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Prison Lane

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Prison Lane is the first shooting stage, and third overall stage of the Hero story in Sonic Adventure 2 and Sonic Adventure 2: Battle. It is playable as Miles "Tails" Prower. The stage takes place inside the prison on Prison Island, and is heavily guarded by G.U.N. forces.

Description

This level is filled with G.U.N. security robots, all of which make excellent target practice for Tails. Despite the fact that it is quite large, the level is full of narrow passageways, causing it to sometimes feel cramped. The cells appear to be unoccupied for the most part, aside from the one occupied by Sonic and one that contains Big the Cat in the Dreamcast version. Dr. Eggman has a level somewhat similar in tone to this one, which happens to be the first Dark stage in the game, known as Iron Gate.

Story

Tails must rescue Sonic the Hedgehog from the jail cell in which he is imprisoned.

Gameplay

Like all of Tails' stages, other than Route 101, this level sees Tails piloting a mech while platforming and shooting enemies and obstacles. Chaining Lock-on shots together awards the player with a certain number of points, the amount of which depending on how many enemies were destroyed in the attack.

Overview

1st Mission: Find the core of the prison!

The level starts out with Tails shooting enemies. Tails defeats G.U.N. robots for a time before finding a rising platform. He then shoots enemies while on the platform, gets off, and continues on to do it again. After reaching the Point Marker, Tails is faced with another obstacle; he must shoot all the enemies, then goes to another rising platform on which there are many Wooden Containers for him to destroy. Then he must shoot many enemies until he gets to a giant platform. He continues to go up for a while shooting many more enemies. When he gets to the top, he faces more platform obstacles and a mini-maze. Once Tails reaches the end, he shoots many enemies and can finish the level by reaching the Goal Ring.

2nd Mission: Collect 100 rings!

This mission is not extremely difficult, as the enemies are not aggressive enough for Tails to keep losing Rings. However, there are only a total of 124 Rings in the level, meaning that the player must collect Rings as soon they see them. Tails will always receive 20 rings after going through a Point Marker with less than 80 Rings. It is recommended to collect a Shield to protect against taking damage.

3rd Mission: Find the lost Chao!

To find to the lost Chao, Tails must already have the Booster from Mission Street and the Mystic Melody from Hidden Base. After the second Point Marker, there is a large room with an alternate upper path. The player must Hover up to it and then to a platform with the Ancient Ruin on it. Tails can then play the Mystic Melody to make a Spring appear, then destroy every enemy in the room to make the door with the lost Chao inside unlock.

4th Mission: Reach the goal within 3 minutes 0 seconds!

The player must go through the level while stopping to attack enemies as quickly as possible. The Booster Level Up Item can assist in this process. All Point Markers are removed from the stage in this mission.

Last Mission: Clear Hard mode!

Hard Mode for Prison Lane does not vary much from its appearance in the first mission, but there are more G.U.N. robots than usual, along with the weaker ones being replaced by stronger ones. Additionally, just after the third Point Marker, Tails must first destroy the robots in order to make the gate rise. Otherwise, Tails can proceed to the Goal Ring.

Level Up Item

The Level Up Item for Prison Lane is the Laser Blaster. Near the Goal Ring, there is a gate that can only be opened once all of the enemies in the room are defeated, this includes a Mono Beetle hiding in the corner. After the gate is opened, Tails must use his Bazooka to break the Steel Containers, then proceed forward to reach the item.

Chao Container locations

  1. To reach the first Chao Container, the player must destroy the Steel Containers beside the right-hand wall of the room they start in. The container is hidden behind them.
  2. Past the first locked prison, the player must take the lift on the left to go up to the roof, then walk toward the camera to make it reveal a side-ways view. The second Chao Container is hidden inside it.
  3. After the first Point Marker, the container can be found on top of the first of the two rooms connected by an upper hallway, blocked by a gate.

Animals

Big the Cat sighting

Big the Cat in Prison Lane, from the 2012 remaster of Sonic Adventure 2.

After the first Point Marker, Big can be seen in the tunnel just before the long elevator ride, in the second to last prison cell on the left.

Ranking

Score Rank
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23,000 B Rank (Sonic Adventure 2).png
17,000 C Rank (Sonic Adventure 2).png
13,000 D Rank (Sonic Adventure 2).png
<13,000 E Rank (Sonic Adventure 2).png

Time Rank
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3:00 B Rank (Sonic Adventure 2).png
3:30 C Rank (Sonic Adventure 2).png
4:00 D Rank (Sonic Adventure 2).png
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Time Rank
2:00 A Rank (Sonic Adventure 2).png
2:30 B Rank (Sonic Adventure 2).png
3:00 C Rank (Sonic Adventure 2).png
4:00 D Rank (Sonic Adventure 2).png
>4:00 E Rank (Sonic Adventure 2).png

Score Rank
26,000 A Rank (Sonic Adventure 2).png
23,000 B Rank (Sonic Adventure 2).png
17,000 C Rank (Sonic Adventure 2).png
13,000 D Rank (Sonic Adventure 2).png
<13,000 E Rank (Sonic Adventure 2).png

Score Rank
26,000 A Rank (Sonic Adventure 2).png
23,000 B Rank (Sonic Adventure 2).png
17,000 C Rank (Sonic Adventure 2).png
13,000 D Rank (Sonic Adventure 2).png
<13,000 E Rank (Sonic Adventure 2).png

Music

Name Artist(s) Length Music track
"This Way Out ...for Prison Lane" Jun Senoue 3:11

Videos

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Sonic Adventure 2 (PS3) Prison Lane Mission 1 A Rank

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Sonic Adventure 2 (PS3) Prison Lane Mission 2 A Rank

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Sonic Adventure 2 (PS3) Prison Lane Mission 3 A Rank

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Sonic Adventure 2 (PS3) Prison Lane Mission 4 A Rank

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Sonic Adventure 2 (PS3) Prison Lane Mission 5 A Rank


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