A while back I wrote something on this blog questioning where the next new Sonic the Hedgehog games was. With a live action movie out and a sequel on the horizon, it seemed mad to me that Sega didn’t anything to say, especially with the franchise’s 30th anniversary happening this year. Like with Sonic Generations coming out for the 20th Anniversary.
I guess Covid put a bit of a block one getting Sega’s plans out and ready in time for the anniversary itself. I’ll admit that I still got my hopes up when I learned that the Sonic the Hedgehog YouTube channel would be having an online event and giving us a clue as to what they have planned for the future of the franchise.
Continue reading “My Reaction to the Sonic Central Announcements” →
You saw this coming. As much as I sung the praises of 2017 as a year of great games, that doesn’t mean there isn’t still trash by the barrel full. As is standard fare for these annual lists I do at the end of every year, I top out a binge of positivity by complaining about something, three things to be precise. Just so you can start 2018 with a sour taste in your mouth. You’re welcome.
Without further waffle, here are the three games that disappointed me the most this year. Not to say they were necessarily bad games (although a couple of them kind of were). These are just the games I had the most hopes for, but ended up letting me down the most. Continue reading “Wooderon’s 3 most disappointing games of 2017” →
There comes a point where being a Sonic fan is also to be a Sonic apologist. I’ll put my hands up and say that most Sonic games that have been released in the past 15, maybe 20, years have been bad. There have been some good ones. But you could argue that they’re good by my terrible standards and aren’t actually worth anything out of nostalgic context.
One thing that people who aren’t ingrained into this suffering/series tend to agree on is that the original games, the old 16-Bit releases, were actually pretty decent. So it amazes me that it took Sega so long to come out with a game like Sonic Mania. Continue reading “I got the Sonic Mania” →