Look back fifteen-twenty years ago. It was the face-off of the '90s: Mario versus Sonic. The two mascots from the main companies of the time, Sega and Nintendo, were always compared to one another. There were countless debates over who was the better mascot. Lines were drawn, and sides were taken. Whoever would have thought theyd see the day that both Mario and Sonic would team up in a game? Most gamers would have laughed in your face if, during the era of the Genesis and SNES, you had suggested the two systems' mascots would one day star in a collaboration game of any sort. The two have been rivals for a long time, stretching all the way back to Sonics debut. The idea of Nintendo and Sega collaborating could not have been further away.
About ten years later in the early 2000s when Sega became a software only company, having Sonic games on multiple consoles became a reality, especially since many of those games were exclusive to Nintendo consoles. But when all th