Sonic: Lost World is the most tolerable Sonic game I’ve played in years [E3 Hands-On]

"Sonic was my childhood hero, and yet even I can readily admit that he’s fallen from grace in recent years. Sonic ‘06 made me want to hurl. Sonic Unleashed also made me want to hurl, although only during two thirds of the game. Colors and Generations were definitely steps in the right direction, though they still had some frustrating aspects, and it was hard to shake the feeling that Sonic Team could do better.

I’m extremely proud, then, to report that Sonic: Lost World is the most tolerable Sonic game I’ve played in years. In fact, during my hands-on time with it at E3, I’d even go as far to say that it’s…


I know, right? The apocalypse must be nigh." (Michael Urban,

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turgore1883d ago

Actually, the last few sonic games including Colors and Generations have been pretty great.

chasegarcia1882d ago

Agree, Sonic has been back already. The racing game was just as good as Mario Kart.

Donnieboi1882d ago

The Sonic racing game was above alright. Better than LBP Karting, not quite Mario Kart good.

Nuggie1882d ago

I don't really agree. In my opinion Colors felt "off" in the game feel department and Generations felt unoriginal and boring. I never truly loved Sonic in the first place, but that's just my opinion.

C-Thunder1882d ago

I think this looks like it'll be a lot of fun. Unless something goes drastically wrong, I'll pick it up day one.

BosSSyndrome1877d ago

Unfortunately one of only two Wii U games I'm interested in for 2013. Oh well.