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Sonic Adventure 2 makes me miss playing as all the other great Sonic characters

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User Info: PhaseBlack

PhaseBlack
4 years ago#1
Sonic Generations nailed Sonic's gameplay but how about we bring back Shadow, Tails, Knuckles and make them play well.

Maybe Silver too but no more than that, all that today's Sonic games are missing is variety.
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PhoenixRush
4 years ago#2
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User Info: califortunefade

califortunefade
4 years ago#3
They were only fun to play when they were basically clones of Sonic, but with a different special ability.

Over the years they made those characters play so completely different from the way Sonic played that they were just boring.
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User Info: qwertyMrJINX

qwertyMrJINX
4 years ago#4
Hey, if Tails and Knuckles can both use the spin dash, then why would I want to play as Sonic?
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User Info: morphinapg

morphinapg
4 years ago#5
people complained when sega kept including all those other characters in a SONIC game. Personally, I don't care, but make them optional rather then part of the main story. Do it like Sonic 2/3, where the alternate characters played through the same levels, just with a different set of abilities and a slightly different story. I hated that SA2 only featured hedgehog gameplay for about 20% of the game. It should have been at least 50%

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TehRYNOL
4 years ago#6
I'm glad they got rid of the other playable characters.
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User Info: Omega

Omega
4 years ago#7
morphinapg posted...
people complained when sega kept including all those other characters in a SONIC game. Personally, I don't care, but make them optional rather then part of the main story. Do it like Sonic 2/3, where the alternate characters played through the same levels, just with a different set of abilities and a slightly different story. I hated that SA2 only featured hedgehog gameplay for about 20% of the game. It should have been at least 50%


It should have been at least 100%. The shooter levels, chao raising, treasure hunting, and cart racing levels are atrocious.
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User Info: Jinzo 111887

Jinzo 111887
4 years ago#8
qwertyMrJINX posted...
Hey, if Tails and Knuckles can both use the spin dash, then why would I want to play as Sonic?


Sonic boosts right into enemies and sends them flying for laughs.
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User Info: morphinapg

morphinapg
4 years ago#9
From: Omega | #007
morphinapg posted...
people complained when sega kept including all those other characters in a SONIC game. Personally, I don't care, but make them optional rather then part of the main story. Do it like Sonic 2/3, where the alternate characters played through the same levels, just with a different set of abilities and a slightly different story. I hated that SA2 only featured hedgehog gameplay for about 20% of the game. It should have been at least 50%


It should have been at least 100%. The shooter levels, chao raising, treasure hunting, and cart racing levels are atrocious.

I agree, I always prefer 100% sonic over anything else (which is why I loved Generations so much), but if you're going to include other characters, I'm okay with that too, just make them optional, as in, not necessary to finish the main story, and make them play very similar to Sonic, on the same levels, with some different abilities, like Tails' flying, knuckles climbing, etc (heck even the werehog would work with the right level design). Basically, make the extra characters the replay value rather than the main game. Sonic Adventure got close to that. Sonic's gameplay took up most of the play time, and the other characters (at first glance) appeared to be optional, but the problem was in order to see the final ending, you had to beat all the characters.

User Info: bsballa09

bsballa09
4 years ago#10
I don't get why Sonic games are so hard to make for Sega. Just make the game like Sonic Adventure 1 with gameplay like Sonic Unleashed daytime levels.
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