Should Sonic Stay On Nintendo Only Platforms?

#1 Edited by FranticDarkness (33 posts) -

It's just something that hit me, but it seems to be that Sonic does better and is more well recieved when he's on Nintendo consoles. 
 
Just look: 
 
 
Sonic 06 (360/PS3) 
 
(Xbox 360) MetaCritic Score: 46 
  
(PS3) MetaCritic Score: 43 
 
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Sonic and the Secret Rings (Wii) 

 
MetaCritic Score: 69  
 
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Sonic Unleashed 
  
(PS3) MetaCritc Score: 54 
 
(Xbox 360) MetaCritic Score:
60 
  
(Wii) MetaCritic Score: 66 
 
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Sonic the Hedgehog 4 

 
(Xbox 360) MetaCritic Score: 74 
    
(Xbox 360) MetaCritic Score: 71  
 
(Wii) MetaCritic Score:
78  

 
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Sonic Colors (Wii) 

 
MetaCritic Score: 78 
 
#2 Posted by CornBREDX (4810 posts) -

Most current Sonic games are awful. Only one considered genuinely innovative to the franchise is sonic colors. It has nothing to do with the platform its on. It just has to do with the franchise being old in mechanics and Sega not knowing what more to do with it to innovate and make it current (better).
 
Just my perception of it- I still play sonic 1 and 2 on my sega genesis. I haven't played the new ones all that much.

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#3 Posted by SethPhotopoulos (5109 posts) -

I don't think it being multiplatform is the problem.

#4 Posted by Marcsman (3120 posts) -

Sure why not? An irrelevant franchise on a irrelevant system. Works for me.
#5 Posted by WinterSnowblind (7613 posts) -

I don't see why, all the recent games have sucked, regardless of platform. 
I've heard the Wii version of Colours is quite good, but I'm sure it'd be just as good on any other platform. 
 
The developers are the problem, not the platforms.

#6 Posted by FranticDarkness (33 posts) -
@Marcsman said:
"Sure why not? An irrelevant franchise on a irrelevant system. Works for me. "

You're irrelevant
#7 Posted by mfpantst (2574 posts) -
@FranticDarkness said:
" @Marcsman said:
"Sure why not? An irrelevant franchise on a irrelevant system. Works for me. "
You're irrelevant "
Your mom is irrelevant.
#8 Edited by xyzygy (9895 posts) -

I actually had a ton of fun with Secret Rings. And I hear Colors is actually pretty good. Doesn't matter what platform  it stays on, I just hope they continue making the games better and better.

#9 Posted by MooseyMcMan (10479 posts) -

No. He should stay on the Dreamcast. 

#10 Posted by Marcsman (3120 posts) -
@FranticDarkness said:
"@Marcsman said:
"Sure why not? An irrelevant franchise on a irrelevant system. Works for me. "
You're irrelevant "

Marriage will do that shit to you young buck.
#11 Posted by Cheesebob (1231 posts) -
@Marcsman:  Boom!
 
Also how ironic that this has came about? Sonic doing better on a nintendo platform. It boggles the mind.
#12 Edited by FranticDarkness (33 posts) -
@Marcsman said:
"@FranticDarkness said:
"@Marcsman said:
"Sure why not? An irrelevant franchise on a irrelevant system. Works for me. "
You're irrelevant "
Marriage will do that shit to you young buck. "

What do you know about marriage? You're a cat! 
 

 
#13 Posted by nindoten (44 posts) -

i don't think sega will make soinc only in nintendo platforms , because it's sega not nintendo.

#14 Posted by HandsomeDead (11863 posts) -

It would make sense if he stuck to the Wii. Shit recognizing shit.

#15 Posted by BombKareshi (996 posts) -

  You know how the rest goes, right?
 

@mfpantst

said:

" @FranticDarkness said:

" @Marcsman said:
"Sure why not? An irrelevant franchise on a irrelevant system. Works for me. "
You're irrelevant "
Your mom is irrelevant. "
Resistance is futile.
 
You will be assimilated.
 

#16 Posted by Kjellm87 (1728 posts) -
@HandsomeDead: 
I bow down to your manly hardcoreness
 
And no, I don't think he should
#17 Posted by HandsomeDead (11863 posts) -
@Kjellm87 said:
" @HandsomeDead:  I bow down to your manly hardcoreness "
I have absolutely no idea what this means.
#18 Posted by sickVisionz (1268 posts) -
@MooseyMcMan said:
" No. He should stay on the Dreamcast.  "
The Dreamcast is where his games went to shit
#19 Posted by rmanthorp (3875 posts) -

I WISH SONIC WAS GOOD AGAIN! :C

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#20 Posted by imsh_pl (3295 posts) -

Sonic  should leave all platform, Nintendo and non-Nintendo alike.

#21 Posted by Daveyo520 (6652 posts) -

I am sure in the 90's that question would have been insane to ask.

#22 Posted by BulletproofMonk (2718 posts) -

Does it really matter?

#23 Posted by lord_canti (1503 posts) -

i think that they should release sonic colours on ps3/xbox for a start ¬_¬

#24 Posted by Haziqonfire (227 posts) -

Colours and Secret Rings weren't bad. 
 
Beyond that I haven't liked any, besides the DS games.

#25 Posted by Gabriel (4055 posts) -

Yes, Please God.

#26 Posted by PK_Koopa (583 posts) -

Unleashed was multiplatform, and it was a small step in the right direction. Sonic Colours developed on the good of Unleashed and just happened to be a Wii exclusive. The console has nothing to do with it.
 
That being said, the DS Sonic games are far superior to the home console ones. If we're saying he should stick to one platform, he should stick to the DS (though lets just pretend Sonic Chronicles never happened).

#27 Posted by Ichorid4 (90 posts) -

On the review scores, people tend to expect less from the Wii and Sonic games haven't been even halfway decent lately anyway. No surprises there.

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