Sonic the Hedgehog will not be kissing any extra people if Sega veteran Takashi Iizuka has his method.
Iizuka has labored on the franchise since 1994’s Sonic the Hedgehog 3 and instructed Axios what the 2 essential guidelines for a venture that includes the Blue Blur are – alongside an extra, unofficial one concerning the notorious smooching scene from 2006’s Sonic the Hedgehog.
Within the sport, the very human Princess Elise the Third used the Chaos Emeralds to save lots of Sonic’s life and kissed the anthropomorphic hedgehog as she did. Although he did not work on that individual entry, Iizuka mentioned “I do not suppose we’ll be doing that once more”.
The opposite guidelines are extra on model, with the primary merely being “velocity”. Iizuka mentioned the video games must be constructed round Sonic shifting rapidly – he fairly actually “gotta go quick” – whereas the second rule is that he can not swim. Even within the Mario & Sonic on the Olympic Video games franchise, Iizuka identified, Sonic has to make use of a flotation machine in swimming occasions. The extra you already know!
All of those guidelines will, in fact, be utilized in Sonic Frontiers, the newest entry within the franchise and first with open world parts. First teased in Could final 12 months, it additionally options intensive fight that was truly primarily based partly on the Sonic Film,
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