• Hey, guest user. Hope you're enjoying NeoGAF! Have you considered registering for an account? Come join us and add your take to the daily discourse.
  • The Politics forum has been nuked. Please do not bring political discussion to the rest of the site, or you will be removed. Thanks.

Sonic's shitty friends talk to you mid gameplay in Sonic Forces

Status
Not open for further replies.

I Wanna Be The Guy

U-S-A! U-S-A! U-S-A!
Apr 4, 2013
13,460
6
0
Just watched some E3 gameplay of Sonic Forces. There's like a radio with a picture in the top corner of a character talking to you while you play. Characters like Vector and Charmy are talking to you while you play, Sonic Heroes style. There literally was a variation of "So many Eggman Robots!" in the gameplay I just watched. This isn't limited to modern Sonic levels either! Oh no. Even in classic gameplay you've got this.

Thoughts?
 

GoldandBlue

Member
Dec 22, 2007
5,060
1
0
As long as the coolest friend Blaze is there then that's fine.

People need to relax over this kinda shit.
 

antibolo

Banned
Sep 13, 2012
8,429
1
0
Canada
But since you're a Sonic shitty friend yourself in this game, does this mean that you talk to yourself all the fucking time??
 
Oct 17, 2011
634
1
0
I legit laughed when I saw Silver. I love it (for all the wrong reasons). Sega doesn't give two shits about critic feedback with this game now that they have the Sonic Mania safety net lol.
 

LuciusAxelrod

Member
May 31, 2013
407
0
0
Having characters talk to you mid-game is not inherently bad. It works really well in Star Fox and Kid Icarus Uprising.
But I have no faith in this being good for this game at all.
My hype for Sonic Forces seems to drop like a rock whenever they show more of the game.
At least Sonic Mania looks great.
 

NinjaCoachZ

Member
Feb 4, 2015
8,750
1
0
Canada
www.youtube.com
It's like Sega took every single complaint about the past Sonic games, let Taxman make a game which solves them completely and gives everyone exactly what they want, and then when we weren't looking decided the best course of action for their effort was to double down on everything.
 

old manatee

Banned
May 6, 2009
15,384
1
0
"Ya know there is lots of stuff to do in Paradise City. Outside of all that Racing and Road Raging stuff, go take out some Burnout Billboards, break some Road Rules, find some new shortcuts, or something big to jump off! Let's explore people, know your enemy, and know your battlefield! This is Atomika, on Crash FM!"
 

KHlover

Banned
Jun 26, 2013
13,783
0
0
Vector? Charmy?

 

Tracker_TD

Member
Apr 13, 2016
108
0
0
I'm not actually too miffed about Sonic's cohort returning just on the fact they're back; fans have wanted them back and with some exceptions (Charmy) I think negative response to them is generally a bit overblown, so fair play. But yeesh this is a naff way to do it. And the speech box takes up a hefty chunk of the screen for longer dialogue to boot, which just looks... bad.
 

Fancolors

Member
Jan 21, 2016
2,568
0
0
It's not like the level design is going to become better or worse because they talk. Unless the writing goes to Gearbox level writing, I don't mind.
 

Pie and Beans

Look for me on the local news, I'll be the guy arrested for trying to burn down a Nintendo exec's house.
Apr 23, 2010
13,063
2
940
Liquidate Sonic Team. Find more competent fangame creators, give them the money.
 

Sami+

Member
May 2, 2013
10,661
1
0
Tallahassee
Well yeah. Forces is all about embracing the stupid shit the franchise became to make the weird fans happy.

If you want actual good gameplay there's a game for that too 👍
 
Status
Not open for further replies.