Random: Sega Celebrates April Fool’s Day With The Murder Of Sonic The Hedgehog
Sega’s latest release is a departure from the company’s traditional output, and has instead chosen to focus on a more adult audience with The Murder of Sonic the Hedgehog. The game, which is available now on Steam, is a free-to-play title that tasks players with investigating the murder of the iconic blue hedgehog.
The game is set up as a visual novel, with players taking on the role of a detective who must piece together the events that led up to Sonic’s untimely demise. interrogating suspects and gathering evidence as they go.
The title is clearly meant as a spoof, and it’s already garnered a fair amount of attention online. But while the concept is certainly humorous, the execution leaves something to be desired.
The Murder of Sonic the Hedgehog is a clumsy and poorly written affair, with cringe-worthy dialogue and lackluster voice acting. The visual novel format doesn’t do the game any favors either, as the static artwork is uninspired and theInvestigating the murder of Sonic the Hedgehog is a tedious and repetitive affair.
It’s a shame, because the concept had potential. But as it stands, The Murder of Sonic the Hedgehog is a misfire that’s not worth your time.