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The Sonic The Hedgehog thread

Postby LegendZilla » Thu Apr 07, 2016 2:58 pm

To be frank I am surprised that there isn't a thread on these forums dedicated to this pivotal gaming franchise. Because of that, might as well kickstart one myself to discuss with you people.

Which Sonic games are your favourites? Also, what would you like to see in from what future has in store for the series? Fill me in.
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Re: The Sonic The Hedgehog thread

Postby Ivo-goji » Thu Apr 07, 2016 4:41 pm

Huge fan of Sonic the Hedgehog! I take my username and two of my signatures from Ivo Robotnik, greatest mad scientist of all time.

My favorite Sonic games are S3&K, Sonic CD, SADX, SA2B, and Sonic Battle. Also a big fan of the British comic and the two anime.

I'm looking forward to the much teased 2016 Sonic game the official SEGA social media pages has been hinting at. Also the movie that was announced a while back, although my expectations aren't very high.
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Re: The Sonic The Hedgehog thread

Postby F4ZaTE_X » Thu Apr 07, 2016 9:12 pm

I like the franchise aside from the shitty ones (Sonic Heroes through Sonic '06, as well as Sonic Boom), but I tend to stay out of it because the majority of the fanbase is cancerous little kids.

My favorites are Sonic 3 & Knuckles, and Sonic Generations.
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Re: The Sonic The Hedgehog thread

Postby LegendZilla » Fri Apr 08, 2016 12:31 am

Ivo-goji wrote:I'm looking forward to the much teased 2016 Sonic game the official SEGA social media pages has been hinting at. Also the movie that was announced a while back, although my expectations aren't very high.


Looks like the new game is Generations 2.0
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Re: The Sonic The Hedgehog thread

Postby Ivo-goji » Fri Apr 08, 2016 6:31 am

Or Sonic Adventure 3 (we can dream can't we?)
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Re: The Sonic The Hedgehog thread

Postby LegendZilla » Fri Apr 08, 2016 6:33 pm

How's this for an idea to re-vitalize the franchise :

A game that serves as a re-telling of the first couple of Sonic games from 1-3 as well as Sonic CD.
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Re: The Sonic The Hedgehog thread

Postby Ivo-goji » Fri Apr 08, 2016 7:09 pm

We already got a game literally just like that.

Sonic Generations.
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Re: The Sonic The Hedgehog thread

Postby LegendZilla » Sat Apr 09, 2016 10:55 am

Ivo-goji wrote:We already got a game literally just like that.

Sonic Generations.


Not quite. It was more of a homage to the classic era.
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Re: The Sonic The Hedgehog thread

Postby Ivo-goji » Sat Apr 09, 2016 12:04 pm

And a remake of S1-3+CD isn't?

I'd rather see the franchise build on the elements of Colors/Lost World that worked, or give us a new Adventure style game, or otherwise grow beyond just imitating the Genesis era. The creators want to innovate so badly, they just need to find an innovation that doesn't screw up the game.
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Re: The Sonic The Hedgehog thread

Postby GigaBowserG » Sat Apr 09, 2016 2:53 pm



Sonic 3 & Knuckles remains one of my favorite games.
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Re: The Sonic The Hedgehog thread

Postby LegendZilla » Tue Apr 19, 2016 10:27 pm

I'd say a good name for my hypothetical Sonic 1-3+CD remake would be Sonic The Blue Hedgehog. Anyone else have ideas for what it could be like? What more details could they add to the plot and characters? For example, what circumstances will Sonic first meet Tails under?
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Re: The Sonic The Hedgehog thread

Postby Ivo-goji » Sat May 07, 2016 8:59 am

Sonic's Twitter page posted this:

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Re: The Sonic The Hedgehog thread

Postby F4ZaTE_X » Thu May 12, 2016 12:30 pm

I've heard there's gonna be a big 25th anniversary game coming out this year (that isn't Sonic Boom), and apparently it's gonna be revealed at E3.
I'm down for this if it's a good game like Generations, but with how iffy the series has been in the past few years I wouldn't get your hopes up.
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Re: The Sonic The Hedgehog thread

Postby SomeknowmeasXeno » Sat Jul 23, 2016 8:29 am

Sonic Mania hype! Sonic Generations 2 (Assumed title) hype!
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Re: The Sonic The Hedgehog thread

Postby Birdman » Sat Jul 23, 2016 9:01 am

It's not Generations 2, it's something new.
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Re: The Sonic The Hedgehog thread

Postby GTU » Sat Jul 23, 2016 9:18 am

I saw a Modern Sonic and a Classic Sonic. That looks like a Sonic Generations 2 to me.
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Re: The Sonic The Hedgehog thread

Postby GigaBowserG » Sat Jul 23, 2016 9:35 am

GTU wrote:I saw a Modern Sonic and a Classic Sonic. That looks like a Sonic Generations 2 to me.


Wild guess - it'll be a brand-new game utilizing the concept of Generations, opting to use totally new levels as opposed to remaking old ones this time around.

Really digging the style of that Sonic Mania, though. The nostalgia goggles were strapped on tight for that trailer :shock:
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Re: The Sonic The Hedgehog thread

Postby Godzilla The King » Sat Jul 23, 2016 10:03 am

It's not Generations 2 though, seeing as they said it wasn't. The tagline implies, to me at least, that there's more than just classic and modern (would they really risk Boom though?) Maybe the return of multiple playable characters?
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Re: The Sonic The Hedgehog thread

Postby Birdman » Sat Jul 23, 2016 10:08 am

Godzilla The King wrote:It's not Generations 2 though, seeing as they said it wasn't. The tagline implies, to me at least, that there's more than just classic and modern (would they really risk Boom though?) Maybe the return of multiple playable characters?

Versions of Sonic from the TV shows and comics, perhaps?
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Re: The Sonic The Hedgehog thread

Postby Ivo-goji » Sat Jul 23, 2016 10:30 am

^That's intensely unlikely, especially given all but the Boom continuity are ancient history by this point.
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