This is why I don't think we'll see anymore installments. The competition between the American and Japanese studios of the later nineties almost killed the company. And this is probably the most power the American branch has had since Sega of Japan downsized them to a few cubicals in a rented office. I think this failure is a great excuse for SoJ to again limit SoA's resources and continue to reign-in creative control, exclusively.Frieza2000 wrote:Speaking of SoJ, I bet Iizuka and co. are quietly raising a toast of schadenfreude at the office this week. One can hope they'll take this as an opportunity to show up the Americans and put in the extra work needed to make their next project shine, rather than deciding they've got nothing to prove, getting drunk, and releasing another Olympics game.
Also, as someone who's posted on the official Sega forums, Sonic 4 Episode 1 did extremely well becasue the usual