SEGA Wants Sonic To Help the Wii U Make a Comeback

SEGA Europe President, Jurgen Post, stated in a recent interview in the latest MCV issue:

“The console’s (Wii U’s) slow start is a concern. But I certainly hope Sonic can help. The Lost World might just be our best Sonic game yet, it is one of the games that can help them. I saw Nintendo’s briefing at E3 and it has a very strong line-up of games for Wii U. I think it’s helping people think that things might change.”

“Historically, Sonic games have always sold very well on Nintendo platforms, so it’s a good fit, and Nintendo and SEGA have always worked together in a positive way – the first game Sonic debuted on after we stopped making hardware was a Nintendo platform.”

SEGA are very obviously very proud of Sonic Lost World and it is great to see a company that is excited about their game but can it really help out the Wii U? We certainly hope so!

Jurgen also commented on SEGA’s new approach to Sonic Games:

“We started to make quality the number one priority. Even in the back catalogue: if we had Sonic games with low quality, or a bad Metacritic, we took them off the shelf. We focused on the core game – not offering all that back catalogue deals when a new game comes out. I think we’re seeing the results of that now. Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed had good Metacritic scores last year and the last few years the Sonic games have had better and better reviews. We’re on the right track with Sonic.”

As a Sonic Fan this is great to hear and I am now even more excited for Sonic Lost World when it releases on Wii U and 3DS on October.

Will Sonic Lost World save the Wii U? Will it even be a good Sonic game? Let us know what you think about this!