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Choose from a roster of characters from the Sonic the Hedgehog series and fight in a tournament to earn Chaos Emeralds to power a spaceship and stop Doctor Robotnik and Metal Sonic from building a fortress in space.
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Sonic The Fighters: Some games simply should never have been
26 February 2019 | by PlatypuschowSee all my reviews

When a franchise is successful it's a common thing for developers to capitalize on it, it's business 101 and makes perfect sense. Sometimes however they damage a franchises credibility, usually through excessive sequels but sometimes with bizarre spinoffs like this.

Sonic of course made his name as being one of the biggest platforming game icons but Sega decided to see if they could put him into other genres with little success. Sure there have been exceptions over the years, for example just look at the Mario Kart series.

Here however we have Sonic and friends in a 3D fighting title and though colorful and simplistic it's the very definition of a cashgrab.

Essentially a simplified Virtua Fighter reskin we have characters with minimal movesets, ugly character models and very little actually going for it. It is in fact one of those fighting games where the button masher will in fact likely walk away with the victory.

Some games simply should never have been and this right here is one of them.

The Good:

Familiar faces

The Bad:

Silly concept

Doesn't play very well

Pretty ugly


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