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Sonic Ready to Take 2018 by Storm at SXSW 2018

Discussion in 'General Sonic Discussion' started by 360, Feb 1, 2018.

  1. GHNeko

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    the fucking kid who brought up s&k pc

    lmao izuka's response was golden


    the super ray and super mighty question was great too
     
  2. Harmony Friends

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    Goddamn kid. Be courteous.

    We had a couple people like that at the SiIvaGunner MAGFest panel too. It made me die inside a little bit.
     
  3. Aquova

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    Look at them bringing back the Sonic R logo
     
  4. Jason

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    They incorporated the R logo for Sonic R for the racing game tease. "Not a direct sequel to any other game in the past" though.
     
  5. ICEknight

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    "Super Sonic Racing" "revealed".
     
  6. Lozicle

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    I for one am looking forward to Sonic R Acing
     
  7. ICEknight

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    Joke's on them, we already know what it is.
     
  8. Jason

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    I wonder if Taxman and Stealth can come out of hiding now.
     
  9. Announcement Videos from Youtube:



     
  10. Mookey

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    I think that might've broken the record for the most nondescript Sonic teaser released by Sega yet. That was barely a thing.
     
  11. Dark Sonic

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    Nah, remember project needlemouse :v:

    Using the Sonic R 'R' though, I love it.
     
  12. The fact it's paid DLC really gives me hope it is a meaty update. I can't wait and I will buy the upgrades and several physicals.

    And did Iizuka really confirm a two tier system of development for the Classic and Modern properties? That'd be fucking amazing
     
  13. Aquova

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    So is this "not a sequel" racing game just Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing?
     
  14. Mookey

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    Nah, I think he was just re-affirming that multiple teams work on the Sonic games more than anything, which has been true for decades now. I doubt he'd make a statement that big at SXSW.
     
  15. 360

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    Most exciting thing for me was that they're recognising Mania's success and green-lighting more Mania at light speed and in record time. I'm going to buy that Sonic Mania Plus physical version so hard. That was a really slick tease of the new "Sonic R" racing game too and an awesome throwback to the Saturn game. Even if the game's unrelated and not a direct sequel.

    Quite the awesome presentation I thought. Sonic Team made good on their promise of more Mania if the game was successful. An eventual sequel must be a certainty at this point.
     
  16. So you're saying SEGA is giving you a..... physical release?

    ......
     
  17. Lapper

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    While this is great. Very great. Love any mania content....

    Work on spin-offs/dlc means less work on sequels. sad emoji
     
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  19. 360

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    Holy shit. Hahahaha. Literally made me laugh out loud.

    EDIT: Regarding the "Sonic R" logo thing that makes me infinitely more interested in the game what with fond memories of Sonic R on the Saturn. Sega clearly knows their hardcore Sonic fanbase very well. It's not a direct sequel so wonder what the connection is? Just surface level fan service or something more meaningful?
     
  20. Pengi

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    Sega/Sonic Team almost re-used the "Sonic R" branding once already.

    https://www.sonicstadium.org/2005/04/sonic-r-extreme-update/

    In April 2005 a multi-platform game titled "Sonic R EXTREME" was listed on a video game retailer's upcoming release list. Sega, naturally, shot it down and said no such game existed.

    Then in September 2005 "Sonic Riders" was announced, a multi-platform game where Sonic characters raced on "Extreme Gear", and the game's logo had a prominent red "R" (the "iders" was a white font).

    This upcoming game looks to be doing a similar thing with the logo, using a stylised red "R" for the word "Racing". Only this time it's the original 1997 "R".