Aqua Planet Zone

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Aqua Planet Zone
Fifth level, Sonic Chaos
Number of Acts: 3
Level theme: ancient ruins
Secondary level theme: underwater
Boss: Sphere-o-Bot
Underwater areas: Yes

Aqua Planet Zone, is the fifth level in Sonic Chaos for the Sega Game Gear / Sega Master System. In keeping with the other stages of this game, Aqua Planet consists of two standard Acts followed by a shorter, third Act which contains the boss. Geographically, this Zone is located on South Island (as is the rest of Sonic Chaos).

Why it's called Aqua Planet is something of a mystery; but it's certainly aqua, with underwater sections aplenty - reminiscent of Hydrocity Zone from Sonic 3 and Knuckles. The Zone consists of crumbling, half-submerged ruins, from which ruby-tinted offshore oil rigs can be glimpsed in the background (these are presumably the Doctor's work). Aqua Planet is a stormy zone too, as the roiling clouds will attest.

Instruction Manual Description

Dive into an underwater quest with fierce currents and treacherous tunnels. Hold your breath and grab air bubbles to survive. Countdown numbers appear over your head to warn that you're running out of air. The Sphere-o-Bot Boss awaits.

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