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  1. Loving what I've been seeing from Sonic Forces today. The one thing that would really satisfy me is if they put Ice Cap zone in the game. I was pissed that it wasn't chosen for generations.

    1. Blue Wisp

      Blue Wisp

      Give me more than 4 city stages and 2 ocean/green hills levels and I'll buy Forces in a heartbeat. Give me varied levels, that's all I want. 


    2. Johnny Boy

      Johnny Boy

      What about Crisis City?

    3. Blue Wisp

      Blue Wisp

      The name speaks of itself. Lava as in something like Lava Reef. 


  3. Overall moral of the Pokemon Anime: Status Quo is Arceus.

    1. Rusty Spy

      Rusty Spy

      Moral of Pokemon: You'll never be the very best, like no one ever was

    2. kirby1up


      are you sure it wasn't this?


  4. Predict the rotten tomatoes score for the sonic movie.

    1. FriendBot
    2. Jack / Joker
    3. Dejimon11


      "It's shit but your all going to watch it anyways."

    4. RosaRosaRosalina


      -29,241,895,274,133,848,291,484,142,939,490.666% to the infinite power

    5. Celestia


      A picture of Iizuka shrugging.

  5. Reaction: A Knuckles game that explains his past. 

    1. Diogenes
    2. Marcello


      A "Sitting In Front Of A Rock" simulator sounds fun.

    3. Nina Cortex Jovahexeon

      Nina Cortex Jovahexeon

       Kinda funny since Dark Brotherhood kind of pushed the envelope on that. 

    4. Chili Dawg

      Chili Dawg

      get ken penders on it

    5. Dr. Mechano

      Dr. Mechano

      @Chili Dawg

      "I descended from a long line of Knuckles. Like Bearded Knuckles! And Space Knuckles!  And Cyborg Knuckles!"

    6. Osmium


      Sitting in front of a rock in a cave and periodically running out to look at the emeralds on the outside pillars everyday for 16 years

  6. Reaction: An HD remake of Ecco the dolphin.

    1. Dejimon11


      SomecallmeJohnny's favorite

  7. Reaction: At one point in Forces, Eggman kidnaps the OC, leading to a very obvious joke...

    1. Nina Cortex Jovahexeon

      Nina Cortex Jovahexeon

      Make it so Number 1!

    2. Forte-Metallix


      "Hey, Eggman! DO NOT STEAL!"

    3. The Tenth Doctor

      The Tenth Doctor

      He captured the Avatar! Zuko could learn a thing from you Doc!

  8. Reaction: Atlantis as a world in Kingdom Hearts 3

    1. Supah Berry

      Supah Berry

      Featuring: URSULA'S CRAZY SISTER

    2. Teoskaven


      I wish.
      If Leonard Nimoy was still alive they could have used that as an excuse to have Xeahnort pranking Sora & co. by disguising himself as the atlantian king.

    3. KHCast


      Or having Xehanort confront the king.

  9. Reaction: Disney buys Fox and puts Ice Age in Kingdom Hearts.

    1. KHCast


      I’d rather this before frozen honestly 

  10. Reaction: Disney buys Sega

    1. pppp


      Sure. I'd trust Sonic to Disney better than SEGA.

    2. Blacklightning


      I can't trust them not to outsource to fucking EA after what they did with the Star Wars license.

    3. Dejimon11


      Well it's not like SEGA was doing much with most of their IPs anyways 

    4. Balding Spider

      Balding Spider

      *Reads posts above*


  11. reaction: Disney buys Sega

    1. Perkilator


      I'd be okay with it. I was thinking maybe they could make Disney Interactive a part of it, so they could get back to making games again.

    2. Vertical Snoop [D.K.]

      Vertical Snoop [D.K.]

      Disney's Sonic the Hedgehog

    3. Dejimon11


      So SEGA will be dead in a few years because Disney doesn't know how to run a gaming business 

    4. Perkilator


      @Dejimon11They DID, actually. It was Disney Interactive.

    5. Dejimon11


      Aren't they closed down?

    6. Perkilator


      @Dejimon11Well....yeah, but that doesn't falter my point.

  12. Reaction: Iizuka leaves the Sonic franchise.

    1. Dejimon11
    2. Marcello
    3. Red


      Iizuka is the sole reason Mania exists so without him you can say bye bye to any new Classic Sonic games like it.

    4. The Tenth Doctor

      The Tenth Doctor

      He's a good guy, it'll be a shame if he goes.

    5. Indigo Rush
    6. Pelvic WOO! engine
    7. Milo


      I'd wish him good luck in the future but I wouldn't be too broken up by him divesting his involvement in Sonic TBH. I think a lot of people tend to downplay or ignore a lot of the questionable / bad design decisions and games he's made, while also giving him too much credit for games he had a more limited involvement in, like his roles in Sonic 3&K and Mania (speaking of which...).

      With that said, I think I do prefer the supervisory role he has now for Sonic projects, compared to the past games he was actively involved in as a producer/designer/director. Him leaving the Mania dev team to their devices was easily the best decision he's done in years.

      @Red Nope. Iizuka greenlit and supervised the project, but had Taxman (along with SoA) not presented him his Sonic Discovery pitch, there would be no new classic Sonic project (whether it be another port/remaster or a new game) whatsoever.

  13. Reaction: Iizuka stops working on Sonic games after forces.

    1. Waveshocker Sigma
    2. McGroose


      Only to be replaced with Ken Penders

    3. The Deleter

      The Deleter


      He's not the only reason Sonic Team games are made this way... Idk if he's even the main reason tbh

      I'd assume decisions like the Avatar or the Werehog would come down to him, but everything else seems like it'd come from it being pitched to him and awaiting his approval, rather than him actually creating any of the ideas themselves

    4. Pelvic WOO! engine

      Pelvic WOO! engine

      Gonna miss that guy. I'll never forget when he brought sonic out of the dark ages with colors. So long iizuka, time for someone else to give it a shot.

    5. McGroose


      The amount of shit Iizuka gets is laughable and shows we really don't know how Sonic team works. You lose him, hardly anything changes.

      Meet the new boss, same as the old boss.

    6. Pelvic WOO! engine

      Pelvic WOO! engine

      Yeah I'm pretty sure it's mostly the higher ups at sega responsible for the stuff we don't like sometimes.

    7. Bobnik


      ...Is he even working on this game?

    8. The Deleter

      The Deleter

      Well I mean the captain of the ship should take responsibility for his crew

      A good head-of-production would shut down bad game ideas and decisions before they're approved of in the first place. Make sure above all else a well-made game is what's being made, not a mess of ideas.

      I don't think he should take the brunt of everything, but he certainly could be doing a better job than he has in the past 10 years...

  14. Reaction: Paramount instead decides to make the Sonic movie fully animated.

    1. Ellipsis-Ultima


      That would be fine.

    2. Vertical Snoop [D.K.]

      Vertical Snoop [D.K.]

      It's still a movie about a video game.

  15. Reaction: Sam Jackson playing Scar in the live action lion king remake.

    1. Dejimon11


      "Bitch say Mufasa again. I dare you!"

    2. The Chairman Of The Board

      The Chairman Of The Board



      Haha. Have you ever run into these people who no matter what you say or do your a racist??

  16. Reaction: Sam Jackson plays Knuckles in the Sonic movie

    1. Teoskaven


      "I had ENOUGH with this money-frying Badnicks on this monday-to-friday island!"

    2. Tails spin

      Tails spin

      "The last time I trusted somebody I lost the Master Emerald" -Nicholas J Knuckles

  17. Reaction: Segata Sanshiro appears in Wreck It Ralph 2.

  18. Reaction: Sonic Team shuts down.

    1. Dr. Mechano

      Dr. Mechano

      Good. Sell the franchise to a competent developer and cut their losses.

    2. Heckboy
    3. AlphaRuby


      A re-shuffle maybe, but complete shut down would be really hard on those who don't deserve the chop.

    4. Polkadi~☆


      A bit harsh. Wouldn't agree with such a decision.

    5. The Tenth Doctor
    6. RosaRosaRosalina


      they’re free

      free to finally care about things again 



      also alex kidd is the mascot again, go figure

    7. MightyRay


      I'd rather a major restructure first. Give the new team some smaller sonic projects or some different I.P. to work with then get them to release a new 'AAA' sonic game.

    8. Strickerx5


      welp another platformer bites the dust

      and probably sega too as, lets face it, every series needs a constant development house to at least stay relevant and without sonic... sega's done

    9. Polkadi~☆


      hey, sega has other franchises under their belt that are crazy good

      sonic is just their biggest output

    10. Ferno


      mania team moves in

      they dont even have a fancy new name

      they just call themselves Sonic Team 2


    11. AlphaRuby
    12. Ferno
    13. TCB




      give it to this guy

      he's heads a recently successful sega ip here in the west


  19. Reaction: Sony casts Jesse Eisenburg as Eggman for the Sonic movie instead of Bryan Cranston.

    1. Boomer


      Cast Brian Blessed or go home.

  20. Reaction: Sun and Moon introduces a grass/fire Pokemon that's based off of weed.

    1. Speeps


      Censored in the west to protect the innocent children.

  21. Reaction: The final boss theme of Forces is an orchestrated version of fastest thing alive.

    1. Dejimon11
    2. Strickerx5



      The final boss theme of Forces is an orchestrated version of-



      fastest thing alive


    3. Kiah


      That would be way past coo-no no no! Not cool.  

      That needs to be part of a Sonic game that I'm actually excited about if it actually was going to be a thing. 

    4. Pelvic WOO! engine

      Pelvic WOO! engine

      Sonic, underground, theme, orchestrated.  Sega can have all my money!!......












  22. Reaction: the next Sonic game has a selfie mode.

    1. Supah Berry

      Supah Berry


      Well at least Sonic Team took some inspiraton from BOTW

    2. KHCast


      Considering every game now does it, I’d be more shocked if it didn’t lol

    3. dbzfan7


      I woulda guessed meme mode. 

  23. Reaction: When Disney buys Fox, they soft reboot Ice Age so that everything after the second movie never happened.

    1. Dee Dude

      Dee Dude

      *everything after the first movie never happened.*


    2. Forte-Metallix


      I'd rather this franchise just go extinct already. And give us Peanuts Movie 2!

    3. Strickerx5


      @Froste-the-SnowMetallixEh, the Peanuts Movie was so pure that I'd rather they just keep it as a stand alone film. Don't want to risk them ruining anything.

      But in terms of Ice Age... eh, why not. The series was already dead to me after 3 so it wouldn't hurt.

  24. Reminder that Unleashed will be 10 this year.

    1. Forte-Metallix


      And it's still the best-looking Sonic game ever.

    2. Shaddy Zaphod

      Shaddy Zaphod

      What you really mean is SA1 turns 20.

    3. Strickerx5


      ... damn it...

    4. Ferno


      forces has the better lighting, but worse art direction and use of that lighting overall which still puts it behind, imo

    5. CottonCandy


      The fact that Sonic Adventure and Spyro the Dragon turns 20 this year makes me depressed. *sigh* 

    6. TheOcelot


      Mania turns one years old this year ;)

    7. Pelvic WOO! engine

      Pelvic WOO! engine




  25. Review sites bashing Sonic is nothing new. But the recent video from IGN, really made me want to bang my head against a wall.

    1. QuantumEdge


      Meh, I've gotten used to IGN being allergic to anything Sonic.

    2. CottonCandy


      Yeah, I've I too have gotten used to bashing. Its just funny to me now. The part that got me in the ign video was one the reasons of older games were bad is trial-n-error design. Because, yeah, no other platformer in existence has ever had that, ever. Lol

    3. QuantumEdge


      Having seen the video, I truly think those guys have it in for the Blue Blur.  What they said was straight up unfair, objective criticism.  Trial and error has been the basis of gameplay for gaming as a whole during that time.  Using that as a reason to knock the series seems almost desperate to find any reason to say "Sonic's never been great".  What a joke.

    4. Johnny Boy

      Johnny Boy

      And then they said the trailer for the 3D game is about modern and classic running to go have sex with big. What in the actual fuck.

    5. Armored CC14

      Armored CC14


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