You all no doubt know last year’s terribly-received Sonic Boom games, and SEGA has previously promised that they learned their lesson for the 3DS-only sequel, Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice. It looks like they’re making good on that promise, too, as the game has been delayed to 2016 in hopes of making sure it gets the polish it needs.
This is one of the subjects we discussed on this week’s episode of Nintendo Week, our Nintendo-themed podcast here at Gamnesia. Be sure to check out the discussion video above for our full thoughts on the delay!
Alex points out that a delay always means that more money is being poured into the game, and even if it’s a better game for that time, it doesn’t necessarily mean it will make up for that in sales. Ben, meanwhile, argues that it doesn’t matter the short-term consequences of a delay, for SEGA may not be able to afford another
Sonic Boom disaster in the long-term.
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