New Details for Sonic and the Black Knight

By Shane Jury 11.12.2008 12

New Details for Sonic and the Black Knight on Nintendo gaming news, videos and discussion

The latest issue of Nintendo Power has shed more light on Sonic's Medieval Wii Adventure.

From the Magazine, the control scheme for Black Knight will be using the Nunchuk Analog Stick for general movement, the A button to jump, Wii remote shake or swipe to attack, and Z on the Nunchuk to block.
Three of the Sonic Universe's Characters will feature heavily in this game; Knuckles, Shadow, and Blaze the Cat. For the story, they'll be three of the Knights of the Round Table, and at first, they will be bosses, although they will become your allies when beaten, and may even be playable.
Akin to the Secret Rings, each environment has about 6 to 9 missions to beat. Fighting styles for the game include a Cavalier style that focuses on Speed, a Paladin style for Strength and a Knight Style that combines both Speed and Strength. Also like Secret Rings, you can obtain new skills as you go through the game, and a multiplayer mode returns too, Battle and Survivor Modes here.
Lastly, there will be an online element of play, with Solo Missions that are designed specifically for ranked online challenges.

After the success of Secret Rings and Sonic Unleashed, will C3 readers be interested in picking this one up?

Box art for Sonic and the Black Knight





3D Platformer



C3 Score

Rated $score out of 10  6/10

Reader Score

Rated $score out of 10  6/10 (24 Votes)

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Sonic And The Secret Rings was easily the best Sonic in recent years when coming to 3D-Sonics. Thats why it was such a success. And I think it was not bad in graphics, either.
I only will pick this up when it's good. No need to get it 'because it's Sonic'. On the contrary. That's a downfall these days.

I find your lack of faith disturbing!

YES! BLAZE! Smilie

Now all it needs is to trash Knuckles and Shadow in favour of Tails, Metal Sonic and Amy :3 But nah I don't picture Tails with a sword... Amy could still use her hammer though!

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... What about Tails! Smilie

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Cant wait.
And yeah, Blaze is the best (recent) secondary character to sonic.
I hate all these shadow/metalic/silver/super/clone sonics they keep doing.

Anyway, if they just refine SR a bit this will be great.
There does need to be a two-player race mode though :-/ <-- Tells some truly terrible tales.
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Apparantly there\'s a Battle and Survivor Multiplayer mode. Whether this is just more minigames who knows, but race would be awesome.

And Blaze is easily the best character invented since Tails Smilie I don\'t really like Knuckles tbh.

( Edited 11.12.2008 13:34 by SuperLink )

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Why does Sonic need a weapon, he is a weapon.

JustJoe said:
Why does Sonic need a weapon, he is a weapon.

Why does a martial artist use nunchaku? If Sonic is a flail then he can use a sword!

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For a whole second, since I often make mistakes when I read, I thought when it said Blaze it said Big the Cat
I was like
"Oh noez! Not him again!"

I hope it's as good as Secret Rings
That game owned the recent 3D Sonic games
[That opinion is more favored among people than not, amirite?]

Secret Rings was excellent for many Sonic fans (but IMO Unleashed is even better Smilie)

I actually thought it said Big for a second, and while I do kinda miss Big, Blaze is a much much much better choice.

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If the reviews are decent, this could be the first sonic game I get on day 1. Smilie

SuperLink said:
Secret Rings was excellent for many Sonic fans

Not this one, then again I grew up with the Genesis games.

Sonic Unleashed was my favorite Sonic game ever made, followed by Sonic Adventure 2 Battle, followed by Sonic and the Secret Rings. I think that Sonic hasn't has the best ride since 3-D games, but it is getting better lately. I think Sega is finally back on track with Sonic games, and Sonic and the Black Knight should be a great success, probably even more successful than Sonic and the Secret Rings.

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