Sonic Gems Collection Hints & Cheats
Vectorman Stage Select & MoreEnter this code at the options menu. You should be taken to a new section of the options menu that'll let have access to any level, choose how much health and lives you have and lets you choose which powerup weapon to start with. Only downside is you can't see the good ending if you use it.
Cheat Effect B, A, A, B, Down, B, A, A, B Stage Select
Sonic CD Codes - Sound Test ModeEnter these numbers in the sound test mode for the corresponding effect.
Cheat Effect PM 12 DA 25 View a Japanese message with a human-like Sonic in the background PM 07 DA 07 Play a secret special stage PM 03 DA 01 View artwork of Sonic, Metal Sonic, and Robotnik "DJ'ing" PM 04 DA 21 Picture of a Superhero-like Sonic PM 11 DA 09 Picture of a "cute" Sonic PM 12 DA 11 View a picture of Tails next to a green car. After this, start the game and you will be in debug mode.
Vectorman In-Game CodesPause the game and enter the code.
Cheat Effect X, B, Left, Left, B, X, B, A Taxi Mode B, A, Right, B, X, B, Down, B, A, Right, B Refill Life Meter Down, Right, B, X, Up, Left, B Slow Motion
Vectorman 2 CodesPause the game and enter the code.
Cheat Effect A, B, A, B, Left, Up, Up Refill Life Meter X, B, Left, Left, Down, B, Down New Weapons Right, Up, A, B, Down, Up, A, Down, Up, A Extra Life Up, Right, B, A, B, Down, Left, B, Down Level Select/Sound Test A, B, Left, Left Display Map Coordinates A, B, Left, Down Display Map Coordinates Left, Up, B, Up Display Map Coordinates
Sonic R Same Character SelectIn Multiplayer Mode, highlight the character you want to use that the other player has chosen. Hold L and press A or X.
Sonic The Hedgehog: Triple Trouble Codes
Cheat Effect Hold Up while turning on the game. Keep holding Up until you see Knuckles grab the third Chaos Emerald during the Intro. Press Start when Knuckles grabs the third Chaos Emerald. You'll hear a chime if done correctly. Level Select At the title screen, Press Up or Down to access Sound Test and Time Attack Sound Test and Time Attack
Sonic SpinballEnter these codes by going into the options menu and entering them using the SFX option. Your screen will shake to confirm you've entered the code.
Cheat Effect Anti-Gravity Sonic 00, 09, 00, 01, 06, 08 (Then during gameplay, pause, and press A+B+Start together to activate) Skip Boss Battle 00, 02, 01, 05, 06, 06 (after starting boss battle, pause and press A+B+Start together, hold that and then press down.) Fast Music 00, 04, 02, 05, 05, 07
Tails Skypatrol Code
Cheat Effect At the Title Screen, hold Up and A then press Start/Pause Sound and Stage Test
Sonic CD - Level Select, Sound Test, Sonic Team's Best TimesAt the Title Screen when it says "START GAME" enter the fallowing codes. You MUST Tap, as in the D-pad can Not be held down for more then 1 MilliSecond, for each button press. You will Automaticly be sent to the fallowing screen for the code you entered. Note that the Level Select is used to only Practice the game and that you will be sent back to the Title Screen when you finish a level or warp.
Cheat Effect Up, Down, Down, Left, Right, A Level Select Down, Down, Down, Left, Right, A Sound Test Right, Right, Up, Up, Down, A Sonic Team's Best Times
Vectorman In-Game CodesPause the game and enter the code.
Cheat Effect B,A,B,X,B,A Enable collission detectors.
Passwords - Tails AdventureOn the game "Tails Adventure", enter the following password to have all items and level select:
Password Effect ADE7 AA2A 51A6 6D12 All Items and Level Select A2E1 A424 51A1 6D1A All items with only first stage beat. D219 54D4 9EA9 D6EE Start a new game with all chaos Emeralds.
Passwords - Tails Adventure
Password Effect A767 AA3A 58A6 ED16 All Chaos Emeralds. D201 44D4 EE11 D6E6 Poloy Forest Completed.
Unlock GamesMake sure you save after each session to ensure that the total number of hours are logged.
How to Unlock Unlockable Play the collection for a total of 5 hours. Vectorman Play the collection for a total of 7 hours and play Vectorman once Vectorman 2 Have a Sonic Heroes or Sonic Mega Collection save file on your memory card Vectorman
Unlockable SoundtracksYou can just enter and exit out of the games to unlock quicker.
How to Unlock Unlockable Complete page 10 in the museum. Open Your Heart MJZ Mix Complete page 8 in the museum. Sonic 3 MegaD Mix Complete page 15 in the museum. Sonic Goes UG Mix Complete page 1 in the museum. Fairy of A.I.F Play Sonic CD 5 times Sonic 6290 Mix and Sonic Boom D'mb Mix Play Sonic CD 10 times Sonic After 6290 Mix Unlock everything in the Museum Sonic Heroes No-GTR Mix Collect all of the StF artwork except the "Clear Game" illustration Are You Brave? (StF theme) Collect all of the Sonic R artwork except the "Clear Game" illustration Living in the City LTN Mix (Radical City Theme Remix) Come in first place on Radiant Emerald in Sonic R Can You Feel the Sunshine? ACID Mix (Resort Island Theme Remix)
Sonic CD UnlockablesBy achieving low times in Time Attack mode on Sonic CD, you can unlock new modes.
Visual mode and Play Music will both appear on the Sonic CD main menu.
Time Attack in Special Stages appears in Time Attack mode.
How to Unlock Unlockable Get a total time of 25' 46" 12 or less Visual Mode Get a total time of 30' 21" 05 or less. Then press left when on the Time Attack screen. Time Attack in Special Stages Get a total time of 37' 27" 57 or less Play Music
Unlock Characters in Sonic RDo the following to unlock secret characters in Sonic R.
How to Unlock Unlockable Get all five tokens in Resort Island, finish in at least 3rd place, and beat Metal Sonic. Metal Sonic Get all five tokens in Radical City, finish in at least 3rd place, and beat Tails Doll. Tails Doll Get all five tokens in Regal Ruins, finish in at least 3rd place, and beat Egg Robo. Egg Robo Get all five tokens in Reactive Factory, finish in at least 3rd place, and beat Metal Knuckles. Metal Knuckles Get all seven Chaos Emeralds. Super Sonic Finish first in all courses. Dr. Eggman
Unlocking Mega Drive DemosThese should start up after playing 3 days in a row. After that, simply play each game every day to continue unlocking them. They'll appear in the musem menu. Also note that if you defeat the boss fast enough to get through the ending, you can use the remaining time playing the FULL version of the game!
How to Unlock Unlockable Play for 4 days Sonic 2 Final Boss Demo, Sonic Laberynth Final Boss Demo Play for 5 days Sonic 3 Final Boss Demo, Sonic Drift Final Race Demo Play for 6 days Sonic 3D Blast Final Boss Demo, Sonic Blast Final Boss Demo Play for 7 days Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine (and Game Gear) Final Puzzle Demos Play for 8 days Sonic 1, 2, 3, & Knuckles Good Ending Demos Play for 3 days straight Sonic 1 Final Boss Demo, Sonic 1 Game Gear Final Boss Demo
How To Unlock Artwork In MuseumTo unlock the a set of artwork, do the following task.
How to Unlock Unlockable Play Sonic 2 (GG) 12 times Chaotix artwork set 2 Play Sonic 2 (GG) 5 times Chaotix artwork set 1 Play Sonic 2 (GG) 20 times Chaotix artwork set 3 Play Sonic 2 (GG) over 70 minutes Chaotix artwork set 4 Play Sonic 2 (GG) over 140 minutes Chaotix artwork set 5 Play Sonic Spinball 15 times Sonic DX artwork set 5 View the pictures, so they\'re aranged in a shape of a gemstone Sonic DX last picture Play Sonic Triple Trouble 5 times Sonic Adventure 2 artwork set 1 Play Tails Adventures 15 times Sonic Heroes Movie artwork set 4 Play Tails Sky Patrol 5 times Sonic Heroes Team Artwork set 1 Play Tails Sky Patrol 12 times Sonic Heroes Team Artwork set 2 Play Tails Sky Patrol 20 times Sonic Heroes Team Artwork set 3 Play Tails Sky Patrol over 70 minutes Sonic Heroes Team Artwork set 4 Play Tails Sky Patrol over 140 minutes Sonic Heroes Team Artwork set 5 Same as SA2 Art set 1 Sonic Heroes Intro artwork set 1 Play Tails Sky Patrol over 140 minutes Sonic Heroes Movie Artwork set 5 Play Sonic Drift 2 10 times Sonic Heroes Intro Artwork set 2 Play Sonic Drift 2 15 times Sonic Heroes Intro Artwork set 3 Play Sonic Drift 2 over 60 minutes Sonic Heroes Intro Artwork set 4 Play Sonic Drift 2 over 120 minutes Sonic Heroes Intro Artwork set 5 Find 7 Metal Sonics in series Sonic Heroes Intro Artwork 2nd to last and 3rd to last images Play The Game 5 times Sonic CD Artwork Set 1 Beat Sonic CD with any ending Sonic Vs. Metal Sonic Sonic Screensaver Artwork Play Sonic CD over 120 Minutes Sonic CD Artwork Set 4 Play Sonic CD over 60 minutes Sonic CD Artwork Set 3 Play The Game 10 times Sonic CD Artwork Set 2 Play Fighters 5 times Sonic The Fighters Artwork Set 1 Play Fighters 10 Times Sonic The Fighters Artwork Set 2 Play Fighters over 60 minutes Sonic The Fighters Artwork Set 3 Play Fighters over 120 minutes Sonic The Fighters Artwork Set 4 Beat Fighters with any character Sonic Championship logo Play Sonic R 5 times Sonic R Artwork Set 1 Play Sonic R 10 Times Sonic R Artwork Set 2 Play Sonic R over 60 minutes Sonic R Artwork Set 3 Play Sonic R over 120 minutes Sonic R Artwork Set 4 Play Sonic Spinball 5 times Sonic Adventure DX Artwork Set 1 Play Sonic Spinball 10 times Sonic Adventure DX Artwork Set 2 Play Sonic Spinball over 60 minutes Sonic Adventure DX Artwork Set 3 Play Sonic Spinball over 120 minutes Sonic Adventure DX Artwork Set 4 Play Tails Adventure 5 times Sonic Heroes Movies Artwork Set 1 Play Tails Adventure 10 Times Sonic Heroes Movie Artwork Set 2 Play Tails Adventure over 70 minutes Sonic Heroes Movie Artwork Set 3 Play Sonic Triple Trouble over 120 minutes Sonic Heroes Movie Artwork -Set 4
Hidden PicturesYou can unlock certain pictures in the museum by veiwing other pictures in a sequence. You must unlock the pictures in the sequence before you can perform these tasks. After veiwing the pictures, you will hear an odd sound to confirm that you did it correctly. Exit and then museum renter the musuem. The appropriate picture will be unlocked.
How to Unlock Unlockable Veiw pictures 146, 145, 144, 142, and 143 in that order. Picture 160 Veiw pictures 162, 163, 164, 166, 170, 172, 174, and 178 in that order. Picture 180 Veiw pictures 18, 106, 118, 136, 137, 138, 139, and 140 in that order. Picture 220 Veiw pictures5, 4, 9, 8, 3, 6, 7, and 2 in that order. Picture 260 Watch the credits 5 times Pictures 286-295 Watch the credits 10 times Pictures 296-300 Complete all of the goals in the game Picture 320 Select pictures 12, 23, 54, 10, 22, 25, 39, and 56 in that order. Museum picture 200 View pictures 110, 112, 122, 130, 132 and 137. Pictures 281 - 285 Beat Sonic the fighters with any character Picture no.20(Super Sonic)
MoviesYou unlock these in the museum after meeting the requirements.
How to Unlock Unlockable Play the game for 24 hours, and have your overall games you played over 30 Sonic Heroes Trailer Play over 24 hours and have your overall games you played over 50 Sonic's History Video Play over 24 hours and have your overall games you played over 70 Sonic Adventure Intro Video
Unlockable Games (Japanese Version Only)Make sure that Vectorman 1 and 2 are already unlocked on your game, and that total play time is 12 hours. After fulfilling the conditions you will have to exit the game select menu and re-enter for the game to register the game as unlocked.
How to Unlock Unlockable Play Vectorman 2 at least once, play any game(s) at least 20 times. Bonanza Bros. Play Bonanza Bros. at least once, play any game(s) at least 30 times. Bare Knuckle Play Bare Knuckle at least once, play any game(s) at least 50 times. Bare Knuckle 2 Play Bare Knuckle 2 at least once, play any game(s) at least 70 times. Bare Knuckle 3
Sonic Drift 2 Unlockables
How to Unlock Unlockable Place 1st in the Blue GP 5 times in a row. Final GP
Unlock HintsTo unlock the "Hints" text for each game, open a game and keep it open for three hours. You don't have to play the game, just let it run. After three hours, exit out, and when you re-enter the game or check the Hints menu in the Extra area, the hints for that game it will be available.
Comix Zone and The Ooze (Japanese version only)Enter the button codes in the Sonic Mega Collection (Japanese version only) options menu to play Comix Zone and The Ooze.
How to Unlock Unlockable Go to the Options menu and press Up, L, Down, R, Up, Z, Down, L, Up, R, Down, Z. Comix Zone Go to the Manual menu and press Z, Z, Z, Up, Up, Up, Down, Down, Down, L, R, Z. The Ooze
VectorMan-MinigameWhen you start Vectorman, you can move him. Do so and place him under the SEGA logo. Shoot the logo exactly 24 times, then jump up Vectorman's head bonks the logo 12 times. The logo will disapear, and the letters will keep falling from the top of the screen. Try to catch the letters. If you get 100-109, you can skip to level five, and if you catch 110 or more, you can skip to level ten!
Sonic: The Fighters - Fight as Super SonicSelect Sonic as your character in single player, and fight your way through the 8 battles without losing a single round (that means no losing the match and starting over from round 1). Defeat Metal Sonic in stage 9 in round 1. In round 2, activate Hyper mode (back+punch+kick) and Sonic will transform into Super Sonic, making him invulnerable for the rest of the game.
Sonic CD - Get Game Over without dying.To get a Game Over without dying, don't let Sonic move, jump, ect. for 3 minutes, then Sonic will say "I'm outta here", and you will get a game over.
Museum SlideshowWhen examining an illustration in the Museum, press X. You should hear a sound. A slideshow will start featuring all the pictures you've unlocked so far. It'll skip over:Non-pictures (videos, demos, etc.)
Pictures still marked as NEW
Pictures you haven't unlocked
Sonic R: Alternate music in Radiant EmeraldIf you have Radiant Emerald and Super Sonic unlocked, just select Super Sonic and play as him in Radiant Emerald to hear him theme song, Super Sonic Racer, instead of Diamond in The Sky.
Play the Full Version of Sonic ChaosOn the Sonic Chaos demo to play the full version without beating the game or losing all of your lives, Insert a second controller into slot two and press start. The clock will reset, and a second screen wil appear with the full version on it!(Note: The second player's screen will not have sound)
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- Game Universe:
- Sonic Heroes (PS2, XBOX, GC, PC),
- Sonic Mega Collection Plus (XBOX, PS2, PC),
- Shadow the Hedgehog (PS2, GC, XBOX),
- Sonic Adventure DX: Director's Cut (GC, PC),
- Sonic the Hedgehog (GEN, SMS, GG, MOBILE, PC),
- Sonic 3D Blast (PC, SAT, GEN),
- Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (GEN, GG, SMS, MOBILE, X360, IP, PC, PS3),
- Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine (GEN, SMS, GG, PC),
- Sonic Gems Collection (XBOX, GC, PS2),
- Sonic Riders (PC, XBOX, PS2, GC)
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