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by big_smile
Wed Apr 18, 2018 1:23 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Revenge of the nerds
Replies: 202
Views: 95575

Re: Revenge of the nerds

It's probably an alternative continuity Sticks. While the badger hasn't appeared in any games (outside of a non-story appearance in Runners and the olympic games), she did have an episode in the official Sonic Team web comic, which furthers suggests that she's part of the universe. Although with Iiz...
by big_smile
Wed Apr 18, 2018 3:04 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Revenge of the nerds
Replies: 202
Views: 95575

Re: Revenge of the nerds

http://www.tssznews.com/2018/04/16/ian- ... idw-sonic/

Ian Flynn mentions that Sticks is considered part of the main game series. His comments tie in with Sticks Runners' profile, which also mentioned that she was a friend of Amy.
by big_smile
Tue Apr 17, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Sonic Mania Plus [Spoiler free thread]
Replies: 8
Views: 6161

Sonic Mania Plus [Spoiler free thread]

Use this thread for spoiler free discussion of Mania Plus, including any official trailers. Use the other thread for discussing leaks from the version that was accidentally released early on PS4.
by big_smile
Tue Apr 17, 2018 10:52 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Sonic Mania Plus [Spoiler thread]
Replies: 4
Views: 4953

Sonic Mania Plus [Spoiler thread]

So it seems Sonic Mania Plus has been released by accident on PS4, long before Sega even released a single screenshot.

Let's keep all spoilers in this thread, at least until a few months after the game has been released proper. Take care to use spoiler tags in other threads.
by big_smile
Mon Apr 16, 2018 9:57 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Get ready for apathy
Replies: 6
Views: 5603

Re: Get ready for apathy

https://twitter.com/Tracker_TD/status/985803247393951744 Speculation that Sonic 1 might have the drop dash. I wonder if there's some legal issue with the porting the Remasters to consoles. Maybe something to do with the music (as Forces didn't have any of the classic music). It just seems bizarre th...
by big_smile
Mon Apr 16, 2018 1:02 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Get ready for apathy
Replies: 6
Views: 5603

Re: Get ready for apathy

Mega Play for Sonic is a nice touch. But the Switch was made for the Taxman/Stealth version. It would look wonderful on the Switch's lovely widescreen. Not to mention they could add in a 2P mode to work with the Switch's detachable controllers and probably even port over Ray and Mighty (although I a...
by big_smile
Sun Apr 15, 2018 12:45 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Get ready for apathy
Replies: 6
Views: 5603

Re: Get ready for apathy

The worst thing is that the Mania team have finished Plus and are now looking for work. Why isn't Sega getting them to do more ports?
by big_smile
Sat Apr 14, 2018 12:32 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Get ready for apathy
Replies: 6
Views: 5603

Re: Get ready for apathy

So the announcements are in: -Sega's releasing its own Mega Drive mini. Previous reports have said that it's just a re-release of the Flashback consoles, so that's probably not a good thing. -Shenmue 1 & 2 are being released for PS4 and Steam with Widescreen support. -Sega's brining 15 classic games...
by big_smile
Fri Apr 13, 2018 7:45 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Revenge of the nerds
Replies: 202
Views: 95575

Re: Revenge of the nerds

There was a thread about this on Sonic Retro recently: http://forums.sonicretro.org/index.php?showtopic=37930 Basically, it looks Tails Sky Patrol was originally a Disney game as some of the earlier sprites of Bearenger resemble Peg-leg Pete. All the other characters also seem to be based on Disney ...
by big_smile
Thu Apr 12, 2018 3:21 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Revenge of the nerds
Replies: 202
Views: 95575

Re: Revenge of the nerds

Angel Island is seen floating on the Advance 2 level map and also appears to be floating in Advance 3 (and in the Sonic Shuffle ending credits). In Runners, it's mentioned that Knuckles keeps the Master Emerald in a special temple so he can go on his adventures. The game isn't clear (nor my memories...
by big_smile
Thu Apr 12, 2018 12:41 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Revenge of the nerds
Replies: 202
Views: 95575

Re: Revenge of the nerds

This was posted by MainJP on Sonic Stadium: http://speeps-highway.tumblr.com/post/161663191085/kurohaai-click-on-pictures-to-see-the http://speeps-highway.tumblr.com/post/161894919845/oh-yeah-if-anyones-wondering-the-e3-trials Basically, Sonic Adventure had lots of little references to the Mega Driv...
by big_smile
Sat Mar 31, 2018 2:30 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Sonic Mania Adventures
Replies: 26
Views: 13801

Sonic Mania Adventures

The first episode was out today: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rDYbwdEn7rs It oozes with a sheer love for Sonic filled with clever references. The characterizations are also really well done. When I first heard that were dong silent shorts, I was disappointed that they would be sticking with decis...
by big_smile
Tue Mar 20, 2018 6:02 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Sonic 2018
Replies: 41
Views: 20938

Re: Sonic 2018

Naoto Ohshima just tweeted this: https://twitter.com/NaotoOhshima/status/975790031632719873 Note that Mighty has his Chaotix era shoes... and Ray's match! So that picture Ohshima posted.... Were Ray, Mighty, Vector, Max and Sonic going to be an alternative version of the Sonic band? Oshima mentione...
by big_smile
Sat Mar 17, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Sonic 2018
Replies: 41
Views: 20938

Re: Sonic 2018

Sorry, I phrased my last post poorly. I meant I wished they had kept the style of Mighty's shoes for Ray (e.g. with 1 stripe), but just changed the colour to blue. For me, Classic Tails colour scheme worked better as the red of his shoes didn't stand out much when placed next to his orange fur. Plus...
by big_smile
Sat Mar 17, 2018 4:59 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Sonic 2018
Replies: 41
Views: 20938

Re: Sonic 2018

I'm glad they dropped the red of Ray's shoes, because it clashed too much with his skin. But I wish they had kept the design of Mighty's shoes to keep a link between the characters.
by big_smile
Fri Mar 16, 2018 4:01 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Sonic 2018
Replies: 41
Views: 20938

Re: Sonic 2018

There's also going to be a new Youtube Mania Adventures series, using the art team from the game. Here's a sneak peak: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T2uyIBURMjs It's pretty awesome for Sega to do this as a free YouTube series. (Although I'd much prefer it as an unlockable for collecting the gold m...
by big_smile
Fri Mar 16, 2018 3:59 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Sonic 2018
Replies: 41
Views: 20938

Re: Sonic 2018

I'm so over physical media, but I might have to pick up physical Mania Plus for the art book (Hopefully, they'll release a digital artbook). I'd never thought I'd see Ray and Mighty again, especially not playable. Iizuka mentioned Mighty in that interview long before Mania's release, so they must ha...
by big_smile
Thu Mar 15, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Sega Mega Drive Classics
Replies: 10
Views: 6776

Re: Sega Mega Drive Classics

In Sonic Mania, a lot of the level obstacles are based on Sonic 3 & K's ones. I am secretly hoping that was Taxman & Stealth way of getting all the hard work done to make it easier to port the game. Not long till we find out. Although seeing as Sega failed to release this latest Mega Drive collectio...
by big_smile
Thu Mar 15, 2018 9:42 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Sega Mega Drive Classics
Replies: 10
Views: 6776

Re: Sega Mega Drive Classics

The rumour mill suggests Sonic Mania Plus is next from Team Taxman and Stealth, so a Sonic 3 & K port seems unlikely. They are making an announcement tomorrow, so not long to find out.
by big_smile
Wed Mar 14, 2018 11:56 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Sega Mega Drive Classics
Replies: 10
Views: 6776

Sega Mega Drive Classics

https://twitter.com/SEGA/status/973936804763123712 https://blog.eu.playstation.com/2018/03/14/sega-mega-drive-classics-featuring-over-50-iconic-games-hits-ps4-on-29th-may/ Sega is releasing a new Mega Drive collection for modern consoles. It will contain over 50 games with online play, mirror mode a...
by big_smile
Tue Mar 06, 2018 4:49 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Ohshima on social media
Replies: 30
Views: 20659

Re: Ohshima on social media

http://schedule.gdconf.com/session/clas ... hog/856574

Hirokazu Yasuhara and Naoto Ohshima are doing a postmortem on the original Sonic. Hopefully it will surface online.
by big_smile
Tue Feb 20, 2018 3:57 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Sonic 2018
Replies: 41
Views: 20938

Re: Sonic 2018

Aaron Webber said on the official Sega twitter that the rumours are incorrect and no such game is in development. Although since then, two Sonic toy makers have said they are making products based on a Sonic racing game, so perhaps he was just covering. I am in the minority as I didn't like the Sumo...
by big_smile
Sun Feb 18, 2018 10:00 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: AYE DEE DUBBLEYUU
Replies: 23
Views: 11270

Re: AYE DEE DUBBLEYUU

That's really interesting. Thanks! Out of interest, has he posted anything else of note? (Maybe I am just too old fashioned, but Twitter is a bit awkward to browse).
by big_smile
Sun Feb 18, 2018 4:44 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: AYE DEE DUBBLEYUU
Replies: 23
Views: 11270

Re: AYE DEE DUBBLEYUU

Crazy Penguin wrote: Interestingly, Nack was his intended name during development, but they decided to change it in Japan because it was too similar to their other new character, Knuckles ("Nakkuruzu").
Interesting! Where did that come from?
by big_smile
Sun Feb 11, 2018 5:45 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Canon goes schlurrrrrrrpy
Replies: 21
Views: 16914

Re: Canon goes schlurrrrrrrpy

That's good detective work. Although I'd be careful about the Sonic R Special Thanks credits. In the UK Sega Saturn Magazine, it was revealed that Travellers Tales just padded them out with any old names. That's why most of the staff from Sega Saturn Magazine and C&VG are listed even though they did...