Excerpt: I am a Sonic fanboy. That little fact needs to be put out there right away because, though I\'ll try to be unbiased in this review, the history I\'ve had with the star of Sonic Heroes must be addressed.
Excerpt: Sonic the Hedgehog has been a mainstay of the entertainment industry almost as long as Mario. Yet Sega's mascot has not successfully transitioned to as many genres as Nintendo's plumber, with mediocre racing and party games to his name.
Conclusion: THE VERDICT: Sega has made sure that the latest instalment of its greatest intellectual property of all does not disappoint. Fans will almost certainly love it and newcomers can't fail to adore it.
Excerpt: Sonic Heroes has arrived, and now for diehard Sonic fans a question must be posed. This won't be an easy thing to do, since if you're a longtime fan of the series you've been under the "Fell for It" category since way back in the Blast Processing days. The question, however, must be asked:
Excerpt: There once was a time when publishers had mascots that almost invariably found themselves as flagship titles (or at least attempted flagships) in their gaming libraries. Of course, they almost always wound up being platformers, with Mario on Nintendo’s systems, Sonic on Sega’s, and Bonk on the...