- Oct 24, 2008
Source: https://venturebeat.com/2017/05/16/sonic-forces-lets-you-make-and-play-as-your-own-character/Tails, Knuckles, Amy, and friends are about to get a lot more company.
Sega announced today that its upcoming game, Sonic Forces, lets you create your own characters. You can then play as your creation as part of the platformer's third gameplay style, following modern Sonic's 3D/2D hybrid stages and classic Sonic's retro, all 2D levels. This is the first time a Sonic game has allowed players to make their own characters. Sonic Forces is coming out this Holiday for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC.
Players can choose designs based on seven different animals: Wolf, rabbit, cat, dog, bear, bird, and (of course) hedgehog. Not only do you get to play as your creation, but they'll appear in the story and cutscenes.
Source: http://www.ign.com/articles/2017/05/16/sonic-forces-character-creation-feature-mode-announcedIGN said:The seven character types each come with their own special ability, which are:
Bear — Blows away enemies with a homing attack
Bird — Flies high with double jump abilities
Cat — Keeps one ring after being hit
Dog — Restarts with five rings after the player dies
Hedgehog — Collects rings when getting damaged
Rabbit — Has longer invincible time after receiving damage
Wolf — Automatically draws in rings when near them
Beyond choosing one of these seven types, players can customize the look of their character, including outfitting them with hundreds of accessories and costuming options unlocked while playing through the game. Each customized Hero will have a grappling hook as a means of platforming, and the characters can be customized further via Wispons, which are a new take on the Color Powers from Sonic Colors. The Wispons are unique gadgets that can be used both as weapons and for traversing through levels.