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    Reading, drawing, Sonic & other video game franchise such as; Ratchet & Clank, Horizon Zero Dawn, Life is Strange, Telltale Games, Batman Arkham, Crash Bandicoot & The Last of Us.
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  1. Whilst not particularly good, I wouldn't call Rise of Lyric a terrible game. It's just unfortunate that any chance of it doing well was ruined when SEGA signed the three-game exclusivity deal with Nintendo (which was an absolute disaster) and as a result SEGA had to release RoL - a game built for PS4, PC & Xbox1 - on the Wii U-a system which RoL was not designed for. So, BigRedButton got completely screwed over because SEGA made a very bad business decision, and it didn't help that the Wii U was no where near as successful as the Wii & Switch. After RoL's failure that pretty much ended any chance of the Boom brand being successful (despite the cartoon lasting for two seasons). 

    Also the three-game exclusivity deal prevented the mobile remasters being released on consoles at that time. fak u SEGA

    1. Yeow

      Yeow

      nah. even if you put aside the rushed/compromised production pace, RoL was still pretty terribly designed. development delays wouldn't had fixed the combat, level design, story, soundtrack, and hubworlds all being exceedingly rote and dull. it's a mediocre ps2 platformer with a sonic label slapped on top of it, and no amount of polish would had changed that much.

    2. Shaddy Zaphod

      Shaddy Zaphod

      I think on a technical and development level Rise of Lyric suffered just as much as 06 did, it just had a stronger core. It's not a good game, certainly as fuck it's not good, but I find it being considered the all-time worst game to be a vast overstatement. It's actually lighter on the bullshit and more to-the-point than Shadow or Secret Rings.

    3. SupahBerry

      SupahBerry

      I knew Nintendo was in on accelerating Sonic's destruction.

      After their former rival left the console business, I guess they couldn't resist rubbing salt in the wounds.

    4. Wraith

      Wraith

      Shadow and Secret Rings are making far more interesting design choices and thus have more value to me. ROL is just a worse version of many games that already exist

    5. Ferno

      Ferno

      shadow and the secret rings

    6. KHCast

      KHCast

      Rol is just boring and generic on top of being a broken steaming pile. Is it the worst game ever? No. Does that mean it isn’t a terrible game? Certainly not, doesn’t need to be the worst to criticize or call shit

    7. Kiah

      Kiah

      Trying to implement Sonic Boom into an already convoluted franchise was a bad idea right from the jump. RoL reinforced that greatly.

      Rise of Lyric was a terrible game. It sticks out for all the wrong reasons and I only have one positive thing to say about it (character interaction). Otherwise everything else is either forgettable or a hot mess in short. 

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