X360, PS3 Friday, September 9, 2005 | 7:26 AM

Sonic Next Gen 720p screenshots

Sonic Next Gen 720p screenshots

Announcement time for Sega, who unveiled the first images of his Sonic Next Gen, planned for Xbox 360 and PS3 somewhere in 2006. After the mistake "Shadow the Hedgehog", it's damn good to have the Sonic of our childhood back in business !

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Commented on 2005-09-09 07:43:31
The character model looks like crap, but i like everything else
Commented on 2005-09-09 07:51:32
How does the character model look like crap?
That is Sonic? What else do you want?
I love these screens, thank you Snoopers.
Commented on 2005-09-09 07:53:21 In reply to Nightmarecast
You're welcome :)
Commented on 2005-09-09 07:55:07
That's what I expected from the sonic model. Looks just like it's supposed too. Game looks great I might even try this sonic game.
Commented on 2005-09-09 08:04:12
It's been 6 years to the day since I've even cared about a Sonic game. This one looks great!
Commented on 2005-09-09 08:29:35
I don't think the Sonic model looks like crap, but I think it could look a lot more "next gen-ish"...

But everything looks great anyways.

I hope the Chao World is back...This time with Xbox Live capabilities to race, play, fight & even mate with other peoples Chao. And a huge online garden.
Commented on 2005-09-09 08:42:47
Looking good. The next generation has officially begun!
Commented on 2005-09-09 08:55:59
This is one of many Sonic games I'm intrested in since the Dreamcast game.
So far it's looking good, they are really going tech for this Sonic game fo'sho.

Now's the time games really start comming out Next Gen.
Commented on 2005-09-09 09:21:17
Commented on 2005-09-09 13:00:31
Do you know the name of the song with that puppet in it?
Commented on 2005-09-09 13:20:17 In reply to birdman
Posted by birdman
Do you know the name of the song with that puppet in it?
Mr. Oizo - Flat Beat
Commented on 2005-09-09 13:32:00
There isn't a lot you can do with Sonic other than make him higher poly each time. Fur shading wouldn't work (though it would on Tails.)
Commented on 2005-09-09 13:52:46
Have we reached the law of diminishing returns in terms of graphics? All of these udnerwhelming-looking next-gen games can't be an accident.
Commented on 2005-09-09 15:13:09
I think we've reached a point where people can't see how much better games look until you show them comparisons side by side.
Commented on 2005-09-09 16:35:29
I agree with the sentiment that you can't make Sonic look more next gen without.. you know,.. changing how Sonic looks, bur I also sort of see what people mean when they're underwhelmed by the look of Sonic.

However, these are drawn from the tech demo shown some time ago, and while they're bundled with the confirmation of next gen Sonic, I don't think we should attach too much to these screenshots.

Rejoice that he doesn't look like a balloon animal anymore (Sonic Heroes) and look forward to playing what's prolly the first Sonic game since 1999 that doesn't... play like a Sonic game from 1999.
Commented on 2005-09-09 16:44:12
I hope this game is good
Commented on 2005-09-09 20:20:35
+1 Blim =D
Commented on 2005-09-09 23:31:50
Commented on 2005-09-10 19:13:33
think i'll be picking this one up, for my kid of course:}

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