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Sonic's 25th anniversary, take a look, it's in a book

Although Sonic's 25th anniversary year hasn't been the greatest in terms of actual games, it did have announcements, and plenty of them. We're getting two titles in 2017 (one retro, one modern), and a ton of merch is already upon us, or in ...   read

 
 
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LEGO Dimensions' Sonic pack is better than some recent Sonic games

WB was pretty smart with their marketing for LEGO Dimensions. Rather than suffer the same fate as Disney Infinity, a series that had gone through three iterations into its 3.0 form before being canceled, they made the very non-WB decis...   read

 
 
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Sonic the Hedgehog's latest release is on Japanese commuter trains

Sonic the Hedgehog has been Sega's mascot since his creation in 1991, and he's one of the most recognizable game characters around. So it's no surprise that he appears to promote formats other than his own video games, but I've gotta admit ...   read

 
 
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You can stuff your own Sonic the Hedgehog thanks to Build-A-Bear

Sonic the Hedgehog has been many things: Werehog, knight, spinball, hover boarder, kart driver, and even a Super Saiyan. But he's never been a buildable stuffed toy. Thanks to Build-A-Bear and Sega, in celebration of Sonic's 25th Anniversar...   read

 
 
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A family oriented Sonic movie from the director of Deadpool is a thing that might happen

Did anyone want a Sonic movie? Maybe the droves of kids who are born into the series, replacing the adults who swear off of it, do. Someone at Sony thought it was a good idea too, as Sony Pictures is planning a Sonic film. Accordi...   read

 
 
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More footage for Sonic Mania emerges

I'm not overly familiar with Kinda Funny Games, but they uploaded a 26 minute video of Sonic Mania that shows off a new zone along with Tails and Knuckles. I'm really happy to see that both characters look similar to their classic counterpa...   read

 
 
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Fan-made Sonic Utopia might be the best 3D Sonic game ever

For all the efforts Sonic Team has made, it's never quite nailed the 3D Sonic formula. Fans have fond memories of Sonic Adventure, but anything even resembling the Dreamcast classics hasn't been made since 2003 (Sonic Heroes). Maybe Generat...   read

 
 
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Review: Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice

Did you know there is a new Sonic game releasing in just a few days exclusively on the Nintendo 3DS? I wouldn't be surprised if you answered no, considering Sega itself has seemingly forgotten this game existed, instead heavily marketing So...   read

 
 
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Sonic Mania Collector's Edition has an old-school informercial

Growing up in the '90s was a wild time. In addition to networks pushing the boundaries of censorship and MTV being a relevant force in the world, we often had ridiculous infomercials for products that any sensible person would walk away fro...   read

 
 
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Sega of Europe admits its output in the Wii era could have been better

Close your eyes and let me take you back to a starry night in 2007. Wait, sorry, open your eyes, this isn't an audio recording. It was mid-December. I was back home visiting my parents for the holidays. Sitting by myself in the back of thei...   read

 
 


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More crazy Sonic apparel: Free Sonic head with Fire & Ice pre-order

Halloween is right around the corner, so those of you still looking for a cheap costume or just wanting to embarrass yourself can now a get a free Sonic hat when you pre-order Sonic Boom Fire & Ice for Nintendo 3DS from the Nintend...   read

 
 
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Sonic Mania gets an amazing collector's edition

Sonic Mania is shaping up to be quite a treat, but Sega isn't done riding the hype train. After polling Twitter users about the possibility of a collector's edition for the upcoming revival, Sega went ahead and fully revealed the thing toda...   read

 
 
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Sega gives Sonic fans the okay to make games

Nintendo is notorious for sending out cease-and-desist notices for fan games based on its IPs. Just this year, we've seen AM2R and Pokémon Uranium taken down despite the creators not asking for money. It seems like fans looking to pa...   read

 
 
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Some rushed first impressions after a fast Sonic Mania demo

At PAX West, Jordan and I spent maybe five minutes with Sonic Mania. Appropriate, really, given that the blue hedgehog's whole existence is framed around the concept of speed. In and out, super quick. That's all we needed to know that the g...   read

 
 
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New Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice footage looks really boring

At E3, Laura Kate Dale played a few levels of Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice and said she felt like she'd already seen all it has to offer and wasn't impressed. Reading that and other negative articles about the game, I thought surely it m...   read

 
 
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12 minutes of unadulterated Sonic Mania

The folks over at Polygon have just posted a 12 minute video of Sonic Mania showing off the first level of Green Hill Zone and Studiopolis Zone. The levels look to contain all of the classic Sonic staples along with some excellent musi...   read

 
 
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Google your name + 'the hedgehog' right now

Alright folks, let's have some Sunday fun. Googling your name plus 'the hedgehog' leads to some hilarious stuff. The majority of what you find will be on DeviantArt, such as that header by Shadicfan123 (shadic? Is that some unholy fuckombin...   read

 
 
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Sonic's appearance in LEGO Dimensions still looks weird

"This fall," Sonic will make his way into LEGO Dimensions, and we thankfully won't need to buy a whole new game to experience him -- just the Sonic LEGO set. And during its 25th anniversary Sonic event last weekend they showed som...   read

 
 
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It sure looks like Sega is making a new Sonic Generations

Tonight at Sonic's 25th anniversary party in San Diego, Sega revealed "Sonic Project 2017," a game the studio says is a totally new thing and not a sequel to Sonic Generations, despite looking exactly like one.   read

 
 
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Sonic the Hedgehog is heading back to his retro roots in Sonic Mania

The above trailer officially announces what many Sonic the Hedgehog fans have been wanting for years. The Blue Blur is going back to his retro roots in a game that will feature new takes on classic levels as well as brand new sta...   read

 
 
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Sonic Team's new game confirmed for 2017

Sega recently hosted a special event in Toyko to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Sonic the Hedgehog, which originally launched for the Sega Genesis -- or Mega Drive, if you're nasty -- on June 23, 1991. During the ceremony, Sonic Tea...   read

 
 
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Sonic Team head helps clarify the Sonic 'Eggman' and Robotnik name situation

The early days of the wild west of localization are a fascinating beast. We've seen it with series like Final Fight and Mario, but one that isn't mentioned that often is Sonic -- particularly when it comes to the main villain's mo...   read

 
 
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Sonic turns 25 years old this week

It feels like yesterday, but the original Sonic the Hedgehog was released in North America 25 years ago on June 23. Growing up as a Nintendo man in elementary school, I was mostly able to experience Sonic at my friends' houses. It soun...   read

 
 
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Sonic Team reconfirms the new Sonic game we all knew was happening

People knock on Sonic games, but like any series, they can be hit or miss. Okay so a few have been lackluster (Sonic 2006, both Boom games), but several, like Sonic Colors and Lost World are fine, and a few, like Generations, are ...   read

 
 
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Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice feels like it has already shown all its cards

It's no secret to anyone that Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric on the Wii U was not well received by critics or players. From buggy execution to slow and meandering gameplay, Sonic Boom in many ways exemplified what many long time fans have feared...   read

 
 
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Laura's gaming journey began in the 90′s when she was given a SNES by her older brother with Mario paint. From that day video games were all she thought about day or night, be it playing them, ...

 


 


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