Sonic Jump [$2.99] was kinda weird because Sonic, you know, runs a lot. In fact, he runs really fast and that's always kinda been the main point of emphasis for most of the good Sonic games. Plus, auto-runners are a big deal on the App Store; it's clotted with them. Jump had us scratching our heads, considering all this. But, hey, looks like someone at SEGA got the memo. A new auto-runner starring Sonic is coming -- and it's coming "soon" to iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch.
Sonic Dash, as it's called, is a 3D runner. From the boilerplate, we gather it's endless, as opposed to stage-based. And that's about where our knowledge ends. From the SEGA blog:
Our hero will be doing what he does best — making a fast and frenzied 3D dash through stunning stages, as he navigates over, around, and through interminable dangers. Challenge your friends and compete on leaderboards — you may know who the fastest is, but, for how long?
As soon as we spy the game on the App Store, we'll give it a shot and get back to you and fill in some of these holes. If anything, though, this seems like a good direction for a Sonic game -- you know, the whole running thing.
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