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Sonic 4: Episode 1 (PS3)

alaScore 75

2 reviews

Aug, 2014

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other PlayStation 3 Games (PS3) the Sonic 4: Episode 1 (PS3) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

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Sonic 4: Episode I

 

Sonic 4: Episode I's greatest flaw is its label as the first chapter. Its duty was to carefully reintroduce 2D Sonic to the masses, and by default couldn't veer too far into experimental territory without upsetting the pitchfork wielding hoards....

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Sonic 4: Episode 1

 

Call me a cynic, but I never got excited for any of the 'returns' of Sonic. I don't know if it was because of my Nintendo-laced childhood or the fact that my only exposure to Sonic at his pureist (2D and on the Genesis) was at the dentist's office, but...

Sonic is back

I don’t remember asking for Sonic to come back ; Episodic packaging feels like a bit of a cash-grab ; Gameplay hasn’t evolved since DS versions ; When the action slows down, it's completely unfun ; Boss battles are uninspired ; Locations are retreads...

Sega is also toeing the episodic content waters with Sonic 4, as this is only the first chapter. In essence, the idea is that it allows Sega to release one quarter of the game at a time and charge for each piece of content. It could also allow you - as...

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