Tag: Sonic the Hedgehog

Zool Redimensioned Review

Bad News For Hedgehogs!

HIGH It’s somewhat nice to see Zool back in his original form…

LOW …which reminds me it wasn’t that great to start with.

WTF The bleeding banana will haunt my dreams for years to come.


Sonic Mania Review

They Actually Did It!

HIGH This whole game makes me high with joy.

LOW Hitting enemies or falling into pits because Sonic’s going too fast to see in front of him.

WTF How did some guy in Australia pull off what Sega has been trying to accomplish for two decades?


Valley Review

A Hop, Skip, And A Jump Away

Valley

HIGH The sheer sense of momentum when dashing.

LOW Falling into water repeatedly while jumping between rocks.

WTF The ability to kill and resurrect a deer ad infinitum. For amusement.


Sonic Adventure 2 HD Review

Still Rollin' Around at the Speed of Sound

Sonic Adventure 2 HD Screenshot

HIGH Final Rush is still one of the coolest video game levels ever made.

LOW Mad Space is still one of the most tedious video game levels ever made.

WTF How does the military mistake Shadow for Sonic? They're completely different colors.

Broken Love: Adoration of games that didn’t quite get it right, Part 1

Sonic the Hedgehog (2006) Screenshot

If you play games with any regularity, it's inevitable that you'll eventually come across a roughly-made, unbalanced, unpopular, or straight-up broken title that you grow attached to regardless of how low the score on Metacritic drops. Whatever the reason, I'm betting that every gamer out there has at least one of these awkward, ugly ducklings that they hold dear—and I've invited a group of guest writers to kiss and tell.