Oct 30th, 2013

Sonic: Lost World was just released, but with several other major games also releasing this week, Sonic’s latest outing hasn’t gotten much attention from the gaming community. I’ve put a few hours into the game since picking it up yesterday, and have detailed my initial impressions in the video below.


Are any of you currently playing Sonic: Lost World? If so, what are your thoughts on the game so far?

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  • Guttsman

    Game is awesome so far!
    Very addictive.

  • We look forward to seeing Sonic: Lost World do well.

  • e_rocket

    Geting it soon… I hope!!!

  • Ony

    I have to finish WindWaker before starting it. Made the first level though, really pretty but don’t feels like a Sonic.
    I can’t say if it’s good or bad yet.

    • I hope you enjoy the game as much as I did.

  • Marcell Wade

    I’m playing it, it’s a very pretty game, frame rate is very smooth, learning curb is pretty hard in this one, but practice makes perfect.

  • BIG Franky

    I picked it up yesterday and the kids and I enjoyed our first romp around Windy Hill…. we think it looks great and controls realty well. there is lots to explore and is generally fun….. the music is God-awful, but aside from that, I was left wondering why the reviews were so horrible (admittedly, we probably have only an hour into it)….

    • Mario

      I heard the music and it’s not that bad.

      • BIG Franky

        well, I hate it….but that’s just my opinion. we can’t all have stellar soundtracks, Mario!

        • Mario

          I know.

        • It takes time to create a good soundtrack for a game, the better ones shine instantly. With our titles, we use great care in matching the feel of the song to the atmosphere, this may be a reason why you aren’t too fond of the music in Sonic: Lost World.

  • Nintendoplaystation

    I can’t wait to play this at Christmas ( asked my wife to get it for me ). It seems people mark it down for what they think it should be like. The game is like how it is through
    Purpose game design ( with Nintendo fans in mind ). Enjoy it for what it is if it does it well, which it looks like it does. Just my opinion.

  • Miles “Tails” Prower

    So far Im really enjoying the game. It’s not bad like reviewers say it is and the controls are not bad they just take time to get use to is all overall I’m loving the game.

    • Nintendoplaystation

      Only true gamers take time to get use to the controls. It’s not always bad game design, it’s called learning curve. Pleased your enjoying it, I’m sure many will.

      • Miles “Tails” Prower

        You speak true words. 🙂 Yes, I am very much enjoying it. I also like the challenge this game offers too. I hope people ignore the bad reviews and give the game a chance it really is a good game. In my opinion.

        • DarkLegacy

          Me too. I picked it up yesterday and I have to say, it’s a great game and I ignored those reviews and started to play the game. By the way, my friend’s desperate to see you on his new website, and bring Sonic too if you’re interested

          • Arthur Jarret

            I’ve still got it in foil… too many games to play!
            I’ve just finished Phoenix Wright 5, so now I’ll start any of my unplayed games (for Wii U, that’s Spiderman, Sonic and Deus EX)

            Glad to hear the reviews problem is just a control issue AGAIN. I loved the wonderful 101!

            Don’t these guys know how to use buttons anymore?

          • DarkLegacy

            I’ve just finished playing KH 3D on 3DS and I’m still getting a bit good at the game

          • Arthur Jarret

            Great game, huh?
            It’s the best portable kingdom hearts, and by extension the best spin-off kingdom hearts yet!

            I can’t wait for pt. 3 to hit PS4!

          • DarkLegacy

            Yep it is a great game, and I can’t wait for Kingdom Hearts III too. It’s going to be one of the best games that all of us will be playing on

    • Mario

      Mamma mia! I really need to get that game!

      • Miles “Tails” Prower

        You should Mario. It’s really fun. 🙂 I can’t wait for your game too Mario.

        • Mario

          Thank you! I’m sure you’ll have a blast!

        • DarkLegacy

          But what about mine? well I know it’s coming to PS4

          • Miles “Tails” Prower

            Well I’m going to buy a whole new system just to play your game, Sora. 🙂

          • DarkLegacy

            Oh cool what is it? 😀

          • Miles “Tails” Prower


          • DarkLegacy

            Oh I should’ve known. I’m also buying a PS4 too for KH3 including the series, and it’ll be a while before you get the series to KH

          • Miles “Tails” Prower

            Really how long do you think it’ll be?

          • DarkLegacy

            I’d have to say until Kingdom Hearts III is out

    • Michael DeVore

      Typical reviews for sonic. Critics are usually below the user reviews for some reason. Usually it’s the other way around with users being more harsh, because they played though a game, than critics. The critics do seem to be going overboard, and putting blatant contradictions in there reviews this time. One started a review with the game play was interesting and varied enough that they never became board, and ended it with the game board them.

      • Miles “Tails” Prower

        I see what you mean and I agree with you. I just don’t understand how they could rate the game so low when in actuality the game isn’t bad as they pose it to be. I think some critics were wrong in there reviews about the game because the main complaint was the controls and the controls are not twitchy or loose they work fine, all you have to do is take time to get use to the controls and you’ll have it down easy.

  • Sdudyoy

    You know what I don’t like, how every one is complaining about Sonic’s speed, I like how Sonic can slow down, the original games had some of my favorite platforming in any video games but you just can’t get that when Sonic is zooming through the level’s, I haven’t really played or cared for most of the Sonic games past Sonic heroes, but this game looks to be a great game, Sonic isn’t just about speed he’s also about platforming.

  • bizzy gie

    Hopefully, this game sells well.

  • linxz

    reviewer, please drop the uptalk. you sound like a 5 year old :p

  • DarkLegacy

    I’ve played this game and this is awesome and the controls to the game are great

  • farrellbr

    I think it is a good game

  • Noah

    I am really enjoying this game. The new Sonic engine is really smart and makes perfect sense. I don’t understand why it’s getting such a bad wrap. Such an inspired and imaginative Sonic game. This coulda been 3D Sonic from day one.

    When Mario 64 came out, Nintendo introduced a new engine that certainly had a learning curve. SLW is no different, and it’s a great engine and certainly compliments the gameplay! Not perfect, but great nonetheless.

  • Fuzunga

    Everyone keeps talking about how much they like Dessert Ruins. Am I the only one who remembers Sweet Mountain from Sonic Colors with it’s incredible music and dessert-themed stages?

  • Hulkamania

    I bought the game, and I actually love it a lot. I am enjoying it, especially the online time attack scoreboard. I came in 12th place nationally on one level, and that gives me tons of replay value.