Conclusion: Sonic has been on a bit of an awkward slope lately. In the last console generation we saw a slew of bad Sonic games with werehogs and sloppy camera controls paving the way. However, in the last three years he's managed to somewhat redeem himself with Sonic Generations and Colors.
Summary: Everyone knows the story: Sonic Lost World was revealed half a year ago to amazement just before E3 2013. Finally, a Sonic game that looked stunning, had an incredible art style, and seemingly wonderful level design, with no "Sonic Friends" attached. What could go wrong?
Excerpt: There’s no hiding, no denying it – Sonic Lost World draws inspiration from Super Mario Galaxy. It looks like it, feels like it for most of the game and the levels all draw upon the planetoids theme we loved from the Galaxy titles. So how does Sonic slot into the equation? He’s not Mario.
Summary: 'Sonic Lost World' is a Nintendo exclusive Sega title. When introduced by Nintendo, this Sonic was billed as another in a wonderful collaboration between the former rivals, and one whose concept seemed to echo recent Mario forays while making strides to give Sonic his own room to run.
Excerpt: Sonic: Lost World is an action packed adventure from the Sonic Team and SEGA that has you once again stepping into the shoes of the spiky, blue-haired character Sonic the Hedgehog. The main objective of Sonic: Lost World is to travel around Lost Hex in pursuit of Doctor Eggman so you can rescue your...
Excerpt: Coming in to 2013, Sonic the Hedgehog was on the rise. With the successful and enjoyable releases of Sonic Colors and Sonic Generations , it had become okay to have faith in the blue blur after years of catastrophic failure.
Excerpt: Lost World is the latest title in the Sonic series released on both Nintendo Wii U and 3DS. In this edition Dr. Eggman is at it again, harnessing the power of menacing creatures known as The Deadly Six but this time the creatures rise up against their master and for the first time Sonic and Dr.
Summary: Sega are enjoying a partnership with Nintendo that older fans like myself never saw coming. These two rivals were always supposed to butt heads and eternally try to outdo each other. Strangely though, this newfound cooperation isn't such a bad alternative.
Excerpt: Sonic Lost World on the Nintendo 3DS is close to the Wii U home console version. The Nintendo 3DS version of Sonic Lost World is scaled down quite a bit though. What is impressive to me is how good it looks on this little portable device.