Hands-On: Sonic the Hedgehog

Sonic is back and ready for action, and he's brought along a new friend for his next-gen debut.

After years of disappointing installments and broken promises, Sega looks to be going back to their roots with the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions of Sonic the Hedgehog. We recently had the opportunity to play through the latest build of the game and so far the results are looking quite promising. While the game is still in early development, we're wagering that once it launches, you may just be picking bugs out of your teeth - it's that fast.

Sonic's latest adventure centers on a mysterious new world, one ruled over by a beautiful human princess. For ages, the kingdom has protected a mysterious jewel that is encased in a necklace that hangs around the princess's neck. Unfortunately for her, the jewel is a powerful Chaos Emerald. Dr. Eggman, hearing of the existence of the Emerald, soon attacks the kingdom, hoping to harness the power of the jewel for himself. Sonic, hearing of his arch-rival's evil plans, rushes out to save not only the damsel in distress, but also the entire kingdom.

The Real Deal6496d ago

Why am I kind of excited about this game? I miss the good ole days of Sonic. I think it will be pretty fun to play on the 360. We'll see.

PS360PCROCKS6496d ago

I LOVE sonic and espescially the old ones, this game should be awesome! See tho it's something different than a shooter and FPS

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Destiny1080163d ago

we need a new sonic pinball, with boss battles / hidden stages / 1 sec load times

Snookies12161d ago

Definitely agreed. I loved Sonic Spinball back on Genesis. I want a new Mean Bean Machine too, while we're at it!

Snookies12161d ago

Still need to check out Frontiers at some point. Just waiting on a really good Steam sale for it.

Games1st161d ago

I didn't realise it was that popular.

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