If you were hoping for a return of the Chao in Sonic Forces, we have some bad news. Sonic Team has confirmed that the creatures will not make a return for the new game. No reason for their non-appearance was given.
I've gotta be honest, I grew up with Sonic Adventure 1 and 2 on the Dreamcast, and to this day I still don't get the appeal of Chao Gardens.
This is also coming from a dude who obsesses over raising Pokemon, mind.
Back in the days of Sonic Adventure, people complained non-stop about any playstyle other than Sonic.
Yet somehow raising those little turds was apparently the most fun thing ever. I'll never understand.
Instead of asking sub-modes from former titles, why not ask said sub-modes to be converted into their own separate full game instead? With the right enhancements, it many not come out as hard as it seems to be...