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Old 24-01-2013, 23:26
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Just wondered if anyone had played and recommend's this I was always a sonic fan growing up but didn't like the newer games.
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Old 24-01-2013, 23:37
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I played the Demo on steam it's dam great give it a test, it was just like back then but with sweet graphics.
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Old 24-01-2013, 23:42
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Thats exactly what I wanted to hear I was a massive fan of the 2D games on master system and megadrive.
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Old 24-01-2013, 23:45
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I'd go play the demo on steam it's still there, I don't think it's all sdie scrolling though.
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Old 24-01-2013, 23:45
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WAIT. The game is a combination of both styles, Modern and Classic, and you have to play both to progress and unlock more stages.

The Modern Style is similar to the style found in Sonic Colors, which was an improved version of Sonic unleashed (Daytime Stages).

BUT, if you hate the modern ones flat out, then you're stuck with half a game you hate here.

Personally, I found the modern gameplay to actually be decent here, just like it was in Sonic Colors, but like I said, if you didn't enjoy that, then, maybe stay away from the game.
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Old 24-01-2013, 23:48
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I enjoyed this game, but found it got really hard as it went on.

Worth a punt though.
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Old 24-01-2013, 23:49
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I'm just having a blast though again now you can chose to play the old levels revamped in HD it does look very nice.
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Old 25-01-2013, 03:07
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It's a great game, not very long though. It's just fun to play the classic stages, and the modernised versions are exceuted well enough.
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Old 27-01-2013, 23:53
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It's a fantastic nostalgia trip too!
I'm a massive Sonic fan and I'd highly recommend you giving it a go
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Old 27-01-2013, 23:59
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if its cheap get it
Its a fun game short though but very fun not too hard but not too easy either

if your looking for good old platforming goodness then I would also say check out rayman origins its the best platform game I have ever played IMO and SWWEEET to look at
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Old 20-02-2013, 16:49
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It's a good game. Gameplay is pretty decent, however it's incredibly short and empty. Everything else was "meh" I thought the final boss was such a let down and the story was so disappointing not to mention the lack of interaction with other characters and the level selection could have been better. Super Sonic was also executed poorly and a lot of the missions were repetitive. I only had fun with the game for only a few hours. Ever since, I haven't really felt like going back to play it again. There was no sense of prgression or accomplishment which was a shame for an anniversary game.

There's a lot of wasted potential but I would still recommend it! It's a good nostalgia trip!
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Old 20-02-2013, 19:59
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We loved it. I'm not a massive fan of the newer games but the 'new' levels in Generations are just about manageable, albeit I wasn't sure what I was doing at times. The 2D levels though are just brilliant. Classic Sonic in glorious HD!
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Old 20-02-2013, 21:41
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that's what I thought classic sonic in HD is always a winner.
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Old 26-09-2013, 21:10
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Jaysus...

I've just picked this one up for PS3. And...

...It's awesome! It's OK to love Sonic again.

I can't believe how amazing this is. I'm absolutely gobsmacked. They've actually managed to completely update the original gameplay and make it feel new and modern, but also, shock of shocks, the 3D chase sequences (the Modern Sonic levels here) are way improved and actually feel fantastic to play.

The game is somewhat a marriage of old and new, as you'd expect for an anniversary game, but they seem to have taken the excellent Sonic Colours as the template and built on that, all the time keeping the so-satisfying gameplay of the timeless original Megadrive games. That they've actually managed to make the newer Sonic approach great to play is nothing short of miraculous.

Only downside is I think it may prove to be short. I reckon I could be halfway through after only a couple of hours play. But then that isn't the point of a Sonic game. It needs to be so fun to play that you can't stop, which leads to you getting better scores and performing amazing in-game gymnastics.

Really I'm old enough to know better. That's how good it is!
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Old 27-09-2013, 03:06
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It's not as good a Colours for me, neither graphically and especially in terms of gameplay. It lacks the depth and replayability imo and it's too easy to get S ranks. It is still a good Sonic game, considering some of the poor efforts we've seen.
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Old 27-09-2013, 06:18
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WAIT. The game is a combination of both styles, Modern and Classic, and you have to play both to progress and unlock more stages.

The Modern Style is similar to the style found in Sonic Colors, which was an improved version of Sonic unleashed (Daytime Stages).

BUT, if you hate the modern ones flat out, then you're stuck with half a game you hate here.

Personally, I found the modern gameplay to actually be decent here, just like it was in Sonic Colors, but like I said, if you didn't enjoy that, then, maybe stay away from the game.
It's changed again though so your advise may be a bit misleading. The style has changed massively from games like Sonic Adventure 1 and 2, Sonic Heroes and Sonic 2006. Sonic Unleashed day time levels was where things changed to the way it is now.
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Old 28-09-2013, 11:36
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It's not as good a Colours for me, neither graphically and especially in terms of gameplay. It lacks the depth and replayability imo and it's too easy to get S ranks. It is still a good Sonic game, considering some of the poor efforts we've seen.
2D! Where have you been hiding?

I'm not so sure personally. I think they nailed the feel of the character better with Generations. I loved Colours but one thing I didn't like was Sonic's floaty jump. I think this could be a bit of a distraction and did harm the gameplay a bit. I think the more immediate feel of Generations as a whole is better than Colours too. But regardless both are fantastic Sonic games and proof that there's lots of life in the series yet. Lost World looks utterly amazing.

It's about right this. Everyone in the world is playing GTA and I'm still banging on about Sonic!
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Old 28-09-2013, 14:07
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2D! Where have you been hiding?

I'm not so sure personally. I think they nailed the feel of the character better with Generations. I loved Colours but one thing I didn't like was Sonic's floaty jump. I think this could be a bit of a distraction and did harm the gameplay a bit. I think the more immediate feel of Generations as a whole is better than Colours too. But regardless both are fantastic Sonic games and proof that there's lots of life in the series yet. Lost World looks utterly amazing.

It's about right this. Everyone in the world is playing GTA and I'm still banging on about Sonic!
I'm still about mate, since the Wii's death I mostly post in the Xbox forum.

One of the issues I have with Generation sis that it borrows a lot from past games (I know that's the point) but I genuinely thought Colours added just enough depth and variation to the gameplay to take Sonic to the next level, without the gimmicks of older games (motion control in Secret Rings, swords in Black Knight and Warehog in Unleashed), so to me Generations felt quite stripped down and basic despite the perks.

Also playing stages like City Escape, while brilliant pales next to the gloriously smooth 60fps HD version of Sonic Adventure 2, all IMO of course. I did love the game overall and considering how bad some of the past Sonic games were it's pretty nitpicky I guess. Lost World really does look great I agree.
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Old 28-09-2013, 14:09
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I used to love playing Sonic Generations in 3D
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