X360, PS3 Tuesday, September 12, 2006 | 3:25 PM

Sonic The Hedgehog images

Sonic The Hedgehog images

Sonic is back with 14 more screens. Do you remember the Orca? Blue Sky design is coming again! ;)


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Commented on 2006-09-12 15:37:54
I like the look of the game, it reminds me of the DC game. I hope they get formula right :)
Commented on 2006-09-12 15:44:30
It doesn't look all that good in those pics, WTF?!
Anyways, I can't wait for this game, I love Sonic, but Sonic only, screw those other punks.
Commented on 2006-09-12 16:39:23
As always, sonic rendered 16 times better :P
Commented on 2006-09-12 16:42:48
uhh, not to be harsh but lets be honest here, this game wouldnt look out of place on the game cube, atleast its not all depressing dark innercities i geuss.
Commented on 2006-09-12 16:43:24
I love Sonic too and I cant wait for this one. The sensation of speed is amazing!!!
And the game looks beautiful, after all...
;-)
o/
Commented on 2006-09-12 16:48:51
As I suspected; this game is a revamped version of the Dreamcast game. And there goes Sonic as smooth as cgi in extreme resolution while the background suffers.
Commented on 2006-09-12 16:49:01
Looks not so hi-poly.. I think it's a game you must see in motion to like it..
Commented on 2006-09-12 17:05:19
yess whaaaale

This game better be 60 fps.
Commented on 2006-09-12 17:33:44
aint it an Orca?(OMGGG: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orca)
Commented on 2006-09-12 17:43:17
wow....best 3d whale ever lol
Commented on 2006-09-12 17:56:04 In reply to omegaheat
Yeah, remake of Emerald Coast! And of course it's a killer whale man!
Posted by omegaheat
As I suspected; this game is a revamped version of the Dreamcast game. And there goes Sonic as smooth as cgi in extreme resolution while the background suffers.
Yeah, Sonic has serious AA\filtering applied while the background isn't so smooth, but that level doesn't look bad enough to be simply called a revamped DC version.
Everything in motion is smooth and looks great(you've seen videos?), and the fact that Sonic looks so much improved is a good thing. Compared to the videos, though, Sonic does look too smooth in these shots.

I just hope there will be more "action" stages in this game, less boring stuff.
Commented on 2006-09-12 18:02:59 In reply to SpazH3d
Posted by SpazH3d
aint it an Orca?(OMGGG: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orca)
Maybe you're right:

Whale: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whale

Ok, looking for information you're right It's an Orca, i'm not a cetaceans specialist :P

Thanks for the advice!
Commented on 2006-09-12 18:12:36
I don't think it looks all that great either, some of the textures seem very lo-res.
Commented on 2006-09-12 19:07:30
Does anyone else agree that the first shots of this game looked better?
http://www.xboxyde.com/gallery_1828_en.html

Hmm?
Commented on 2006-09-12 19:27:18
Sonic is defetively not himself....

Why the hell wuld they need cars??? Wasnt he darn faster then them in then then in the first place, I recall him hitting 600 km/h.

But beside that, it looks good, specialy the last pics :)
Commented on 2006-09-12 19:28:44
I don't think it's just a revamped version of the DC game. I think the guys at SEGA put the whole orca scene thingy just for nostalgia's sake... which is cool for us who played the first SA.

In regards to graphics, it's true floor and BG textures don't look as sharp as Sonic himself, but I don't think it'll matter since you'll pass through at 200 mph....

Looking forward to this one :)
Commented on 2006-09-12 19:53:46
Its all about the gameplay, i saw a 60 fps movie and it looks really fun, cant wait, and the gfx look good enough for me.
Commented on 2006-09-12 19:57:24 In reply to twoism
yeah^
Posted by twoism
Does anyone else agree that the first shots of this game looked better?
http://www.xboxyde.com/gallery_1828_en.html

Hmm?
Yeah, especially that first one. First batch of shots of anything seems to always look best, eh?
Commented on 2006-09-12 20:14:51 In reply to Denjinflash
Posted by Denjinflash
yeah^



Yeah, especially that first one. First batch of shots of anything seems to always look best, eh?
You know that's just target footage, right?
Commented on 2006-09-12 20:47:35
Btw, since when could sonic fly? what the hell.
Commented on 2006-09-12 20:50:16
Glad they brang back the whale, he was awesome.
Commented on 2006-09-12 21:42:37
ofcourse sonic is rendered at higher resolution, when he's running so fast, his body is all that you would see clearly, you won't even notice the detail in the background (or the lack there of)
Commented on 2006-09-12 22:11:01 In reply to XAL
Posted by XAL
You know that's just target footage, right?
Not quite correct. The very first footage of next gen Sonic was rendered in-engine in realtime. There's never been any pre-rendered "target footage" of it, and it's mostly the angle of the shot that decides whether it looks great or not. Later shots seem to lean more towards what you'll actually be seeing when you play, as opposed to crazy zoom on the Sonic model to show it off.
Posted by Sheps
Btw, since when could sonic fly? what the hell.
Since when do screenshots of people/hedgehogs in mid air mean they can fly?
Commented on 2006-09-12 22:44:24
Sonic Jak-X Demolition Ratchet Gladiator Emerald Whale Beach Adventure.

They seriously need to fire who ever is responsible for the engine and world art. The xbox1 or gamecube could easily run this at 640x480.
Commented on 2006-09-12 23:35:31
LOL.
you are a funny man.
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