Going from my memories of going through the game its a bizarre mix of happiness and disappointment. 1) I knew that it wasn't going to be an amazing game. BUT, I still got it, it is my Xmas present for the year it came out. True story, I worked at a pub on xmas day. I didn't have breakfast and I'm pretty sure I got wasted on mulled wine fumes, half a mug of mulled wine and 2-3 pints of cider. Good days. 2) Its stupid, but I wish it went "full stupid" First level shouldn't not have been Westopolis. It should have been Green Hill Zone. Its raining and there is a point where you complete a loop de loop and lightning strikes it and it expodes. Also... needed more Eggmobiles. Come on actually being able to pilot the Green Hill Zone boss and use the wrecking ball to destroy robots and break walls is a no brainer. Along with an opportunity to pilot a helicopter to the Emerald Hill Zone cart. 3) Genuinely love the soundtrack. Especially the sinister GUN Fortress. Spoiler 4) Lack of Eggman lackey ending. What the? 5) The fact that the ONLY question that needed to be answered from Shadow's back story was: "Is he a clone or the genuine article?" was only answered if you do the Devil Doom boss slowly. 6) Actually thought that it had some not terrible level design, almost as if developing levels for one character was a bit easier than developing levels for 17 characters. 7) Internets levels. And there were tubes. Sadly no internet meme based on the internet really being a series of tubes and Shadow had to clean them. 8) No Angel Island. I know. Knux is my fave character and having a level based on the choice of defending the master emerald or seizing it for Black Doom would have been nice.