Sonic returns to wage a war, but is it worth fighting for? When I was in middle school, back in the mid-90’s, I drew my own fan character for Sonic the Hedgehog. It was not a great drawing, and it basically was Sonic with his spikes replaced by Mickey Mouse ears, but I still remember that drawing fondly. I’m not the only Sonic fan to have done this. Sonic’s art style, both in the...[Read More]
While Sonic the Hedgehog has had many ups and downs in his long career, there is no denying his legacy and importance to the incredible medium that is video games. When the iconic “SEGA” is heard or the Green Hill Zone music rushes back into one’s mind, memories of speed and a blue blur are undoubtedly accompanying those thoughts and, in many cases including my own, trigger an im...[Read More]
Sonic Forces, the next entry in this the long running franchise after the fantastic Sonic Mania, will be headed to North America and Europe on November 7th, 2017 for $39.99. In addition, Pre-orders are now open for the physical Bonus Edition, which include a Sonic Forces controller skin, four art cards, and the SEGA/Atlus DLC for in-game cosmetic items which will allow you to customize your own he...[Read More]
The Gamecube is one of the better systems released by Nintendo–it wasn’t full of shovelware and the games were accessible to almost everyone. In my humble opinion: GameCube was the second best system around, after the Super Nintendo. But, yet, the virtual consoles lacks any GameCube games, which to many fans is a huge disappointment. If you had an earlier version of the Wii; you cou...[Read More]
Sonic Mania’s launch is coming up fast. With the game set to release August 15th, there is much to be desired for fans eagerly awaiting to play the newest title in the Sonic franchise. Well fans should be excited because SEGA just revealed that Bonus Stages (“Blue Spheres”) and a Time Attack mode have been included in the game. SEGA also announced some new Special Stage assets.
From November 22, 1992 to July 19, 2017, for 24 years, Archie Comics has published Sega’s Sonic the Hedgehog. 290 issues in the main book, and with the extra tie-in books over 500 issues in total. With the recent decision by Sega to take their license to IDW from now on, the Archie Sonicverse leaves behind a legacy as not only the longest running comic based on a video game character, but th...[Read More]
Sega announced this morning that there will be a statue to go along with Sonic’s 25th birthday, and boy does it look exciting!
As we reported last week, the rumor about Sonic Mania being released on August 15th, 2017 is indeed the release date for the return of Sonic the Hedgehog. Sonic Mania will be available on PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch for $19.99.
According to the European Steam Pages of Sonic Mania, the release date of the upcoming return of everyone’s favorite blue hedgehog may very well be August 15th, 2017. Shown as at the end of a revised announcement trailer, the date now shows August 15th, 2017, as opposed to the original Summer 2017.
Once again, we have the weekly additions to the Xbox One Backward Compatibility program. It feels like a weekly holiday, honestly. This week you racing and puzzle fans will be pleased. These titles join the 250-plus games in the backward compatibility log so far. The titles are:
At this current time of writing I’m trying not to jump for joy over this picture that you see below. Has the collectors edition just been leaked for SEGA’s new title Sonic Mania? If so then it’s totally has my vote on the most awesome collectors edition created so far from SEGA. Well seems after already publishing this article the Sonic account on Twitter has announced the collec...[Read More]
As Sonic the Hedgehog approaches his 25th anniversary, and Sega continues to tease that they have an announcement for the occasion, let’s look at the best of his more recent games.