Hello, my friends!
So… this one may be more for those retro gamers out there. However, everyone knows him, and just about everyone loves him. Yep! I’m talking about Sonic… Isn’t it crazy that they are coming out with two new games?? And it’s coming out during Sonic’s 25th anniversary… can you believe that!!??
Really… I mean WOW. Where does the time go friends??
It’s been long belated if you ask me! You guys know this one of the first games I was totally hooked on back in the day… So I am euphoric to see the Sonic legend live on.
As I mentioned, we are blessed with two new games here… Sonic Forces & Sonic Mania. Sonic’s evolution hasn’t been easy over the years. Sadly, Sonic has had a hard time keeping up and an even more difficult time keeping the franchise afloat. Sonic Forces brings us a modern twist on the classic… its creators are hoping this will give a whole new life to the series. It’s keeping up with the some of the same traits were used to though such as the 3-D appearance we are all used to as well the original Sonic colors. The game is in a third person view mode with the iconic hedgehog just as in past games, as we race through the city collecting those golden rings. There is even a new character reveal… I believe that it’s a new version of Sonic himself. Guess we won’t know till we get the game… they are keeping this secret very hush-hush.
Sonic Forces is a platform video game developed by the Sonic Team and published by SEGA for Nintendo Switch, Playstation 4, Microsoft Windows and Xbox One. YAYYYY!! I am so happy they made it for the Xbox One as well… I was worried it would only be out on PlayStation.. so phew!!
At the beginning of this new journey, things look rough for our little buddy as we race through a crumbling city that has been under attack by Death Egg and his Robot Sentinels. Sonic makes it through all the decaying city by using his super-Sonic speeds and still has his classics moves like the spin dash and the use of bounce pads, allowing Sonic to sail through the air with ease.
Sonic Forces will showcase two different versions of the character. One with a very similar look that we have seen in the past, more of a 2-D feel much like the original…. and another designed to look more 3-D to give him a more modern look, a look that most of us have become accustomed to.
Sonic Forces was announced last year at Comic-Con International last summer and was supposed to be released along with the Nintendo Switch… unfortunately it was put off until later this summer. This is our more 3-D version… check out the trailer and see what you think….
Now for a little something on Sonic Mania… This one seems to be slightly harder to find info on but… I’ll let you in on everything I know thus far…
This is our more 2-D version much like our little blue hero from back in the olden days… Glad to see him return to his natural state. Don’t get me wrong, I love that he has been given a new life and brought up to date with Sonic Force but… sometimes you have to keep it classic. Making two new versions of Sonic was such an excellent idea! So, let me say…. Thank you, SEGA!!
Sonic Mania reunites us with the characters we love so much… we meet up with Tails and Knuckles as we race through vamped up versions of classic scenes, each of them with all new surprising and powerful bosses. You will discover new hidden paths and secrets along the way… You must harness Sonic’s new Drop Dash, Tail’s flight, Knuckles climbing abilities to beat the evil Dr. Eggman’s robots.
Developed by PagodaWest Games, Christian Whitehead, and Headcannon in collaboration with SEGA of America. Its release is also set for this summer and will be compatible with Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One… (again, Yayyy!!) …as well as for PC users too. There will even be a collectors addition… if you’re interested, get it while you can… it will only be possible to obtain for a limited amount of time.
This all new experience brings us the best from classic Sonic while bringing it into this new age of gaming with amazing 60 FPS gameplay and tip-top pixel physics…. Bringing us a whole new fresh beginning for our little blue friend. Welcome my friends to Sonic Mania…
And here’s a little gameplay for you, 12 minutes to be exact… I know you were wondering just how this is all going down so here’s a little sneaky peek…
This makes me so jubilant, and I hope it makes Y’all happy too! Let’s all get back to the days when we used to go on those Sonic binges… I’m ready!!
Thanks so very much for stopping by Ky’s Korner today… Until next week friends!
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