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[top]Overview

Players: 1-2 (2 controllers necessary for the platinum)
Online Trophies: N/A
Estimated Time to Platinum: 8-12 hours
Minimum Playthroughs: 1
Collectible Trophies: Yes; 9 trophies related to collecting items/score
Missable Trophies: None
Glitched Trophies: None


[top]Tips and Strategies

  • Write down the title of each game you play.
  • Each game allows you to save according to where you are during the game allowing you to save when you are doing well or out of danger.
  • The descriptions in the guide will provide the description which best unlocks the trophy not necessarily the "how to" if you take the long route.
  • From the title screen of each game you can go into the Options Menu and max out your lives, health, and changing the difficulty to the lowest setting.
  • You can use codes if you like as they will not disable trophies. You will have to go into the button configuration to determine which buttons are what if you decide to use a code.


[top]Roadmap

Step One: Go through each game that needs to be played earning the individual trophy while working towards the platinum.

Step Two: Check out all the artwork, watch all the videos, and play the remaining Genesis title you have yet to play.


[top]Trophies

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Platinuminary
Earn all other trophies for Sonic's Collection

Earn all bronze, silver, and gold trophies within this guide.

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Get Rich
Alex Kidd: Collect 1,000 in currency

From the title screen go into the Options Menu and put the difficulty to easy giving you an extra 2 lives. Don't worry about going into any buildings just as long as you focus on the chests and avoid the cars/planes you should be fine. Once you see the planes there are 2 chests above that you need to jump on a set of platforms to get to, do that and then die purposely allowing you to repeat the steps.

Coins are worth 10 whereas the bag is worth 100. The coins and bag will also dissipate if you do not collect them quick enough.

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Don't Die
Alien Storm: Reach Mission 3 without losing a life

From the title screen choose the Options Menu and set the game difficulty and energy level to easy before starting the game. Always grab the "E" containers and save your special for a difficult situation. You will only need to complete levels 1 and 2 reaching level 3.

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Enter the Beast
Altered Beast: Collect 100,000 pts or higher by the end of the first level

It is critical that you kill every enemy especially the blue pig like enemies and collect the power-up from them once dead. There are 3 pig like enemies with power-ups, once you collect the third you transform into the beast just before the electric enemy. Defeat this enemy and he transforms into what looks like mud and you will earn 100k.

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Holy Water
Beyond Oasis: Unlock the Water Spirit

After watching a short cinematic video you will hop off small raft where you want to head north defeating all the enemies you come across or target the larger one since all the other enemies will disappear once he is gone. Talk to the old man and pick up what was in the chest proceeding to the exit by going south leading you back outside. Go west at first until you get to the next part of the world and then begin traveling southwest. You will come to a body of water with a staircase in-between to Triton statues, go up the stairs into the castle. Continue going up until you reach the king who will grant you a key, from here go south jumping off the castle back down to the stairs you went up before to get into the castle.

Press to bring up your map and head to the flag towards the east entering another castle surround by water. As you enter the castle break the chest and pick up the key and head north defeating a few enemies picking up another key once the large ogre is killed. Defeat all the pink putties to find yet another key allowing you to move ahead through the door ahead. Here you will have flowing water coming down that you need to jump over by pressing just before it hits your feet bring you back to the previous room. This leads you to the boss fight (save immediately), destroy his claw then attack his mouth (use to bring up your weapon inventory and for health). Once the boss is defeated head north to the cube!

Video Demonstration

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Stealing Points
Bonanza Brothers: Reach 40,000 points on the first level

From the Options Menu set the difficulty to easy and the players to 7 giving you the maximum amount of lives. At the start of the game shoot a patrol officer and continue moving to the right with an officer standing behind a door, open the door with and walk back to the left shooting the officer and repeating these steps until you reach 40k (each time you hit the officer with the door you net 1k points).

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Easy as Pie
Columns: Get 20,000 points only on Easy Mode

Enter the Options Menu from the title screen and put the difficulty on easy. Begin playing on Arcade mode selecting easy once again as the game is about to start. Set your columns up for combos and pause the game if you want to plan your next column move. Hints are given out until level 3 and each level increases making the columns move faster.

Save the game when you feel have you been on a hot streak/high score.

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Hardly a Hero
Comix Zone: Complete first episode

Go into the Options Menu from the title screen and open the jukebox, press on the follow numbers in sequence. 3, 12, 17, 2, 2, 10, 2, 7, 7, 11 and you will hear a voice over say "Oh Yeah!" which unlocks invincibility allowing you to complete the first episode without getting hurt unless you fall into a bottomless pit. The levels ends after you defeat the green dragon that hangs from the ceiling.

If you insert the following sequence of numbers in the jukebox you will start on episode 2 automatically unlocking the trophy. 14, 15, 18, 5, 13, 1, 3, 18, 15, 6 again you will hear the "Oh Yeah!" knowing you entered the code correctly. Before leaving the jukebox hit #3 and then exit starting the game to watch the cut-scene.

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Get Ahead
Decap Attack: Collect 5 Bonus Coins

At the title screen enter the Options Menu and give yourself 3 lives to start with. Coins are found in the gray totem poles throughout each level and can be completely random. At the start of the first level there will be two of the totem poles to the left so you have a reference on what to attack throughout each level. Most levels have 1 but level 1-3 has two so after you earn one save the same immediately so you do not have to keep replaying the game.

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Communication is Key
Ecco: Talk to another dolphin

Starting the game swim to the right until you see the two dolphins and press to use the sonar unlocking the trophy. The sonar will enable you to talk with other dolphins in the ocean.

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Taste Like Tuna
Ecco: The Tides of Time: Eat 200 fish

You can begin eating fish once you have control of Ecco the dolphin. To eat fish you need to dash into them with . Do this repeatedly until you have eaten 200 fish which may take up to 20 minutes.

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Suit up
E-SWAT: Obtain the Combat Suit (Complete Mission 2)

Before starting the game enter the Options Menu and set the difficulty to easy and lives to 5. You can perform a high jump by looking up then jumping in addition to crouching as these two postures will keep you alive through most of the game. You can use continues if you need to as you may die but make regular saves throughout to prevent from having to use those continues.

At the start of the second mission take the first route up 4 levels until you see the B-1 sign turn right immediately. You will follow this past 3 more intersections then jump into an area with the flashing bars. Work your way through the maze from left to right killing off any enemy you see and saving along the way. You will come to a line of enemies swinging the balls around with an arrow telling you to continue going right, do so and DO NOT drop down the hole or you'll be starting the maze all over. Pass the conveyer belt and get in between the two enemies that appear while staying crouched and shooting..Once they are defeated you will have completed level 2.

Video Demonstration

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Don't Get Lost
Fatal Labyrinth: Progress to the fifth level of the labyrinth

Make a save as soon as you start the game and every time you climb a set of stairs into the next level. Try avoiding the enemies at all cost but that is impossible at times so press to pull up your menu and equip any gear that would help you out. Pick gear up by pressing and search the dungeon for the staircase. After the fifth staircase you will be rewarded with the trophy.

If you end up dying and reload your save just know the dungeons are randomly generated so you will not be seeing the same area forcing you to scout out the correct way once again.

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Getting Chicks
Flicky: Collect 80,000 points

Collect all the chirps you can as quick as you can and bring them to the exit door (try to have 1 single wave of chirps). By having a single chain of chirps and low completion time you get a higher point tally. Save at the start of each level and once you make it to the bonus round save all the chirps for an extra 10k. You be able to obtain this on or after the second bonus level.

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Garden Gnomes
Golden Axe: Collect 20 magic power-ups

Maximize your life from the Options Menu at the title screen and choose to play Beginner instead of on Arcade. Collect the magic power-ups by hitting the blue gnomes carrying the sacks on their back, each time you hit one they will release a blue vial containing magic. Do this until you reach 20 which will be could be around level 3.

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Tower Up
Golden Axe II: Complete Tower Level

Set the game difficulty to easy from the Options Menu and max out the life meter to give you the extra help. To complete the Tower Level you must complete level 3 with or without a co-op partner. Move ahead slowly and save your magic during for boss battles.

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Saved by Magic
Golden Axe III: Use magic 10 times

Magic can be found by hitting the blue gnomes, each time they drop a blue liquid vial containing magic. The magic you collect is shown at the top of the screen if you have some, to use magic you press but only do this when you are in a hard battle or before picking up another vial containing magic.

To ensure you get further go into the Options Menu from title screen and bump your live meter up to the max.

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TGIF
Kid Chameleon: Collect Maniaxe

Play through the first 3 levels as quick as you can and once you begin stage 4 begin hitting every "P" block you see looking for the power-up costumes. Once you put on the Jason Vorhees hockey mask you will earn the trophy. The power-up can be in any block so hit everyone you until you come across it starting in stage 4.

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Twinkle Twinkle
Ristar: Collect 5 Yellow Stars

Go into the Options Menu from the title screen and choose to enter a password being miemie granting you true sight meaning you will see all the hidden item locations (represented by the blue starfish). Play through the level naturally looking in every chest you see, the holes around the level, and by grabbing onto the blue star fish looking for the yellow star that give you extra health. By the time you get to the large dragon in the level that comes out of the oval windows there will be a chest at the top with a star, if you collect the star and die another chest will appear with a star so you can continue to rinse and repeat this part until you have earned the trophy.

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Yatta!
Dr. Robotnik's M.B.M.: Complete the game

As you load up the game choose Scenario Mode followed by continue and insert the code red, red, clear, yellow to play on the hardest difficulty or yellow, orange, blue, blue to play on the easiest difficulty on the final stage.

Those are the two approaches to complete the game. Playing on the hardest difficulty gives you barely anytime to move your pieces in the way that you like or setup any combos but when you do you're likely to mess up Dr. Robotnik quickly so it's more based on luck than skill at this level. Do your best to setup combos and even save the game in the middle if you feel you are in a good position to win.

If you play on the easiest difficulty just play as you normally would setting up large combos or even smaller ones if you're not that great at the game and eventually you will get the success of completing the game.

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True Ninja Skills
Shinobi III: Complete first level without using continues

Once the title screen is up go into the Options Menu and set the level to easy, sound effects to Shurikens and then place Shurikens beneath the level to 00 which will turn it into the infinite symbol moments later. On the music play (press once selected until you hear it playing) He Runs ➝ Japonesque ➝ Shinobi Walk ➝ Sakura ➝ GETUFU in order to unlock invincibility. By doing the above you will be invincible to taking damage, playing on the easiest difficulty and have infinite Shurikens so you should blow through the first level. The trophy should unlock before you are seen on the horse after the boss battle.

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Complete Chaos
Sonic The Hedgehog: Obtain a Chaos Emerald

The Chaos Emerald is found in a special stage that requires you to collect 50 rings and jump into the large ring at the end of the level. After the score is tallied up you begin the special stage by free falling in between some blocks having to follow the path of rings until you reach the emerald surrounded by gems. Hit the gems in order to reach the emerald and DO NOT hit the red flashing markers or else you will be forced out of the special stage.

Make a save once you are in the special stage to eliminate playing the level all over!

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A Different Tail
Sonic 3: Collect 100 Rings with Tails anywhere on Angel Island Zone

As you get to the Data Select screen use or to have the selected data only displaying Tails so you will only play as Tails. Collect a total of 100 rings and finish the act without losing your 100 rings. You will need 50 rings before you reach the missile shooting cannon that lights the level on fire. Be cautious and move slowly if you need to and be sure to use the save exploit in case you do get hit and lose rings so you can load up a previous location.

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Flicky to the Rescue
Sonic 3D Blast: Rescue 20 Flickies

You rescue Flickies by defeating enemies and then getting close enough for them to start circling you which is also displayed in the bottom right of the screen as it will tell you how many enemies you have defeated. Each subsection has 5 Flickies so you will need to complete two levels to earn this trophy. If you get hit by an enemy you will need to re-collect those Flickies but it will not count as additional ones. The game will only count the Flickies as rescued when you jump through the large ring opening up the portal.

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Lots of Zeros
Sonic Spinball: Get 10,000,000 points in the first level

There really isn't any special way to come about this trophy other than actually playing the game collecting the emeralds when you can. You have the ability to control Sonic so do your best at doing that while staying alive. Don't worry if you die as you will still have more chances to reach the 10,000,000 point range.

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Get to the Chopper
Super Thunder Blade: Score over 1,500,000 points in the first level

From the title screen go into the Options Menu and set the difficulty to hard and players to 7. When you start the game go to the upper right or left side of the screen and fire non-stop. This will net you a high amount of points and shouldn't kill you. At the tank move around the screen trying to avoid being destroyed or at the very least not using up all your lives. After the tank has been destroyed go back to the top left or right of the screen and continue to fire once again until you reach ocean where you will be shooting at the carrier. Shortly into this battle you will unlock the trophy (shoot the turrets and planes on the ship).

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Three Times a Charm
Streets of Rage: Complete 1st Level using all 3 characters

From the title screen of Streets of Rage go into the Options Menu and put level on easy to make this easier to accomplish. Take your time going through the level and be on the lookout for health/food (pick up with ). You will need to defeat the boss as well so try and save your special attack for him to make it a quick defeat.

If you are playing with a second controller you will only need to playthrough twice as long as all three characters have completed level 1 entirely.

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Good Day Mate
Streets of Rage 3: Unlock Roo the Kangaroo as a playable character

From the title screen go into the Options Menu and set the difficulty to easy and maximize the lives to 5 to make this much easier. Having another player would also make this easier as you can have two people fighting off the enemies instead of one.

To unlock Roo the Kangaroo you must make it to the second level boss where you must defeat a clown. Ignore Roo and defeat the clown sending Roo off completing the stage. If you defeat Roo in this scene you will must start from the beginning and try again.

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Super Charged
VectorMan: Collect 500 photons

From the title screen head into the Options Menu putting the difficulty to lame. Staying in the Options Menu press the following which will bring up another Private Option Screen allowing you to maximize your health (set to 10), your lives (set to 99), and which level you wish to start on (MBall).

From the start of the level head towards the right until you must jump or fall down to the platform down below. To the left will be a couple rock monsters (kill them) and to the right on the wall is an attached enemy (kill it). Directly behind the enemy on the wall will comes mosquitoes that once they die will release the photons, however, not all of them release photons so this takes a bit of time. They will respawn if you head to the right until you reach the wall and go back or if you want to go in the left direction you only need to reach where the first line of flags is connected with the surface you are standing on. This will take about 15 minutes if not longer but with those extra lives you cannot fails so keep going at it until the trophy pops.

Video Demonstration

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Can You Dig It?
VectorMan 2: Reach Scene 11

Load up VectorMan 2 and start the game. As the game starts there will be a cut-scene followed up by the stage number and name beneath it. As you see this or any time after this press and press . This will bring up a new screen allowing you to choose the level you wish to play, the first line you want to find Dig 2 by using or . Once you have selected the level hit again and the level will load up giving you the trophy instantly.

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Blast Processing
Play all Genesis™ Titles

Play each game found on the Main Menu screen. This must be done in one sitting and you must reach the SEGA Logo screen after the button layout for it to register as a game being played. Once you're at the SEGA Logo screen hit and go to Exit Game taking you back to the Main Menu. Do this for each title and you will earn this easy trophy.

To keep track of which games you have played it is suggested you play each game in alphabetical order, write them down, or add/subtract a red dot from beside the title by hitting or on the d-pad.

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Master the System
Unlock Everything

Everything that is unlockable is in the Extras Menu found by pressing on the Main Menu screen. From here you will see a list of locked Arcade titles in addition to some wonderful interviews. Once each game and interview has been unlocked you will have completed the requirements for this trophy.

Please refer to No Life & Only in the '80s below for more details.

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No Life
Watch Every Video

To views the videos you must head into the Extras Menu by pressing from the Main Menu screen. Here you will see 8 video interviews that are locked until you have completed the random objectives for each video which will be placed below.

1. Rieko Kodama Interview (Collect 1,000 in currency while playing Alex Kidd)
Please refer to Get Rich for a description on how to collect that amount of currency.
2. Makoto Uchida Interview (Collect 20 magic power-ups playing Golden Axe)
Please refer to Garden Gnomes for a detailed explanation on collecting 20 power-ups.
3. Kazuo Wakihara Interview (Earn 20,000 points playing Columns on Easy Mode)
Please refer to Easy as Pie to see the best way to earn 20,000 points in Columns on Easy.
4. Akira Nishino Interview (Collect 5 Yellow Stars in Ristar)
Please refer to Twinkle Twinkle for a description on earning 5 yellow stars within the game.
5. Kazunari Tsukamoto Interview (Play Phantasy Star III)
Simply play the game from the Genesis titles.
6. Takao Miyoshi Interview (Play Phantasy Star IV)
Simply play the game from the Genesis titles.
7. Tohru Yoshida Interview (Play Phantasy Star II)
Simply play the game from the Genesis titles.
8. Shun Nakamura Interview (Obtain a Chaos Emerald in Sonic The Hedgehog)
Please refer to Complete Chaos for an in depth description on earning a Chaos Emerald.

You do not have to watch the video from start to finish, you can start it and back out immediately moving onto the next one. Once all 8 videos have been watched you will be rewarded with the trophy.

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Critique
View all Artwork

From the Main Menu hover over a title and press to enter the Museum followed by to get into the Art Room. From here press on each piece of art until there are no more art pieces. Continue to do this for each title on the Main Menu Screen in alphabetical order.

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Only in the '80s
Play all Arcade Titles

To play the Arcade Titles you must press from the Main Menu and you will be taken to the Extras. From here you are taken the a scroll list starting with Alien Syndrome which starts the list of Arcade Titles. There are 9 Arcade titles that you need to play but first each title must be unlocked by doing reaching random objectives as listed below.

1. Alien Syndrome (Reach Mission 3 without losing a life in Alien Storm)
Please refer to Don't Die on how to accomplish this objective.
2. Altered Beast Arcade (Collect 100,000 points or higher by the end of the first level in Altered Beast)
Please refer to Enter the Beast on how to accomplish this objective.
3. Congo Bongo (Complete the first level in Streets of Rage with all 3 characters)
Please refer to Three Times a Charm on how to accomplish this objective.
4. Fantasy Zone (Collect 80,000 points in Flicky)
Please refer to Getting Chicks on how to accomplish this objective.
5. Golden Axe Warrior (Use magic 10x while playing Golden Axe III)
Please refer to Saved by Magic on how to accomplish this objective.
6. Phantasy Star (Defeat the first boss with two players in Sonic 2) ** Needs two controllers
Load up Sonic 2 and press with a second controller. Navigate your way to the boss by yourself with both controllers or with the help of a partner. Defeat the boss and then exit the game.
7. Shinobi Arcade (Complete the first level without using continues in Shinobi III)
Please refer to True Ninja Skills on how to accomplish this objective.
8. Space Harrier (Achieve a score of 1,500,000 points or higher in the first level of Super Thunder Blade)
Please refer to Get to the Chopper on how to accomplish this objective.
9. Zaxxon (Collect 5 bonus coins in Decap Attack)
Please refer to Get Ahead on how to accomplish this objective.




[top]Credits

Thank you Eric and the Electric Banner Shop for the guide banner!
VectorMan video provided by Spilner.
Holy Water & Suit Up trophy videos provided by Gaming Unwired.



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