Sega is contemplating the opportunity of remaking extra of its retro library, like SegaSonic the Hedgehog, but it surely does rely on the success of the present Sega Ages line-up (by way of Nintendo Life).
SegaSonic the Hedgehog was name-dropped in a current interview with Yosuke Okunari, producer for Sega. Talking with Sport Watch, he mentioned the crew selected to remake the primary two titles within the Puyo Puyo and Sonic collection for Swap as a result of they have been secure bets. “After we started work on Sega Ages for the Nintendo Swap, the quantity of titles in improvement have been restricted,” defined Okunari. “If this assortment of Sega Ages titles is profitable, then I’d say we’d actually like to contemplate releasing extra in these collection. The arcade recreation, SegaSonic the Hedgehog, has by no means been ported earlier than…”
The 1993 platformer was an arcade unique in Japan, and introduced in new characters like Mighty the Armadillo and Ray the Flying Squirrel. SegaSonic the Hedgehog was a uncommon discover exterior of Japan, however nonetheless garnered lots of love from arcade aficionados and Sonic followers alike. There’s a risk that the sport might be revived for the Swap, introducing it to new gamers and welcoming acquainted associates, but,it does rely on the efficiency of the present remakes.
Beforehand, Okunari has talked about an curiosity in remaking different arcade video games, and particularly ones that have been by no means localised for a worldwide viewers. That could be a huge transfer, and though we’ve to carry our horses for now, it could imply the resurrection of video games from a particular slice of tradition from a particular period. Like reanimating dinosaurs or one thing.