Can the Sonic Formula Compete in Today’s Market?

For the last 20 years, Sonic the Hedgehog has been an icon of the gaming world. Ever since his first appearance in 1991, he has been running through our heats, and collecting the rings of our inner souls. Back then, Sonic was one of the games to not only strive for, but to flat out beat (Along with Mario of course). Sonic introduced a unique 2d sidescroling experience that brought together the whole essence of the 1990 gaming era. However, that was the 1990s. Is Sonic’s formula still relevant in todays gaming market? When it is forced to compete with titles such as Uncharted 3 and Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim the Blue Blur just doesn’t come out on top.

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MoXxXi2419d ago

Hit the nail on the head with this one. Been thinking it the past few years, was just too much of a fanboy to believe it.


i think sonic still has its fanbase. eventhough we are older, i for one still found joy in Sonic Generations

Venox20082418d ago

Sonic generations is great on home consoles.. can't wait for 3DS version of it.. + Sonic colors is awesome too :) I think it can compete..

contra1572419d ago

Can't wait to get this game!