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 PC. In this version, a mission mode is included, in which the player completes certain tasks to get emblems. The graphics have also been slightly enhanced. Sonic Adventure DX also features Game Boy Advance to Nintendo GameCube Link Cable capatibility for unlockable secrets in the mini game featured in most Sonic GBA games the Tiny Chao Garden. Also as you proggesed through the game you will unlock all of the Sonic the Hedgehog games 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.
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.
The GameCube port of Sonic Adventure did not recieve the critical acclaim that it's original Dreamcast version did. While the Dreamcast version recieved an overall score of 8.6 by IGN, IGN rated the DX version 5.0 critisizing it for it's "horrible" framerate, said to constently 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.