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Who will you choose?

Design Overview

Created - Holly Redshaw

USP Old generation games mixed with new ideas.

Sega Games Co., Ltd.,

November 22, 2016


1.0 Overview
1.1 Title
1.2 Platform/Format
1.3 Genre
1.4 Market research
1.5 Audience
1.6 Languages
1.7 Territories

2.0 Objective

3.0 Theme

4.0 Structure

5.0 Features

6.0 Characters

7.0 Mechanics

8.0 Story

9.0 Environment

10.0 Detailed example of one of the characters

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The title of the game is Sonic Pop as I am trying to relate it to the original Sonic games, when
he jumped on the enemies, they used the make a pop sound which is what
will happen in this game.
This game has originally been designed for phones and tablets. I think this
would be the easiest to play on as it will be better to use your
finger instead of a controller. There are a lot of other games on phones like this
so when they are searched Sonic Pop will show too. I could also bring it out for
PC later on in development, depending on how the mobile game goes, as it
could be good using a mouse.
The genre for this game is a puzzle, strategy game. Puzzle games emphasize puzzle solving.
The types of puzzles can test many problem-solving skills including logic, pattern recognition,
sequence solving, and word completion. The player may have unlimited time or attempts to
solve a puzzle, or there may be simple puzzles made difficult by having to complete them in
real-time. There is a large variety of puzzle games. Some feed to the player a random
assortment of blocks or pieces that they must organize in the correct manner, such as Tetris,
Klax and Lumines. Others present a game board or pieces and challenge the player to solve
the puzzle by achieving a goal (Bomberman, The Incredible
Machine). Strategy looks at a players skilful thinking and planning.
It emphasizes strategic, tactical, and sometimes logistical
challenges. They are generally categorized into four sub-types,
depending on whether the game is turn-based and whether the
game focuses on strategy or tactics. In most strategy video games,
the player is given a godlike view of the game world, and indirectly
controls game units under their command
There are two types of games that are similar in the market. the first would be anything sonic
as mine is also a sonic game. Fortunately, the Sonic games arent a
threat to my game as I am working with Saga as a franchise. However,
big games such as Bejewelled and Candy Crush are a big competition.
I will have to make the game as best as I can so that it will stand above
the other games and will be more popular. I will have to make it look
professional, it will have to be hard enough to want to do it but not too
hard that it is impossible to complete. There will be lots of levels already
open then when finished more levels will unlock.
My target audience will be male or female from the age 17 upwards. I
think this target is appropriate as 17 year olds will have grown up with
sonic. Also because the game is a puzzle, strategy game it wouldnt
be appropriate for younger people as they may not understand it.

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If I am wanting this game to be successful worldwide then I will need to translate the game for
other countries. The two main languages will be English and Japanese as
Sega is Japanese. The headquarters are in ta, Tokyo, Japan and the
native name is meaning SEGA Games Inc. it will
also be translated into Spanish, French, German, Italian, Swedish and
This game will be sold in the Apple App Store for
4.99 and also Android App Store. later on when I
produce it for PC I could sell it on Windows App
The objective in this game is to complete all the levels, but along the way to get all the
characters to the highest power possible. There are two different
games in every other level. One is a Candy Crush, Bejewelled type
game where you have to move items to match them and the other is a
Bloons type of game where you have to pop all the balloons with a dart.
In this case the player will be matching rings, chaos emeralds, spikes,
springs and more and then in the other game they will be popping
enemies with chaos emeralds flung by springs.
The obvious theme is Sonic and Friends and Sonic Heroes. The
background is the sky and floor when he is running so its blurry, the
environment for the levels will be a 3D race track, like the one to the
The structure will start with the title, which
you have to click to continue. It will then
go to the menu list which will include one
called Character Information which
shows all characters. Sonic, Tails, Amy,
Shadow, Knuckles and Rouge. You can
pick the character to play with for each
level and each character will have a
certain specialty that gives a bonus that
makes it easier. The next one is the
continue button. This Shows you the map
of all the levels and skips to the last level that you completed. And the last is the shop. This
shows extras that can be bought to use in game. Each item bought can be used by one
character only. Collect all the items for each character to make it easier to play and complete
all the levels.

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You can pick the character to play with for each level and each character will have a certain
specialty that gives a bonus that makes it easier. The last
one is the goals and rewards, I think they could maybe
have a trophy or medal room, which could pop up when
they achieve it or maybe swipe onto the screen then off
again. They will not know what the trophies are until they
get them.
Sonic the Hedgehog is 16 years old. Sonic is the fastest hedgehog in the world, and
he can easily break the wall of sound to pieces, simply by running. He hasn't a fixed
house, and he's always traveling around the world, looking for adventures. He's
always ready to aid his friends, but he's got an impulsive and stubborn temperament,
which often brings him to fall into troubles. Sonic is a hero admired by everyone,
who always manage to spoil the plots of his eternal enemy, Doc. Robotnik.
Miles Prower, AKA Tails, is a two tailed fox who is 10 years old. He's
Sonic's best friend. He has been appeared in almost every Sonic game
as a "stooge" or as second character. Tails can fly making his two tails whirl fast,
he's a very good swimmer and an expert engineer. He tends to be too much
dependent by Sonic, but he's learning to manage it by himself.
Knuckles the Echinda is 16 years old. He is the stainless keeper of the
Master Emerald. In Sonic 3 Doc.Robotnik persuaded him that Sonic and Tails were
thieves that wanted to take away the precious jewel. Knuckles began as a Sonic's
enemy, then becoming Sonics ally and then friend. Knuckles owns a huge power,
he can swim, glide, dig and he can sense the Chaos Emeralds that are nearby.
Amy Rose is a 12-year-old Hedgehog. She is a sweet-hearted hedgehog, a
big Sonic fan. In Sonic CD she was kidnapped by Metal Sonic, who tries to
bring trouble to Sonic. In Sonic Adventure and Sonic Advance, she is a
selectable character, but in Sonic Adventure 2 she's a secondary character, but still
very important. She came back in Sonic Heroes as a selectable character and she
leaves looking for his favourite hero with Cream and Big, forcing him to marry her!
Shadow the Hedgehog is 16 years old (or maybe more than 50). The ultimate lifeform
created by professor Gerald Robotnik. Shadow has been hibernated for 50 years
after the accident happened in the space colony ARK. He was freed by
Doc.Robotnik, and decides to make an alliance with him to find all seven Chaos
Emeralds. Shadow made his idea to fulfill the wish of Maria, his best friend, who
was also his creator's niece. That's a pity that his memory sometimes plays up for
him, convincing him that Maria wanted revenge having been brutally killed. And,
just when the Planet was about to be destroyed, Shadow remembered what Maria
truly wanted: forgiveness and a chance to Earth's people to live happily. Shadow
fights by Sonic's side against the prototype of ultimate life and manages to save
the world, by sacrificing his own life. Or so it seems because Shadow came back in Sonic
Heroes and makes the Team Dark with Rouge and Omega, by the purpose of taking back his
memories, lost again. Sonic's history leaves to us the doubt if Shadow is the original lifeform,
or just a mere clone. Under a hard skin, Shadow hides a noble soul and a pure heart.

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Rouge is a 16-year-old bat. She's a mysterious bat who just goes crazy for jewels.
She made an alliance with Doc.Robotnik, helping him found the Chaos Emeralds.
However, her true purpose is investigating the Doctor's crazy plans, given by the
President himself! In Sonic Heroes, while she's looking for Eggman's treasure, she
finds Shadow closed in a capsule and sets him free. With the black hedgehog and
Omega, Rouge leaves again searching for Eggman and his treasure
This game is very simplistic and is very much cartoonlike. When they start playing as they
continue playing, many players can go through the first 10 levels and get
three stars on each on the first try. This makes them think that they are
good at it and want to keep playing it. They feel like they are destined to
take this journey and see how far they can get without losing lives. As they
progress even further through the levels, players start to unlock charms and
boosters that give them extra moves and special abilities.
The story is that Sonic and his friends get challenged by Doc.
Robotnik and he sets lots of puzzles to slow them down when
trying to get to him. Every level the player completes is a step
closer to beating Doc. Robotnik.
The environment of the game is a 3D Sonic Track; this is the level chooser
background. It is going to be very cartoon like and will have checkpoints
showing where you are up to on the levels and which are completed. When
the player completes a level all the characters will run to the next level.

One of the characters is Knuckles. Knuckles the Echidna (

Nakkurusu za Ekiduna?) is a fictional character from the Sonic the
Hedgehog series. He is an anthropomorphic echidna and the
current guardian of the Master Emerald, a powerful ancient relic
which is his solemn duty to protect from anyone who wants to
abuse it. He is also the sole remaining descendant of the Knuckles
Clan and last of the echidnas on earth. His dominant traits are his
superhuman strength, and the two spike-like knuckles on each of
his hands, from which his name is derived from, which he can use
to dig with and climb up walls. He can also trap the wind under his
dreadlocks to glide through the air.

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