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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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(Update) Sega will have an E3 stream on June 15 that will unveil news for 'fans of Sonic the Hedgehog'

[Update: Ha! It's a contest for European Sonic fans to attend the San Diego 25th Anniversary Sonic party coming up in July. You need to send a video in on "why you're the biggest Sonic fan." Rules can be found here. Another announcement wil...   read

 
 
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Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice is somehow out in a couple of months

IGN has the latest trailer for Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice, the very real 3DS game that's coming in September. Just several months away it looks pretty inline with the last portable iteration, which is to say it's dull. I still recall b...   read

 
 
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Would you set up 56,653 dominoes just to honor Sonic?

What begins as a creepy effigy that wouldn't feel out of place in Helga's closet soon becomes an endearing, impressive display. TheDominoKing is at it again, this time with a series of domino-related artwork that pays homage to just ab...   read

 
 
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Tokyo is holding a party to celebrate Sonic's 25th Anniversary

If you happen to reside in Japan, Sega is holding a 25th Anniversary Sonic celebration on June 25 that you could feasibly get into. It'll be held at the Tokyo Joypolis, and will not take the place of the event that's already happening in Sa...   read

 
 
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Sonic Runners is running out of time

Sega has announced plans to close down Sonic Runners, the first mobile game from Sonic Team. The company ceased sales of the game's premium currency, Red Star Rings, yesterday, and will close down the rest of the game on July 27 at 9am UTC....   read

 
 
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Check out this prototype for a Sonic the Hedgehog skateboarding game

You've all heard of the cancelled Sonic X-treme (with its various spellings), but have you heard of the completely unrelated Sonic Extreme, a hoverboard game prototype that used assets from Sonic Heroes? Well, you have now. Check ...   read

 
 
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Hulu has exclusive streaming rights to the Sonic Boom cartoon

Sega has announced that they've given Hulu exclusive streaming rights to the Cartoon Network-based show Sonic Boom. "Later this month" every episode will be available on the service. The publisher touts that the series has been the "#1 or #...   read

 
 
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Six more titles made it into the World Video Game Hall of Fame

Can I get an extra-long drum roll, please? (Actually, you know what, let me fetch that. Here we go.) The Strong National Museum of Play has named the second batch of games for its World Video Game Hall of Fame: Grand Theft Auto III, The Leg...   read

 
 
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Jordan is a founding member of Destructoid and poster of seemingly random pictures. They are anything but random. Disclosure: I backed Double Fine Adventure and Awesomenauts: Starstorm on Kickst...

 


 


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