Sonic Rush Adventure was developed by Sonic Team and Dimps. The official publishers of the game are Sega and SK Nintendo. The game directors include Sakae Osumi and Yukihiro Higashi. The art director of the game is Yuji Uekawa. The composers of the game are Tomoya Ohtani, Seirou Okamoto and Mariko Nanba. In Europe, it was released on the 14th September 2007. In North America, the game was released on the 18th September 2007. In Australia, the game was released on the 27th September 2007. In Japan, the game was released on the 18th October 2007. In South Korea, the game was released on the 17th September 2009. Sonic Riders: Zero Gravity can be played in several modes including two player, multiplayer, Nintendo, and wi-fi connection.
The Computer Entertainment Rating Organization (CERO), Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) and Office of Film and Literature Classification have rated Sonic Riders: Zero Gravity as suitable for the general audience. The Pan European Game Information (PEGI) rated the game as suitable for children that are aged 12 years old and above.
Sonic Rush Adventure is a sequel to the Sonic Rush. Sonic Rush is the first game that Sonic published in the Sonic series that allow head to head play through the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection.
According to the story plot, a mysterious radar energy signal appears on the radar that belongs to Tail. This causes Sonic to become curious and went to investigate on the matter. As Sonic and Tail flew across the ocean, a storm appears and blew them off the course. Later, Tails was unable to steer the plan and they crash onto one of the islands. Sonic and Tail manage to climb out of the crash. However, they feel very lost and decide to search for help. After that they come across an excited raccoon called Marine. Marine told them that they are now at Southern island. Marine keep on talking about her dream to sail around the world is broken because of her shipwrecked ship. Tails offers to rebuild her ship in hope that she will bring them home for a good turn. While Sonic explore the Southern island, Tail was busy rebuilding the ship. With the ship, Sonic was able to race across the high sea and discover the hidden islands and a group of sneaky pirates. Captain Whisker is the head of these notorious pirates. The pirates have decided to get rid of Sonic from the race to protect their precious jewels. As Sonic races through the chaotic world, he encounter with Blaze. The story did not reveal the reason that brought Blaze to Sonic. It is now up to you to solve the mystery.
There are a number of gimmicks throughout the game including the thin floor, thick floor, summersault, vine, hang glider, mine cart, snowboard, anti gravity devices, water guns and dolphins. Gimmicks will propel you forward in some way. There are a number of gimmicks that requires you to follow an instruction in order to operate it.