Sonic Rush Adventure Officially Announced

Recent happenings of pertinence to Sonic fans.

Postby Dasher » Wed May 16, 2007 5:34 pm

Image

Im starting to think Ngangbius is right, she does look like a Red Panda.
User avatar
Dasher
 
Posts: 815
Joined: Sat Mar 03, 2007 12:00 am
Location: Failland

Postby DBurraki » Thu May 17, 2007 1:12 pm

Actually, now that I think of it... yeah, she does seem like a red panda.

Mostly because of the eye markings- they match up more with a red panda's then with a raccoon's (light on top, dark on bottom). The orange colour also matches up more with a red panda's coat colouring (... as if realistic colours ever mattered).

The tail is also rounded off like a red panda's. But, that's also how stylized tanuki tails are done, so...

Hm.
User avatar
DBurraki
 
Posts: 142
Joined: Tue Feb 20, 2007 6:12 pm

Postby Zeta » Thu May 17, 2007 1:26 pm

Making her a raccoon dog and giving her the power to morph would at least mean you wouldn't see her design if most of her abilities involve her transforming into a teakettle, or a mobile Jizo statue or something.

And morphing is pretty much the only superpower left that a Sonic character doesn't have.

On a related note, I'm still annoyed the tanuki Pokemon doesn't learn Transform.
User avatar
Zeta
 
Posts: 4444
Joined: Wed May 26, 2004 11:06 am

Postby Arcade » Wed May 23, 2007 4:42 pm

big_smile wrote:The txt document is known as a bibliography file and was present on most Sega disc based games (until they became a third party developer).

I think the file is simply listing the previous Sonic games that Sonic Team worked on. Sonic CD isn’t listed because, although the box art carries the Sonic Team Presents logo, it wasn’t produced by the exact same team members that worked on the other Sonic games. Interestingly, the bibliography file on the Sonic CD disc is blank.

This isn’t the only time Sonic CD has been omitted from official lists of Sonic Team games: The 2004 Sonic Team quiz covered every Sonic Team game (including supervised titles such as Sonic 3D and Sonic R), but omitted Sonic CD (and the Sonic Team supervised Sonic Shuffle).

The "true" storylines of the Sonic games are of the Genesis originals, and the Adventure series, as those were all done by Sonic Team. I think SEGA and traveler's Tales were the ones behind stuff like Spinball, 3D Blast, R, and such.

It worth noting that the Sonic story line has changed over the years. Back in 1998, only games with a Sonic Team logo seemed to be a part of the story, but over the years other titles have been incorporated, including games that Sonic Team had no involvement with (such as Chaotix).


But Sonic Adventure has a cameo of the Sonic CD Metal Sonic.

Sonic CD isn’t probably included because it creates a plothole about Amy age…

And about the raccoon girl, it would be funny if she ended becoming Blaze sidekick at the end of the game…
User avatar
Arcade
 
Posts: 1045
Joined: Thu Feb 02, 2006 9:55 pm

Postby Ritz » Wed May 23, 2007 5:27 pm

Arcade wrote:Sonic CD isn’t probably included because it creates a plothole about Amy age…

Tails jumped from about 12 years of age to 8 in Heroes, and Charmy from 16 to 6. I don't think they care.
User avatar
Ritz
Shit Twizzler
 
Posts: 1256
Joined: Mon Dec 27, 2004 2:59 am
Now Playing: Every PC Engine game

Postby WW » Wed May 23, 2007 5:30 pm

It's called a retcon. As far as they're concerned, Tails has always been 8, Amy has always been 12, and so on.
User avatar
WW
 
Posts: 322
Joined: Wed Jul 13, 2005 3:34 pm
Location: Texas

Postby Crazy Penguin » Wed May 23, 2007 6:13 pm

Tails has always been 8.
User avatar
Crazy Penguin
Drano Master
 
Posts: 1897
Joined: Sat May 22, 2004 10:06 pm
Location: England

Postby cjmcray » Wed May 23, 2007 6:57 pm

In the SA series, he was 12, I believe.
User avatar
cjmcray
 
Posts: 854
Joined: Sat Jul 29, 2006 5:12 pm

Postby Ritz » Wed May 23, 2007 6:58 pm

Crazy Penguin wrote:Tails has always been 8.

Really now. I could've sworn Sonic Jam said otherwise, my bad G-dog.
User avatar
Ritz
Shit Twizzler
 
Posts: 1256
Joined: Mon Dec 27, 2004 2:59 am
Now Playing: Every PC Engine game

Postby cjmcray » Wed May 23, 2007 7:13 pm

Ritz wrote:
Crazy Penguin wrote:Tails has always been 8.

Really now. I could've sworn Sonic Jam said otherwise, my bad G-dog.

Image
User avatar
cjmcray
 
Posts: 854
Joined: Sat Jul 29, 2006 5:12 pm

Postby Adamis » Thu May 24, 2007 1:27 am

Ritz wrote:
Arcade wrote:Sonic CD isn’t probably included because it creates a plothole about Amy age…

Tails jumped from about 12 years of age to 8 in Heroes, and Charmy from 16 to 6. I don't think they care.


Charmy didn't have an age in the japanese story of Chaotix. So they could give him the age they wanted in Heroes.
User avatar
Adamis
 
Posts: 159
Joined: Sun Sep 26, 2004 5:32 pm
Location: Belgium

Postby Tsuyoshi-kun » Thu May 24, 2007 11:03 am

I would've preferred a 16 year-old Charmy than the 6 year-old Charmy we ended up with in Heroes.
User avatar
Tsuyoshi-kun
 
Posts: 938
Joined: Tue Sep 07, 2004 11:33 am
Location: Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.
Now Playing: Super Smash Bros. for Wii U

Postby Ritz » Thu May 24, 2007 1:33 pm

Adamis wrote:Charmy didn't have an age in the japanese story of Chaotix. So they could give him the age they wanted in Heroes.

Heavens! Then where am I getting this stuff from? I know I've read it somewhere before. What about the English story?

Either way, disregard this I suck cocks
User avatar
Ritz
Shit Twizzler
 
Posts: 1256
Joined: Mon Dec 27, 2004 2:59 am
Now Playing: Every PC Engine game

Postby Rob-Bert » Thu May 24, 2007 2:05 pm

The English story said he was 16. Ironically, the Japan story labeled Vector and Espio as 17 and 16, respectively, yet their ages were left out of the English one.
Rob-Bert
 
Posts: 849
Joined: Sun Mar 04, 2007 12:52 pm
Location: Here, not there.

Postby FlashTHD » Thu Jun 14, 2007 5:30 pm

Sonic Stadium found the boxart:

Image

Less fugly than I was expecting, though they had to have pasted in at least one person cheaply for it to truly be a new Sonic cover, and woe be the Cap'n. They found that on EB Games' site, and they're advertising a street date of September 19th.

Incidentally - and take this however you will (gulp) - they also have NiGHTS 2 currently on tap for November 13th.
User avatar
FlashTHD
*sniff*
 
Posts: 1504
Joined: Fri Mar 31, 2006 7:00 pm
Location: Out of earshot
Now Playing: Team Fortress 2

Postby Yami CJMErl » Thu Jun 14, 2007 8:31 pm

Well, the boxart is...interesting, at least. A bit nicer than the previous game's art, IMO.
User avatar
Yami CJMErl
 
Posts: 1271
Joined: Tue Jan 16, 2007 2:03 pm
Location: Western New York

Postby gr4yJ4Y » Thu Jun 14, 2007 9:36 pm

I don't like it how Captain Whiskers is in the backround. Everything about his position and him being the color red seems like he would be better suited for the front. Although I don't think they'd want to have Sonic in the backround. The island and boat at the bottom is pretty nice.

I think I really prefer the first game's cover. It was overall better composed in my opinion. It was a little plain for a cover though. And I never did like the old game's logo.

But yeah, I'm still hopeful for this game.
User avatar
gr4yJ4Y
 
Posts: 1366
Joined: Wed Jun 09, 2004 10:14 am
Location: Crescent Knoll
Now Playing: Breath of the Wild (Switch), Resident Evil VII (PS4)

Postby Crazy Penguin » Fri Jun 15, 2007 12:10 pm

It's a good cover, despite it being pasted together rather than a singular piece of art and despite Sonic not being in an action pose.
User avatar
Crazy Penguin
Drano Master
 
Posts: 1897
Joined: Sat May 22, 2004 10:06 pm
Location: England

Postby Gaz » Thu Jun 21, 2007 3:36 pm

User avatar
Gaz
 
Posts: 423
Joined: Sun Apr 03, 2005 1:01 pm
Location: UK

Postby Shadow Hog » Thu Jun 21, 2007 7:53 pm

A LOT earlier than I was expecting. At this rate I can go down to Best Buy and pick this game up along with <i>Phoenix Wright 3</i> and <i>Halo 3</i> as early as September. Which I honestly wasn't expecting to be doable.

Although I'm unlikely to pick up <i>Halo 3</i>, Dad probably has that covered.
User avatar
Shadow Hog
 
Posts: 1776
Joined: Wed Jun 21, 2006 8:21 am
Location: Location: Location:

Postby Ngangbius » Mon Jul 09, 2007 7:40 pm

Gamespot posted a new gameplay video here.

BEAT GANSTA BEAT! GANSTA BEAT!
User avatar
Ngangbius
 
Posts: 2061
Joined: Wed May 26, 2004 2:06 am
Location: Cleveland, OH
Now Playing: Dragon Quest IX

Postby James McGeachie » Mon Jul 09, 2007 8:36 pm

Well, honestly...I'm not really impressed. Overall it looks pretty similar to Rush yeah, gameplay and overall style pretty much the same.... but in comparison it's definitely lacking in virtually every respect.

For one the music definitely doesn't seem to be Naganuma. The only track similar to his work is the boss music and it seems more like a forced attempt at recreating his style. The rest is...well just really generic, no interesting melodies that stand out or anything, just some bog standard "background noise".

Visually the levels don't look any bettter in motion than in stills, no parallax scrolling in the background to save them from being as bland as they looked. The pirate ship stage especially looks like they tried as hard as they could to make it one hell of an ugly motherfucker. The airships in SMB3 were more visually inspiring. The twinkling in the coral cave stage too also comes across as a really lame attempt for them to spice up what's otherwise poor aesthetic design.

The boss fights I'm not even going to discuss in anything more than "Jesus Christ what the fuck is this bullshit" as I'm tired and lazy and that sums things up pretty well.

Overall I'm rather drastically disappointed. The only positive note I have is that the 3d sailing or whatever sections look kind of half fun...but well that's just me straining to find good things to say about an otherwise thoroughly mediocre video.
User avatar
James McGeachie
 
Posts: 588
Joined: Tue Oct 18, 2005 11:09 am
Location: Scotland

Postby WW » Mon Jul 09, 2007 8:55 pm

James, what's it like to live without knowing happiness?
User avatar
WW
 
Posts: 322
Joined: Wed Jul 13, 2005 3:34 pm
Location: Texas

Postby Ngangbius » Mon Jul 09, 2007 9:08 pm

Honestly, I'm not really hyped for this title either and the music is pretty meh.
User avatar
Ngangbius
 
Posts: 2061
Joined: Wed May 26, 2004 2:06 am
Location: Cleveland, OH
Now Playing: Dragon Quest IX

Postby b_boult » Mon Jul 09, 2007 9:09 pm

WW, what's it like being blind?
User avatar
b_boult
 
Posts: 75
Joined: Fri May 05, 2006 10:41 am

PreviousNext

Return to News

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest

cron