Sonic the Hedgehog
scrolling background, main character, enemies, power-ups (rings,
Skills required / taught:
smash enemy robots, avoid
pitfalls, rescue woodland creatures, reach the end of the level
In the game, Sonic has to prevent Dr. Robotnik from collecting the
six Chaos Emeralds in an attempt to rule South Island. The player
controls Sonic as he traverses six zones, each of which is split
into three "acts". At the end of the third act of each zone, the
player faces Dr. Robotnik in one of his vehicles.
How it Works
The gameplay centers around Sonic's ability to run, jump, and roll
at high speeds. Levels include springs, slopes, high falls and
loop-de-loops. In many places throughout the series Sonic would form
into a ball and players would get to experience pinball like
Power-ups - Items which can increase a characters abilities, be it
offensive attacks, defensive abilities, or granting extra mobility.
Your game might include power-ups to allow the main character have
more powerful attacks or be able to attack from a greater distance,
take less damage or be able to avoid damage altogether, or pick up
keys or access cards to be able to access other areas of the game.
Scrolling Background - You might consider adding movement to the
background of your game, this allows you to introduce new items into
the view and keep the player engaged.