SEGA has officially announced Sonic Generations and promess to please every fans, whether in 2D or 3D. Expected to release before the end of the year. Screens and PR inside.
DOUBLE SONIC SPEED, DOUBLE FUN
Celebrate 20 years of Sonic the Hedgehog with Sonic Generations™
LONDON & SAN FRANCISCO (April 18th, 2011) – SEGA® Europe Ltd. & SEGA® America, Inc., today announced details of Sonic Generations™, the highly anticipated video game title in development to celebrate Sonic the Hedgehog’s 20th Anniversary. Delivering the definitive gaming experience for Sonic fans old and new, Sonic Generations™ sees Sonic the Hedgehog playable as both the much loved classic 1991 character, and the modern day video game hero he has become in this exciting new fast paced adventure. Sonic Generations™ will speed into stores for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system later this year.
Set across three defining eras from 20 years of Sonic the Hedgehog video game history, the instantly recognisable environments of Sonic Generations™ have been re-built in stunning HD and are now playable in both classic side scrolling 2D from 1991, as well as modern 3D style found in Sonic’s most recent adventures. Each incarnation of Sonic in Sonic Generations™ comes complete with his trademark special move, Spin Dash and Spin Attack for Classic Sonic, and Homing Attack and Sonic Boost for Modern Sonic. An innovative new interactive menu system allows for complete immersion in Sonic’s universe with favourite characters and hidden treasures gradually being revealed throughout the game.
“Sonic Generations will certainly be a fitting celebration for Sonic’s 20th Anniversary” commented David Corless, Global Brand Director for Sonic. “By having the classic 1991 Sonic that many fans know and love team up with his modern day incarnation, we are bringing back the nostalgia of the early days of Sonic and combining it with the innovation and stunning HD technology of the modern gaming era. Sonic Generations will bring to life the last twenty years of Sonic’s universe in a truly unique and imaginative way”
Sonic’s universe is thrown into chaos when a mysterious new power creates ‘time holes’ which pull him and his friends back through time. As a result he encounters some surprises from his past history including Classic Sonic, Sonic as he appeared in 1991. Modern Sonic and Classic Sonic must defeat this strange new enemy, save their friends, and find out who really is behind this diabolical deed...
@MrWhite: Do you have a link to that stream by the way? :) (18 minutes ago)
from there on no more sound through headphones. Goddamn, i hope This is not the case with BOTW. Otherwise i am going to have to buy a 3.5mm cable of like...4 meters or so, so i can put it in TV. (41 minutes ago)
on my TV. However when i fire up Wind Waker HD, i only get sound when i play it on the Gamepad. The game always aks if i want to play with Gamepad or Pro Controller. So i choose Pro Controller and (42 minutes ago)
I have a bit of a problem. I want to use my headphones with Wii U. So either in Gamepad or TV. Gamepad works fine when it comes to Mario Kart 8. I have sound trough the headphones and i play the game (46 minutes ago)
@MrWhite: That is damn good to hear. (1 Hour ago)
which is a common thing to be fair. (1 Hour ago)
@KORNdog: LOL korn, ya beat me to it. One of them days where my head hasn't kick started yet. (1 Hour ago)