VideoGamer.com writes: "Have you ever wondered why Sonic the Hedgehog can't swim? No, neither had we - but that didn't stop us from stumbling across the answer during a brief-yet-bizarre interview with Yuji Naka."
So all those under water levels from Sonic 1, 2, and 3 don't pertain to this conversation huh?
That is true. Technically Sonic can't "swim", but he can walk on the bottom of the ocean, lake, whatever...
but that's just a guess..
(Quote from story:) Oh, and before any clever clogs posts a comment: we've not forgotten about the Labyrinth and Aquatic Ruins Zones - but in those levels he doesn't swim, he runs through the water. So there. (End Quote) Yeah they kind of were addressed in the conversation
"He assumed that hedgehogs can't swim, so that's why he made it that Sonic can't swim. But then recently he saw a photograph in Germany of a hedgehog swimming, so that isn't quite accurate! "Apparently hedgehogs can swim, but they can't climb out of water. This picture he saw was a guidance thing showing that you should help the hedgehog back up onto a branch, so he can get out. And he [Naka] was thinking, 'Oh, nobody is helping Sonic!'"
So, I figured that's the reason why Sonic doesn't swim (Hedgehogs don't)
Because he isn't real?
before being in a "good" game of his own. The last good of him we saw was Smash Bros Brawl, and still he even sucks at that game, so there.
sonic may not be able to swim in water. but gosh darn it i know chuck norris can swim threw land, so in the end hes better. -nai-
"And he [Naka] was thinking, 'Oh, nobody is helping Sonic!'" Truer words have never been spoken.
"we've not forgotten about the Labyrinth and Aquatic Ruins Zones - but in those levels he doesn't swim, he runs through the water. So there." lawl lawl lawl......lawl lawl lawl
Sonic can swim, as evidenced by Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games, he just hates to.
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