Sonic Generations is the latest in a very long line of Sonic the Hedgehog games. An extremely long line of games. The Wikipedia page that lists all the Sonic games is longer than the Declaration of Independence. As someone who has not played any Sonic games for a long time it came of something of a shock how far the series has strayed since it’s roots.
The game itself seems to be dealing with something of an identity crisis. It consists of some really outstanding 2d levels that follow the New Super Mario Bros approach but then follows these terrific levels with garbage. All of the levels are throwbacks to previous sonic games. In addition to jumping on robots in a variety of locales the game features a skateboarding section, a go-kart level, a…vampire lady bat or something and a werewolf? What the shit. Continue reading