According to a recent GameSpot interview with Sega’s Ken Ballough, there’s a new 2D Sonic coming in 2010…even though some at Sega claimed this was not the case a few months ago.
GS: Why did Sega decide to bring Sonic back to 2D? Did the success of Sonic Rush and Sonic Rush Adventure play a part?
KB: Old-school Sonic fans have long asked to see Sonic return to a more 2D style of gameplay. Many liked the daytime stages in Unleashed, but wanted to see a game that plays purely similar to the early games of the Genesis. Project Needlemouse is that critical first step that brings Sonic back to his 2D roots.
GS: What can you tell us about the [...]
Here’s another week with not too many surprises. First, we get the final entry in the Super Star Wars series with “Super Return of the Jedi” for VC. For WiiWare, we get the rebirth of Contra, which we expected but is still missing an online co-op mode. Also for WiiWare, we get a Wii Remote guided adventure through space in an attempt to only touch certain ColorZ with your ship. Note to developers: If you want your game to be looked at with seriousness, DON’T add a “Z” to the end of words that normally have an “S.” Finally, we get another entry in the Clubhouse Games Express line for DSiWare. Here’s a [...]
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A portion of a Hero HQ interview with Timothy Schwalk, lead producer…
HQ: What are the character exclusives?
TS: What we can tell you is that we absolutely will have platform exclusive characters for Wii, PS2 and NDS. We can’t talk about them just yet, but we’re really excited about them though and can’t wait to see what you and all of the fans think when they’re revealed.
HQ: Will the Wii have online play? Will it be similar to the online “Guest” feature in Mario Kart? Will “Wii Speak” be supported?
TS: The sequel is like the original Marvel: Ultimate Alliance for Wii, in that it has co-operative play for up to 4 friends offline.
As for [...]