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  1. I can't believe this is actually happening

    1. Nina Cortex Jovahexeon

      Nina Cortex Jovahexeon

      What? M Night making good movies again?

    2. Milo
    3. Nina Cortex Jovahexeon

      Nina Cortex Jovahexeon

      @Space☆YeowI know that. I was wondering if @Rusty Spy was in shock at a potential run of good new M Night films.

    4. Rusty Spy

      Rusty Spy

      I'm shocked that not only was M Nights best film in ages was also secretly a apart of the same universe as Unbreakable, but he's actually going the whole 9 yards and doing the full crossover movie.

  2. I've had Sonic X on my mind and now I'm stuck in a state of melancholic nostalgia for a show I don't even like anymore.

    1. Failinhearts


      That's me every day I remember X.

    2. Ferno


      it was probably the first time i ever saw significant portions of an anime in japanese before the english version came out back in the day. if not for sonic anime.net, i would've probably eaten 4kids' sonic x up completely like i did pokemon or dbz, etc.

  3. Remember when custom soundtracks were a thing in games?

    1. MegasonicZX


      Yeah, don't know why they seemed to have moved away from them too. Even back on the PS3 there weren't really all that many games that you could use CS's on. Don't know if the 360 was any better.

    2. PaddyFancy


      Only the Xbox was great for custom soundtracks particularly on GTA games.

    3. Harkofthewaa


      Yeah, on Xbox 360 it was as simple as either putting in a USB stick or burning tracks from a CD. I usually use it to play Sonic Youth (Crush 40) during the Time Eater fight.

    4. Mr Loopone

      Mr Loopone

      I can't think of many examples of games with custom soundtrack support. Only stuff like racing games e.g. Gran Turismo 5/Project Gotham Racing series, think Burnout Paradise too and the GTA games on the original Xbox.

      One of the earliest examples of custom soundtrack support was Ridge Racer. It wasn't advertised though and was more like an unintended side effect since Ridge Racer stored the entire game on the PS1 memory (it was an arcade port after all) so people swapped discs for songs.

    5. Blue Blood

      Blue Blood

      I honestly never understood the interest in it. I can't stand playing games with music that I don't associate with them. It's strange to replace the songs. But having said  that, it's theoretically such a simple feature if the system supports background applications so I don't get any it's not done anymore for those who want it. There likely wasn't enough demand or interest to bother maintaining the feature.

    6. Harkofthewaa


      Now that I think about it, there is an app for Xbox One that lets you play MP3's while doing whatever. Just turn off the game's music and you're good to go.

    7. MegasonicZX


      @Blue Blood For me, it was just for the games where the soundtrack was uninteresting. I know I definitely would've killed for a way to play different songs over a game like say, batman arkham city or tales of berseria since I didn't like the music in either all that much although I can understand what you mean.

    8. Rusty Spy

      Rusty Spy

      @Blue Blood It's for games that either have licensed soundtracks, usually sports games, or games that with music that kinda blends into the background. Games like SSX or Wipeout HD were enhanced greatly by not only being able to play my own music, but having integrated playlists that automatically replace the default music.

  4. Why do PC games still have physical copies? Seems exceedingly inefficient to spend 3 days mailing a game case with nothing by an activation code you could've just emailed to me.

    1. JezMM


      To stock in shops, basically.  There are still older gamers who prefer to buy in physical shops, and there's potential to attract new customers who are in a game shop for other reasons via physical displays of games.

    2. Strickerx5


      Novelty, something to put on the shelve.

  5. For better or for worse, the Spyro reignited trilogy has given me a greater appreciation for the original soundtrack than every before.

    1. KHCast


      I never knew how much I loved beedy eyes. ;_;

    2. MightyRay


      I know this maybe a petty nit pick but if Bianca and elora get Skylander girl face I won't be happy, and I'll be double unhappy if they screw up Sheila's design.

  6. Anyone else feel like Ray's sprite is too big? Realistically he should be Tails' size but in game he's taller than Mighty

    1. The drunkard from space!

      The drunkard from space!

      Not really lol. Ray is based more on Sonic than Tails so his size makes sense

    2. Polkadi~☆
    3. E-122-Psi


      @The drunkard from space! I guess it's that the side media like the trailer and Adventures blatantly portray Ray as smaller. It's sort of instinct to portray the 'little sibling' archetype as smaller.

  7. Anyone else feel like Ray's sprite is too big? Realistically he should be Tails' size but in game he's taller than Mighty

    1. Polkadi~☆


      What about his massive chin when he looks up?

    2. CleverSonicUsername


      Yep. Also his head and face just seem far larger than they should be in proportion to the rest of his body, and in comparison to everyone else.

    3. Milo


      part of this is because his body is significantly smaller than the rest of the cast

    4. SaturnWolf


      Yeah, agreed.

    5. Supah Berry

      Supah Berry

      Ray is too big?

      Well she is played by Daisy Ridely...

    6. Blue Blood

      Blue Blood

      Yeah, his sprites feel significantly off collated to the rest of the cast. Mighty is frustratingly similar to Sonic a lot of the time, but Ray looks very weird and too big in most of his sprites.

    7. Rusty Spy
  8. It's Time!


  9. Best thing about Encore mode is that it'll finally give me a reason to play as characters other than Sonic.

    1. Tails spin

      Tails spin

      The base game let you play as Tails and Knuckles. What gives?

    2. Blue Blood

      Blue Blood

      Encore Mode forces you to use other characters, unless you somehow avoid a item boxes and deaths. I guess that Rusty Spy just enjoys playing as Sonic more than the other two.

    3. The Deleter

      The Deleter

      Picking and playing a single character in the classics is boring, especially when they're all inferior to Sonic. Having a DKC esque system at least incentivitises curiosity and encourages new approaches, considering you're never tied down to one choice. I can definitely see it helping the replayability of the game out here.

    4. Blue Blood

      Blue Blood

      Inferior to Sonic? I don't agree. I've always enjoyed the options that the other characters bring to the table, often times being much more versatile than Sonic himself. Generally Knuckles has been my favourite because of the options opened up by gliding. Mighty and Ray take it to a whole new level. 

    5. The Deleter

      The Deleter

      Yeah but they've always been "Sonic but different". Rather than being Sonic's gameplay enhanced in some way, they have a completely different style, which just hampers any way the level was meant to be approached, and turns it into something different. Either by cheesing the platforming by repeatedly tapping a button, or climbing slowly up walls.

      That's a good reason to play as different characters in a sandbox experience, but that's not a good reason to play as them if you're playing a Sonic game, for the Sonic gameplay. If I'm playing the game for the gameplay and level design itself, I definitely want all the platforming challenges and methodology to be intact rather than blown wide open for, imo, rather uninteresting moves otherwise.

      That, and elemental shields aren't counted as power-ups anymore. Another system down the drain. :L

  10. Waiting for Mania Plus is like waiting to play Mania for the first time all over again.

    1. Polkadi~☆


      oh boy, time to get up at midnight on a school night like i did last year and then have that affect my mood all day as i nearly fall asleep in class and end up way worse off than compared to just playing it in the afternoon

      SUCH FUN!

    2. PaulyBFromDa303


      That's the tradition @Polkadi~♪ XD. It's much like Christmas. Only it happens . . . soooo often . . .

  11. >Mania Plus releases tomorrow

    >Order hasn't even shipped yet


  12. 1531708428996.jpg

    *things that still happen in 2018*

    1. Supah Berry

      Supah Berry

      Hold your applause until we see them rage quit from the Emerald Hill boss. That I want and don't want to see.

    2. Shiguy


      I still think this is slighty worse


    3. Rusty Spy

      Rusty Spy

      No, that's just a problem with Knuckles.

      Dying to the first boss in Sonic 1 is like the video game equivalent of this


    4. Blue Wisp

      Blue Wisp

      well it's game grumps what are you expecting quality gameplay?

      still waiting for them to end their black knight let's play

    5. Shiguy


      @Rusty Spy

      That's why I said slighty.

    6. Bobnik


      I mean, I had 1 game over there on my first playthrough.


      ...though I was, like, 8 years old back then and before that haven't really played a lot of vidya.

    7. Rusty Spy

      Rusty Spy


      That ain't the players fault though

  13. It's 2018 and I still don't have a portable version of S3&K

    1. Forte-Metallix


      Aaron Webber acknowledged that in yesterday's stream. The only justification he gave was, "We've been keeping Whitehead too busy with Mania!"

      I know legal issues are probably preventing him from giving the real reason, but that kinda handwaving comes off as a bit smug.

    2. Strickerx5


      Well there is the Sonic Classic Collection on DS but I know what you really mean.

    3. TheOcelot



      That's the same clever answer he used in the Mania Plus reveal panel.

      3&K isn't happening because of the legal issues with the soundtrack.

      @Rusty Spy

      Download "MD.emu" on android or iOS from the store. Download 3Complete and off you go.

    4. DanJ86


      @Forte-Metallix To be fair, Whitehead is only one person.

      ….Is Whitehead only one person? 

    5. Forte-Metallix



      I know that's why. I'm just saying he probably should've just said, "We cant talk about it." like he does with every other fan query he can't answer.

    6. TheOcelot


      Also, even if 3&K is eventually green-light (with whatever changes need to be made to the music etc), there's no guarantee Taxman and/or Stealth will be available. Back in 2013 after they made the mobile remasters Taxman said he didn't want to always be known as the "ports guy". Well he's made a new game, so I doubt he'll want to do more ports. 

      @Forte-Metallix I guess that's Aaron's way of politely saying they can't discuss it.

  14. >Search "Dragonball super movie" on Google

    >first result is Dragon Ball Z: Broly – The Legendary Super Saiyan


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    Visual representation of the behavior of flying insects

    1. JosepHenry


      I call this taking a peek.

    2. Milo


      it absolutely is

      and it's why i dislike flying insects a lot

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    still waiting for any news on Monster Hunter World PC release



    1. Jack at the Cinema

      Jack at the Cinema

      Just get naked and you'll be alright^^

    2. Supah Berry

      Supah Berry

      I assume your a bigger fan of the alternative, -50 Degree winters?

    3. Jack at the Cinema

      Jack at the Cinema

      To be honest, Summer does drive me crazy.

    4. Rusty Spy

      Rusty Spy



    5. Supah Berry

      Supah Berry



      Sucks to be you.

    6. RedFox99


      At least with the cold, you can put on more layers of clothing and it's easier to recover from it.

    7. Ferno


      summer lost all its cool factor once i graduated and left school. now without summer vacation to look forward to, there's nothing but heat and slower days at work and that's it until fall arrives.

    8. Ryannumber1gamer


      These cool puns will put a shiver up your spine. 

    9. Rusty Spy

      Rusty Spy

      Why do people give Batman & Robin the cold shoulder?

  18. >characters who could defeat Thanos even with the Infinity Gauntlet


    1. Pawn
    2. Heckboy


      Trapping people in parallel universes should be Mario's new final smash

  19. REMINDER: The Sonic movie will NEVER happen. If they really wanted it to be made so badly, it would've been out by now. It will go the way half of video game movies go; scattered news about "talks" and "planning", before fizzling out and never being brought up again.

    1. Tracker_TD


      Uh... huh

      The fact it starts filming like, this month tells me somewhat otherwise. Same goes for Detective Pikachu, innit. 

    2. Ferno


      it'll drop like a nuke on all of us and you're gonna like it

    3. Supah Berry

      Supah Berry


      REMINDER: The Sonic movie we want will NEVER happen.  It will go the way the other half of video game movies go; being a mediocre cash-grab that fails to understand the original concept of the games, before fizzling out and never being brought up again.


    4. Nina Cortex Jovahexeon

      Nina Cortex Jovahexeon

      You're a funny guy, Daisy @Rusty Spy (yes,  I know it rhymes).

    5. Mick


      I wholeheartedly agree with you.  To me, it's a big fat joke... Jim Carrey as Eggman?!  What a joke!

    6. Nina Cortex Jovahexeon

      Nina Cortex Jovahexeon

      That said,  optimism has won me many bets. Privy on taking one @Rusty Spy?

    7. Indigo Rush

      Indigo Rush

      Kübler Ross says hi

    8. Rusty Spy

      Rusty Spy

      @Jovahexeon Pirate Ridley

      Optimism is a dangerous pastime for a Sonic fan

    9. Nina Cortex Jovahexeon

      Nina Cortex Jovahexeon

      @Rusty Spy That's what makes winning my bets so much fun, especially as an optimistic Sonic fan.

      I'm the Harrison Ford kind of rebel that way.

      Seriously, little was more fun than winning those bets on Ridley and Daisy making it into Smash.

    10. Rusty Spy

      Rusty Spy

      @Jovahexeon Pirate Ridley

      >winning bets

      > as an optimistic Sonic fan.


  20. How did we go from this

    to THIS?


    1. Dejimon11


      You talking about the frame rate? I'm sure it's still an E3 build and will improved by the time it releases...I think....I hope...

    2. Rusty Spy

      Rusty Spy

      No I'm talking about gameplay Team Sonic Racing looks like SHIT compared to ASRT

    3. Dejimon11


      Oh that....eh while I'm glad it's back to being race cares only I wished that the team mechanic wasn't there. 

    4. Strickerx5


      Literally everything looks better in ASRT...

    5. Ferno


      because now that those pesky sega nobodies are gone you're getting the true modern sonic game experience

    6. Blacklightning


      Honestly my only real complaints so far is the track design and the fact they don't actually tell you which item you're being offered by your teammates. I thought the team mechanic was weird at first but honestly it's grown on me.



    1. Failinhearts





    2. Ryannumber1gamer


      his heart is in the door of darkness now

    3. Failinhearts


      soon he will be a darkless and his brain will be a noone?

      i-i dunno

    4. KHCast



      “Buzz, you’re too late”

    5. TCB


      You got a Nort in me

    6. Treacher


      What are they going to do for Toy Story 4 now?

  22. >Sonic The Hedgehog is pushing 30 years old


  23. Daisy went from 0 to waifu in just one game.

    1. Adamabba


      I really did not give a crap about Daisy till she got in Smash

    2. Nina Cortex Jovahexeon

      Nina Cortex Jovahexeon

      I see you've taken quite a shine to one of the best princesses.

    3. KHCast


      Kuzco is still best princess in general, but yes in terms of Nintendo she is

    4. Ryannumber1gamer


      Daisy is a strong second place to Rosalina.

    5. MightyRay


      I love Daisy, she's one of my fave ninty characters.

    6. Dejimon11


      I love how a lot of people didn't give a shit about Daisy until she came into Smash. 

  24. I feel like not enough people mentioned this, but Mania Plus REALLY needs to replace it's blue sphere bonus stages bonus stages with proper mini games

    1. Blacklightning


      I don't think that's actually a controversial opinion at all.

    2. Rusty Spy

      Rusty Spy

      I know, I just haven't heard it being mentioned alongside all the other features and additions people have talked about.

    3. Supah Berry

      Supah Berry

      The soundtrack reveals that there's a new pinball bonus stage based on Trap Tower, so you just might get your wish.

    4. ThePrinceOfSaiyans


      Only after you've gotten all the gold medals tho.

  25. Why is Sonic Unleashed the only 3D Sonic game not on PC. It's the only one I'd still buy if I could.

    1. Blue Wisp

      Blue Wisp

      because sega is a bunch of shits that discontinued any game that didn't get more than 70 on metacritic or some shit like that

      which includes unleashed

      and then they go and release forces and lost world 

    2. Tracker_TD


      But what about Col-


    3. Strickerx5


      That's the same question I ask myself about 2 times every day.

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