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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...

 
 
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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. ...

 
 
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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...

 
 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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 ...

 
 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
 
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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.&...

 
 
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The Sonic Mania soundtrack is killing it

Sega said it would share more full tracks from Sonic Mania soon, and here we are with the theme of the Hard-Boiled Heavies. I'm not sure this one tops Studiopolis for me, but I like its upbeat energy. No joke, these songs are getting me pu...

 
 
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Kick off your weekend with this Sonic Mania jam

It's getting to be Friday night around here. Soon enough, that'll mean the rapid consumption of alcohol, a few rounds of Battlegrounds with my dudes, a lil EVO, and the horrible realization that I should've left 20 minutes ago to beat the ...

 
 
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The future of Sonic the Hedgehog

Sonic Mania and Sonic Forces are coming out in a couple of months and the success of either (or both) will be a serious deciding factor in the continuing direction of the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise. Sonic has had a tough go of it the last...

 
 
 
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Go fast with Sonic shoes

Sonic turns 26 today and Sega has a lot of stuff to sell you, the most notable of which is these Anippon kicks modeled after the fast rat's own. However I am not sure how fast you can expect to go in flat-footed slip-ons. Unfortunately for ...

 
 
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Sega Forever is poised to be the ultimate retro trip

Nintendo isn't the only company with an extensive back catalog of retro classics. Sega was also hot during the '90s and their portfolio of titles is nearly as ubiquitous with retro gamers as the Big N's. While Sega has never shied away from...

 
 
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These new Sonic videos don't feature much Sonic

[Header courtesy of Juanjosesa97 on DeviantArt] Nintendo may have stolen the show with Mario Odyssey, but that doesn't mean his rival isn't still looking impressive. Well, I mean, mostly impressive, since these new videos for Sonic Mania an...

 
 
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Sonic Mania has a not so nostalgic price

Remember when games used to launch on the SNES and Genesis for $70? Cartridges were expensive, guys! I know I bought Shadows of the Empire in 1997 for about $75, so the whole argument of games being more expensive now a days is baloney. Tha...

 
 
 
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Sonic Forces will have customizable playable characters

Sonic Forces will feature a lot of the familiar faces you'd expect (Sonic, Tails, Knuckles, Amy, etc.) but it'll also include a newcomer of sorts, a variable among a bunch of traditional constants. For the first time in Sonic history,...

 
 
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Review: Spark the Electric Jester

When Sega don't, indies does. Or something like that. First, we got the furrylicious Freedom Planet, which is sold well enough to warrant a sequel, and now we have Spark the Electric Jester that combines the best pa...

 
 
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Here's a slow-ish look at a new-ish Sonic Mania level

Almost every look that we've gotten at Sonic Mania thus far has been great but also mostly the same. Green Hill Zone and Studiopolis over and over as we wait for new content. Always good but always familiar -- even if familiarity is s...

 
 




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PSA: You can now use the Pokken Controller for ANY GAME!!!!!!! I was playing Volgar today and I bumped my Pokken controller that was plugged in and it brought up the controller swapped to that controller and to my surpusie every button wor

 
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I watched the opening demo of Prey and was digging the soundtrack they played in the helicopter Very Much #musictoid | Mick Gordon - Everything is going to be OK (Prey OST)

 
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After experimenting with the custom folders a lot, I was able to get my TF2 contracts The new stuff is pretty fun, and should keep me busy until the campaign ends in I also reached a milestone in time played and LEtranger Sweet!

 
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I just impulse purchased a Switch bundled with 3 games and Ive never felt so I feel disgusted with myself, fat, and really

 
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Had a three day weekend, took the time off to house sit for my Called in today to get this weeks I have the next two days off So now I have a five day Unsure of how to feel

 
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So after lurking for almost ten years and having this account for over a year without doing anything with it, I have decided to join the community and hope to causally post stuff every now and

 
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Hello I just wanted to say I will be posting Tone Deaf on Tuesdays instead of Mondays It will give me a little more time to spend with the Thank you all for understanding!

 
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