Excerpt: Sonic and the Secret Rings is Sega’s first Sonic video game designed specifically for the Nintendo Wii. The control scheme level design, and extras exhibit that quite well. Players hold the Wii Remote sideways, lower the left side to go left, and lower the right side to go right.
Excerpt: Those who originally became enamoured with Sonic due to his exhilarating sense of speed haven’t exactly been impressed with the speedy blue hedgehog’s latter outings. The addition of several new characters and adventure elements, haven’t been popular with this group of people.
Excerpt: Oh Sonic. How we all wanted you to surprise everyone with your latest video game. There's no denying the fact that Sonic and the Secret Rings looked to be the game that would propel Sonic back into the limelight, finally delivering a 3D experience that would rival the good old 2D platformers.
Conclusion: The Umbrella Chronicles is a deviation in gameplay from other Resident Evil games, providing a fresh and above average gaming experience for fans of the series. The controls are well implemented, with a very limited amount of “wand waving”.
Excerpt: Sonic is back with a whole new adventure on the Wii. We’ve seen what the PS3 and 360 version spawned. Let’s see if Sonic Team has graced Wii owners with a worthy game to add to the Sonic legacy or doom like it’s HD brothers.