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    The Sonic series features the platforming legend and Sega's mascot, Sonic The Hedgehog, and spans countless titles both 2D and 3D featuring a variety of gameplay styles, as well as spinoff titles including racers, pinball, fighters, and even a party game.

    Is sega trying to kill Sonic?

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    #1  Edited By Grady

    Really?  Sonic and the Dark Knight?  Who here is going to the funeral.  Oh wait, that already happened after Shadow the Hedgehog.

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    #2  Edited By Guiltyspark

    not with sonic unleashed

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    #3  Edited By BlackWaterCO

    He's been dead

    Unless sonic unleashed is good

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    Sonic Unleashed looks awesome, and I have pretty high hopes for the DS RPG too.

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    #5  Edited By sdodd02
    BlackWaterCO said:
    "He's been dead

    Unless sonic unleashed is good"
    I agree, he's been dead for a while...
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    #6  Edited By tec3297

    Sonic WildFire wasn't that bad. I actually liked the concept a lot.  I think that Sonic is just doing better on the Wii/DS then any other consoles.
    I think that Sega just needs to release a new 2D sonic game on XBLA/PSN like Nintendo is doing with Wario World.  Making a classic game, usually built for old systems or handhelds and upping the resolution and length of the game like crazy.

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    #7  Edited By Nobility

    He's alive?

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    #8  Edited By Iffy350

    I thought sonic was already dead. They have had more than five animated tv series for sonic the hedgehog and they all pretty much failed.

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    #9  Edited By phatkav

    Well I think this is it. They are coming with a normal Sonic 3D game (Sonic Unleashed), an RPG Sonic game (the one one the DS), and... a game where Sonic plays with Swords. 

    Let's predict people, which game will suck more.

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    #10  Edited By ParanoidFreak

     Sonic has been going downhill since the second game.

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    #11  Edited By KiLL3r

    He's been dead a while now,  another crappy sonic game to his resume.

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    #12  Edited By I_smell

    That's not a hedgehog. Get serious.

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    #13  Edited By BoG

    the sonic the hedgehog series ACTUALLY has its very own forum! You could discuss this there! How about that?!

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    #14  Edited By banksrob

    until sonic goes back to its 2D roots its not gonna be good.

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    #15  Edited By Blueblur1
    Iffy350 said:
    "I thought sonic was already dead. They have had more than five animated tv series for sonic the hedgehog and they all pretty much failed.
    "
    There's been 3 different animated series not 5. And the most recent one, Sonic X, has been very popular and even spawned a comic book series. Check your facts before you decide to start posting.
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    #16  Edited By roylink

    Well I heard that Sonic & The Dark Knight will be in that same style as Sonic & The Secret Rings. So I have hope that this game will be a frustrating but ok experance. 

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    #17  Edited By Locke

    Sonic's been dead for a while.

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    #18  Edited By wolfcoyote

    I don't know if I can take another Sonic game - I mean back in the mid-1990s he was the reason that I flunked out of college (I'm almost finished with Paralegal Studies now with a 3.9 GPA).  You wouldn't believe how happy I was to purchase a used copy of Sonic CD for $35.00 USD or finally own all of the Sonic the Hedgehog cartridges for Genesis.  I even remember finally tracking down a 32X to play Knuckles Chaotix but not finding the game and being CRUSHED.

    Now whenever I hear about a new Sonic game being developed my first impulse is to cringe at the thought.  The Game Boy Advance Sonic games were only half-decent (just hold right and jump occasionally) but the addition of needless gimmicks in the console Sonic games after 2001 has turned old-school Sonic fans away.  I was hoping that Sonic Unleashed would break the mediocrity streak, but fighting as a hulking hedgehog by night?  Oooookkkkaayyyyyy...

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    #19  Edited By I_smell
    Blueblur1 said:
    There's been 3 different animated series not 5. And the most recent one, Sonic X, has been very popular
    "
    Yo shut up :|
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    #20  Edited By MSG

    Is it just me or are developers using the Wii as a dumping ground for all their absolutely insane franchise spin-offs?  First the Castlevania fighting, I'm sorry not fighting, 3d action versus game, now, Sonic's waggle-tastic midieval romp.  What's next, a Wii-exclusive Metal Gear mini-game compilation?

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    #21  Edited By Iffy350

    Sorry. I just put a random number. I didn't even bother to count because frankly two tv series is way too many.

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    #22  Edited By Philanthropy

    Oh lord knight sonic.

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    #23  Edited By I_smell

    Oh I get it, Lord of the Rings.

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    #24  Edited By despa1r_fact0r

    I loved Sonic and the Secret Rings and I wanted a sequel, and that what we have with Sonic and the Black Knight

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    #25  Edited By roylink
    I_smell said:
    "Blueblur1 said:
    There's been 3 different animated series not 5. And the most recent one, Sonic X, has been very popular
    "
    Yo shut up :|
    "

    If you think  Sonic fans are that picky, Whit untill someone mentions voice actors. 
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    #26  Edited By Kentro

    look grady, The possible fact is that Shadow The Hedgehog is what caused SEGA to uprise. The only thing that the F****ed up on was "Sonic Mega Collection". I mean, they should have not brought back sonic by reliving the sucky graphics and pixel art animation. And, the other thing the screwed up on was "Sonic Unleashed". Listen fans, you might think its the best action/ adventure game ever. But for the truth, Its storyline, and cause and effect motion was all downhill for when sonic actually went into space (without a space suit, nor any tails the fox helping him in the beggining.) Then he turns into a werehog, from all his "supersonicness" powers being drained. And when the F**** did dark giaia come in?! What happend to Chaos?! And i thought eggman was taking over the world, NOT BLOW IT THE F**** UP!!!
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    #27  Edited By delta_ass

    I'm still waiting for the Sonic FPS. They haven't made one of those yet!

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    #28  Edited By Shindiggah

    sega isnt trying to kill sonic, they HAVE killed sonic, you know its pathetic when Dimps makes better sonic games then Sonic Team xD
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    #29  Edited By Kentro
    @Shindiggah said:
    "sega isnt trying to kill sonic, they HAVE killed sonic, you know its pathetic when Dimps makes better sonic games then Sonic Team xD "

    Dimps? Isnint that like a company or something?
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    #30  Edited By Shindiggah
    @Kentro said:
    "@Shindiggah said:
    "sega isnt trying to kill sonic, they HAVE killed sonic, you know its pathetic when Dimps makes better sonic games then Sonic Team xD "
    Dimps? Isnint that like a company or something? "
    they are the ones that made sonic advance1-3 and Sonic Rush/Rush Adventure on GBA and DS (respectivly.)
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    #31  Edited By djstyles92

    fuck sonic...he doesnt exist to me

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    #32  Edited By emkeighcameron

    Man this is some HELLA old post - bumpin' in here.

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    #33  Edited By CoolDrMoney
    @Kentro said:
    "The only thing that the F****ed up on was "Sonic Mega Collection". I mean, they should have not brought back sonic by reliving the sucky graphics and pixel art animation. "
    The Genesis trilogy, Sonic CD, and even Knuckles Chaotix represented the visual pinnacle of the series. The art direction featured in these games is miles better than anything from the Saturn era and beyond, and it all holds up today.
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    #34  Edited By Kentro
    @CoolDrMoney said:
    " @Kentro said:
    "The only thing that the F****ed up on was "Sonic Mega Collection". I mean, they should have not brought back sonic by reliving the sucky graphics and pixel art animation. "
    The Genesis trilogy, Sonic CD, and even Knuckles Chaotix represented the visual pinnacle of the series. The art direction featured in these games is miles better than anything from the Saturn era and beyond, and it all holds up today. "

    Well basiclly they were in the back ages, so you really cant blame them. Im sure it was good back then
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    #35  Edited By AndrewB
    @CoolDrMoney said:
    " @Kentro said:
    "The only thing that the F****ed up on was "Sonic Mega Collection". I mean, they should have not brought back sonic by reliving the sucky graphics and pixel art animation. "
    The Genesis trilogy, Sonic CD, and even Knuckles Chaotix represented the visual pinnacle of the series. The art direction featured in these games is miles better than anything from the Saturn era and beyond, and it all holds up today. "
    Agree. But I think I'm one of the only people out there who loved the art direction of Sonic 3 & Knuckles (the "more attitude!" version of Sonic. I just loved the quality of the animation) just as much, if not more than, Sonic 1 and 2's version of the blue hedgehog. The anime style that the game has taken on isn't nearly as good. It just serves to make it feel even more like a kid's game.
     
    But the biggest flaw to any modern Sonic game, especially the modern 2D ones on handheld platforms, is the level design.
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    #36  Edited By CaptainObvious

    Sonic and The Dark Knight? 
     

    I hope Bats will get him.   
    I hope Bats will get him.   
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    #37  Edited By Novyx

    Anyone look at the time lapse? Why is this revived?

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    #38  Edited By Kentro
    @AndrewB said:
    " @CoolDrMoney said:
    " @Kentro said:
    "The only thing that the F****ed up on was "Sonic Mega Collection". I mean, they should have not brought back sonic by reliving the sucky graphics and pixel art animation. "
    The Genesis trilogy, Sonic CD, and even Knuckles Chaotix represented the visual pinnacle of the series. The art direction featured in these games is miles better than anything from the Saturn era and beyond, and it all holds up today. "
    Agree. But I think I'm one of the only people out there who loved the art direction of Sonic 3 & Knuckles (the "more attitude!" version of Sonic. I just loved the quality of the animation) just as much, if not more than, Sonic 1 and 2's version of the blue hedgehog. The anime style that the game has taken on isn't nearly as good. It just serves to make it feel even more like a kid's game.  But the biggest flaw to any modern Sonic game, especially the modern 2D ones on handheld platforms, is the level design. "

    Well the game and actions is just a little tedious to me. Im not saying i dont like the 1st 3 sonics. Im kinda like a 3D kind of guy. But i must admit, the sonic 1,2, & 3 were great games.
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    #39  Edited By Kentro
    @CaptainObvious said:
    "Sonic and The Dark Knight? 
     
    I hope Bats will get him.
    I hope Bats will get him.
    "


     
     
     
     
     
     
    Its Sonic And The BLACK Knight.

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