At the "Year of Sonic" event, Sega has revealed Sonic Boom -- a new sub-franchise in the Sonic world. The new brand will not only sport the previously announced TV show, but two new games on the Wii U and 3DS. This is part o... more
Sorry, I got a little carried away earlier today. Let's try again, shall we?
Sonic is returning to the Smash series and will be trading blows with Mario as well as the other blue boy, Mega Man. Sonic vs. Mega Man... f... more
Here's a question: why does Peach have to wear tights to ice skate while Bowser gets to go bare-bottom? They have lots of dumb laws over in Sochi. Maybe a 'dinos must not wear pants' law is also in place.
We learned from thi... more
A new trailer for Sonic Lost World has surfaced, running through a list of features previously not seen. Sonic skates on icy surfaces, and Sonic 3 elemental shields like bubble and lightning can be shared via Miiverse, as ca... more
With the Archie Sonic / Mega Man crossover, "Worlds Collide," I've been doing impressions posts every set of three issues. What I have to say about these works simply cannot be condensed into short three-paragraph news posts ... more
What is it with Sonic games on Nintendo consoles and levels constructed entirely out of sweets? Sonic Colors had Sweet Mountain, and Sonic Lost World has Desert Ruins -- that is "desert" with one "s," as in the hot and sandy ... more
I got ridiculously excited when I saw the trailer for Sonic Lost World, but if the "Sonic Cycle" has taught us anything, it's that we should keep our expectations in check lest we disappoint ourselves for the umpteenth time. ... more
Uggggh... a new Mario & Sonic at the Winter Olympics is coming to the Wii U. Why am I not surprised?
The game will take place in Sochi, Russia, the site of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games, and will use a combination of Wii ... more
As much as it pains me to say, Sonic and Mega Man's fun times together in "Worlds Collide" won't last forever. But hopefully enough new readers will be ready and willing to stick around for what lies ahead for both heroes.
It's been a while since any region outside of Japan received a new 3D Classics touch-up on the 3DS eShop. You may think that the only difference between the originals and their 3D remakes is the added stereoscopic effect, but... more
The Sonic / Mega Man comic crossover series "Worlds Collide" is well underway, and it's like I'm back in elementary school. Just seeing these two blue titans together on the same page is enough to make me go over the moon. An... more
SEGA is bringing Sonic the Hedgehog to mobile devices? Color me surprised!
Sarcasm aside, you might not want to completely disregard this latest nostalgia cash-in. Instead of a straight port, Sonic 1 is receiving the same tre... more
It's almost here! Before the non-videogame videogame crossover event of the century begins in a few short days (weeks if you aren't an Archie subscriber), you can bring yourself up to speed with a sneak preview over on online... more
The Sonic / Mega Man crossover event is nearly upon us, and Archie Comics has provided us with a few teaser pages for Sonic #247 before the full comic hits next week. With Mega Man already done tying up is loose ends, it's up... more
Destructoid exclusively revealed a pair of cute variant covers for Part 9 of Archie's upcoming Sonic / Mega Man event "Worlds Collide." Archie distributed similar exclusives around the web, and I'm here to round 'em up and th... more
HNNNNNG! My heart can't take much more of this! I think I'm going to slip into a coma before the Archie Sonic / Mega Man crossover even begins. But I've got to hold on! Just one month left!
To bring everyone up to speed, the ... more
Despite the Sonic series' many missteps over the past decade, I remain a huge fan. I remember the first time I played Sonic The Hedgehog at my cousins' house into the wee hours of the night. I remember long school field trips... more
Did you guys get a chance to check out "The Game Over Tinies" in brentalfloss the comic? Once again, co-writers brentalfloss and Dan Roth and artist Andrew Dobson created an abecedarian comic of videogame character deaths -- ... more
Good morning! Look who is so happy to see you this fine Saturday!
This jolly fellow is Robo-Robotnik, and he comes to you straight from the pages of Sonic Archives #20, the latest installment in Archie Comics' throwback serie... more
A couple weeks back, brentalfloss the comic began an arc parodying the dark comedy children's book The Gashlycrumb Tinies -- that book's author, Edward Gorey, is the subject of today's Google Doodle, by the by. Anyway, "The G... more
Oh, is this still a thing? You're damn right it's still a thing! Just try to get me to shut up about Archie's Sonic / Mega Man crossover! You can't and won't!
When Chris Carter wrote about those 16-bit covers of "When Worlds ... more
HNNNNNNNNNNNNG! The Archie Sonic / Mega Man crossover series "When Worlds Collide" is two short months away! It's gonna be soooooo goooooood!
We're keeping the hype train chugging along with art from across the 12-issue run t... more
Some time ago, Archie Comics created the "When Worlds Collide" storyline, which brought Sonic and Mega Man together in one wacky continuity, across various comic lines.
IGN now has the scoop one new covers for the upcoming is... more
The current Sonic Universe arc has focused on the Chaotix and their quest to find their missing partners, Mighty and Ray. Marking the third chapter of the "All For One" tale, SU #48 kicks off immediately after Vector, Espio, ... more
Archie Sonic continues as we count down to the "When Worlds Collide" crossover event in April!
Following last month's issue, Sonic the Hedgehog #244 begins with a confused Knuckles looking for whatever is left of his people i... more
Tomorrow, December 12, Mega Man #20 arrives on store shelves. This particularly special issue not only ties directly into the ongoing 25th anniversary festivities, it also marks the Archie comic debut of Mega's cold-blooded -... more
I was getting sick of kid-friendly animal politics and months-late Olympics tributes. Time for Sonic to go back to doing what he does best: smashing robots.
Archie Sonic #243 kicks off the "Endangered Specias" arc, with a foc... more
Whoa, now! More!? Yes, more! Because why not?
The Sonic Legacy Series is another re-release of past Archie StH comics, but while the Sonic Archives usually collect four issues at a time, Legacy packs 20 in a single 500+ page ... more
Archie Comics continues to repackage old issues of the long-running Sonic the Hedgehog series into mass market paperback format for the sake of new fans who want to get up to speed as well as old fans who like to build towers... more
An Olympics tie-in? Now? Over two months since the Summer Games ended? I never thought I'd see the day when Sonic the Hedgehog was actually late for something!
If it wasn't obvious, Archie Sonic the Hedgeho... more
No matter how much good press PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale receives, it'll never quite settle with me. The fact that it is a "clone" of Super Smash Bros. isn't what's bothersome -- I personally had a grand time with t... more
Check out Wreck-It Ralph from the upcoming film doin' his thing in Sega's Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed. He gets to make an appearance in the game through a Sega and Disney collaboration. Players will be able ... more
Sonic Universe #45 hits newsstands tomorrow, but non-subscribers can steal a peek at some fresh pages in the gallery below. This is the Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed adaptation issue that was first revealed right h... more
Do you guys remember the Justice League Unlimited episode "Epilogue"? It officially wrapped up the story of Terry McGinnis several years following the end of Batman Beyond, and it might be the best episode of JLU, hands down.... more
The latest issues of Archie's Sonic the Hedgehog have heavily focused on the shift in leadership of Sonic's home of New Mobotropolis over to the evil wizard Ixis Naugus. With a smooth tongue, he was able to take over the thro... more
I thought I was done with kart racers, but after playing Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed at E3, I think I'm up for at least one more rodeo. It's extremely fun, easy to control, and more colorful than a bag of Jelly B... more
I suppose that while we wait for "The Big One," we might as well keep up to speed (heh!) with the Blue Blur and his current battle against a much more deliberate Dr. Eggman in the the Archie Sonic comics.
To recap, Eggman rec... more
I'm still reeling from this morning's Mega Man shenanigans. I can at least take comfort in knowing that some companies still give a damn about the little blue dude. Like Archie Comics, for example...
As you are already aware ... more
Who doesn't love a good clone? As much flak as people like to give certain games for playing too much like other games, its nice to see a well-established style or formula applied to a new world with original characters from... more
In Sonic Generations, levels plucked from throughout Sonic's history were updated and strung together in celebration of the hedgehog's longevity. In a similar fashion, Archie Comics has gone through its Sonic the Hedgehog arc... more
[Update: Sega now says that the PC and Wii U versions don't actually have a release date yet. I think the company's just trying to cover its ass, but whatevs.]
Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed is already looking prett... more
I was a Sega child, so I was always in the "Sonic > Mario" camp. I've also been a Mega Man diehard (big surprise, right?) since his very first game. So while schoolyard kiddies spoke passionately of the rivalry between Mar... more
The Blue Blur has had his ups and downs, but on the whole, he's a remarkable icon with a rich history extending across two decades. Earlier this year, Sega and French videogame book publisher Pix'n Love -- responsible for sev... more
"Maaaaaan, Mobius sure is boring around he-- *URK*!"
While the upcoming Archie Sonic Universe story arc revolves Silver the Hedgehog and his Secret Freedom Fighters, the arc following that will star the OG gangsta crew, the C... more
Over the past few years, Archie Comics has been doing a spectacular job of re-issuing old Sonic comics via compilation books. Not only do they help recent fans catch up on the series' long (and often obtuse and confusing) his... more
Not to be outdone but that other blue upstart, Sonic is getting his own comic variant exclusive to the San Diego Comic-Con. Well, scratch that -- Sonic doesn't actually feature. The sketch variant that Archie is making availa... more
Archie's Sonic Universe spin-off is all well and good, but what's going on in the main series? Next month marks the comic's 236th issue, so yeah, a whole damn lot is going on. In fact, I've mentioned before that one of the co... more
Villains are often the standout characters in any work of fiction because, whereas the heroes are typically clean-cut and bland, villains don't impose any limits on themselves. They can be as d*ckish as they want and don't ta... more