Sonic Generations
Sonic Generations TGS Video Goes Back to the Mega Drive Era
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This latest video for Sonic Generations takes us all the way back to the halcyon Mega Drive era (or the Genesis era, if you prefer), the last time we remember Sonic being truly cool before 3D went and changed the hedgehog's fortunes.

Showing the upcoming game's renditions of Sonic the Hedgehog's Green Hill, Sonic 2's Chemical Plant and Sonic & Knuckles' Sky Sanctuary Zone, the trailer might bring a tear of nostalgia for gamers of a certain age, and now you can see what these three eras look like in 3D and revamped 2D.

You may also remember fighting a version of Metal Sonic at the very peak of the Sky Sanctuary Zone, and the classic Sonic CD Metal Sonic concludes the trailer with a brief tease. Check out the video, then look forward to Sonic's (hopefully) triumphant return when Sonic Generations launches on November 1st in North America and November 4th in Europe.


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Comment #1 by MightyPeter
Friday, September 16, 2011 @ 05:03:06 AM
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Nostalgia overload!!!
Day one purchase for me...

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Comment #2 by TheEighthSage
Friday, September 16, 2011 @ 05:04:00 AM
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Wow, mind completely blown. Sky Sanctuary looks amazing, and Metal Sonic? All I can say is...

*crosses fingers* Don't screw this up Sega, don't screw this up Sega....

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Comment #3 by Evo Kazz
Friday, September 16, 2011 @ 05:04:34 AM
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This looks awesome, but I only wanna play the 2D stuff, the 3D stuff dont do it for me, Sonic Adventure was amazing in its time, but Sonic should never be 3D!!

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Comment #4 by Baihu1983
Friday, September 16, 2011 @ 05:11:11 AM
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Demo made me feel sick but the vids do look good.

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Comment #5 by Kolibri
Friday, September 16, 2011 @ 05:20:16 AM
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Sky sanctuary music ==> Love it.

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Comment #6 by swellow99
Friday, September 16, 2011 @ 05:36:25 AM
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It looks so awesome that i want to buy it,
But played the demo and it was too fast or something,
Yeah i know sonic needs to be ultra fast but not myeyescantfollowthisfast.
I just hope the final product is little less fast cause im dying for a new sonic game.

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Comment #7 by demonizer_andy
Friday, September 16, 2011 @ 05:51:10 AM
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i wasnt that impressed by the demo, no sonic seems to cut it like the originals did :(

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Comment #8 by rushy_23
Friday, September 16, 2011 @ 06:04:39 AM
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Have to agree with comment 3, not feeling the 3D. Will try before i buy..

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Comment #9 by jrp1234657
Friday, September 16, 2011 @ 06:15:47 AM
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@7 yeah, you know thae demo was kinda short.

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Comment #10 by Mr Matty
Friday, September 16, 2011 @ 06:28:17 AM
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Am i the only one who has the Chemical plant tune on their pc ?
Sonic 2 for me was impossible to beat

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Comment #11 by WREQUIEM
Friday, September 16, 2011 @ 06:53:16 AM
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@4 u need to run slower bro!

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Comment #13 by Thicketford
Friday, September 16, 2011 @ 08:43:43 AM
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Please dont suck, please don't suck, please don't suck.

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Comment #14 by UltimateAuron32
Friday, September 16, 2011 @ 08:51:55 AM
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this looks great, Sky Sanctuary was my favorite as kid, nice to see its making a comeback :)

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Comment #15 by JackDeathSquad
Friday, September 16, 2011 @ 09:23:49 AM
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This is killing me, I told myself I would NEVER buy another Sonic game after *shudders*... Unleashed.
But this actually looks good

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Comment #16 by IDarkNightmareI
Friday, September 16, 2011 @ 09:25:38 AM
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At #10, they have awesome remixes for sonic games, forgot the website atm but if you look up "Live at the Sandopolis" on YouTube, I guarantee your mind will blow up, so epic. I want to like this game, cus I did grow up with sonic, but im still unsure about this, its a good direction just not sure yet

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Comment #17 by ViNyLek
Friday, September 16, 2011 @ 10:10:10 AM
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This should finally be a worthy remake:-) Can't see a way this could go bad at this point:-P

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Comment #18 by aosiding
Friday, September 16, 2011 @ 11:31:07 AM
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So is this supposed to be Sonic 4 Episode 2 or something?

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Comment #19 by Kazuma Prime
Friday, September 16, 2011 @ 12:14:56 PM
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Honestly, and I'm not dissing anyone but Sonic fans are possibly one of the most unsatisfied gamers. I still dont understand what the problem has been, I mean Adventures 1 and 2 were good, Heroes was alright, sure 2006 had its plague of problems but I thought Unleashed was decent. Never played Colors but I heard it was good so seriously, cant people just take games for what they are? I dont hear nearly as much complaining from other game series fans, then again maybe I just tune into this one more because I'm a Sonic fan.

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Comment #20 by the action frampton
Friday, September 16, 2011 @ 01:35:43 PM
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Played this at Gamesfest today and it is awesome!

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Comment #21 by Darth Rinoa
Friday, September 16, 2011 @ 04:53:48 PM
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@20 I did as well and City Escape was awesome to play as classic Sonic, but Green Hill was much better than the demo was, and I fount it to easy to get S Ranks on the all

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Comment #22 by Zarakai1989
Friday, September 16, 2011 @ 06:29:14 PM
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@19 Obviously people who moan about Sonic not "being good" anymore aren't true Sonic fans. Sure the originals were brilliant but alot of his 3D adventures have been good too. End of the day things go stale if you keep repeating the same thing over and over.

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Comment #23 by Zarakai1989
Friday, September 16, 2011 @ 06:30:26 PM
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Anyway I wasn't dissing anyone was just stating an opinion. As for the trailer, I can't wait to play Sky Sanctuary again :)

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Comment #24 by Raggle101
Friday, September 16, 2011 @ 07:02:47 PM
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How are there two Sonics? I haven't played a Sonic game in years and this one (at least this trailer) looks good.

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Comment #25 by Man On The Run
Friday, September 16, 2011 @ 10:01:39 PM
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I want Lava reef *prays*

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Comment #26 by Nin10domyk
Sunday, September 18, 2011 @ 10:57:57 PM
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Something tells me Knuckles might make an appearance since Sky Sanctuary will be in the game. They already had Classic Tails in one of the trailers. They'll probably have Knuckles as well. Can't wait for this game! Remixes of both City Escape and Sky Sanctuary are great! :D

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Comment #27 by evoluanX
Friday, September 30, 2011 @ 10:16:07 AM
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Chemical plant and sky sanctuary! WOOT! Always dreaded the water part in Act 2 of chemical plant but it looks great! This game looks set to make an aamzing comeback of an amazing character. The only bad thing about SG is that...sigh...there is no Ice cap zone! One of the best zones ever made and THE best music for a zone!

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Comment #28 by Heraldofkaos
Friday, September 30, 2011 @ 07:09:37 PM
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There may be some true fans here but no hardcore fans or someone would have pointed out that the "metal" sonic is called Metallix. I'm just saying.

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US November 01, 2011
Europe November 04, 2011

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