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October 10, 2019

In this episode of Tubby Talk, Terry, Steve, and Chris complete their dash through Sonic the Hedgehog's checkered history. This installment focuses on the "bad years", which coincide with the arrival of 3D gaming consoles. We drill down into what we think went wrong, and try to make sense of the mythical "Sonic Cycle".

Games discussed include: Sonic Adventure, Sonice Adventure 2, Sonic Heroes, Sonic '06, Sonic Colors, Sonic and the Black Knight, Sonic Unleashed, Shadow the Hedgehog, Sonic Generations, Sonic 4, Super Smash Bros. Brawl, Sonic Advance, Sonic Rush, Sonic Lost World, Sonic Boom.

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Vs. Super Mario Bros.

Nintendo's 1986 title Vs. Super Mario Bros. is an arcade conversion of its smash-hit NES game, Super Mario Bros. The game plays similarly to the original home version, but many of its levels have been altered to be more difficult or replaced entirely.