Vier 20 jaar Sonic in een compleet nieuw avontuur met een geweldige ervaring voor jonge en oude Sonic-fans!
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"A Great Throwback to Sonics Roots that manages to be a good game, only downside is it's a little short, and Classic Sonic has a lot better levels."

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Sonic Generations, de ultieme viering van 20 jaar Sonic-gaming, geeft de definitieve ervaring voor nieuwe en oude Sonic-fans.
Sonics universum wordt in een chaos geworpen wanneer een mysterieuze nieuwe kracht tevoorschijn komt en ‘time holes’ creëert die Sonic en zijn vrienden terug de tijd innemen. Terwijl ze daar zijn, ontmoet Sonic een paar karakters van zijn verleden waaronder een jongere versie van hemzelf! Nu moeten ze samenwerken om hun vijanden te verslaan, hun vrienden te redden, en uit te vinden wie hier allemaal achter zit.

Belangrijkste kenmerken:

  • Twee keer zoveel lol - Speel als Classic Sonic en Modern Sonic in de ultieme Sonic-ervaring. Beheers de bewegingen van elk karakter als ze door elke omgeving heen racen op speciaal voor hun ontworpen parcoursen.
  • De beste beetjes zijn nog beter geworden - Iconische omgevingen van gamegeschiedenis komen tot leven in prachtig HD voor het ultieme Sonic-avontuur, waarvan elk opnieuw bekeken, nagemaakt en herdacht is met verbazingwekkende resultaten.
  • Splinternieuwe ervaring - Speel sommige van gamings meest iconische omgevingen op een nieuwe manier met beroemde Sonic-levels gepresenteerd in prachtig nieuw stereoscopisch 3D.
  • Ontgrendel nieuwe avonturen - Nadat je elk level hebt verslagen en Sonics vrienden hebt bevrijdt, kan je teruggaan een meer uitdagingen aangaan met hen aan je zij.
  • Beruchte bazen en rivalen - Strijd tegen een paar van de meest beruchte karakters van Sonics verleden terwijl je vecht voor ultieme oppermacht.
  • Beheers je bewegingen - Beheers Classic Sonics beroemde spin-dash-aanval en gebruik Modern Sonics ‘Boost’ terwijl je splinternieuwe parcoursen voltooit.

Systeemeisen

    Minimum:
    • OS: Microsoft Windows 7/Vista/XP
    • Processor: Intel Pentium Dual-Core T4200 (2x2.0GHz) or AMD equivalent
    • Memory: 2GB RAM (XP)/3GB RAM (Windows 7 / Vista)
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 8800 (512MB) / ATI Radeon HD 2900 (512MB)
    • DirectX®:
    • Hard Drive: 11 GB free hard drive space
    • Sound:
    Recommended:
    • OS: Microsoft Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel Core i5 @ 2.66 GHz / AMD Phenom II X4 @ 3.0 GHz
    • Memory: 3GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 (1GB) / ATI Radeon HD 5850 (1GB)
    • DirectX®:
    • Hard Drive: 11 GB free hard drive space
    • Sound:
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What's this? A good sonic game? My God.

SEGA. THIS IS WHAT WE WANT!
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Sonic Generations is a blend of two games. The old school original Genesis 2D platformers that have you speeding through winding labyrinths. The other half has more modern Sonic games that are not only 2D platformers, but 3D platformers and straightaway running in 3D. After completing the first level as old school (classic) Sonic, you're treated to a story cut scene. The game then game opens up to the platforming hub level. The hub level lets you switch between the two versions of Sonic. Levels are full of loops, straightaways, platforms, rails to grind on, tubes to shoot down like Sonic 2's bonus round, spikes, death pits, water, red rings that will launch Sonic and many paths here and there. While Sonic can't swim, he just jumps higher underwater when he used to just move slow in previous games. The levels are throwbacks to previous Sonic games. Consider it a best of collection.

The game consists of three major chapters. Every chapter has 3 zones. Each zone has two levels (acts), the first level is that straight up 2D platformer and the second level is the more modern 3D version. You can tackle them in any order that you like. Once an act is complete, you rescue one of Sonic's many friends. After you complete the 6 levels of each chapter, then challenges become unlocked. Each zone has 5 challenges for each version of Sonic. 3 keys will also appear in each chapter and unlock when you complete one challenge from a zone. Then if you have 3 keys in one chapter, you can use them to unlock the boss for that chapter.

The challenges offer some variety with objectives. For the most part you're just running through the same levels you had to get through to unlock them. There are a few unique levels in the challenges. The challenges range from beat the clock, racing tails in a plane, racing your own doppelganger (ghost), timed drifts, enemies moving at double speed and completing a level with only one ring. Since you rescue Sonic's many friends, there are special levels that make use of them to help Sonic. Amy Rose has a hammer that if you time it correctly you can do a mega jump. Knuckles will dig up medals for levels that you need X number of medals to complete the challenge. Rogue will charm armored enemies so Sonic can defeat them. Every enemy that gets defeated in her level makes hollow blocks into solid ones. It feels like a way to make a 4 hour game into an 8 hour game.

Not only does every chapter have a boss, but there are also mini bosses. Basically you walk up to them in the hub level and challenge them. Once they're defeated, you get yourself a chaos emerald since there are no bonus levels like previous Sonic games. Each boss is original and unique, since Sonic has so many characters, you'll never fight the same one twice. The main bosses are gigantic. To take them down, its not just hitting a boss, but its timing the attacks when bosses are vulnerable and the way you'll need to make them vulnerable.

Since it is like two games in one, there are two sets of controls. The old school sonic that has just a jump button. Who can duck and hit the button to start a spin dash that he'll release when you let go of down. Then there's the modern sonic that has the same controls for the most part. Modern Sonic has a homing attack that will lock onto an enemy, springboard or claw and dart to them in mid air. This helps with traversing the land as its a lot quicker than loading up a spin dash. Sonic can now slide under objects as he runs, but it feels more like a quick time event than anything. There are even level specific controls like wall jumping back and forth. Sonic will even find a way to make him stick to walls and ceilings.

There is also a boost button that will send Sonic instantly dashing. The boost has a meter that decreases over time. To get boost you will need to collect rings. You can also get boost from drifting around corners when you're in a straightaway by holding the L or R when you go into turns. On top of that, you can gain boost by jumping through rainbow rings that will let you do mid air tricks by hitting the left thumbstick. Comparing the two control types feels like old school Sonic is one dimensional. This could be a subtle way of proving which character is better.

The Sonics also have skills that you can use to customize them. Things like stopping on a dime no matter how fast you're going. Getting an extra life when you run out. Not taking fall damage and so on. There are even skills just for classic Sonic and others just for modern Sonic. Each skill you unlock uses points. You have 100 points to assign the skills. So the better the skill, the less others you can assign. There are loadouts too for quick assigning.

As always rings are like Sonic's health. If you have a ring, Sonic can take a hit from an enemy or spikes. That will send the rings spraying from his body. If you don't have a ring when Sonic gets hit, he loses a life. The game's helper even announces it. The game's helper is a big help, especially with the challenges. The helper will explain everything as you play including how to defeat the bosses. You can of course turn the helper off.

Sonic Generations puts a real emphasis on speed more than the original Genesis games. The boosts, the loops, the bosses chasing you, a semmi truck trying to ram you, competing against doppelgangers. It all goes to prove that Sonic is fast if not parkour with his homing attack. At the end of each level and challenge, you get graded with par times. It almost feels like a racing game disguised as a platformer.

The game is beautiful, but it feels like a beast on my system, causing me to lower resolution. Every blade of grass gets rendered and everything is colorful. The only problem is Sonic is super small on the screen. He gets dwarfed by how gigantic the world is around him and the camera never really being tight up on him. As everything blurs from the speed its easy to lose sight of him in 2D. Because of this, some of the game felt to me like it was playing itself. Even the quick time slides still made Sonic slide when I failed to push a button. Not holding the thubstick still made him move. Some of it gets relegated to timing homing attacks to get over areas. Is that a bad thing? No its visually impressive even if I don't feel like I have complete control.

Another problem in the 3D worlds is no camera control. You're stuck looking at what the game wants you to. While that's not always a bad thing, it can be problematic. Sometimes I lost sight of Sonic or couldn't see a gap between areas sending into death pits. There were plenty of times in 3D terrain I jumped to my death. Often from misjudging where I was or from Sonic's slippery turnarounds. Often times Sonic would stop in mid air to fall to his death even having full momentum into a jump. Using boost to run over water is treacherous. Even in what looks like ankle deep water can send Sonic to his doom if you get clipped by a platform and stopped.

There are plenty of extras to unlock including artwork, music that you can select to replace the current level music. It is a lot of content with 18 levels, skills, 90 challenges. For me it felt like the fun didn't last as long as the challenge. The death pits and water deaths seemed too constant. Even with a few glitches here and there, the game is by no means bad. It is just trying to be everything at once. Playing the classic Sonic feels forced when modern Sonic has so much diversity. I'd rather play one or the other. To get to a destination, I can drive a car. Then I can flatten the tires and drive for 5 minutes. After that I can fill up the tires again. Then flatten the tires again after 10 minutes and fill up the tires again. I'll still get to my destination, but I'd rather not have flat tires from level to level. I would have appreciated if the game had two halves. If only you could complete a classic half and a modern half, without completing them both at the same time.
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it's pretty cool how somehow sega keeps dropping the ball on sonic but this one game actually turned out really really good but they can't seem to remember how they made it

like did they just take a bunch of drugs, wake up with this game and no recollection of what happened and go "eh ship it"
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Most underrated game of all time.

Yes, I'm a Sonic fanboy. But I'm perfectly aware most Sonic games are crap. It's a guilty pleasure for me.

But this game. This game is near-flawless.

Don't let my hours fool you. I've clocked in over 100 on the PS3 version. I just got this version to play some mods.
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This game have mods dude
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Review for : Sonic Generations.

Pros :
- Amazing Details and stunning graphic running in 60 FPS
- Classic maps we love
- Epic audio and Gameplay
- Game can be modded

Cons :
- Short levels
- Classic maps we HATE
- Bad Keyboard controllers!

Review :

Sonic generations is made to celebrate the 20th Birthday of Sonic the Hedgehog...
The Game featured two playing styles... : Classic 2D gameplay, And Modern 3D Gameplay...
Running across old stages like ''Greenhill zone'' and also newer one like ''Rooftop Runner''

The story is so bad i'm not even ganna take the time to explain it...
and the hubworld is '' meh '' at best...

- 2D Sonic (Classic sonic) :
in the 2D part of the game where you play as Classic sonic you're making your way thru stages like in the old days...
From the left side of the screen ur running to the right...
there nothing really to say about this, that mainly because its 100% the same as on the old days
SEGA Nailed this part...

- 3D Sonic (Modern sonic) :"
In The 3D part ur playing with high speed and tricky action is every stage...
even though you're not '' rolling around at the speed of sound '' you're still going pretty fast...

One thing i do not like about modern sonic is the fact they put some 2D part in the 3D stages.
why this is? I do not know...

If i wanted to play 2D sonic, i would have picked classic sonic instead

- Levels :
The levels in this game are a mix of old and new stages,
they stages they picked are remade for 2D or 3D, depending of what game they are taken from.

they picked the favourite maps of the sonic community for this game...
the maps are a bit short and don't have a lot of replay value in my opinion

One thing the game also makes you do is : Replay levels with a other objective,,,
AND YOU HAVE TO DO THIS,
the game wont let you go to the next set of level until you done this...
after you done this you will have earned 3 KEYS,
And now you can open the door to the Boss Battle.
The boss battles are boring and i never look forward to one...

-Extra :
Because this is a PC game I installed a view mods,
One of the mods I installed was the ‘’ Unleashed project ‘’
That ports the Sonic unleashed maps in to the game… (only Day Time maps)
And its AMAZING
In my opinion sonic unleashed had better maps and music…
I would recommend everybody to install this mod if you can

- conclusion :
I Really liked this game, its fun and looks super good
The Keyboard controller are not that great and the levels can be short...
Music and art is amazing and the game even made me visit older sonic game again...

I would recommend this game to everybody who is already a fan of the series!

Releasedate : 1st of November 2011
Developer : Sonic Team
Publisher : SEGA
Category : Platformer
Website : http://www.sega.com/sonicgenerations
Platforms : Xbox360, Playstation 3, Nintendo 3DS and Windows PC

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You can play through City Escape again.

10/10.
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Sonic Generations isn't the best Sonic game ever, but almost took the title

Sonic Generations is, basically, a bomb of pure nostalgia.

This game was made, mainly, for the fans, players who like platforming, fast-paced games, run through stages like there's no tomorrow, or just keep modding the game until it turns perfect (on the PC version, of course), for those kind of players, this game is very good, but for the fans, it's almost perfect.

Awesome controls, awesome stage design, awesome models and animations, everything in this game is awesome, but like all the things in the universe, it's not perfect, some few bugs, very tiny bugs, will occur sometimes, but nothing that a "Start Over" won't solve, like in the Shadow Rival Battle, when Shadow keeps running into the wall, it's almost impossible for this to happen.

The stages from past games that were remade to Sonic Generations, were very well chosen, highlighting Classic Crisis City, the troll stage, along with 4 bosses, one from each era of Sonic The Hedgehog series, and one just for Sonic Generations, and 3 Rival Battles.

The soundtrack... well... it's just... perfect! Hear the new Escape From the City remixes it's a holy sound to everybody's ears, highlighting Modern Rooftop Run, my favorite from the entire soundtrack.

The modding community just turns the PC version even better, with new stages, other Sonic series characters, even characters that are not from the series. Dario ff/Samothethief and the Team Unleashed made a flawless job with the "Unleashed Project" a mod that adds all the main day stages from Sonic Unleashed, this mod it's just perfect for the people who played Sonic Unleashed and liked it.

And now... for the thing:

Pros:
-Awesome graphics
-Easy controls for both Sonics
-Nostalgia bomb
-Flawless soundtrack
-Well done stages
-Easter eggs (Most of them are on the Adventure Era)
-The price.

Cons:
-Almost no challenge.
-Easy stages and bosses, if you're an expert in Sonic games, don't do normal mode, go on Hard mode.
-Very short game, you can finish it in 2-4 hours.
-Just Classic and Modern Sonic as playable characters.

"Sonic Generations is a epic game, it is an awesome game on it's own, with mods, it's even better, i am a huge Sonic The Hedgehog fan, and i'm proud that i bought this game"[/h1][/b]

9.0/10 - Rick The Hedgehog
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People may like to hate on the modern Sonic games (and usually for good reason), but Sonic Generations deserves no such hate. This game is an absolute blast for any Sonic fan to play! The game’s premise is you and the yesteryear Sonic the Hedgehog have to rescue all their old worlds they have been to. This means every iteration in the main Sonic line is represented with a level in the game! From Chemical Plant, to City Escape, it’s nice to go back and play all these classic levels.

The gameplay is much improved over the more recent Sonic games so no worries there. The music in the game is spectacular, and I have already downloaded the soundtrack onto my computer. This is actually the second time I have played through Generations and I can assure you it is just as much fun as the first. Only thing I miss is the surprise of which classic level is next.

I recommend any Sonic fan, platforming fan, or video game fan in general to pick this up. I promise you that you will love this game as much as I do!
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It's not Sonic '06! Sonic Boom!
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Okay. Some people are wondering "how can she have so many hours on that game?"

I'll tell you my secret:

I'm always angry.

Wait, no. That's not right.

The secret is that I own a small desk cycle I can put right at my feet. So I pick up my controller and do time attacks in this game while I sweat out the cardio. Makes for a great workout, cause of the sense of motion. Working out the body, mind, and reflexes - ho! I highly recommend it.

This game, Gauntlet, and Dyad are my favorites for exercising.

So that's the story. Beyond that, I mean, it's the best Sonic game released since Sonic Adventure. Honestly, it's better than Sonic Adventure, because it's purely Sonic play, none of this other character crap. I play Sonic games to whiz through levels and be a blue badass, not flop around as corpulent purple cat and go fishing. WTF, Sega. Sometimes. You guys.
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Sonic Generations is a game I never got to play back when it came out. I never had a 3DS, Xbox 360, or PS3, and I never knew about Steam, so I honestly wasn't able to play it. But now I have a 3DS and this game, and it is Awesome! This game is literally one of the Fastest Sonic Games to date! I'm glad I bought this game on Steam, because if I hadn't, I wouldn't have met some really cool friends in Time Attack. However, I didn't have an Xbox 360 Controller so I was stuck with the Keyboard, so make sure you get an Xbox 360 or PS3 Controller hooked up to your PC.

Controls:
PC: 6/10
Xbox 360/PS3: 9/10

Graphics: 8/10

Sound: 9.5/10

Gameplay: Gets repetitive at times. 8.5/10

Average Rating: 8.2/10

Go buy it if you missed out on the Xbox 360 or PS3 Release. Otherwise, just leave it be.
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I don’t consider myself a Sonic fan and I really don’t have any nostalgia for the series as a whole. Most of my good memories come from Sonic and Knuckles, so it has been a long time since I played a Sonic game for any real length of time. I discovered a nostalgia and love for Sonic through this game that I didn’t know existed. Its gameplay is simple but effective and its graphics and art charming. No matter your level of respect or disdain for that little blue rodent this is a game worth exploring.

The story starts off as Sonic celebrates his twentieth birthday, with a monster known as the Time Eater crashing the party and dispersing Sonic's friends to various stages in history. Sonic is knocked out after futily taking on the monster. He wakes up in the White Space dimension and encounters Tails, as well as his plumper, black-pupiled younger self. The two Sonics have to free their friends in two different versions of levels that have emerged over the years, and eventually defeat the monster summoned by Dr. Eggman. Modern Sonic utilises the game mechanics used in 3D games like Heroes and Colours. His homing attack allows him to lock-on to an enemy when he jumps at them and can boost through levels for additional speed. Classic Sonic handles the traditional side-scrolling levels, sporting the ability to spin-dash. Levels run at a slower pace as they require some more caution, and he also can’t auto aim at enemies or jump as far.

Generations is something of a healthy montage of what comprised the first twenty years of Sonic games. The nine stages are all throwbacks from three console eras. Three zones from the heights of the ‘Classic Era’ have been lovingly reimagined, including the signature Green Hill. The ‘Dreamcast Era’ touches up Adventure’s Speed Highway and City Escape plus Sunside Beach from the later Heroes. The ‘Modern Era’ even revitalises Crisis City from the disastrous 2006 reboot, as well as Rooftop Run and Planet Wisp from Unleashed and Colours. Boss fights are dispersed between each era, but can only be unlocked upon completion of three side missions. These are usually comprised of another objective within a level, such as a ghost race or collecting items. Some are fun and others are less so, but aren’t a necessity to reach the end. Similarly to secret special stages in the originals, hidden stars encourage exploration of the multiple paths in each level. There are also the Red Rings hidden in the main stages to encourage players to explore every nook and cranny as both Sonics to find them. Ample rewards await players who take up all of these challenges in the form of new powers, which can be added to either Sonic's play mechanics to make old stages new again. These powers are hardly throwaway, but they're also hand-picked from Sonic's rich game history. Prepare to relive the fun of using the special elemental shields from Sonic 3, give Classic Sonic the Homing Attack, give Modern Sonic unlimited boost meter in exchange for one-hit death (one of my favorites), allow either Sonic to stop on a dime, or even endow the time-slowing skill from Secret Rings. There are dozens of these, and they're great for playing around in stages, exploration, or for finding the best combination for the fastest times.

Bottom line: If you are or have ever been a fan of Sonic the Hedgehog during the series' two-decade history, then this is your game. Sega made this for us. If you've been away from Sonic for a while or have been wondering what he's all about, then this is actually a great game to start with, as it features the two best-playing versions of Sonic in the series, along with his greatest stages, all in one place. Play it however you can, even if you rent it, but whatever you do, don't call it "short" or "over quickly." There's enough game here to last potentially ages.

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Something old and something new; you get the best of both worlds in Sonic Generations. SEGA proves that Sonic the Hedgehog can still remain relevant in the platforming genre that has been mostly dominated by fat Italian plumbers. With decade’s worth of nostalgia and fan service being crammed inside the title of “Generations” is truly fitting. The game focuses on playing as both a side scrolling “Classic” Sonic that plays like Sonic from the Sega Genesis and then 2D/3D style “Modern” Sonic which plays like Sonic Colors or Sonic Unleashed. The game offers some of the finest platforming (both 2D and 3D) that you’ll be able to find on the PC.

Many often criticize sonic games by complaining about the “speed” of Sonic the Hedgehog and that when playing he doesn’t feel fast enough, or that they make him too fast and the platforming isn’t enjoyable, Sonic Generations finds that perfectly happy medium between speed and platforming, It is incredibly fast paced but it doesn’t force you to go insanely fast if you don’t want to, if you want to take your time and try to gather all the collectibles it gives you the option to do so. If you’ve ever played any of the games from either era of Sonic then you will be right at home with the combat system, either jumping on heads or using a spin attack as “Classic” Sonic, or flying through the air using homing attacks as “Modern” Sonic. Both the combat and platforming controls feel tight, fast, and fluid, it handles just the way a sonic game should. The game also periodically shakes things up by adding in fairly interesting boss battles that are each centered on a different type of combat component that you haven’t previously experienced in the game prior.

Sonic Generations is quite the visually stunning game, the game looks absolutely gorgeous, especially the redesigned HD versions of classic Sonic levels. And the 60 FPS of the PC version makes the game feel and run buttery smooth, which is an absolute must for game that revolves around moving at such a high level of speed. The game also boasts an impressive soundtrack featuring a plethora of some of the greatest hits from Sonic games.

The main story sadly only takes around 5-6 hours to complete, However despite the fairly short campaign, Sonic Generations is crammed to the brim with unlockables, collectibles, game modes and challenges that will easily put your play time into the double digits if you tried to 100%. Don’t let the short campaign scare you off, even if you’re the type of gamer who likes to do a single play through and be “one and done” ,Sonic Generations is a high enough quality game to warrant spending at that type of price to gameplay hours ratio

Overall the game shows that Sonic still has what it takes to be a powerhouse of the platforming genre, offering fast fluid controls, amazing level design, beautiful visuals, an incredible soundtrack and enough fan service to make any devote Sonic worshipper cry tears of joy. The only downside of the game is that by the time you beat it you’ll still want more.


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50.6 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 1 november 2014
Sonic Generations is the ultimate love letter to any fan of Sonic the Hedgehog, new and old. The game is composed entirely of levels and music from 1991's Sonic the Hedgehog, to 2010's Sonic Colors, all redone and beautifully recreated. It's both a 2D and 3D platformer, and that's the gimmick here. You can play as "Classic Sonic" in Act 1 who's play style is exactly like a traditional 2D Platformer, and as "Modern Sonic" who's levels are 3D. Modern also has the boosting feature from Sonic Rush, and the Homing Attack, whilst Classic can just utilize the Spin Dash.

As stated, all stages and music are completely re-done from the ground up to make up pretty interesting levels. But it's not just an HD makeover, every one of the levels have been edited to where it's different from the original game, while it still has those familiar bits here and there.

The soundtrack is also beautiful. Every piece (Save 2 or 3 exceptions) is remixed Sonic music from the past, fitting with the old stages you play. Actually, it's remixed twice. Classic has more retro sounding music, and Modern has, well, you can put two and two together.

Now where the problems lie, there are a couple. This one is pretty obvious, but if you're not the biggest fan of Sonic, this game might be pretty average to you. Don't get me wrong, the game is still a spectacular platformer, but the entire purpose was to celebrate Sonic's 20th anniversary, therefore it was made for the fans. Another issue is the game is really easy compared to most Sonic games, and platformers in general, and it doesn't take much effort to get an S rank on every mission, so that could also be a problem.

In short, Generations is a wonderfully crafted Sonic game for the fans. If you love the hedgehog, definitely get this game, you won't regret it. If you're not a Sonic fan, it's still a good platformer for what it is, I think you'll still like it.
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14.3 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 15 november 2014
The first 3D Sonic game that actually works.
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5 van de 6 mensen (83%) vonden deze recensie nuttig
1.5 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 13 januari
Best Sonic Game in AGES. Combines the great 3d gameplay as mordern Sonic with the classic 2d platforming of classic Sonic.
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7.3 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 31 januari
gotta go fast
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9.4 uur in totaal
Geplaatst: 6 februari
Sonic Generations Review
PROS
-TWO SONICS!!!!
-Classic levels brought back with a modern twist
-Super fast gameplay for both Classic and Modern Sonic
-Great remixes of classic tunes
-Great modding community

CONS
-Collectables
-Bosses are kinda boring
-Omachao
-Skills?
-Ending was meh

OVERALL
A great experience for both veterans of the sonic franchise, and the new people who are just getting into the franchise.

MY SCORE: 8.5 out of 10
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