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E3 2011: Sonic Generations 3DS screenshots

First look at the handheld Sonic platformer

Here are the first Sonic Generations 3DS screenshots.

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While Sonic's new platformer is also on HD consoles, this handheld version features exclusive levels.

It's set across three different eras and it has been reported that the 2D gameplay mixes Sonic Colours and Sonic 2.

You'll also be able to play an exclusive unlockable 'Special Stage' and there's also a StreetPass option which enables you to collect new content and unlock bonus material each time you pass another player.

Then there's the two-player versus mode which has fans battling it out across recognisable Sonic environments.

Do you like the look of Sonic Generations?

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  1. CyberGW Thursday 9th Jun 2011 at 16:22

    Quite good!
    But I still think it slightly ruins the point that Modern Sonic is in 2D aswell!

  2. saswatch Thursday 9th Jun 2011 at 16:23

    this looks epic sonic 2 is my favourite game ever. this rayman and mario = good platforming times

  3. shy guy 64 Thursday 9th Jun 2011 at 16:25

    i hope this version has sonic adventure stages

  4. megaman16 Thursday 9th Jun 2011 at 16:45

    was sonic colours the wii 20th anniversary title


    also why cant this be on wii

  5. SoulSilver IV Thursday 9th Jun 2011 at 16:51

    i hope this version has sonic adventure stages

    http://youtu.be/TQuphp-hQGA

    :D

  6. ProtoKun Thursday 9th Jun 2011 at 17:08

    i hope this version has sonic adventure stages

    http://youtu.be/TQuphp-hQGA

    :D

    Sonic Generations 3DS differs from the HD version, not only in gameplay (in Modern Stages) but also in the level selection. Seeing how 3DS takes a Sonic Rush approach (which fits perfectly, considering how Advance and Rush were the Modern evolution of the series), we could pretty much expect levels from the portable versions. This should extend to Game Gear games, but those were hardly original when it comes to levels (they followed Mega Drive thematics)

  7. shy guy 64 Thursday 9th Jun 2011 at 17:11

    i hope this version has sonic adventure stages

    http://youtu.be/TQuphp-hQGA

    :D

    COOL! thanks

    i really hope this is in the 3DS version

  8. jason 1995 Thursday 9th Jun 2011 at 17:53

    Looks good, can't wait for more pics

  9. SteveSalmon999 Thursday 9th Jun 2011 at 18:40

    it does look a bit strange seeing classic sonic as a 3d model...
    looks pretty good though! 8)

  10. Waldy565 Thursday 9th Jun 2011 at 18:49

    looks like the game will do sonics 25th anniversary justice!

  11. mathewd3 Thursday 9th Jun 2011 at 21:11

    Looks terrible...

  12. saswatch Thursday 9th Jun 2011 at 21:58

    Looks terrible...

    u don't have to like it you are aloud to have opinion

  13. imbusydoctorwho Friday 10th Jun 2011 at 21:56

    Sonic Rush 3D.
    Still looks great nevertheless.

  14. Cyberguy Saturday 11th Jun 2011 at 08:03

    The final boss from Sonic 3?

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