Tag Archives: Sonic

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

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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

GameStop (possibly) revealed the release date of Sonic Mania

There are two Sonic games scheduled to release this year: Sonic Forces, a 3D current generation game that looks to follow in Sonic Generations’ footsteps, and Sonic Mania, the classic 2D Sonic game of our dreams that’s being made by fans turned indie devs. The former is scheduled for release this holiday season, while the latter had been delayed to an unspecified date.

Sonic Mania was originally supposed to release this spring, but game development is a fickle business, and so it was delayed. Fans have been anxiously awaiting a new release date, and it seems GameStop has spilled the beans: Continue reading GameStop (possibly) revealed the release date of Sonic Mania

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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