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This article pertains to the '''beta elements''' of ''[[Sonic Advance 2]]''.
 
This article pertains to the '''beta elements''' of ''[[Sonic Advance 2]]''.
   
 
==Streaming video==
 
==Streaming video==
The short [http://sonic.wikia.com/wiki/File:Sonic_Advance_2_-_Game_Boy_Advance_-_Retro_Commercial_-_Trailer_(2003_Sega_of_Japan) streaming video] of ''[[Sonic Advance 2]]'' shows footage from the early version of the game with small changes. The streaming video can also be found as extra content in ''[[Sonic Mega Collection]]''.
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The short [[:File:Sonic Advance 2 - Game Boy Advance - Retro Commercial - Trailer (2003 Sega of Japan)|streaming video]] of ''[[Sonic Advance 2]]'' shows footage from an early version of the game which holds a few differences. The video also appears as extra content in ''[[Sonic Mega Collection]]''.
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{{Gallery start}}
 
{{Gallery start}}
 
<gallery>
 
<gallery>
Gd-sadv2-1.jpg|As seen in a streaming video, originally ''Sonic Advance 2'' had a simpler title screen. Here the checkered background always scrolls downwards.
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Gd-sadv2-1.jpg|In the streaming video, ''Sonic Advance 2'' originally had a simpler title screen. Here, the background always scrolls downwards.
Gd-sadv2-2.jpg|An early character selection screen still using character sprites from ''[[Sonic Advance]]'' and lacking diagonal "SA2" text in the background.
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Gd-sadv2-2.jpg|An early character selection used character sprites from ''[[Sonic Advance]]'' and lacked the diagonal "SA2" text in the background.
Gd-sadv2-3.jpg|An early level select. The lake of [[Leaf Forest]] is not present, the piece of [[Music Plant]] island is missing and [[Chaos Emerald]] counter is not featured.
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Gd-sadv2-3.jpg|An early level select. The lake in [[Leaf Forest]] is not present, the piece of [[Music Plant]]'s island is missing and [[Chaos Emerald]] counter is not featured.
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
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{{Gallery end}}
 
{{Gallery end}}
   
 
==Early build==
 
==Early build==
 
===Leaf Forest===
 
===Leaf Forest===
{{Gallery start}}
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{{Gallery start}}<gallery>
<gallery>
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Gd-sadv2-4.png|A screenshot from [[Sonic Team]]'s website,<ref>{{Cite web |url=http://www.sonic-cult.org/dispart.php?catid=3&gameid=8&subid=2&artid=1 |title=Sonic Advance 2 - Prototype Screenshots |accessdate=7 January 2016 |publisher=Sonic Cult}}</ref> this image showed [[Cream the Rabbit|Cream]] for the first time. Notice [[Amy Rose|Amy]]'s [[1-Up|life]] has corrupt color palette. [[Cheese]] is also not there, and the four characters can only appear on screen in multiplayer mode. Multiple websites would replace the screenshot with one featuring a [http://vignette2.wikia.nocookie.net/sonic/images/b/b9/Sonic-Advance-2-Prototype-Leaf-Forest-Group.png/revision/latest?cb=20160107104830 fixed life icon].
Gd-sadv2-4.png|The screenshot was featured in [[Sonic Team]]'s website,<ref>{{cite web |url=http://www.sonic-cult.org/dispart.php?catid=3&gameid=8&subid=2&artid=1 |title=Sonic Advance 2 - Prototype Screenshots |accessdate=7 January 2016 |publisher=Sonic Cult}}</ref> when [[Cream the Rabbit|Cream]] was first shown. Notice the mistake of keeping [[Amy Rose|Amy]]'s life icon complete with corrupt palette. There is also no sign of [[Cheese]], and the only time four characters would appear on screen is through multiplayer mode. Multiple websites later replaced the screenshot with one featuring [http://www.sonic-cult.org/imagebin/a06.gif fixed life icon].
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Sonic-Advance-2-Prototype-Leaf-Forest.gif|The sky in [[Leaf Forest]] is darker and less opaque than in the final game.
Sonic-Advance-2-Prototype-Leaf-Forest.gif|The sky in [[Leaf Forest]] is darker and less less opaque than in the final game.
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Sonicadvance2 090502 2 640w.jpg|The Leaf Forest's sky is still in a darker color.
Sonicadvance2 090502 2 640w.jpg|The Leaf Forest sky has still darker color.
 
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
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{{Gallery end}}
 
{{Gallery end}}
   
 
===True Area 53===
 
===True Area 53===
 
<gallery>
 
<gallery>
Gd-sadv2-5.jpg|[[Super Sonic]]'s sprites were re-used from ''[[Sonic Advance]]'', rather than being re-drawn.
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Gd-sadv2-5.jpg|[[Super Sonic]]'s sprites were re-used from ''[[Sonic Advance]]''.
 
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</gallery>
   
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===Old copyright===
 
===Old copyright===
 
[[File:Sonic-Advance-2-UnCopyright.png|thumb|right]]
 
[[File:Sonic-Advance-2-UnCopyright.png|thumb|right]]
Older copyright on the black background from original ''[[Sonic Advance]]''.
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An older copyright on the black background from the original ''[[Sonic Advance]]''.
   
 
===Tokyo Game Show===
 
===Tokyo Game Show===
[[File:Sonic-Advance-2-Tokyo-Game-Show.png|thumb|left]]
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[[File:Sonic-Advance-2-Tokyo-Game-Show.png|thumb|right]]
 
TGS Version, possibly leftovers from the Tokyo Game Show version.
 
TGS Version, possibly leftovers from the Tokyo Game Show version.
   
 
===Old title screen background===
 
===Old title screen background===
 
[[File:Sonic-Advance-2-Unused-Title-Screen-Background.png|thumb|right]]
 
[[File:Sonic-Advance-2-Unused-Title-Screen-Background.png|thumb|right]]
The original, down-scrolling background in the title screen, that is seen in the [http://sonic.wikia.com/wiki/File:Sonic_Advance_2_-_Game_Boy_Advance_-_Retro_Commercial_-_Trailer_(2003_Sega_of_Japan) streaming video].
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The original, down-scrolling background on the title screen. This background was seen in the [[:File:Sonic Advance 2 - Game Boy Advance - Retro Commercial - Trailer (2003 Sega of Japan)|streaming video]].
   
 
==References==
 
==References==
 
{{Reflist}}
 
{{Reflist}}
 
{{Advance 2 info}}
 
{{Advance 2 info}}
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[[Category:Beta elements]]
 
[[Category:Beta elements]]
 
[[Category:Sonic Advance 2]]
 
[[Category:Sonic Advance 2]]

Latest revision as of 15:50, September 7, 2018

This article pertains to the beta elements of Sonic Advance 2.

Streaming videoEdit

The short streaming video of Sonic Advance 2 shows footage from an early version of the game which holds a few differences. The video also appears as extra content in Sonic Mega Collection.

Gallery

Early buildEdit

Leaf ForestEdit

Gallery

True Area 53Edit

Unused spritesEdit

Old copyrightEdit

Sonic-Advance-2-UnCopyright

An older copyright on the black background from the original Sonic Advance.

Tokyo Game ShowEdit

Sonic-Advance-2-Tokyo-Game-Show

TGS Version, possibly leftovers from the Tokyo Game Show version.

Old title screen backgroundEdit

Sonic-Advance-2-Unused-Title-Screen-Background

The original, down-scrolling background on the title screen. This background was seen in the streaming video.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Sonic Advance 2 - Prototype Screenshots. Sonic Cult. Retrieved on 7 January 2016.

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