Sonic Unleashed

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Sonic Unleashed
Developer(s) Sonic Team
Publisher(s) Sega
Series Sonic the Hedgehog
Release date(s) NA December 9, 2008
AU December 18, 2008
EU December 19, 2008
JP February 19, 2009
Release type Console exclusive
Genre(s) Action, Adventure, Beat 'em up, Platform
Mode(s) Single-player
GameID(s) BLES00425 (IRD), BLUS30244 (IRD), NPEB01347, NPUB31204
Demo
NPEB90132, NPUB90194
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Sonic Unleashed follows Sonic as he attempts to restore the world after his nemesis Doctor Eggman shatters it with a powerful laser to unleash Dark Gaia, an ancient evil, while dealing with having become a "Werehog", a werewolf-esque transformation, which he gains after coming into contact with the energy of Dark Gaia. Gameplay features two distinct styles, with each being played either during daytime or nighttime. Daytime stages incorporate Sonic's traditional platforming and trademark speed, with a combination of behind-the-back third-person viewpoints and 2D side-scroller platforming; gameplay seamlessly transitions between these two views. Night-time levels see Sonic transform into the Werehog; gameplay slows down to accommodate greater platform play, and involves combat against waves of enemies using the Werehog's brute strength.

Public anticipation for Sonic Unleashed was high, as video game journalists saw it as a possible return to Sonic's platforming roots. While it was commercially successful—selling 2.45 million units—critical reception was mixed. Reviewers praised certain elements, such as the sense of speed in daylight stages and the graphics and audio that make up the environments, but criticized others, such as the Werehog game mechanic, as well as several gameplay and design concepts. Many felt Unleashed was not the game to reinvigorate the series.

Configuration

No options that deviate from the default configuration are recommended for this title. The full list of default options is available here.

Known Issues

There are no reported issues with this title.

Special Notes

Patches

Anchors:
  su1280x720_Digital: &su1280x720_Digital
  # Main backbuffer (880x720)
    - [ be16, 0x013D197A, 1280 ]
  
  # Other buffers
    - [ be16, 0x0144A53E, 1280 ]
    - [ be16, 0x0144A5F6, 1280 ]
    - [ be16, 0x0144A652, 1280 ]
  
  su1280x720_USEUPhysical: &su1280x720_USEUPhysical
  # Main backbuffer (880x720)
    - [ be16, 0x00DD85B6, 1280 ]
  
  # Other buffers
    - [ be16, 0x013608D6, 1280 ]
    - [ be16, 0x0136098E, 1280 ]
    - [ be16, 0x013609EA, 1280 ]
  
  swa1280x720_BLJM60112: &swa1280x720_BLJM60112
  # Main backbuffer (880x720)
    - [ be16, 0x00DEC49E, 1280 ]
  
  # Other buffers
    - [ be16, 0x013644FE, 1280 ]
    - [ be16, 0x013645B6, 1280 ]
    - [ be16, 0x01364612, 1280 ]
  
  su1280x720_v102: &su1280x720_v102
  # Main backbuffer (880x720)
    - [ be16, 0x00DFD7C6, 1280 ]
  
  # Other buffers
    - [ be16, 0x01371B8E, 1280 ]
    - [ be16, 0x01371C46, 1280 ]
    - [ be16, 0x01371CA2, 1280 ]
  
  su1280x720_NPUB90194_Demo: &su1280x720_NPUB90194_Demo
  # Main backbuffer (880x720)
    - [ be16, 0x013C4B5A, 1280 ]
  
  # Other buffers
    - [ be16, 0x01439086, 1280 ]
    - [ be16, 0x0143913E, 1280 ]
    - [ be16, 0x0143919A, 1280 ]
  
  su1280x720_NPEB90132_Demo: &su1280x720_NPEB90132_Demo
  # Main backbuffer (880x720)
    - [ be16, 0x013C4B62, 1280 ]
  
  # Other buffers
    - [ be16, 0x0143908E, 1280 ]
    - [ be16, 0x01439146, 1280 ]
    - [ be16, 0x014391A2, 1280 ]
  
  swa1280x720_NPJB90162_Demo: &swa1280x720_NPJB90162_Demo
  # Main backbuffer (880x720)
    - [ be16, 0x013C4B56, 1280 ]
  
  # Other buffers
    - [ be16, 0x01439086, 1280 ]
    - [ be16, 0x0143913E, 1280 ]
    - [ be16, 0x0143919A, 1280 ]
  
  su1280x720_Notes: &su1280x720_Notes "This game originally rendered at a resolution of 880x720. With this patch, it will render at a resolution of 1280x720."
  
  suAspectRatio_v102: &suAspectRatio_v102
  # Aspect ratio. Divide width by height to get the float value.
    - [ bef32, 0x0275DB2C, 2.37037037 ]

  suAspectRatio_Notes: &suAspectRatio_Notes "Enables 21:9 aspect ratio support. Users must enable \"Stretch to Display Area\" option to take advantage of this patch."

  su102mb: &su102mb
    - [ be32, 0x00E234E8, 0x38000000 ]
  su102dof: &su102dof
    - [ be32, 0x00E5D7C4, 0x38000000 ]
  su102ds: &su102ds
    - [ be32, 0x00E0464C, 0x38000000 ]
  su102re: &su102re
    - [ be32, 0x00E1EEF0, 0x38000000 ]

  suborkednotes: &suborkednotes "Improves performance at the cost of graphics quality."

PPU-6ebcaf71dc08cd612acb82f8e32738a8693d9347:
  1280x720 Resolution:
    Games:
      "Sonic Unleashed (Sonic World Adventure)":
        BLUS30244: [ 01.00 ]
        BLES00425: [ 01.00 ]
    Author: TGEnigma, slashiee
    Notes: *su1280x720_Notes
    Patch Version: 1.3
    Patch:
      - [ load, *su1280x720_USEUPhysical ]

PPU-c2911b4248ca2090819299f90d1a2d37f50fd5a8:
  1280x720 Resolution:
    Games:
      "Sonic Unleashed (Sonic World Adventure)":
        BLUS30244: [ 01.02 ]
    Author: TGEnigma, slashiee
    Notes: *su1280x720_Notes
    Patch Version: 1.3
    Patch:
      - [ load, *su1280x720_v102 ]
  21:9 Aspect Ratio:
    Games:
      "Sonic Unleashed (Sonic World Adventure)":
        BLUS30244: [ 01.02 ]
    Author: slashiee
    Notes: *suAspectRatio_Notes
    Patch Version: 1.0
    Patch:
      - [ load, *suAspectRatio_v102 ]
  Disable Depth of Field:
    Games:
      "Sonic Unleashed (Sonic World Adventure)":
        BLUS30244: [ 01.02 ]
    Author: illusion
    Notes: 
    Patch Version: 1.0
    Patch:
      - [ load, *su102dof ]
  Disable Motion Blur:
    Games:
      "Sonic Unleashed (Sonic World Adventure)":
        BLUS30244: [ 01.02 ]
    Author: illusion
    Notes: 
    Patch Version: 1.0
    Patch:
      - [ load, *su102mb ]
  Disable Dynamic Shadows:
    Games:
      "Sonic Unleashed (Sonic World Adventure)":
        BLUS30244: [ 01.02 ]
    Author: illusion
    Notes: *suborkednotes
    Patch Version: 1.0
    Patch:
      - [ load, *su102ds ]
  Disable Real-time Reflections:
    Games:
      "Sonic Unleashed (Sonic World Adventure)":
        BLUS30244: [ 01.02 ]
    Author: illusion
    Notes: *suborkednotes
    Patch Version: 1.0
    Patch:
      - [ load, *su102re ]

PPU-dfe27b6a57f3fd01f310e402e97a297836b46ceb:
  1280x720 Resolution:
    Games:
      "Sonic Unleashed (Sonic World Adventure)":
        BLES00425: [ 01.02 ]
    Author: TGEnigma, slashiee
    Notes: *su1280x720_Notes
    Patch Version: 1.3
    Patch:
      - [ load, *su1280x720_v102 ]
  21:9 Aspect Ratio:
    Games:
      "Sonic Unleashed (Sonic World Adventure)":
        BLES00425: [ 01.02 ]
    Author: slashiee
    Notes: *suAspectRatio_Notes
    Patch Version: 1.0
    Patch:
      - [ load, *suAspectRatio_v102 ]
  Disable Depth of Field:
    Games:
      "Sonic Unleashed (Sonic World Adventure)":
        BLES00425: [ 01.02 ]
    Author: illusion
    Notes: 
    Patch Version: 1.0
    Patch:
      - [ load, *su102dof ]
  Disable Motion Blur:
    Games:
      "Sonic Unleashed (Sonic World Adventure)":
        BLES00425: [ 01.02 ]
    Author: illusion
    Notes: 
    Patch Version: 1.0
    Patch:
      - [ load, *su102mb ]
  Disable Dynamic Shadows:
    Games:
      "Sonic Unleashed (Sonic World Adventure)":
        BLES00425: [ 01.02 ]
    Author: illusion
    Notes: *suborkednotes
    Patch Version: 1.0
    Patch:
      - [ load, *su102ds ]
  Disable Real-time Reflections:
    Games:
      "Sonic Unleashed (Sonic World Adventure)":
        BLES00425: [ 01.02 ]
    Author: illusion
    Notes: *suborkednotes
    Patch Version: 1.0
    Patch:
      - [ load, *su102re ]

PPU-fbb2149d0f9ad51398eed59cbd26db5367d6376e:
  1280x720 Resolution:
    Games:
      "Sonic Unleashed (Sonic World Adventure)":
        BLJM60112: [ 01.00 ]
    Author: TGEnigma, slashiee
    Notes: *su1280x720_Notes
    Patch Version: 1.3
    Patch:
      - [ load, *swa1280x720_BLJM60112 ]

PPU-4b48caf21e1f10d47aa9a20acce8ecd8c055755e:
  1280x720 Resolution:
    Games:
      "Sonic Unleashed (Sonic World Adventure)":
        BLJM60112: [ 01.02 ]
    Author: TGEnigma, slashiee
    Notes: *su1280x720_Notes
    Patch Version: 1.3
    Patch:
      - [ load, *su1280x720_v102 ]
  21:9 Aspect Ratio:
    Games:
      "Sonic Unleashed (Sonic World Adventure)":
        BLJM60112: [ 01.02 ]
    Author: slashiee
    Notes: *suAspectRatio_Notes
    Patch Version: 1.0
    Patch:
      - [ load, *suAspectRatio_v102 ]

PPU-88b57d524597bbee38df3a452eb0e86c5e789f73:
  1280x720 Resolution:
    Games:
      "Sonic Unleashed (Sonic World Adventure)":
        NPUB31204: [ All ]
    Author: TGEnigma, slashiee
    Notes: *su1280x720_Notes
    Patch Version: 1.3
    Patch:
      - [ load, *su1280x720_Digital ]

PPU-d0bf7a33f1763725609feaa87e0e4d18ab9e8acd:
  1280x720 Resolution:
    Games:
      "Sonic Unleashed (Sonic World Adventure)":
        NPEB01347: [ All ]
    Author: TGEnigma, slashiee
    Notes: *su1280x720_Notes
    Patch Version: 1.3
    Patch:
      - [ load, *su1280x720_Digital ]

PPU-bd76a566ab62386b90443711206c3f5063b5ab38:
  1280x720 Resolution:
    Games:
      "Sonic Unleashed (Sonic World Adventure)":
        NPUB90194: [ All ]
    Author: TGEnigma, slashiee
    Notes: *su1280x720_Notes
    Patch Version: 1.3
    Patch:
      - [ load, *su1280x720_NPUB90194_Demo ]

PPU-7d9105cac7fb9c8ebbbd791693c27986b12c98ad:
  1280x720 Resolution:
    Games:
      "Sonic Unleashed (Sonic World Adventure)":
        NPEB90132: [ All ]
    Author: TGEnigma, slashiee
    Notes: *su1280x720_Notes
    Patch Version: 1.3
    Patch:
      - [ load, *su1280x720_NPEB90132_Demo ]

PPU-8bc924308cd72132d78bae70fb9a1fa82af03c19:
  1280x720 Resolution:
    Games:
      "Sonic Unleashed (Sonic World Adventure)":
        NPJB90162: [ All ]
    Author: TGEnigma, slashiee
    Notes: *su1280x720_Notes
    Patch Version: 1.3
    Patch:
      - [ load, *swa1280x720_NPJB90162_Demo ]