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Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 was a lot of things. It was Sega’s episodic New Super Mario Bros. – an attempt to retrofit new concepts in to an old framework, as a means to tap in to a nostalgic vein for those old enough to remember. Instead, Episode 1 confirmed what many die-hard Sonic fans had perhaps assumed all along: that nobody in a position of importance within Sega remembered what originally defined the Sonic franchise back in the early 90’s. Sonic 4 Episode 1 was not only a chance to w...
I think at this point, there are three regions of thought in regards to Sonic nostalgia. There’ s the camp of people that just don’t think about Sonic the Hedgehog in their day-to-day lives; they are the great scientists, artists, leaders and free thinkers of the world. There are the people who actively curse Sega for ruining their childhood memories with images of interspecies relationships, bad camera angles and multiple anthropomorphic creatures not named Sonic in Sonic games. There might be ...
Sonic 4 Episode 1 was a pleasant surprise when it came out. Does Episode 2 live up to the expectations set by the first? Not exactly.It's not entirely bad however, the gameplay refinements are nicely done, it does feel a lot more like Sonic 2 in terms of the momentum and feel. The graphics are appealing, nothing too fancy, but it's nice. The tag team moves are fun, destroying stuff rolling in a ball was sweet, swimming and flying were alright, definitely makes it easier to navigate. Some of the ...
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