"The Sonic franchise is among the top franchises on the Game Boy Advance system," said Tiffany Ternan, senior vice president of North American sales and distribution. "We look forward to building on that success with SONIC ADVANCE 3."
"Our partnership with THQ has allowed us to extend the Sonic franchise to millions of Game Boy Advance consumers across the globe," said Scott A. Steinberg, vice president of entertainment marketing, SEGA of America, Inc. "With Sonic Advance 3 handheld gamers can look forward to Game Link multiplayer capabilities and an exciting new battle mode. Everyone involved in the creative process deserves recognition for delivering another amazing 2-D Sonic title."
About SONIC ADVANCE 3
In SONIC ADVANCE 3, Dr. Eggman has once again come up with a scheme to conquer the world and stop the Hedgehog he can never seem to catch. He has broken the world into seven parts and it's up to Sonic, Tails, Knuckles, Cream and Amy to restore order quickly as they race through all new environments while battling foes they've never encountered. Each character has new abilities based on the partner they're paired with and all powers are useful in the quest for survival. SONIC ADVANCE 3 also features multiplayer fun for up to four Game Boy(R) Advance systems using the Game Link(R) Cable. Linking four Game Boy Advances together allows for a frantic two-on-two battle mode.
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