This story’s well-under “old news,” but I was just reminded of it when I walked into a Toys’R’Us today. Everybody knows about the LeapFrog, the gaming system for the Dora the Explorer generation. Did you know that Leapfrog has a Sonic the Hedgehog game? Yeah, I bet that you didn’t. Let me fill you in on the details: it totally sucks. It’s suppose to teach kids how to spell, but that goal is mucked up by how much it sucks. Wow, just wow:
Race through four action-packed classic Sonic zones, collecting rings to free Sonic’s animal friends that were captured by Dr. Eggman!
• Consonant and vowel blends
• Compound words
• Plural words
I know that this game is for kids, but I think that it deserves a better effort than the one that was given. Hit the break for a video of this atrocity, shoddy physics and all.
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