Sonic Adventure DX: Director's Cut is an enhanced remake of the original Sonic Adventure for the Sega Dreamcast. It was released in North America in 2003 on the GameCube and the PC. In this version, a mission mode is was added. In the mission mode the player completes has to complete certain tasks to get emblems. The graphics have also been enhanced by addimg more polygons and makeing the characters more brighter. Sonic Adventure DX also includes the feature of Game Boy Advance to Nintendo GameCube Link Cable capatibility for unlockable secrets in the mini games. It also helped you out in the the Tiny Chao Garden. Also as you proggesed through the game you will unlock all of the Sonic the Hedgehog games that where for the Sega Game Gear. Unfortunately, it recieved a critisizim due to the fact that it had more bugs and glitches than it's Dreamcast predesessor.
The game stars Sonic, Tails, Knuckles, Amy Rose, E-102 Gamma, and Big the Cat as playable characters. Each character follows a different part of the story, but they all link together. Sonic Adventure DX features two kinds of stages. Number one are the Action Stages where each individual character must fulfill a unique "goal" in order to complete the stage successfully. Number two are the Adventure Fields. Because there is no time limit or goals to complete in the Adventure Field part of the game, you are able to explore without any kind of distractions. However, in order to continue the overall game, it is necessary to find the Level Up Items that grant your character special powers as well as to locate the various Action Stage entrances scattered throughout the Adventure Field. Sonic is the fastest of the character. There are many different pathes to choose in the levels. Tails levels are racing. Knuckles is teasher hunting. Amy is not getting captered by the robot zero. E-102 gamma's levels are shooing. E-102 gamma has a timer. Big the cat you are fishing. Once you finsh the game you can replay levels for C and B and A ranks. The missions you can do have you do many diffrent tasks. There is a raceing minigame you can play. The boss are either eggman vs character. character vs character or character vs choas.
Frame rate now 60 frames per a second but due to the game engine it will sometimes drop fames.
Now there are mini games where added into the game.
GameGear games where added.
More polygons where added giveing the characters a more shiny look.
The GameCube port of Sonic Adventure did not receive the critical acclaim that it's original Dreamcast version did. While the Dreamcast version received an overall score of 8.6 by IGN, IGN rated the DX version 5.0 critisizing it for it's "horrible" frame rate, said to constantly dip up and down between 60 and 30 fps, the music and voice acting is bad, and a "seriously malfunctioned camera." Gamespot however, gave it an overall score of 5.7.
Sonic Adventure DX was originally supposed to be a GameCube exclusive but a year later was released for the PC.