SEGA: "Brutally Honest" on Classic Sonic

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SEGA: "Brutally Honest" on Classic Sonic
Prepare yourself for some sad Sonic news (well, if you're a nostalgists) we've been given some "brutally honest" news about the classic young hedgehog.

Svend spoke to David Corless, Brand Manager SEGA Europe for Sonic the Hedgehog. "Sonic Generations sees a classic and modern form of the blue blur running around loops in the same game. If the gameplay is received positively, do you think thereís an opportunity to bring Classic Sonic back into future titles?" he asked.

David went for the throat, "Do you know what? There are no plans, to be brutally honest, to bring Classic Sonic back. The reason for bringing him back for this game was because this is a celebration of 20 years of Sonic. It was a real fitting time to do it. Heís really well loved. Letís see how Generations does. You can never say never in this industry, but at the moment there are no plans."

We've not been able to get Svend to speak much since then.
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AN_D_K 25 Oct 2011 11:19
1/10
You may want to take his belt and shoelaces off him
Earthworm Swiss 25 Oct 2011 11:24
2/10
I wouldn't call it sad news, as he didn't outright say "we'll never use Classic again".

he'll be back, I just know it. ;D
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MarcusTheRocker 25 Oct 2011 11:56
3/10
I don't think this will be the end for the classic blue blur. I have a gut feeling he'll be back in the future.
mrAnthony 25 Oct 2011 12:35
4/10
Come on guys! There's barely any difference. He's just a bit stogier (if Rhys a word)
mrAnthony 25 Oct 2011 12:36
5/10
Rhys = that's... Damn these fingers.
Spinface 25 Oct 2011 16:49
6/10
What mrAnthony said! I'm kind of struggling to see the point of 'classic' and 'modern' Sonic here. Was there a definitive break at some point? Or did he just get a bit skinnier and a bit more talkative? Was the Sonic in Sonic 4 'classic' or 'modern'? Someone throw me a bone here, please.
Mr. Generic 25 Oct 2011 20:27
7/10
Yes they said in Sonic 4 they wouldn't use Classic Sonic ever again...

...Oh wait!
sonictopfan 26 Oct 2011 02:36
8/10
what's sad about it? modern Sonic or classic Sonic, what's the difference, they're both blue and they're both fast, and quite honestly modern Sonic looks much cooler :)
lovecougara 26 Oct 2011 15:23
9/10

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Motts 27 Oct 2011 18:56
10/10
and here i thought your younger men comment was explaining why you love classic sonic. lawl.
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