There was a time when Sonic was universally loved by gamers, and had enough popularity to give Mario a decent challenge. However, by the time the second batch of 3D consoles rolled up on our driveway, Sonic has pretty much lost favor with even its ardent fans, due to numerous failed attempts to translate the beloved franchise into 3D. Thankfully, the 2D iterations that appeared in most handhelds managed to keep the franchise going, and with Sonic Generations, the franchise has pretty much recovered from its bad reputation.
Now, it looks like it’s going to prove to the few holdouts that Generations was no fluke, and that the Sonic franchise is back in shape, with the release of the Nintendo Wii U and 3DS exclusive Sonic: Lost World. You can check out the trailer below if you’re one of the few who remain unconvinced: