Sonic Generations Mod Adds New Levels From Unleashed

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Sonic Generations Mod Adds New Levels From Unleashed

The Unleashed Project for Sonic Generations ports most of the daytime levels (the levels where you don't play as a werehog) from Sonic Unleashed.

Remember Sonic Unleashed? It promised to allow players to relive the glory days of Sonic's past, speeding through glorious high-resolution raceways on next generation consoles. Then there was the revelation that half of the game would have you run around as a "werehog" punching things. It was the biggest mistake in a Sonic game since that one game where Shadow had a gun.

A dedicated team of modders has been hard at work to bring the good bits from Unleashed into the PC version of Sonic Generations. The total conversion ports over most of the daytime levels (the levels where you don't play as a werehog) from the Xbox 360 version of Unleashed, and is now available as a free download, provided you own a copy of Sonic Generations.

Other notable changes include improvements to the control scheme and framerate, as well as the addition of higher resolution graphics. The full list of new features and content is as follows:

  • No console limitations. This means support for unlimited resolutions, high-quality texture filtering and 60 FPS gameplay as long as you have the hardware for it. Stages that had performance problems in the original game now work perfectly (with a proper setup).
  • Eight Modern Sonic stages completely readapted from Sonic Unleashed. Lots of layout improvements, recreation of gimmicks, and fixing various bugs/glitches.
  • Brand new White World Stage for level selection. Enjoy the new soundtrack arranged by Falk.
  • Various High-Definition retextures by Lobotomy.
  • No mandatory RPG elements, no medal collection, no Werehog.
  • Superior control scheme, player speed, consistent camera control (no wildly changing FOVs or distances that would make a player nauseous and confused), support for various skills (such as Super Sonic), etc.
  • Classic linear progression system for starting a new game. This new game won't overwrite your current save file (as long as you don't disable savefile redirection), so you can collect Red Rings and have new score and time records.
  • New Red Ring locations for each level. S Ranks will require you to speedrun and optimize your route as much as possible.
  • Alternate and experimental FxPipeline renderer included within the game. Provides support for special effects from Sonic Unleashed, such as directional shadows, directional light shafts, better motion blur, and much more! (Recommended to use)

Installing the mod is as simple as extracting the files into your Sonic Generations folder and running the new .exe file as an administrator. There is also a "low-end" version of the mod available, which sacrifices a lot of the new graphical improvements to increase performance.

Source: ModDB

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This is actually kind of cool.

I hope to see this group continue their work.

I wish I had this on PC :(

I like this a lot, I love adding more life into a game.

It's good... But is it penis mod good?

Aww yeah I've been waiting for this. Time to download.

Despite the bile in the Sonic fandom I find some of the most insanely awesome geniuses reside in it as well, which is why I always keep an eye on the modding and fangame scene.

Sega confused me so much with Unleashed, they put out such a awesome game, then they go silent with any kind of DLC. Instead modders have lept to the challenge.

Hell Yeah. Just when I thought I was done with the game, this comes out. Time to roll around at the speed of sound again.

GLORIOUS PC MASTER RACE UNITE!!!

Seriously though, this is completely and utterly awesome, I always thought that Generations was perfect for Sega to start churning out lots and lots of DLC with new levels, or at least promote a level editor on Steam Workshop, leave it to the fans for making an "unmoddable" game moddable and make something truly awesome :D

This is so freaking awesome

It's like a whole new game for free for me. Stellar work from the modders

I've been keeping up with this project!
I might actually buy the game on PC just for this. But then I'd have the game twice.

I have the sudden urge to reinstall Sonic Generations. I loved the daytime stages and that trailer got me really excited. It's like getting half a game for free. The good half.

Wait, Sonic Generations can be modded?

*checks ModDB*

Huh, you can...that's pretty cool! This specific mod is cool! Sega is cool! Everything is cool!

I'll have to get this as soon as I can, but I'm not at home right now at can't download it. I worried that sega might shut down this sort of thing, they probably have a legitimate copyright claim here, considering they are completely coping the levels.

Wow, can't believe I'm saying this, but after my falling out with the series in 2006, I might actually BUY a sonic game.

And now I wish I had this on PC.

That would involve having a PC that could run it of course, but who cares about those little details.

Anyway the work they've done looks pretty damn stellar.

Also I enjoyed the night stages. In fact, my main complaint with that game was Eggmanland. Fucking ridiculous.

I think...I may have to buy Generations for the PC now after seeing that mod. A pity dlc stages weren't made available for Generations naturally, would've made perfect sense too, seeing how the game's level selecting format could quite easily accommodate new stages.

The FxPipeline renderer has some cool lighting features, but it's clearly not ready for primetime. UI bugs, all sorts of glitches when you play the game letterboxed, no AA... but a lot of the mod's effects rely on it. Oh well, it's still fun, albeit short. I beat the whole mod in roughly an hour (would've been less if Unleashed didn't have so many bottomless pits in bullshit places).

P.S. Thanks

Brilliant! Regardless of the lackluster night levels, the day levels of Sonic Unleashed were absolutely amazing. Very much going to give this a download and play those levels again!

Wish I had the PC version. Considering the hype and marketing of Generations, not to mention the praise & good sales the game got Im still purprised the game hasn't been given any DLC. It's perplexing. Especially as this is a game that could have tons of the stuff.

My biggest complaint about Generations was just the brevity of it due to only having 9 levels with two stages each (not counting the challenges).

I've had my eye on this mod for a long time, loved the day stages of Unleashed even if I did never finish the game because of how obtuse the coin collecting and adventure maps got later on in the game. Time to download!

My only wish was that this was somehow ported onto the consoles since I already own Generations and Unleashed on the 360 and can't see myself getting the PC version at this current time.

Unless you know everyone on the PC side is calm and cool with Deus Ex Directors cut staying Wii U only and the same for this then we can call it equal.

Shadow-Phoenix:

Unless you know everyone on the PC side is calm and cool with Deus Ex Directors cut staying Wii U only and the same for this then we can call it equal.

AW HELL NAW. They need to make the Director's Cut stuff be available as a DLC - or do like CD Projekt did and provide the enhancements for free (of course they won't, but hey, I can dream) to all the owners of the original (that includes the console gamers).

Aw hell yes, some new awesomesauce levels for Generations. I tried it out and it's absolutely and positively awesome. Now I only have to wait 'till Meltponterations is complete (this will take like... another two years I think) and everything will be super-happy.

RT:

Shadow-Phoenix:

Unless you know everyone on the PC side is calm and cool with Deus Ex Directors cut staying Wii U only and the same for this then we can call it equal.

AW HELL NAW. They need to make the Director's Cut stuff be available as a DLC - or do like CD Projekt did and provide the enhancements for free (of course they won't, but hey, I can dream) to all the owners of the original (that includes the console gamers).

Aw hell yes, some new awesomesauce levels for Generations. I tried it out and it's absolutely and positively awesome. Now I only have to wait 'till Meltponterations is complete (this will take like... another two years I think) and everything will be super-happy.

But wouldn't that also imply the same happen for this Sonic generations mod if at all to be fair?.

Shadow-Phoenix:

RT:

Shadow-Phoenix:

Unless you know everyone on the PC side is calm and cool with Deus Ex Directors cut staying Wii U only and the same for this then we can call it equal.

AW HELL NAW. They need to make the Director's Cut stuff be available as a DLC - or do like CD Projekt did and provide the enhancements for free (of course they won't, but hey, I can dream) to all the owners of the original (that includes the console gamers).

Aw hell yes, some new awesomesauce levels for Generations. I tried it out and it's absolutely and positively awesome. Now I only have to wait 'till Meltponterations is complete (this will take like... another two years I think) and everything will be super-happy.

But wouldn't that also imply the same happen for this Sonic generations mod if at all to be fair?.

...no, console gamers had Unleashed five years ago. Nintendo gamers included.

RT:

Shadow-Phoenix:

RT:
AW HELL NAW. They need to make the Director's Cut stuff be available as a DLC - or do like CD Projekt did and provide the enhancements for free (of course they won't, but hey, I can dream) to all the owners of the original (that includes the console gamers).

Aw hell yes, some new awesomesauce levels for Generations. I tried it out and it's absolutely and positively awesome. Now I only have to wait 'till Meltponterations is complete (this will take like... another two years I think) and everything will be super-happy.

But wouldn't that also imply the same happen for this Sonic generations mod if at all to be fair?.

...no, console gamers had Unleashed five years ago. Nintendo gamers included.

Well the same can go for people that played Deus Ex HR two years ago on PS3/360 and PC..

I mean think about it if PC only people get this and Deus Ex HR directors cut then they will have two things while the consoles will only have one so it doesn't really seem fair.

The only way it's fair technically at the moment is that the U is getting this game after two years and PC people get Sonic Unleashed levels free of charge.

I don't think it would be fair if one platform had all the breaks and no other one had nothing, then again things should probably stay as they are with Wii U getting this edition of the game and Sonic getting that extra stuff on PC.

Shadow-Phoenix:

RT:

Shadow-Phoenix:

But wouldn't that also imply the same happen for this Sonic generations mod if at all to be fair?.

...no, console gamers had Unleashed five years ago. Nintendo gamers included.

Well the same can go for people that played Deus Ex HR two years ago on PS3/360 and PC..

I mean think about it if PC only people get this and Deus Ex HR directors cut then they will have two things while the consoles will only have one so it doesn't really seem fair.

The only way it's fair technically at the moment is that the U is getting this game after two years and PC people get Sonic Unleashed levels free of charge.

I don't think it would be fair if one platform had all the breaks and no other one had nothing, then again things should probably stay as they are with Wii U getting this edition of the game and Sonic getting that extra stuff on PC.

No, it can't. Two years ago there was no Wii U. But there were PCs five years ago. Besides, Director's Cut is an official thing, Unleashed Project is a work of enthusiasts.

RT:
No, it can't. Two years ago there was no Wii U. But there were PCs five years ago. Besides, Director's Cut is an official thing, Unleashed Project is a work of enthusiasts.

So why not have those enthusiasts take it to Sega and make it official because if not it won't exactly be fair for PC to have all the nice things and consoles have jack nothing in terms of uniqueness.

Unleashed and Colors porting has been going on for a while. Where were you guys when Melpontro released his stuff?


I mean, porting is one thing, but creating a whole new level? That takes skill.

Shadow-Phoenix:

RT:
No, it can't. Two years ago there was no Wii U. But there were PCs five years ago. Besides, Director's Cut is an official thing, Unleashed Project is a work of enthusiasts.

So why not have those enthusiasts take it to Sega and make it official because if not it won't exactly be fair for PC to have all the nice things and consoles have jack nothing in terms of uniqueness.

1. They were posting videos with this stuff on official Sega Forums for like more than a year. It's obvious that Sega doesn't give a damn.
2. There is a way to play Sonic Unleashed levels on consoles. It's called Sonic Unleashed.
3. Remember that one time when enthusiasts remade Streets of Rage? Yeah.

RT:

Shadow-Phoenix:

RT:
No, it can't. Two years ago there was no Wii U. But there were PCs five years ago. Besides, Director's Cut is an official thing, Unleashed Project is a work of enthusiasts.

So why not have those enthusiasts take it to Sega and make it official because if not it won't exactly be fair for PC to have all the nice things and consoles have jack nothing in terms of uniqueness.

1. They were posting videos with this stuff on official Sega Forums for like more than a year. It's obvious that Sega doesn't give a damn.
2. There is a way to play Sonic Unleashed levels on consoles. It's called Sonic Unleashed.
3. Remember that one time when enthusiasts remade Streets of Rage? Yeah.

Fair enough Sega didn't respond at all but here's the thing, you want that Deus Ex changes to come to the PC and if it doesn't (most likely won't) then it's going to have to be a deal with it moment just like Sega not listening.

Shadow-Phoenix:

RT:

Shadow-Phoenix:

So why not have those enthusiasts take it to Sega and make it official because if not it won't exactly be fair for PC to have all the nice things and consoles have jack nothing in terms of uniqueness.

1. They were posting videos with this stuff on official Sega Forums for like more than a year. It's obvious that Sega doesn't give a damn.
2. There is a way to play Sonic Unleashed levels on consoles. It's called Sonic Unleashed.
3. Remember that one time when enthusiasts remade Streets of Rage? Yeah.

Fair enough Sega didn't respond at all but here's the thing, you want that Deus Ex changes to come to the PC and if it doesn't (most likely won't) then it's going to have to be a deal with it moment just like Sega not listening.

I want DEHR changes to come on all the platforms, not just PC. If there's enough fan demand, SqEnix would do that. Maybe some time after the Wii U release, but nonetheless.

RT:

Shadow-Phoenix:

RT:
1. They were posting videos with this stuff on official Sega Forums for like more than a year. It's obvious that Sega doesn't give a damn.
2. There is a way to play Sonic Unleashed levels on consoles. It's called Sonic Unleashed.
3. Remember that one time when enthusiasts remade Streets of Rage? Yeah.

Fair enough Sega didn't respond at all but here's the thing, you want that Deus Ex changes to come to the PC and if it doesn't (most likely won't) then it's going to have to be a deal with it moment just like Sega not listening.

I want DEHR changes to come on all the platforms, not just PC. If there's enough fan demand, SqEnix would do that. Maybe some time after the Wii U release, but nonetheless.

The game is two years old which is why I'm doubting it.

Why not let the Wii U have it's own slice of cake for people that haven't played HR yet but would like to on the U?.

I've seen this happen all too often on here when it comes to Wii U and it goes like this:

"I wish that game came to PC/360/PS3"

Then when it happens the same people go "Oh well there goes any reason for me getting a Wii U"...

The same situation is happening right now and it's not really all that fair if the Wii U gets nothing unique like what they have currently because at the end of the day if it did happen and everyone got the exact same on other platforms people on here will end up saying "they only have that gimmicky pad".

Regardless of Sega not listening if the same happens with Enix then PC sonic will have the extras and the consoles won't and the Wii U will have the nice directors cut and the other platforms won't.

if you give everyone everything exactly the same the end result will always be parroted as "it's much better on pc/plays better/is superior" etc.

EDIT: I'd also like to add that if players wanted to play HR they can on their platforms since the game is playable on them and isn't really broken to a point where it's unplayable, the Wii U version just happens to get that special bit of treatment just like Sonic fans gave the treatment by adding the mod.

Andy Shandy:
Also I enjoyed the night stages. In fact, my main complaint with that game was Eggmanland. Fucking ridiculous.

Lord. xD I hated that level too. I was on the Wii version, so I can't even begin to fathom the PS3/Xbox version's Eggmanland...

OT- WILL REINSTALL. You enthusiastic modders, you deserve my money, what with Sega not selling Unleashed for PS3/X360 anymore due to the failure of Sonic 2006. :-/

Shadow-Phoenix:

RT:

Shadow-Phoenix:

Fair enough Sega didn't respond at all but here's the thing, you want that Deus Ex changes to come to the PC and if it doesn't (most likely won't) then it's going to have to be a deal with it moment just like Sega not listening.

I want DEHR changes to come on all the platforms, not just PC. If there's enough fan demand, SqEnix would do that. Maybe some time after the Wii U release, but nonetheless.

The game is two years old which is why I'm doubting it.

Why not let the Wii U have it's own slice of cake for people that haven't played HR yet but would like to on the U?.

I've seen this happen all too often on here when it comes to Wii U and it goes like this:

"I wish that game came to PC/360/PS3"

Then when it happens the same people go "Oh well there goes any reason for me getting a Wii U"...

The same situation is happening right now and it's not really all that fair if the Wii U gets nothing unique like what they have currently because at the end of the day if it did happen and everyone got the exact same on other platforms people on here will end up saying "they only have that gimmicky pad".

Regardless of Sega not listening if the same happens with Enix then PC sonic will have the extras and the consoles won't and the Wii U will have the nice directors cut and the other platforms won't.

if you give everyone everything exactly the same the end result will always be parroted as "it's much better on pc/plays better/is superior" etc.

EDIT: I'd also like to add that if players wanted to play HR they can on their platforms since the game is playable on them and isn't really broken to a point where it's unplayable, the Wii U version just happens to get that special bit of treatment just like Sonic fans gave the treatment by adding the mod.

...because people want to play it but don't want to spend hundreds of cash on what is a current-gen console that pretends to be nextgen?
Again, the treatment PC version gets - it's by the users themselves.

Good guy steam sees big Mod for game.

Make Game half price today.

Translation: 50% off Generations at the moment.
(And all sonic games)

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