Sonic 4: Episode 2 – Review

Sonic 4 Episode 1 was a pleasant surprise when it came out. Does Episode 2 live up to the expectations set by the first? Not exactly. 

It’s not entirely bad however, the gameplay refinements are nicely done, it does feel a lot more like Sonic 2 in terms of the momentum and feel. The graphics are appealing, nothing too fancy, but it’s nice. The tag team moves are fun, destroying stuff rolling in a ball was sweet, swimming and flying were alright, definitely makes it easier to navigate. Some of the boss battles start off by making you believe they are just rehashed old battles, but then reveal something entirely new, which was a cool touch. The chaos emeralds make a return to the classic half pipe style, Sonic 2 special stages. Honestly, these are the only good parts of the game I have to talk about, let’s move on to why I think the game is not great.

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Rumor: Sonic In Super Mario Galaxy 2?

Ngamer, a European magazine has tweeted that they have “insider knowledge” from a “trusted source”, that Sonic will be in Mario’s next 3D adventure. They even mention that Sonic will have his own levels, called Green Hill Galaxy, the first series of stages from Sonic 1. This is kind of hard to believe, but maybe this was Sega’s plan all along. Make crappy Olympic games with Mario in it, till Nintendo puts Sonic in their games. They already did it with Super Smash Bros. Brawl, so who knows? But as we all know, the internet never lies, Wikipedia is always correct and so is Twitter.

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