2D Game: Mario, Sonic and Mega man Comparison Analysis

The similarities on the three are:

  • Good level design – Each level is designed around the character, which makes them feel more involved in the world.
    • Mario –  Mario’s specialty is blocks, so the level is designed around blocks.
    • Sonic – Sonic is a speed character and the levels are designed for getting momentum.
    • Mega Man – Mega Man has a long range weapon, so all levels are designed to have long range obstacles and enemies to challenge the player.
  • Weapons – All characters use there self as a weapon.
    • Mario – Jumps and stomps.
    • Sonic – Spin dash and jumping.
    • Mega Man – Blaster.


The differences are:

  • Enemies – The enemies for the game are specifically tailored towards the characters abilities, but in different ways.
    • Mario – Mario has simple enemies, that he uses to help himself out.
    • Sonic – Enemies in Sonic are very basic, but serve the purpose of making the enemies difficult, but not to slow the player down too much.
    • Mega Man – All enemies in Mega Man interact with the environment, which therefore makes the level more difficult.
  • Environment – The environment in the levels are different and serves the purpose of making the character feel like they belong in that world.
    • Mario – Mario has a world that is medium size, but Mario takes his time.
    • Sonic – Has massive level, but sprint through it.
    • Mega Man – Box rooms, but multiple of them to make a level.

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