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Revealed: Why Sonic can't swim

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."

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metalhead3218d ago

So all those under water levels from Sonic 1, 2, and 3 don't pertain to this conversation huh?

ExXxilE3218d ago

That is true. Technically Sonic can't "swim", but he can walk on the bottom of the ocean, lake, whatever...

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Vol3218d ago

(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.

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Yeah they kind of were addressed in the conversation

rroded3218d ago (Edited 3218d ago )

"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!'"

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Capt CHAOS3218d ago

So, I figured that's the reason why Sonic doesn't swim (Hedgehogs don't)

DanteLinkX3218d ago

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.

NaiNaiNai3218d ago

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-

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