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Bioware Making a Sonic RPG on the DS 49

Posted by Zonk
from the oddest-title-i've-ever-written-out dept.
1up has the news that Bioware (makers of classic RPGs like Knights of the Old Republic and Neverwinter Nights) is collaborating with Sega to make a Sonic the Hedgehog roleplaying game for the Nintendo DS. "Sega's latest effort clearly illustrates the company's increasing interest in (and reliance on) Western content developers and Western audiences ... Now all we need to do is sit back and wait for the patented Bioware mid-game reveal which unmasks Tails once and for all as the evil Dr. Robotnik. Who needs Mass Effect? When the angst-ridden backstory of Knuckles the Echidna is your muse, the world is your spiky-headed oyster." For the record? I need Mass Effect. Now.
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Bioware Making a Sonic RPG on the DS

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  • by Pluvius (734915) <pluvius3&gmail,com> on Saturday June 23, 2007 @04:07PM (#19622391) Journal
    It was bad enough when they started making Sonic about exploration, even though everyone who played Sonic to begin with liked it because it was about racing through pretty scenery and neat little set pieces as quickly as possible. Now they're making a Sonic game in the genre which is the complete antithesis of this style of game? Come on, Sega, you're killing me here.

    On the bright side, if you're going to make a Sonic RPG, you might as well have BioWare do it.

    Rob

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