04-02 -1 point

i like ds game! i well tell all my generals to blay it!

csonic 2020-03-28 0 point

I Kinda Grown Up With Sonic R The Music Damn Amazing

Rolee0707 2020-03-25 0 point

Working in Windows 10?

someone 2020-03-23 2 points

does this realy work?

DanTDM 2020-02-20 0 point

The only reason i got this came is for the Tails Doll curse lmao

Eggman NEGA 2020-02-01 4 points

Why am I not in this game?

Ǥᗩᑕᕼᗩ ᑎᗝᖇᗩ 2020-01-19 0 point

I'm using my Windows 7

Ita was mya bed
Now mya computera isa deada

sonic r 2019-11-29 -16 points

what the f* people u have kids play an creepy game 2 children died from this game doods

Sr_foxbr 2019-11-02 2 points

I want to know whats the diference on the downloads...and whats is recommended

Ro87 2019-10-06 2 points

Just a quick notice: If you download the RIP version, do not run unless you entirely know what you are doing. On Windows 10, it changes the display resolution, and on Windows XP it changes the colour mode to 8-Bit. BE CAREFUL

TAILS DOLL 2019-08-21 -4 points

All I want to know is can I play Sonic R with a modern computer that plays discs?

Vexzeal 2019-07-20 1 point

Sonic R was that pc game I always played at my grandmothers house. She had a Dell tower with Sonic 3&Knuckles and Sonic R. Of course I always played Sonic R. Its games like these that makes me miss the past, where dlc wasn't a thing or wireless connection. You had to go to your friend's house and sit with them and play games. Reminds me of when I got my first gamecube, I couldn't put Sonic Adventure 2 and Sonic Gem's Collection down, not even Sonic mega collection. This game brings me great nostalgia and it makes me happy to download it again, thanks guys. :)

omarrabo46 2019-06-28 3 points

lesten up everybody
i solved the controls problem
in the game's folder open the joystick.inf
delete everything in it
write "keyboard"
close it
rename the file "keyboard"
hope you good luck

Super Nitro Z64 2019-05-16 1 point

Sonic R may not have the best controls, but the games does have some great graphics and one of the best game soundtracks ever. Speaking of graphics, the player can choose one of two different texture styles: DirectDraw (Sega Saturn textures) and Direct3D.

blaine kenel 2019-05-15 3 points

i need to know the command i use to open sonic R, i don't do dos. sorry for asking but please tell me. thank you

blaine kenel 2019-05-15 3 points

what is the command i use, i'm not that much of a computer king but all i need now is the command, ive used SonicR.EXE SONICR.EXE sonicR.EXE and more please tell me the command i use in dos box!

It's Aweswome! 2018-07-21 3 points

what are the controls

SUPER SONIC 2018-06-27 -5 points


Austin 2018-06-22 3 points

For the people who are having problems with the controls,here is the problem,I heard the controls for the keyboard don't work on modren day PCs (windows 7, stuff like that) but there are some patches for it, but older PCs ( windows XP, windows 95/98, stuff like that) the controls are fine.

Ger 2018-06-09 -3 points

¿cuales son los controles con el teclado?

Tat 2018-06-07 3 points


lautaroavila 2018-05-13 1 point

juego tan cool no paro de jugar con tails doll

justasbybys of shity gamers 2018-04-21 -2 points

wow thats a cool game

Henrique Melo 2018-04-18 4 points

♫ ♫ ♫
Everybody's Super Sonic Racing
Try to keep your feet right on the ground
When you're Super Sonic Racing
There's no time to look around
We're just Super Sonic Racing
Running to the point of no return
Everybody's Super Sonic Racing
C'mon let the fire burn
♫ ♫ ♫

CaioExtremerGamers BR 2018-04-17 0 point

My favorite race game of Sonic ;D

romero llador 2018-03-26 0 point

me gusta mucho sonic y he probado sonic lost word y rivals 2

snoic 2018-03-11 0 point

the screen just goes black

mack 2018-01-25 3 points

I get to the screen prior to the main menu that says hit the start button but no buttons work at that point. Do i need to get a remote??

facucop 2018-01-21 -1 point

espero que al fin esto me deje jugar a sonic r

dda 2017-12-10 -1 point

i cant play it maybye the tails doll is hounting my computer

Thelango99 2017-11-29 0 point

This is going to be a great experience playing

pants 2017-11-14 -1 point


guddu 2017-08-11 -2 points

good gAME

no worst thing ever 2017-07-29 1 point

Made to hack made by heartless soul

sonic r lover 2017-04-26 2 points

it worked the 1st time i got it but it does not work anymore

The Great 2017-03-19 -9 points

This is not working and is ugly software

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