Sonic the Hedgehog 4 out on iPhone, 360,PSN. Sonic Cycle is GO!

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  1. Prowl

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    The controls work pretty well.There are a lot of interesting games coming to the iphone this holiday season.
     
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    Can't wait for monday to buy this on the Wii.
     
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    This will not end well at all.
     
  5. Prowl

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    Why do you think?

    I'm probably waiting for the upper console version. I love my iPhone, but, I prefer traditional controls for games like these.
     
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    Smasher HUNKY BEATS

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    I think the game looks amazing.
    Sonic Colors, too.

    It's funny how thinking a Sonic game looks good is an omen of ill things.
     
  7. Prowl

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    The reviews on the phone have been great so far. But those guys review every stupid $.99 app like it's the second coming of Rygar: The Adventures Continue.
     
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    I've played the three Splash Hill levels, plus the first boss. Controls really well on my iPod Touch. Graphics are sharp and vibrant (although I hear they break down a bit on the new Retina Displays, because the game isn't optimized for the higher resolution yet), and it plays just like old-school Sonic (except with the homing attack).

    I notice that Sonic's running animation has been updated from the demo vids; there's now a more classic looping animation to his feet, whereas his feet remained defined in the old animation, as per the rest of the 3D Sonic games.


    Seems a bit short though, with only four Zones so far (with three levels each, plus Boss level) and the bonus stages. But the further episodes probably aren't too far behind. The game engine and controls are pretty much perfect, so now it's all about slapping some new levels together.
     
  9. Prowl

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    Ok, so in your honest opinion, do the touch controls hinder it in any way? (ie. your finger slipping from the virtual pad and you losing control?)
     
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    I find the game to be very fine and still has the old sonic feel, but with a modern twist on the special stages. I like the target system and i have nothing against the whole game.
     
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    Phok it. I picked it up. What convinced me was buying Sonic 2 on the iphone and being surprised at how easy it was to control with the touch controls. I dunno why... I usually suck at this.

    It's too early to tell, but it definitely feels like a old-school sonic game. Music is awesome!
     
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    Sonic 4 is out on WiiWare and PSN! Which should I choose? Or should I wait for the XBLA version?
     
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    Lol, except they aren't ;) 

    Damn, I didn't know this was out today. Been enjoying the iPhone one, but too much shit out, even if I'd rather play it with a controller.. Sorry Sonic.
     
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    Achievements!!!

    They're like pokemon except cooler
     
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    Enchantments? ENCHANTMENTS!!
     
  17. ckhtiger

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    wait, where can I find sonic in the psn store? I've been waiting all day for them to put it up (it's my day off, yay!) but don't see it anywhere. :( 
     
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    chrisr291 Master of the Unknown

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    It TOOK FOREVER but its there now. Now I need the GF to get off my TV and go to the bedroom because Sonic needs help fighting Robotnik :lol 
     
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    just got the demo, does anyone else feel like the control's a bit off? sonic seemed a little sluggish and disconnected to me.
     

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