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Making the Case That Sonic the Hedgehog Is Way Overrated
All that love for the early Sonic The Hedgehog games may be very misplaced, according to some gentlemen who recently revisited them.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
NEWGames Inbox: Destiny weirdos, Final Fantasy XIV addiction, and Fire Emblem
The evening Inbox has some radical plans for Sonic The Hedgehog, as one reader advises waiting five years for more Resident Evil.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Freedom Planet Is Basically A Classic Sonic Game, Except When It's Not
If Freedom Planet were sitting at a bar with its back turned to you, you'd almost certainly mistake it for your old pal Sonic The Hedgehog .
Freedom Planet gameplay video - A Sega Genesis-style gem
What Shovel Knight did for games of the NES era, Freedom Planet - an action-platformer that launched this week on Steam - does for the classics on Sega Genesis.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Attention: we now have dates for your Sonic Boom launch party
Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal for Nintendo 3DS will be available on Nov. 11, while Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric for Wii U will hit one week later on Nov. 18. The games, announced earlier this year , as part of a new spin-off branch of the main Sonic the Hedgehog franchise, in which Sonic and friends take on a new villain that isn't Dr. Eggman and ... (more)
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Sonic Boom speeds to the printed page in upcoming comic book
Alongside an upcoming Sonic Boom cartoon series and games for both the Wii U and 3DS, Sega's favorite speedy blue rodent has also earned a new comic book from publisher Archie Comics.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Sonic Boom Comic Book Announced
We are excited to exclusively announce a new Sonic Boom comic book series from publisher Archie Comics .
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Ninja Pizza Girl Demo
Ninja Pizza Girl is a level-based platform game that draws inspiration from 'Mirror's Edge' and the Sega 16-bit classic 'Sonic the Hedgehog'.
Press Start: Sonic The Hedgehog for the Sega Genesis hasn't aged well
Modern entries in the Sonic franchise aren't the only titles in the series that are less than stellar - the first Sonic on the Sega Genesis , a game that helped define the 16-bit era of video games, pretty much sucks.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Fantasy Zone 2 is next for Sega 3D Classics
Fantasy Zone 2: The Tears of Opa-Opa is the next game that will get the Sega 3D Classics treatment on 3DS, joining the likes of Sonic the Hedgehog , Ecco the Dolphin , Super-Hang On , Space Harrier and the original Fantasy Zone .
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Sega's 8-bit universe beats itself up in Master System Brawl
If the upcoming Super Smash Bros. for the Nintendo Wii U and 3DS has you jonesing for a similar arena fighter featuring Sega's classic characters, you'll want to check out Sega Master System Brawl , a recently updated homebrew release for the Sega Genesis and Mega Drive.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
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Unused Sonic The Hedgehog 2 Hologram Label Revealed
Sega struck gold with Sonic the Hedgehog for the Sega Genesis in 1991, so when the time came to release the sequel a year later on so-called "Sonic 2sday", the company's American division worked to come up with ways to make the new game stand apart from the others around it.
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Kid Chameleon Blends In
While Sega's Sonic the Hedgehog is the company's most identifiable mascot, other characters and franchises took a run at being secondary successes in the 16-bit era.