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Sonic Mania trailer shows off remixed Chemical Plant Zone

Sonic Mania is the upcoming 2D Sonic game that everyone loves to love. It’s being made for fans by fans, and is a mixture of remixed classic stages and brand new zones. For those of you too young to remember Sonic 2’s greatness, Chemical Plant Zone is of the former. Continue reading Sonic Mania trailer shows off remixed Chemical Plant Zone

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Sonic Mania Pre-order Trailer hits the right notes

Sonic Mania is the return to 2D pixelated glory that classic Sonic fans have been wanting for decades. Long time fan turned programmer Christian “Taxman” Whitehead, Headcannon, and PagodaWest Games  have been given the reins in order to do what Sega couldn’t with Sonic 4: Bring classic Sonic to life in the modern day. Continue reading Sonic Mania Pre-order Trailer hits the right notes

Sonic Forces custom characters unleash the force of fandom

Oh no…No! It was said Sega would thin the horde of Sonic side characters, not create them! Yet here we are, Sonic Forces allows players to create their own custom characters. I fear Sega does not understand the “Sonic Forces” it has now tapped into. Continue reading Sonic Forces custom characters unleash the force of fandom

New Sonic Mania footage shows off Flying Battery Zone

Sonic Mania is the Blue Blur’s return to glorious pixelated 2D, and it features a mixture of entirely new areas and remixed zones from past Sonic games. As fans wait for this throwback to the days when Sonic gave Nintendo’s mustachioed plumber a run for his money, the development team has been showing gameplay footage here and there. Continue reading New Sonic Mania footage shows off Flying Battery Zone

Rayman Legends is what Sonic should have been, and you should buy it.

The Ubisoft sale ends July 7th. I recommend getting Rayman on the cheap if you like platformers or just solid games in general.
The Ubisoft sale ends July 7th. I recommend getting Rayman on the cheap if you like platformers or just solid games in general.

Lately Ubisoft has been batting a thousand when it comes to annoying fans. Rayman Legends was also part of this irritating streak. Rayman was originally a highly anticipated Wii U exclusive that took advantage of the Wii U’s gamepad, but Ubisoft decided to delay the release in order to go multi-platform, announcing the decision mere weeks before the release, essentially refusing to sell the completed game for almost a year, until they had several watered down ports to release alongside it. The negative reaction of the fans was extreme, and thanks to the delay, it was lost in the crowd. In full disclosure, I had never played a Rayman game before yesterday. I was excited when it was announced for Wii U because I’m a big platformer fan, but the way Ubisoft handled the whole situation completely killed any good will I had towards the game.

Fortunately, gamers are once again benefiting from the struggles of the Wii U. Nintendo’s Wii U eShop has a sale on Ubisoft titles for the Wii U, with Rayman Legends priced to move at $20.

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