Re: Sega Universe (was Micro Machinery)
On Thu, 14 Mar 1996, Max wrote:
> At 12:38 PM 3/14/96 -0330, you wrote:
> >>Actually I don't like either platform. I just like the Sonic universe. The
> >>characters. The Sat AM show hooked me in, not the games.
> >It's the same way with me. I wish that ABC hadn't canceled the Sonic series.
> >Does anyone know if they'll be bring the blue one back, or at least a
> >spinoff, maybe Knuckles' Freedom Fighters.
> Unless Sega changes directions again, it's not likely to happen. :-(
> I became a true blue fan of Sonic and his world right after Sonic's 16th
> (15th? I'll have to look it up) birthday, back in November of 1991. That was
> when the original game was released. I'm far more of a Sonic fan than a
> Sega one, I have only ever upgraded the Sega as needed to run the newer
> Sonic games, and it doesn't look like I'll have any reason to buy a Saturn.
Kiken here, well, there's still a slim chance that V Sonic will make it
to the states on the Saturn, this may re-awaken things. Thats a long shot
though, and an even longer shot is hoping that SOA will release Figthing
Sonic in the states at all.
BTW: According to the Japanese, he was 16 in Sonic 1.
> Sega has changed it's direction entirely last year, and moved into a
> fighting games. They seem to have pushed Sonic and his friends out of the
> picture altogether. Last November (Sonic's birthday) went by without a new
> Genesis release for the first time since 91, and now Hedgehog Day (Sega's
> re-name for Febuary 2nd, another release day for Sonic) has passed without a
> whimper as well. Sega even cancelled thier own magazine (Sega Visions) a few
> months ago, not that it's had any new Sonic comics, or anything Sonic for
> that matter, for the last 6 months or so.
Yep, the interest is dwindling, severly.
> Until Sega produces new Sonic games, we are not likely to see anyone make
> any more animated shows. It is a sad fact that the cartoon industry is only
> driven by whether or not the show sells toys, and not by popularity.
Kiken signing off.
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Received on Thu Mar 14 1996 - 16:16:35 PST
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