Sonic Frontiers Fans Claimed Ripping Off Old Sonic Games
Sonic Frontiers is available at Gamescom in Cologne right now. Some fans have noticed that some levels look familiar to Sega’s take against an open-area Sonic.
A Twitter user posted two videos that compared off-screen Sonic Frontiers footage with Sonic Unleashed and Sonic Generations clips. There are some undeniable similarities between the levels being played. The footage is cut to highlight similar enemy placements, platforms, loops and other issues. However, there are some good points to this criticism.
As many pointed out, I think some Mario games have similar geometry and instances with enemy placement. The Sonic Frontiers clips have a few nuances that make it more than simple skin. However, it makes it difficult to see if this issue is not directly related to level design but that Sonic games only ask for a small number of tasks in standard run and jump levels. It could allow us to play as other characters in Sonic games.
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Sonic Frontiers has some changes to its Sonic formula. Its open areas and puzzle-solving make it seem like the game has a more significant identity crisis. It will be available on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox 5, as well as on Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S and Switch on November 8…