Tagged With sonic generations

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It's difficult to find the motivation to play a traditional Sonic game these days as an adult. When I look around, all I see is trash like Sonic Boom -- hell, you can even find the animated series on free-to-air TV on the weekends -- and it ruins the memory of the originals that I remember playing on the SEGA Master System.

But every time I browse my Steam library, there's one Sonic title that nags away in my mind: Sonic Generations. The game has always been mentioned positively whenever it comes up in conversation, and as it turns out there's a mod that makes things even more interesting.

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Masato Nakamura says he composed the remix of Sonic the Hedgehog's Green Hill Zone theme the way he did the original: By imagining it as a film. The difference is he only had still photographs when he wrote the song 20 years ago. Now for source material has the advantage of full motion video -- and, of course, one of video gaming's most iconic pieces of music.

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Two generations of hedgehogs collide today in Sonic Generations, and we've got the launch trailer to prove it. Just don't watch it if you're waiting on the PC version (November 4) or the 3DS one (November 22).

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So, you've held on, 3DS owner. You've maintained ownership Nintendo's stereoscopic handheld despite a software portfolio that's been rough going. When will you be able to play a classic arcade ninja or a beloved, speedy hedgehog, you've cried?! One Japanese publisher has heard you and their answer is soon.

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The third and final era represented in Sonic Generations is the modern era, represented here by the Crisis City, Rooftop Run, and Planet Wisp levels, and since there hasn't been a particularly compelling rival character in years, here comes Perfect Chaos.