Sonic The Hedgehog 4 Episode II is the second installment of Sonic 4, a saga starring the world-famous blue hedgehog that improves upon all the features of the first installment. This title not only boasts the presence of Sonic but also cameos of characters like Tails or Metal Sonic.
This platform follows the story of Sonic The Hedgehog 3 and Knuckles, although it has some similarities with the classic Sonic 2 for SEGA: the bonus screens where you can get chaos emeralds following the same game model. The controls are similar to the ones in the saga, where your hedgehog can jump and do the Spin Attack or the Spin Dash to take down your enemies. But in this installment you also find moves from 3D Sonic games like Homing Attack. Plus here you've got special combos where Sonic and Tails join forces to beat obstacles.
The game plays out in classic style for the whole franchise: you have to beat a series of worlds until you find the final boss that you'll need to beat. Dr. Robotnik remains the bad guy throughout, although Metal Sonic plays a very relevant role. Plus you can control that robot in a more complicated version of the levels from Sonic The Hedgehog 4: Episode I.
Sonic The Hedgehog 4 Episode II is a fun platformer that you can enjoy freely thanks to the SEGA Forever initiative, a series of retro games from this company. Thanks to that you can take advantage of some cool features as you play: using compatible controllers, saving your progress, or competing against other players thanks to the leaderboards.