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General comparisons

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E3 Beta
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Final game

The title screen is different and features spikes that scroll across the top of the screen. In the final the entire screen scrolls.

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E3 Beta
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Final game

The voice work of Ryan Drummond is used instead of Jason Griffith.

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Final game

The E3 ROM uses a single .sdat for the music, while in the final, multiple .sdat files were used.

Gameplay comparisons

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Final game

The boost works differently, you are able to boost from anywhere, even mid-air. The boost meter also refills itself automatically, but slowly.

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Final game

The boss dies in 4 hits and there's no remarks from Eggman at all.

Audio comparisons

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Final game

The music is different from final and Act 1's theme is an alternate version of "Blaze Appears."

Graphical comparisons

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E3 Beta without correct palette
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E3 Beta with correct palette
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Final game

An entire Sonic Advance 3 sprite set was was found in the ROM, indicating the game may have used Sonic's previous GBA sprites for a time while in development.

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E3 Beta
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Final game

The results screen is different in this build and it uses the number sprites from Sonic Advance 3. Sonic is also slightly off centered.

References


Sonic Rush (E3 beta), prerelease version of Sonic Rush
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