That's right you heard me....or read the title
SONIC ADVENTURE 3
While this is literally only a poster of something that came out in addition to a rumor that was out from GoNintendo
it still is hope. Sonic Adventure came out first during the Dreamcast era in 1998 followed by its sequel Sonic Adventure 2 in 2001. Both games critically acclaimed, are the high of points of Sonic's 3D life-span, and using the name Adventure 3 will only raise the bar. From the GoNintendo link "Now we're hearing that the game is being called Sonic Adventure 3 by SEGA. That name apparently might not stick, but that's what SEGA is using internally."
To add to this Sonic Adventure 3 rumor is that the game will apparently bring back many familiar Sonic-characters, that can be played again, and the levels for Sonic will be influenced by Sonic Colors and Generations. Fans of the classic Sonic (such as myself) will be glad to know that it is also rumored that "multiple stage routes from the Genesis days would return, but this time around they’ll lead to different exits and levels; encouraging replay for the players."
Thank this source for the second bit of info
One last thing, not pertaining to Sonic Adventure 3, is that SEGA is going to hold a panel for the History and Future of Sonic hosted by SEGA brand manager Aaron Webber. AOD 2013 will be held February 16th-17th 2013 at Hotel Kabuki, Japantown, San Francisco, CA, with the panel scheduled for Saturday February 16th at 3pm PST in the Live Events 1 room.
If you live in San Francisco I advise you to go...at least for me!
To find out more about the showing click here
So are you excited? What expectations do you have for this Sonic game? Hoping for any new characters, same old characters, a continuation of the Adventures & Heroes story? For myself, I think Sonic has been going in the right direction since Colors and with the new systems all being announced, this is a perfect time for Sonic to step up to the plate and take us consumers by surprise. Let's hope for the best!