The blue blur finds his stride
While the move to 3D was the best thing that ever happened to Mario, developer Sonic Team has consistently failed to reimagine the lickety-split action of his fiercest rival in three dimensions. But with Sonic Generations, the blue blur has finally found his stride.
A mixture of side-scrolling levels and bewildering sprints through 3D worlds, Generations is a nostalgic joy that captures the dizzying speed and psychotic pace that made Sonics original romps console classics. And as many levels are familiar stages from Sonics Mega Drive adventures albeit with a razor-sharp graphical makeover Generations is a delirious race down memory lane, only let down by a moronic story that makes the movie sequences a toe-curling embarrassment.