dark        
 
 

#Sonic


 photo

The pre-order costumes for Sonic Forces are out of control

Sonic Forces....man where do I begin. I can't say I have high hopes, but you have to think that after greenlighting Sonic Mania that Sega kind of isn't ready to trash the series with a complete dud? Then again, Sonic Boom Wii U di...

 
 
 photo

Sonic Forces gets a US release date and 'bonus' edition

Those eager to see how Sega might screw up Sonic's good will after Mania should mark their calendars, because Sonic Forces will be arriving in the US on November 7. Along with finally getting the chance to live out their DeviantArt dreams, ...

 
 
 photo

Fans angry at Sonic Mania's Steam DRM requirements

Sonic Mania has burst onto the scene to heaps of praise from critics and the community, who have suffered terrible games featuring the blue blur for decades now. Something to celebrate, at long last.It's not all roses in Green Hill Zone how...

 
 
 photo

Sonic Mania is steeped in history and Easter eggs

It's intriguing to see how two passionate fan project developers came together to form Sonic Mania, and in essence, create a Sonic game better than Sega would have done.  That's just how Headcannon and PagodaWest Games did it, as this ...

 
 
 photo

New Sonic Forces trailer features Tag Team gameplay

Up until now, we've seen three different gameplay styles for Sonic Forces, Sonic Team's newest project. Modern Sonic plays similarly to how he did in recent years, a mix of 3D and 2D platforming with homing attacks and a boost gauge that al...

 
 
 photo

Would hip teens think Sonic Mania is good?

So Sonic Mania is out and it's sounding like it's actually pretty dang good. But is it only good if you loved Sonic back in the '90s, or would somebody without that nostalgia still think it's great? That was one of the topics on this episod...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 photo

Did you know Sonic Mania has unlockable goodies?

As fans have finally gotten a hold of the wildly anticipated Sonic Mania, they are discovering the game has a couple of secrets up its sleeves for those willing to take on the bonus stages. In particular, a mode based on a long-running joke...

 
 
 photo

Review: Sonic Mania

What can you say about Sonic that hasn't already been said? He's had his ups and downs, and while he started very high up, he's sunk really far down over the past decade or so and even kissed a human girl. Oh, and he's shown up to race...

 
 
 photo

Sonic Mania was just hit with a two-week delay on PC

As announced this morning on a live stream, Sega is holding back the PC version of Sonic Mania for further optimization. It's now releasing on August 29, two weeks after the other versions of the game. Folks who pre-purchased Mania or the c...

 
 
 photo

Sonic Mania's opening animation is just perfect

Sonic Mania, so far, has a way of hitting us with a specific chord of nostalgia that doesn't feel desperate. Christian Whitehead, a longtime Sonic fangame developer that eventually started working directly with Sega, knows what he's doing. ...

 
 
 photo

Ristar brightens up the Sega Forever line-up

Once upon a time, the Sonic Team didn't make solely Sonic the Hedgehog games. In the later days of the Genesis, Yuji Naka (Sonic's creator) tried his hand at creating a new mascot for the company (reworked from the original c...

 
 
 
 photo

Speed past your friends in Sonic Mania's competition mode!

With how popular split-screen gaming used to be in the retro days, its crazy that Sonic never really had a competitive multiplayer mode outside of Sonic 2 and 3. I have a lot of memories of wanting a full on co-op experience like that, tink...

 
 
 photo

Sonic Mania might get a standalone physical release after all

Sonic Mania was confirmed very early on for the PC, PS4, Switch, and Xbox One platforms, but it just had one holdup -- a lack of a physical edition. Sure it had a special edition, a rad one in fact, but that comes with a download card. We d...

 
 
 photo

Sonic Mania's bonus stages are nostalgic as heck

When we got word that special stages would return for Sonic Mania, I tried to name my favorite type and came up short. I couldn't name a winner, even just taking the classic games into consideration. I liked each of the special stages for d...

 
 
 photo

Special stages are back in Sonic Mania

If there's one element of classic Sonic the Hedgehog games I tend to forget about until I go back to replay them, it's the special stages. Favorite? Least favorite? I like them for different reasons. Sonic 1's bouncy mazes were mesmerizing ...

 
 
 
 photo

Sega teams up with IDW for new Sonic comics

That was fast. After more than two decades of Sonic adventures at Archie Comics, Sega has decided to end its partnership and start a new one -- with none other than IDW Publishing. Shout-out to Destructoid commenter Austyn Wiles for totall...

 
 
 from  our Community Blogs
 photo
From our community  

My gaming future without the 3DS

[The 3DS was a handheld that I never quite grew as attached to as the Game Boy or the DS, despite its great library of games. For NinjaSpped, though, it's a whole different story. - HypnoCoffin] I love the Nintendo 3DS. I distinctly remembe...

 
 
 
 photo

Sega has ended Sonic's 24-year run with Archie Comics

The Blue Blur's comic book adventures have been published by Archie Comics for 24 long years. Sonic the Hedgehog comics launched in 1993, and after nearly 300 issues it was the longest-running monthly American comic to never be relaunched.&...

 
 




Reviews   filter by...

Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition"Is it enough for you to come back?"

 

Mom Hid My Game!"This game falls under the category of 'goes places'"

 

Dreadnought"Legend of Galactic "

 

The Commuter"The Commuter, reviewed by an actual New York commuter"

 

Attentat 1942"A miniature museum at home"

 

Black Mirror (Season 4)"A bleak future with a smile"

 
 
 

Community Blogs | expand

 

Quickposts expand | +quickpost

Zer0t0nin

I pondered this question from my lighting console way longer than I thought I

 
Kerrik52

CS2 done at last! I really cant choose properly between Trails games, but this one was The battles have some decent complexity finally, exploration is actually a thing and Laura has kept her title as best Ending wasnt exhausting

 
TheLimoMaker

Final Fantasy XV Royal (Complete) All the Season Pass content and new dungeons (Insomnia ruins), an expanded map, first person mode, a driveable saw this

 
Alphadeus

Explosion (2017) - Song from Raptor Im thinking about a potential Songs for Gamers album where I take song requests from 10-30 Would anyone be interested? Im not sure if Ill be able to follow through, Ill ^^

 
TriCerAroK

else ever wonder if a disproportionate number of ventriloquists have a thing for fisting?

 
Chris Moyse

Today is a Id rather crawl back into

 
lokhe

Really entertaining and fast run of Baldurs Gate II EE, quite a funny

 
DinoSir

ATTN Developers; Stop doing this:

 
Khalid Eternal Nigh

Capcom released the results of their SF popularity poll & its blatantly obvious that there was vote hacking, Blanka is higher than Top 5 were Sorry, Cody+Mak my favs but no way more pop than Chun/Ryu/Sagat/Akuma

 
lokhe

So, you people that actually enjoy the new Fire Emblem games, do they usually come with some sort of hard mode at least?

 
 

Upcoming

More Previews
 

Destructoid Originals

More Originals
 
 
 
BACK NEXT