Hey, we weren't expecting much, but a 3D Sonic game that didn't make us open hedgehog hunting season early? We'll take it! It's certainly the best Sonic game in at least a decade and a half, mixing 2.5D and 3D gameplay for a stellar showing. Now, let's rinse and repeat. We're talking to you, Sega.

FUN FACT: The script for Sonic Colors was written by Ken Pontac & Warren Graff, the guys behind the Wii's ultra-murderous MadWorld. Bloody good job, fellas.