Sega's E3 lineup (Sonic confirmed for all platforms)

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  1. Adam Tyner

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    There's a full list at http://www.teamxbox.com/news.php?id=4350 , including titles and descriptions for...

    Sonic Heroes - PS2, GC, XBox
    Billy Hatcher & the Giant Egg - GC
    Worms 3D - PS2, GC, XBox, PC
    Vectorman - PS2
    Headhunter: Redemption - PS2, XBox
    Otogi: Myth of Demons - XBox
    Sega GT Online - XBox
    Altered Beast - PS2
    Virtua Fighter 4 Evolution - PS2
    Phantasy Star Online Episode III - GC
    Virtual On Marz - PS2
    Dororo - PS2
    Kunoichi - PS2
    Sonic Adventure DX Director's Cut - GC
    Sonic Pinball Party - GBA
    Sonic Battle - GBA
    NFL2K4 - PS2, XBox
    NBA2K4 - PS2, XBox
    NHL2K4 - PS2, XBox
    NCAA College Basketball 2K4 - PS2, XBox
     
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    Based on what I've read about Sonic Heroes on GameSpot, it seems like another relative stinker. Why can't they just make a regular Sonic game with a dozen or so really fast levels and as little puzzle-solving as possible?
     
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    Worms. 3D.

    God bless 'em.
     
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    I'm thrilled about the PSO exclusivity, but dissapointed about the Sonic Heroes cross-platform thing. At least GC also gets Sonic Adventure DX and Billy Hatcher & the Giant Egg.

    I'll reserve judgement on the actual quality of Sonic Heroes for when I can test it myself.
     
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    Isn't Worms 3D an RTS though instead of the traditional gameplay style? Or is it different?

    And about PSO Ep. III...while I probably won't buy the game (I could care less), I think the idea of more online games on the GameCube is a good idea no matter what. If it succeeds, Nintendo will be pushed into making some online games or expanding the capabilities of their games that are in production.
     
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    Often games released on multiple platforms are not as good as they could be because the standards for the weakest system are normally adopted for all versions of the game to make porting easier. The fact that the game was made specifically for the Gamecube means that there is a good chance it won't be held back by a homogenization of standards or the victim of a poor port.
     
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    I understand where you're coming from, Barry, but the original poster was "gloating" over the Sonic Adventure DX exclusive too - a port of an old DC game...
     
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    Looks like a great lineup, and Sega is finally putting titles on a console where they will sell.
     
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    What system is weaker then gamecube? Really makes no sense
     
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    The PS2 more often then not has the longest load times and jaggiest graphics of all three systems. It has many great exclusive games and sells more than the other two but I would consider it the weakest of the three.
     
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    Is Team 17 developing Worms again?

    I'm surprised about the lack of hype for Altered Beast and Vectorman so far...
     
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    Technically, the PS2 is the weakest, but not by far enough that it really matters.

    I really could care less about the new Sonic game. After the last two, and with the description of the new one, it sounds like they're trying out new ideas with an old franchise, much like the water pack with Mario Sunshine (although Mario is a platformer game, Sonic is supposed to be about speed and extremely minor platforming/puzzle stuff).
     

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