Popular Video Game Developer Triggers Sonic Fans By Resurfacing an Old Demo Rejected by Nintendo

Published 12/23/2021, 9:39 AM EST


Popular Flash Games developer, Nitrome made yet another plea to Nintendo to reconsider its decision. The game creators had pitched an idea of a possible one-button, hyper-casual Sonic The Hedgehog title that fans can play on their mobile. Sadly, the Japanese studio didn’t like the idea at all and rejected them.

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The studio applied the same idea to its popular game, Superleap, and shared an interesting demo with the fans. The creators posted a minute-long demo of the Sonic title that was originally pitched to Sega.

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Twitter reacts to Nitrome’s pitch for Nintendo to reconsider its decision

The studio wished to blend the feature of wall-running with the popular franchise. The final result would create a superb hyper-casual game that will entertain the audience for a long time. The community picked up the demo and has been demanding the studio to invest in the idea. Nitrome made yet another humbling request to the studio to help them build this idea.

Some hardcore Nintendo fans found many aspects of the game appalling. This fan stated that the weird take on the franchise could have been a key reason why the developers rejected the idea.

This fan suggested that Sega made a crucial mistake, and this idea isn’t against the premise of the game.

This fan remarked to the Japanese studio that the demo is of great quality and offers an amazing experience, something the creators have failed to deliver with its own titles.

The community is filled with creative individuals who can offer interesting ideas to enhance this idea even more.

Nitrome tried to make this game go live with Sega’s help but failed miserably. Will this massive fan’s outpour change the Japanese studio’s outlook?

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One button game takes a mind-boggling idea and flawless executive, something Nitrome is well known for. Did Sega drop the ball by rejecting this idea?

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Fans promise to watch as many ads as possible to support a game like this, but sadly this idea is currently sitting in the rejected pile.

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Do you wish to see this game release on iOS, Andriod, and other major titles? Be sure to share your thoughts in the comment section below.

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Ayank Chourasia

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Ayank Chourasia is an eSports author at EssentiallySports. He has been writing since 2016 across various fields, having done his BBA from T.I.

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