Sonic is lifeless. A day that begins so innocently as a birthday celebration for Amy Rose takes a nefarious flip on this Murder on the Orient Specific impressed title. The Murder of Sonic The Hedgehog is a brand new route for the franchise, swapping out the super-speed motion of navigating levels for a degree and click on, visible novel journey. In fact, it’s additionally tongue in cheek having been launched for April Fools’, however has Sega landed the punchline?
The plot of The Murder of Sonic The Hedgehog is easy sufficient: Sonic and pals are participating in a homicide thriller on a practice for Amy Rose’s birthday when issues take a little bit of a flip and Sonic finally ends up lifeless. As you begin to disentangle the thriller, determining the suspects, it quickly turns into clear that all the pieces is just not because it appears.
As a substitute of placing you within the deductive boots of a longtime Sonic character, you play as a model new character you can title your self. It’s really your first day on the job on the practice – that practice being fittingly named the Mirage Specific.
With the sport’s opening out of the best way and Sonic murdered, the sport is afoot. Tails takes the lead as the principle detective whilst you act as his assistant, going from carriage to carriage searching for clues and interrogating potential suspects. It’s a easy affair as a result of as Tails poses his questions he’ll ask the participant character to pick the fitting clue that may transfer ahead the interrogation ahead.
Nonetheless, that isn’t the one a part of the questioning, which additionally options an countless runner-style mini-game the place you play as Sonic, accumulating rings and dodging hazards like spikes. You need to accumulate a set variety of rings to achieve success in utilizing a bit of proof, however it’s not the top of the world in case you fail as you merely replay the mini-game till you succeed. In the event you do discover the platforming mini-game a difficulty you may make adjusts within the settings, akin to making Sonic invincible or decreasing the quantity of rings required to move.
The Murder of Sonic The Hedgehog has some actually detailed and vibrant art work, with every of the characters represented very well. The script is humourous and does maintain you engaged for the roughly two hours it takes to finish the sport. The soundtrack can be superb too with an honest set of tunes accompanying the thriller.