When we first heard of Sonic Generations, we figured Sega
would use it to celebrate Sonic’s two decades of existence while glossing over
the less memorable bits of his history. But after last week’s Dreamcast Era trailer
featuring a cameo by Shadow the Hedgehog, it looks like Sega is embracing all
of Sonic’s life. Further proof is today’s video which focuses on Sonic’s “Modern
Era,” meaning Sonic Unleashed, Sonic Colors, and the infamous Sonic the
We have to give Sega and Sonic team credit for even
recognizing these games exist after the way they’ve been treated by many Sonic
fans and the press. But can they spin crap into gold by remaking stages from
those three games in 2D and 3D? And will Generations even recognize the fan
hate for Sonic's interspecies kiss?
With just weeks till the game’s launch, we’ll know soon.