Sonic The Hedgehog Genesis

Discussion in 'GBA - Console and Game Discussions, Help and Tips' started by flargle, Nov 18, 2006.

  1. flargle

    flargle Member

    Oct 18, 2006
    The amount of slowdown on this 15-year-old 2D platform game is AMAZING. Someone needs shooting.
  2. fryguy

    fryguy GBAtemp Regular

    Jan 25, 2006
    I almost thought it was my Supercard which made this run choppy/slow but that not the case? :/
  3. [M]artin

    [M]artin .

    Nov 7, 2006
    United States
    Definitely not the case. The port realllly sucks. On the reals, yo. [​IMG]
  4. cenotaph

    cenotaph GBAtemp Fan

    Oct 24, 2006
    United States
    Worst - port - ever (*turns on GP2X*).
  5. canvasch

    canvasch Advanced Member

    Nov 24, 2006
    United States
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    can't imagine how this game ever got released.. what with it being so slow and choppy..... whoever gave this game the ok needs to to be fired. for real, yo!
  6. gukid

    gukid Advanced Member

    Dec 15, 2006
    I was just surprised at how bad the physics is compared to the original, you bounce all over the place. Sad they even let this one be released.
  7. Hadrian

    Hadrian Everybofy knows badgers like MASH POTATOES!

    Former Staff
    Oct 12, 2004
    United States
    Its especially bad when you see how well the mobile version goes.
  8. spas

    spas GBAtemp Fan

    Dec 15, 2006
    What I thought too fryguy I was like whats going on here? Then a loaded up sonic 3 to test with its super fast action and it worked fine.

    I mean if it can play with no lag on the genesis then surely....

    canvasch is right the Mr. Nintendo go ahead release it man needs shooting and so does the porter.

    I think it was a 2 day port and then they went to the bar and got hammered.

    I can't think of why its so slow..

    1.) Just badly ported?
    2.) Textures and sprites not converted into a newer format and left in RAW uncompressed genesis state?
    3.) Aspect ration compression problems when a game is going from being played on a tv to a small screen?
    4.) The porting job was given to chickens with only a years worth of coding experience.

    I can't play the game is gets so bad I am sad because I wanted a OLD SKOOL revival playing it! [​IMG]