Sonic Colors was released for the Nintendo Wii in 2010. Developed by Sonic Team, Colors came out at a time when Sonic’s reputation was heavily damaged by Sega releasing several critically panned titles such as Sonic 06 and Sonic and the Black Knight. Sonic Team wanted to get back to basics to make the most of the weak hardware. Let’s see if Sonic Colors can change my view of the franchise.
In 1994, Nintendo bought 49% of the British developer Rareware. Rare was known for NES games Battletoads and Wizards and Warriors. This acquisition made Rare a second party developer exclusively for Nintendo. For Rare’s first game under the new deal, Nintendo recommended they make a new series involving Donkey Kong. Donkey Kong Country was released to widespread acclaim and established Rare as one of the premier game developers of the 1990s.
Zombies have been done to death (get it!) in the 21st century. Whether it be Hollywood or video games, zombies are everywhere. We can’t get enough zombies. Lollipop Chainsaw is yet another zombie game, but that description doesn’t do it justice. This game is very stupid, violent, and sexual.
Super Mario 64, the legendary Nintendo 64 game that helped revolutionized 3D platformers. Released in 1996 as a launch title for the N64. Mario’s first ever 3D game.
I’ve always thought the setting of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland would make for an interesting video game. Alice: Madness Returns takes Wonderland and plunges it into the depths of hell (more of a hell than it already was).