Sonic's history catches up with him.
How you'll feel about Sonic Unleashed largely depends on how you feel about Sonic the Hedgehog's foray in to the third dimension. In comparative terms, Unleashed is the best foot forward this franchise has had since the Dreamcast, and if you enjoyed something like Sonic Adventure 2, you'll probably enjoy Sonic Unleashed. Of course, there are more and more people these days who are tired of bad 3D Sonic games, and Sonic Unleashed probably won't change many minds contrary. Though it corrects many of the problems presented in the abysmal SONIC the Hedgehog from 2006, Sonic Unleashed still contains a few common missteps that will no doubt disappoint those looking for the next Sonic 3 & Knuckles or Sonic CD. However, for those of us who still have some room in our hearts left for the little blue guy, its easy to see that compared to most 3D Sonic games, the problems in Sonic Unleashed are nowhere near as damning as past transgressions (see: fishing as Big the Cat). Unfortunately, despite a dramatic step forward in quality, it may just be too little, too late for most people. For a more detailed review, please see the video review I have created for Sonic Unleashed: