Sonic's Figure Skating Spectacular

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Sonic's Figure Skating Spectacular
Appeared in Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games
Info A team of four pulls off acrobatic moves together to save the captured Wisps. The team with the highest score wins.

Sonic's Figure Skating Spectacular is a Dream Event that appears in Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games. The objective of the event is to score the most points form performing a figure skating routine, with the event taking place in the Dream Skating Center.

Gameplay[edit]

In this event, the player starts automatically and must perform various moves using the Wii Remote when prompted onscreen. To perform steps, the player must swing the Wii Remote in the direction indicated onscreen, with better timed swings scoring them more points. The player performs spirals by tilting the Wii Remote to maintain their character's balance as they skate along the pink line on the rink, with more points being awarded for remaining better balanced. To perform waves, the player must hold their Wii Remote out to the side and move it up and down to control their character's arms onscreen and collect the musical notes to earn more points. The player performs jump by swinging the Wii Remote upwards when their character reaches the red icon onscreen, and swinging it in a circular once airborne to perform turns. Points are awarded for well timed jumps and the number of turns performed while in the air. Spins are performed by swinging the Wii Remote around in a circular motion, with higher scores given for more spins. To finish the routine, the player performs a pose by matching the one shown onscreen at the end of the countdown with their Wii Remote, with more points being given for better matching the timing. The character with the most points at the end of the event wins.

Routine[edit]

The routine is themed around Sonic Colors, with skaters starting on Planet Wisp, where Yacker asks the skaters to follow him. The skaters free the captured Purple, Blue and Yellow Wisps, and then jump to a higher platform to free the Green Wisp before using Springs to go to Starlight Carnival. Here, the skaters collect Rings and free the Orange, Cyan and Pink Wisps. The skaters are then attacked by Rotatatron in Tropical Resort, and begin to fight Rotatatron, before being helped by the Wisps to perform a move to defeat it. Once Rotatatron is defeated, the skaters celebrate with a large crowd of White Wisps. The routine's music includes parts of Planet Wisp Act 1, Starlight Carnival Act 2, Rotatatron's Boss Theme, Final Boss Phase 2 and Tropical Resort Act 1.

Key Step sequence Spiral Spin Wave Jump Pose
Routine

Tutorial[edit]

Controls[edit]

  • Let's begin with how to hold the Wii Remote Plus for Sonic's Figure Skating Spectacular.
  • In this event, there are two ways to hold the Wii Remote Plus, depending on the routine.
  • For the first, tilt the Wii Remote Plus to control your character's stance.
  • For the second, use the Wii Remote Plus to control your character's arms.

Tutorial[edit]

  1. Steps
    The skater uses their arms and legs to perform dance steps on the ice.
    To perform steps, swing the Wii Remote Plus like a conductor's baton in the direction of the arrows.
    Swing the Wii Remote Plus to the beat of the music to earn a high score!
    Try performing some steps now.
  2. Spirals
    The skater lifts one leg and balances.
    To perform a spiral, tilt the Wii Remote Plus left or right to maintain balance. Stay on the centre of the line for a higher score.
    Try performing a spiral now.
  3. Spins
    In a spin, the skater rotates on a single point on the ice.
    You can perform a spin while standing or crouching down.
    Hold the Wii Remote Plus upright and turn it to spin while standing, and tilt it forward and turn it to spin while crouching.
    The more times you spin, the higher your score will be.
    Try performing a spin now.
  4. Waves
    The skater holds their arms out to the side and moves them up and down.
    To perform a wave, spread your arms out to the sides while holding the Wii Remote Plus and move your character's arms up and down.
    Collect all the blue musical notes to earn a high score.
    Try performing a wave now.
  5. Jumps
    Let's talk about how to jump.
    To jump, spin the Wii Remote Plus as you swing it up when you arrive at the jump point (marked by a red icon).
    The more times you spin the Wii Remote Plus during the jump, the more rotations the skater will make and the more points you will earn.
    Try performing a jump now.
  6. Finish (Posing)
    Let's talk about the final part of the performance.
    To finish the routine, hold the Wii Remote Plus and strike the pose on the TV screen when the countdown ends.
    Try performing a finishing pose now.

Control Hints[edit]

  • If the Wii Remote Plus targeting feels off during play, hold the Wii Remote Plus out level in front of you and press down on +Control Pad.