Thread Rating:
  • 0 Vote(s) - 0 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
MetallixIs Sonic Unleashed the last game with heart and soul?
I’ve seen this sentiment online a few times. The saying is the games that preceded it didn’t have the same scope. Colors was shorter and had a minuscule storyline like they didn’t even try. Generations was just a rehash, again with a minimal storyline. Forces felt rushed and they all seemed lesser in scope and budget.

Do you share the same opinion? Has it crossed your mind? With the backlash Unleashed got it did feel like Sonic Team our heart and soul into it.
[Image: sonichqsig.png]
[Image: SonicBlastUserbar3.png]
[Image: knuckes_stamp_by_pfv0_stamp.png][Image: espio_stamp_by_pfv0_stamp.png][Image: shadow_stamp_by_pfv0_stamp.png]

I still like the game, but I do agree Sonic Forces was rushed. Sonic Colours, Generations and Forces did have some effort put in them, but I think Sonic Unleashed was last game Sonic Team put a lot of effort in. It was the last Sonic game where you had a hub world to wander in, if you played it on the PS3 and X-Box 360 It was probably the last game that had the longest story.
It can certainly seem that way, yeah.
Colors, as mentioned, had far less meat on its bones and everything else after feels like aimless wandering or shallow fanservice. Even Sonic Mania, as great as that was, really could've benefited from all original levels, since the original levels were the highlights of that game.

But Sonic Unleashed? Holy heck were the production values incredible, all those little animated shorts with Sonic and Chip, the extra DLC, the attention to detail in the levels and hubs, it really was a game that fired on all cylinders. But it was also an exponentially more expensive game to produce than your average Sonic game, and the returns simply didn't justify another one, if speculation is to be believed.
Klonoa is my life.
PFP by DevilTail
Did you know that -
I make games?: 
I make videos?: 
I occasionally write detailed blogs?: 
I have a tip-jar?:
I have a Twitter?:
Consider checking me out, I'd really appreciate it!

Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  Should there be a Sonic Adventure 3? Zamau 5 89 04-21-2019, 06:28 AM
Last Post: STP
  New Sonic 2 assets! Metallix 0 8 04-20-2019, 07:10 PM
Last Post: Metallix
Thumbs Up Team Sonic Racing |OT| Metallix 40 3,927 04-03-2019, 01:28 PM
Last Post: RedFox99
  Mario & Sonic At The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Kurisu The Wolf 2 171 04-03-2019, 12:53 PM
Last Post: Dr. Eggman
  Sonic story suggestions Meowkie 1 65 04-03-2019, 08:00 AM
Last Post: Metallix
  Fans are working to revive Sonic Runners Metallix 3 102 03-29-2019, 11:20 AM
Last Post: Metallix
  Sonic Advance > Sonic Mania? Metallix 4 180 03-20-2019, 11:09 AM
Last Post: MadmanRB
  Sonic Mania finaly got Denuvo DRM removed. Wingzzzzy 2 111 03-16-2019, 09:35 AM
Last Post: Metallix
  Played some Sonic games I haven't tried before Metallix 3 222 02-22-2019, 02:13 PM
Last Post: Metallix
  Giving a Game a Second Chance Zamau 1 115 02-19-2019, 06:26 AM
Last Post: NanoPhoenix

Forum Jump:

Mobians inhabiting this thread: 1 Guest(s)