Sonic generations is finally a game sonic fans around the globe can be proud to own.
Sonic Generations gets rid of all the annoying pieces that got in the way of what we loved about our favorite sonic games. Namely going really really fast, and looking really really cool doing it.
The game plays in 2 dimensional, and 3 dimensional modes.
The 2D mode rocks, because it brings back what we loved in the sega genesis days, really tough and technical gameplay that requires you to be able to stop, turn and go on a dime. It's like being in Sonic's playground With a bajillion different routes leading to all kinds of unlockable goodies. You'll easily find yourself playing each stage over and over again, wanting to find out where that turn would've taken you, or even if some jumps are possible, and if they are, where does that go? The better you get at the game, the cooler stuff you'll find yourself doing.
The 3D gameplay is just as intense, but it focuses way more on speed, why spin dash, when you could hit the square button and blast through your enemies while simultaneously moving at ridiculous speeds. I sware, i went plaid in one stage. it was awesome. I feel like the grinding could've been improved, but not in the way of mechanics, just more fun grindy stuff to do. remember sonic's final stage in Adventure 2? yeah stuff like that. All in all, the 3D gameplay was a blast as well, with amazing visuals and even more hiddon corridors leading to cool junk n' stuff.
The only real complaint i have about the game is that sometimes stuff bugs up, and the jump button isn't always airtight.
that's a small detail though, because the rest of the game is so frickin awesome. Whoever made past music unlockable, and able to be played on any stage is a genius. Hodro city in the chemical plant? fo sho. Flying battery in rooftop run? absolute must.
if i haven't said it yet, any fan of old school sonic owes it to themself to pick up this title.
posted by caperton3030 (DEATSVILLE, AL) Jan 11, 2012
Member since Jul 2011
I remember Sonic the Hedgehog ONLY from the sega genesis and kind of forgot him over the years....like many. The concept was fun but kind of gimmicky. This game is fun for a second but too much like the original no matter how many tweaks they do. Worth a rental, but only if you are a big fan of the blue one.
i gotta say, ive been a fan of sonic the hedgehog games since the sega genesis. i was so thrilled when i saw they included levels and music from various sonic games that are remastered and completely re-imagined, and the best part is that you get to be classic sonic and modern sonic!! I think it was a great way to experience two different styles of game play, but i think what this game lacks is length. if you are planning to complete the story and put aside all the side missions, then it will only take you about 4 hours. maybe even less. there are plenty of side missions to keep you busy but i would have liked to see more levels from the classic sonic games. If you are not a fan of sonic the hedgehog or not familiar with the classic sonic games, then you most likely will not enjoy being classic sonic or the game itself. overall its a great game, probably one of the best newest sonic games.