Major game design fail in Sonic Generations illustrated perfectly in SEGA's own video.
I never understood what was wrong with Sonic 4. Beside of the fact that it was waaaaaayyyyyy too easy I didn't see any other problems.... 0_o
Most of the Sonic fans hated the new physics. And they can't get over the fact that his eyes are now green. Just look at this video: http://www.youtube.com/watc... The guy's a crazy Sonic fanboy ranting on and on about how bad the game is! Simply put, Sonic fans can never be happy. They are so obsessive about the Mega Drive games that they can't accept the new ways and will surely see their mascot dead 10 years from now.(You read it here first! :P)
rant? more like exactly showing whats wrong with the game
lets just face it Sega Fucked up real bad Mario games are still fun because Nintendo and miyamoto still care about Mario Sega ?? not much sonic was never that same game after sonic team got Fucked up for some reason sonic could have been much much more bigger than what it is right now i mean think about it THIS is the gen where sonic should be the best this is the gen of fast paced games sonic is one of the most fast paced platformers ever known to man THIS is sonic's time to shine if only sega known what they where doing sonic could have been even bigger than what it is now
If you played Sonic 4, then you simply can't deny that the controls and visuals are very disappointing. It was clearly developed as an iPhone game and then ported to other systems. SEGA was more concerned with releasing it in as many platforms as possible, widening the potential audience and maximizing profits, than they were with developing the best product they could.
i believe this guys was nailing it down where it matters. if you haven't experienced Sonic back in the days there's little chance you can understand.
Sonic was definitely in Mario's league back in the 16bit era. The 4 Mega drive games and Sega CD games are some of the best game in the side scrolling platforming genre with SOTN, Mario, Metroid... etc.... These games are just fun from start to finish totally gameplay focussed. I never bought Sonic 4 because Sonic deserves better. The first 3 games were hardware defining games on the Mega drive. Sonic has better graphics than the Super NES Mario world game. I really dont understand why they destroyed Sonic? 2d gameplay with 3d rail thrill moments would have kept the series alive. I mean I have all Sega collections with those games for PS3, PS2, PSP and Xbox. I cannot get enough of the classics. Some fans made exactly what I expect from a next gen Sonic game. A pre rendered look and 2d gameplay. Please bring our Sonic back the cartoon talk alot Sonic never sat well with me.
play Sonic 1-3 and 4 THEN you'll know
Now that I think about it. I never really was a Sonic fan... I mean sure I didnt have a sega, but the whole game (since played years ago) never really appealed to me.
Me neither. I was always a mario guy growing up.
Sonic was for the cool guys, Mario was for the kiddy kids. I still try to remember Sonic from the 90's, when Sega kicked a$$.
The original Sonic The Hedgehog on the Sega Genesis/Mega Drive is an all time classic. One of my favorite games. it's dam near the same stuff as Mario but just cooler cause Sonic had an attitude unlike Mario who just mindlessly was off to save a crack addict whore of a princess while Sonic saved the animals from evil corporate product testing.
yet somehow nintendo properly evolved the game play to make mario still a huge player in the gaming market today....where's sonic?? sega has tarnished its one proud franchise for over a decade now
The day he went 3D Sega killed Sonic, with Sonic 4 that is a HUGE fail Sega just took bits from the old Sonic games and slapped it all together so trying to rehash it whilst ruining it and if that wasnt bad enough Sega then destroyed Sonic with that horrible music especially Dr. Eggman his music is absolute rubbish!! I'll still to the old Sonic games, maybe one day Sega will figure out how to really bring Sonic back from the dead, until then Sega is dead to me as a company.
to be fair, the Adventure games were pretty good, and many people still consider Sonic Adventure the best one
after playing Donkey Kong Returns, I saw how the new SONIC titles could have been: FUN
Sonic 4 wasn't THAT bad. He's seen worser days. *cough*Sonic 2006*cough*.
The thing i hate the most is the fact that the game plays alone the 80% of the time. If you check the video, the guy doesn't even look at the game at some point.... i don't want a game where i have to press left - 30 secs of running alone - right - 1 mins of running alone - left - X - 1 min of running alone etc... For that i can get an emulator for the laser games of the 90's...
Don't forget though that it's the first level, it's going to be easy.
Yes i imagined, but i was talking about other 3D Sonic too. Like the old Sonic The Hedgehog that came out in 2006 i think or even Unleashed. I prefer more action from the user. It's ok if Sonic runs, but i want to be the one that makes him run faster, not springs and mechanical things that push him from the start to the end and i just have to watch him and move left or right sometimes.
I liked sonic 4. It wasn't as good as sonic 3 but it's on it's way back. Did anyone play sonic colours for the ds? That was a really good game. So much more like what we wanted from 4.
My biggest problem was that the music...sucks horrible.
Really i have no complaints on this latest version of Sonic i think it looks ace tbh.
good sonic games: *old ones *Sonic rush (DS) *Sonic rush adventure *sonic colors (wii) *sonic colors (DS) decent: *sonic unleashed *sonic 4
I still think, there is WAY too mush boosting
Yeah, the game might as well play itself.
They always demonstration games on xbox =P.
people forget that sonic was about just as much platforming as Mario was. What ever happened to the water levels? now they just want to boost boost boost. The Charm about the old sonic games was that Sonic's speed was your biggest foe. It would cause you to over shoot jumps, run off screen, or crash dead into hazzards. Now they try to make the speed your greatest weapon. I say if they won't to improve on Sonic, give us back that sense of danger by controlling an unbelievably fast blue anteater who inintentionally causes you to make simple mistakes do to his speed.
First levels were always pretty open for boosting.
true, but i haate when you can just hold the control for like a minute and watch sonic run by himself with no worry off smashing into a hazzard
I don't understand why they can't go back to the old Sonic the Hedgehog physics. I mean, the criticism clearly sticks out like a sore thumb. All the fans want the original Sonic gameplay and physics. You'd really have to be dumb to not figure that out yet SEGA.
Grasping at straws much? The guy playing switch off rails at the wrong time instead of just going left or letting Sonic drop down to the rail below. Also, judging gameplay as the final product while its in Alpha/Pre-Beta build is very smart. Why Didn't I think of that?/sarcasm
What I got out of this is that at the end he said that Classic, Adventure, and Modern levels are going to be remade. I thought it was going to be just classic.
colors is a good 3d game, they should of just stickied with the core platforming of colors and added to it... as aways, damn japanese devs trying to reinvent the wheel over and over again...
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