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I still can't believe we're getting a new Bubsy

That new Bubsy game is coming out real soon and the powers that be must be getting antsy. Ahead of the October 31 launch on PC and PlayStation 4, there's a new trailer for Bubsy: The Woolies Strike Back that involves a Sonic the Hedgehog ga...

 
 
 
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These Sonic Funko toys gotta go somewhere fast

I know Funko Pop! toys get a bad rap, but I never quite saw what the problem was. Eye read folks' bad views of them on Twitter and the like, but I just don't perceive any issues. Sonic the Hedgehog had a series released before, but those we...

 
 
 
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You can read the Sonic Forces tie-in comic right here

Sega's Sonic Forces blasts onto the scene next month, bringing with it the unenviable task of matching up to the much-beloved Sonic Mania that dropped earlier this year to mucho fan acclaim.In order to set the scene a little for the new tit...

 
 
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Sonic comics return April 2018 with writer Ian Flynn

Sega has found a new home for Sonic comics at IDW Publishing, and this weekend at New York Comic Con, the company shared more specifics. Notably, writer Ian Flynn is back on board, which should please fans who dug the Archie Comics series. ...

 
 
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Nintendo Pro: Sonic Mania

Sonic and crew are back as well, perfectly curated into a 16-bit throwback for the Switch! Sonic Mania is one among many nostalgia kicks for the ever so glorious new platform, which is totally rad... but I don’t know, can you not hel...

 
 
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Sonic the Hedgehog movie now at Paramount

The Sonic the Hedgehog movie is moving studios. Deadpool director Tim Miller was going to produce with his pal Jeff Fowler directing and Sony had the rights to make it, but they put the project on hold and...

 
 
 
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Oh don't you worry, Sonic Forces will have a casino

Do any of you genuinely like casino zones in the Sonic series? Someone must! They look appropriately flashy, but my experience with them tends to break down into bouncing all over the place and never quite going where I intended. I don't pl...

 
 
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Sonic Mania update fixes the Switch home button

Nintendo Switch players have been putting up with a pesky issue in Sonic Mania not found in other versions of the game, and this week Sega is issuing a fix at last. That wonky delay on the home button? As of this update, it should be gone. ...

 
 
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Sonic Forces will have an Episode Shadow add-on at launch

Shadow has found his way into Sonic Forces. Sega is planning an Episode Shadow add-on that'll deal with his "mysterious backstory" with the new villain, Infinite, and include three Shadow-centric stages (and the ability to play as him in "o...

 
 
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Sonic Mania contains tribute to game modder who passed away

The critically acclaimed and fan-pleasing Sonic Mania title features a tribute to a deceased member of the Sonic the Hedgehog modding community.Lava Reef Zone's stunt-jumpin' boss Heavy Rider is a mace wielding knight who attacks the player...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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, ...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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 ...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 




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Twitter handle dump! Post yours in the comments!

 
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My first go in Laser Squad (1988) left all my squad dead after two I dont think Ill be reviewing this one either, just giving it a quick

 
 

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