Jump to content
Mad0Mura

Shun Nakamura Confirmed as Writer for Forces

Recommended Posts

So Nakamura, the producer of Forces, has recently been confirmed as writing for Forces in a tweet he posted:

https://mobile.twitter.com/Nakamura_ShunR/status/895776350362976256

How do you guys feel about this?

Personally, I'm not freaking out over one of 06's writers working on the story for this game. There were numerous factors that had caused 06 to fail the way it did, and I don't mind giving Nakamura a chance. We don't know who is handling the localization besides Graff yet (although Ian Flynn has hinted at potential involvement a few times now over Twitter,) so I hope the story is faithfully translated over here. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
15 minutes ago, Soniman said:

Wtf is pontaff doing then? Just translating? 

I mean, they mostly only do localization work anyway.

 

Not sure how I feel about this, though. Maybe with this supposedly clearer vision SEGA has for Sonic it won't be as off the rails as Nakamura's directorial debut. I am kinda glad the writing on the Japanese side isn't from whoever was responsible for the last few games, and I do like some of what's been presented for the story so far. Hopefully they stick the landing this time.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I'm amazed by how some I would point them out act as if the stories are super bad. No one here I'm sure expects Shakespeare writing but at the same time there not so bad one loses sleep. From edgy to I hate rick music while prasinf  mania as perfect some sonic fans are are confusing

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

On one hand I actually like 06's story despite its flaws...

On the other hand this is Forces which very well could be a big mess (AKA I think 06 had a better idea of what it wanted to be, even if it didn't succeed as well as it hoped.)

...I'll take this over Lost World for sure, but that's not saying much! :/

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I feel like this story is much more simpler and since it's not gonna be multiple stories like 06, it can be done well. I have faith in him as a writer and despite 06's story not being, well, that good, I think that he can possibly redeem himself here!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I won't assume this story will automatically be terrible because someone involved in 06 (a game people can't get over) is writing.

If anything, this gives me a real boost of confidence in the way the story will be handled.

06 was a different situation, the universe it set place was a total mess with it's elements such as romance, time travel, death, etc and the uncanny characters visuals didn't help.

Forces on the other hand is our main post Unleashed modern universe where everything is much more fluid and tamer so I can imagine the dark tone will handled a lot better so we could see them take a better approach for what 06 did wrong. 

Who knows, maybe this could be less of 06 and more Unleashed/SA2 tone wise.

While I hated Mephiles, I do like how Infinite is similar to him so it's possible Nakamura made him as a bit of a callback hate him or not. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

That'd explain why Mephiles is retuning then...

Infinite is wearing a mask. (Evidence, he pushes it upwards to his face in latest trailer.) Yellow to green eyes. Mephiles always created multiple, infinite copies of himself. Mephiles juggled Chaos Emeralds, symbolising infinity with a lazy eight... (Just like Infinite's logo.) Has dark, ominous voice. Is very manipulative. He controls others. Has suggested some kind of history to Sonic. (As if they've fought before...) Shun Nakamura is writing Sonic Forces. Guess who his character was in 06, Mephiles! Mephiles and Infinite are one and the same.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
5 minutes ago, Meta77 said:

You'll always have some fans with genesis wedged deep in them that think anything not 2d from the 90s is crap . I'm hopeful this story is on. I'm not looking for uncharted.  Just a fun fast story

Sonic purists are morons and always will be.

Also, irronically Uncharted is a fun fast story...

The games are practically only 5 to 6 hours in length.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

You must read and accept our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy to continue using this website. We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.