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    Team Sonic Racing - Upcoming Sonic Racing Game

    Sumo Digital and SEGA do benefit from this specific game being very good, but, not TOO too good! There will probably be a sequel game at some point, possibly even for the 30th anniversary!! So it is helpful for there to be lots of room to grow including in character roster and the overall feel of the gameplay.
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    Power Stone

    !! That is a very surprising and encouraging interview excerpt! I think it says something that the publication was given the OK to include all of that! Maybe CAPCOM has been observing both Overwatch as a phenomenon, and the continued enthusiasm for Smash Bros and realized that they have a chance to make a combination of both within their reach! Perhaps they would allow the number of fighters per room to be set by the host. If it somehow would be an open world; it could be very exciting to include new abilities from Power Fusion that would allow very fast travel over or through the landscapes!
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    Power Stone

    I had been considering a Power Stone Appreciation topic, but sensed there must be one already and here it is!! As so much has already been written by everyone above i will just mention one of the main ideas that I wanted to mention in my topic: There are combos in Power Stone (1) that are simply not listed in the manuals!! There is a gamefaqs document from decades ago that mapped them all out but did not describe what each one was. This is it, it is not unbiased as a guide, some interpretations of the characters' viability in particular are puzzling, but it does provide what seems to be the complete list of combos for each character!!! https://gamefaqs.gamespot.com/dreamcast/198332-power-stone/faqs/7589 I think that eventually this topic will have a descriptive list of them! For now it can be mentioned that, some of them do basically have special moves within them, a few of them are more visual in simply presenting a different movement of the character. If you enjoy the game and have not used these before they will feel very literally game changing!! In general, although a new Power Stone has not happened since the time that this topic was created, it feels more possible than ever before. It could happen in a few years for the 20th anniversary of Power Stone 2!! Hopefully it would bring back many of the attributes of the original Power Stone.
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    Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (December 7th)

    Hmm!! This does remind me of the discussions and articles that are appearing lately, as far as, what would be the next step for Smash Bros. after this game? Perhaps what it might be is to have the story mode become similar to an RPG, but, using the Smash format for battles. Perhaps though the story mode will introduce levels for characters as well as layers of special moves that would be learned. What Crono reminds me of is, that this could also result in something equivalent to Double and Triple Techs..!! For this game to also be on Switch, it would be a good counterpart to Ultimate rather than a followup game.
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    Sonic Mania: Version 1.04 and Plus DLC PS4 Leaks (SPOILERS)

    Yes; there is the question of, what will happen over the next three years (That is, the next new 2D game for the 30th anniversary in 2021 seems like a dependable and wonderful situation, and, there would be just the right amount of time for the teams involved to create it!!) before a new full game would theoretically be released? Mania and Mania Plus in their current forms will have a good lasting effect until whenever the next game would be. Yet, to go through all of 2019, and 2020, with nothing new at all via DLC, that feels a bit unlikely! It is quite complicated to guess what it could be. A single zone or two zone mini story to download at some point before the new game would fill the gap. Similar to Plus it would also be allowing new team members to learn the processes to then work together with everyone on the main new game.
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    Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (December 7th)

    Hmm... do you think that Smash Ultimate could introduce both Drs. Eggman and Wily?? They would be very close to including most of the main antagonists, so they would probably have decided to bring them both..!
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    Sonic Mania: Sequel Speculation (Spoilers)

    !! This does seem to be more fruitful a result from the ruby portal than some type of DLC episode within Forces. And it could turn out to be both! There is the fan character Omelette who is, if i am remembering correctly, enjoyed by some of the Mania team members; especially that the design emerged by chance from their own graphics! In the story of the classic timeline, there has never been much of any damage to Eggman's factories and laboratories. Any relative of his, whether literally that character, or a similar one, could have been somewhere within these complexes learning and developing their own technology etc! Sometime after his disappearance into the portal, they could take Eggman's role. Maybe this power vacuum would also cause more activity from Fang, Bark and Bean simultaneously, or, even later on within the new agme's story!
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    Sonic Mania: Version 1.04 and Plus DLC PS4 Leaks (SPOILERS)

    As someone who hasn't yet personally played through Mania, due to waiting to find out if the PC version will ever become available without Denuvo; there have been some benefits: especially how the sense that both Mania and Mania Plus are real games is still sinking in! It is very wonderful and surreal to see even something as simple as a Mighty and Knuckles saved game. It can feel like being a time traveller!
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    Sonic Mania: Version 1.04 and Plus DLC PS4 Leaks (SPOILERS)

    I would think it is something like, that where he produced all the music for Mania Adventures, Tee was open to Mania Plus showcasing another amazing musician!
  10. It does seem that it will be an excellent game as many had been hoping! And, there is some chance of a sequel, maybe for the 30th anniversary! That is to say, any ideas and characters, also zones/tracks, that are not included in this one may still have a chance to appear in just a few years!
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    Sonic Mania Plus: Official Reveal (Coming July 17th) - NO SPOILERS

    Yes that was unexpectedly strange! it certainly explains why there was not much said ahead of time to watch and wait for this short presentation today! It seems like, beyond the trailer which becomes more amazing as time goes on, it was welcome to revisit it today: Sonic Mania Adventures is how they are choosing to promote Mania Plus before release, rather than with live gameplay. Then afterwards they can do some live playthroughs on the official stream.
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    Sonic Mania Plus: Official Reveal (Coming July 17th) - NO SPOILERS

    I am trying to figure out if Mania Plus will actually be part of E3! It feels like maybe SEGA's boothes or something don't open until tomorrow? Edit: Thank you Sonictrainer!! It is good to see that something is on the way and very soon!
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    Team Sonic Racing - Upcoming Sonic Racing Game

    It is even possible that Gears may be in this game! Multiple modes (an example being: one for cars, one for Gears, one for feet) with distinct, but perhaps related, tracks, would have at least been one option that was available during development. Some characters might be mode exclusive and others could be in multiple ones.
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    Team Sonic Racing - Upcoming Sonic Racing Game

    I think there could be close to plentiful, and at minimum, around a balanced amount that fans could possibly wish for, Sonic R inspiration! I am not familiar with the Sonic & SEGA games but I have read here that Sumo included all kinds of references! Theoretically this is planned to be the definitive Sonic racing game, comprehensive enough to not need a sequel, and it may perhaps expand from time to time via some DLC options!
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    Pokemon Main Series Title Coming to Switch (2019)

    Yes; Some of the shared key conditions of Breath of the WIld and Oddysey, being highly interactive, exploration friendly, and the best visual presentation possible, seem like they will almost inevitably be true of Pokemon as well! There may be some aspects of it that will be unwelcome, but i think the game(s) as a whole will often be incredibly satisfying and surprising in how they are able to newly bring the overall potential of the game concept to completion!
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