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Re: Sonic the Threadgehog

Posted: 17 Nov 2016, 16:02
by Truhan
Bean wrote:It's amazing how there's practically no hype for the Sonic Team game, but then again, I think most fans of the series know by now not to trust the first trailers at this point. I'm more excited for the Mario stuff I saw in the Switch preview video, and that look was only for a few seconds!
I think people have grown too distrustful of Sonic Team. At least Sonic Mania is made by hardcore fans. And on a proven formula. I suppose it's hard for people to get excited when they've seen Sonic Team turn Sonic into a knight, a fucking werewolf, gave Shadow guns and a T rating, and Sonic 2006. I guess fans have just finally been burned enough to quit caring about Sonic Team. It's like they keep finding new ways to fuck up pancakes. You just pour syrup on them, goddammit. Maybe chocolate chips too, if you're feeling feisty. You don't put chili powder in the mix.

Re: Sonic the Threadgehog

Posted: 17 Nov 2016, 16:24
by CrappyBlueLuigi
you list all those things, but plenty of fans stuck it out through unleashed('s daytime stages), colors, and generations. stuff like shadow, 06, and the werehog were what made the general gaming public drop off. i'd say the reasons sonic fans are burnt out are the two games that came after generations: sonic 4: episode 2, and lost world, both of which kinda trampled over the sequential success from colors and generations with mediocrity. at least trainwrecks like sonic 06 are interesting.

other than that, there's no gameplay footage of project 2017 yet, so there's nothing to get excited about. maybe when they inevitably put out another trailer early next year after sonic mania's out, though i'm not holding my breath.

Re: Sonic the Threadgehog

Posted: 17 Nov 2016, 16:50
by Whimsical Calamari
CrappyBlueLuigi wrote:there's no gameplay footage of project 2017 yet, so there's nothing to get excited about.
that's one of the main reasons i'm not really sure about it, but the other thing that puts me off about it is that the one trailer they currently have goes the route of "hey guys you wanted sonic to be a serious game again right here's some serious sonic yeah edgy"

Re: Sonic the Threadgehog

Posted: 17 Nov 2016, 18:56
by Bean
The only time I liked Sonic the Edgehog was with the Saturday morning cartoon and some of the Archie comic back in the old days.

Re: Sonic the Threadgehog

Posted: 17 Nov 2016, 21:52
by BobisOnlyBob
Man y'all missed out on Fleetway's Sonic the Comic. Puns and edge in equal measure. Very influenced by 2000AD/Judge Dredd due to artist overlap - Metropolis Zone was super reminiscent of Mega-City One.

I'm cautiously optimistic about Project 2017 because even though it's all dark and gritty and REBELLION, there's the cheeky bright-eyed Classic Sonic. Classic Sonic teaming up with Modern Sonic made Crisis City, one of the worst Sonic levels of all time, into a genuinely great pair of stages.

Mania I just know is gonna be fine. The physics look right (and according to people feel right), the soundtrack is blatantly brilliant, here's hoping the level design is up to scratch and it's paced well.

Re: Sonic the Threadgehog

Posted: 15 Jan 2017, 07:51
by Bean
Sonic Mania's also coming to the Switch, and when I think of platformers, I think Nintendo. Just feels right.

Re: Sonic the Threadgehog

Posted: 17 Jan 2017, 00:07
by Whimsical Calamari
Bean wrote:Sonic Mania's also coming to the Switch, and when I think of platformers, I think Nintendo. Just feels right.
It really is fitting.
In all likelihood I'm just gonna get Mania on Steam, but the Switch is a great platform for it.

Re: Sonic the Threadgehog

Posted: 17 Jan 2017, 00:09
by Bean

Re: Sonic the Threadgehog

Posted: 17 Mar 2017, 00:14
by BobisOnlyBob
SONIC 2017 IS NOW...

Image

There's an official trailer with gameplay footage coming tomorrow, but for now there's shaky off-screen cameraphone skype call footage.

Also, Flying Battery confirmed for Brawl Mania:



Re: Sonic the Threadgehog

Posted: 20 Mar 2017, 17:54
by Bean
I like how I don't even care about Sonic Forces right now with Mania on the horizon. I bet this will change as time goes on, especially since I liked Generations, but I guess this is just how much Lost World turned me off again from 3D Sonic. What an in-house mistake that one was.

Re: Sonic the Threadgehog

Posted: 22 Mar 2017, 12:51
by BobisOnlyBob
Oh yeah I forgot to come back and post the (short) Forces gameplay video.




BOOSTO Modern Sonic is back, looks like Generations' Rooftop Run directed by James Cameron with more explosions.

Also in the trailer: Boost Wisps and Red Star Rings. Huzzah!

Re: Sonic the Threadgehog

Posted: 23 Mar 2017, 20:55
by Bean
I heard they were using that style of gameplay again. Good. Keep going with that, Sega.

Re: Sonic the Threadgehog

Posted: 17 May 2017, 02:20
by BurntTenda
And now we have a character creator in Forces. I love it and hate it.
It's cool, I think?

Re: Sonic the Threadgehog

Posted: 17 May 2017, 10:01
by ChatNoroto
BurntTenda wrote: And now we have a character creator in Forces. I love it and hate it.
It's cool, I think?
It is pretty cool, but knowing the way things are nowdays, i bet that they made this so they can put a lot of extra DLC over the custom hero thing, like ''PAY 300000$ DOLLARS FOR SILVER'S PARTS AND POWERS SO YOU CAN PLAY AS SILVER!!!!!!!!!!!''. But in the other hand the Gadget thing is pretty cool and the customization is also cool.

Can't wait to play as Coldsteel the hedgehog

Re: Sonic the Threadgehog

Posted: 17 May 2017, 13:49
by BurntTenda
ChatNoroto wrote:
BurntTenda wrote: And now we have a character creator in Forces. I love it and hate it.
It's cool, I think?
It is pretty cool, but knowing the way things are nowdays, i bet that they made this so they can put a lot of extra DLC over the custom hero thing, like ''PAY 300000$ DOLLARS FOR SILVER'S PARTS AND POWERS SO YOU CAN PLAY AS SILVER!!!!!!!!!!!''. But in the other hand the Gadget thing is pretty cool and the customization is also cool.

Can't wait to play as Coldsteel the hedgehog
It depends on how keen Sonic Team is on DLC. Although, if there is DLC, hopefully it won't be too personnel.

Re: Sonic the Threadgehog

Posted: 01 Jun 2017, 21:51
by BobisOnlyBob


look at that animation, look at that gameplay, listen to that music, I just... it's genuine nostalgia, the pain of homecoming! it's really like I'm a goddamn 5 year old again listening to and watching this. Also Sonic 4 non-canon forever.

I've been listening to Hyper Potions' Time Trials on loop for like 2 days now, save me.

Re: Sonic the Threadgehog

Posted: 02 Jun 2017, 06:54
by Bean
That was definitely a trailer. Been waiting since Sonic Advance 1 for a classic Sonic type game. Here we are.

Re: Sonic the Threadgehog

Posted: 02 Jun 2017, 15:29
by CrappyBlueLuigi
that trailer cured my acne, cleaned my cat's litter, parted the clouds above me, refilled my water bottle

i could not be more excited for this game at this point. just another couple of months...!!

Re: Sonic the Threadgehog

Posted: 04 Jun 2017, 20:27
by SAJewers
FYI it's 20% off at BundleStars if anyone is planning on pre-odering it.

Re: Sonic the Threadgehog

Posted: 21 Jun 2017, 03:52
by Bean
One of my online friends recently got to announce that he's working on Sonic Mania. I thought that was pretty neat. If you all follow people on Twitter, here he is.

Re: Sonic the Threadgehog

Posted: 21 Jul 2017, 02:41
by BurntTenda


Oh man, we got the reveal trailer for Infinite now.
They chose a pretty good voice actor for him.

Re: Sonic the Threadgehog

Posted: 21 Jul 2017, 03:58
by Slimeman01
I am really excited for Sonic Mania, definitely planning on picking that up
Sonic Forces is a big maybe for me, I'll wait for more videos before getting it

Re: Sonic the Threadgehog

Posted: 21 Jul 2017, 04:42
by Whimsical Calamari
more like infinite the edgehog

Re: Sonic the Threadgehog

Posted: 21 Jul 2017, 16:37
by BobisOnlyBob


How is this edgy awfulness so damn catchy
(yeah... yo!)
I am the tallest of mountains, I am the roughest of waves.
I am the toughest of terrors, I am the darkest of days
I am the last one that's standing, don't try and stand in my way!
Cuz I've been up against better, just take a look at my face!
Cuz if you're messing with me, I am a dangerous weapon!
I am the sharpest of blades, I'll cut you down in a second!
Cuz I was born in this pain, it only hurts if you let it!
So if you think you can take me, then you should go and forget it!

And after ALL THIS TIME, YOU'RE BACK FOR MORE!

I won't stop until they know my name!
So I'LL TAKE WHAT'S MINE, AND START THIS WAR!

I'm coming at you like a tidal wave!

And EVERYTHING YOU KNOW HAS COME AND GONE!
(You are at your lowest, I am rising higher)
And ALL THE SCARS WE MADE ARE THROWN AWAY
(We're finding the ashes, you'll lose in this fire!)
AND THERE'S NOONE LEFT TO CARRY ON!
(This is an illusion, open up your eyes and...)
Stay, resist, I can't exist, BUT THAT'S WHAT IT TAKES TO BE INFINITE!

So, look around you, and tell me what you really see?
I'm never ending and that is difference between you and me!

Cuz when your time is up and everything is falling down,
There's only me and you and who is gonna save you now?

So, look around you and tell me what you really see?
You lived a lie and that's the difference between you and me!

I have the power, let me show you what its all about!

It's only me and you and who's going to save you now?
(Save you now, save you now...)
this guy is ridiculous and I love it

Re: Sonic the Threadgehog

Posted: 21 Jul 2017, 16:42
by Bean
Oh, even though the writing had been on the wall for months, Archie's Sonic comics officially got canned this week. End of an era.