Classic Sonic games hitting 3DS eshop

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  1. Chary
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    So, with very little news about the new Sonic the Hedgehog title coming out later this year, SEGA has decided to re-release Sonic 1. Again. This re-release will be branded as a 3D classic, and feature, obviously, 3D. Western release has not been confirmed yet, but I'm sure it will be announced soon. And not only will you be able to buy Sonic 1 for the 1500th time, you'll also be able to buy Tails Adventure, originating from the SEGA GameGear. Tails Adventure is a Metroidvania style spinoff, that hardly has gotten the attention it deserves. Not to mention, the Taxman (Christian Whitehead) remastered port of Sonic 1 to iOS is also set to release later this month.

    Source: http://www.sonicstadium.org/2013/05/3d-sonic-the-hedgehog-coming-to-nintendo-3ds-japan/



    EDIT: Sonic 1 (Master System) and Sonic Drift 2 (GameGear) are also slated for standard VC release.
     
  2. Elemi

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    Here we go again.

    Hopefully it will have been worth the weight actually do good with a 3D makeover, still I'm sure most of us have already re-played that game more times than devs tested it.
     
  3. chavosaur

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    So sonic gets a 3D classic, but original Mario only gets a VC release?
    Wut?
     
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    Sonic 1 in 3D? Count me in!
     
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  5. roastable

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    So I guess this is another "3D Sonic game" on the 3DS people have been waiting for. Badum-tsss
     
  6. [M]artin

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    Probably boils down to Sega putting a little more time into their re-releases lately than Nintendo. I'm seriously worried about the way Nintendo is handling their 3DS e-shop in NA, generally, though. I've heard mostly bad things. :(

    But back on topic, this looks pretty interesting. It's a nice, if not short, breath of new life into an enjoyable classic. Can't wait to see what the extent of the 3D features are, and if the port is on par with the original (wasn't it ported over to GBA/NDS and received poorly?).

    Lastly, any word on if Tails Adventure will be getting the 3D treatment, as well?
     
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    Tails Adventure is just a standard VC port.
     
  8. Rizsparky

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    so another awesome release not coming to the west anytime soon..... okay.
     
  9. Gahars

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    Because we all need to buy Sonic 1 again, right?
     
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    but its in 3D! and I've never 'owned' it... if you catch my drift.
     
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    Don't worry. SEGA will always cash in on Sonic re-releases. The other regions shall get it soon, I'm sure.
     
  12. Yumi

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    But..but...it'll be in 3D! ;0
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    Does this mean it will be an actual good 3D Sonic game?
    *Ba dum tish*
     
  14. Rizsparky

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    Hope so, Im hoping for Outrun and Afterburner too
     
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    You mean they're capable of releasing something that isn't an 8-bit game? On the 3DS? This must be a belated April Fool's joke.
     
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    sounds lame but I'll buy it anyways
     
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    Sonic 3D blast I quite like, the bonus modes of Sonic 2 were technically 3d and worked well enough and I am not sure Sonic Battle can be dismissed all that easily.
     
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    Heard Sega is putting a lot more time into their VC with spin dash toggles, button remaps, saving, and different television screen simulating scan line stuff so hopefully they'll be better than the mediocre effort Nintendo's been doing with VC
     
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    It kinda does say something about Nintendo when Sega of all people is putting more effort into releasing more 3D classics and not only that but releasing games that are worth making into 3D classics, I'd much rather play Sonic 1 again in 3D than Urban fucking Champion.
     
  20. Janthran

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    Sonic already has all of the layers and stuff, I think it'll work great as a 3D classic.
     
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