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  • Blog Post: Sonic To Sprint Onto Big Screen In Feature Film

    After more than two decades of various TV cartoon adaptations, Sonic the Hedgehog will finally star in his own big-screen role. Sony Pictures Entertainment and Marza Animation Planet, a Japanese CG animation studio, are collaborating to bring the blue blur to life in a hybrid CG/live-action movie. We... More
  • Blog Post: Temporal Duality: An Album In Tribute To Sonic the Hedgehog CD

    Twenty years since Sonic the Hedgehog CD release on Sega CD, OC Remix has put together a three-disc album with both Japanese and American compositions, and according to their site, the album Temporal Duality is coming out today. Overclocked remix allows artists from the community to share remixes of... More
  • Blog Post: Make Your Car Smell Like Sonic The Hedgehog

    At one time or another, we've all thought, "If only there was a line of air fresheners that featured fragrances inspired by Sonic the Hedgehog." Well, today our dreams have come true. Epic Scents, a fragrance company that's already released a line of Mega Man-inspired air fresheners... More
  • Blog Post: Shadow The Hedgehog Joins First 4 Figures' Statue Line

    He may not have starred in the best game in the Sonic the Hedgehog universe (it was probably one of the worst), but Shadow is finally getting some attention in statue form. This isn't the first time First 4 Figures' has dipped into the beloved characters of this universe, and it won't be... More
  • Blog Post: Stereoscopic 3D Sonic The Hedgehog For 3DS Revealed For Japan

    A detailed listing for an updated Sonic the Hedgehog with stereoscopic 3D capabilities has appeared on Sega's Japanese website . Running the site through Google Translate reveals a number of interesting details. The game will be available in Japan on May 15 for 600 yen (around $6 U.S.), can be played... More
  • Blog Post: New Fan-Created Sonic Film To Blend Live Action and CG

    In this proof-of-concept "spec film," Blue Core Studios intends to show its plans for a not-for-profit Sonic the Hedgehog film that uses both live actors and CG animation. The studio has even enlisted the talents of Sonic voice-acting vet (and Urkel actor) Jaleel White. The team hopes to get... More
  • Blog Post: Let's Talk About Sonic The Hedgehog

    If Wikipedia is to be believed, yesterday was the 20th anniversary of Sonic The Hedgehog 2. Let's talk about the discolored hedgehog. Real hedgehogs are brown after all. Are you still a fan of the red-shoed erinaceidae ? I grew up in a Nintendo household myself, so I spent my elementary school days... More
  • Blog Post: Sonic And Mega Man Team Up In Comic Crossover

    A new, 12-part comic series sees Sonic the Hedgehog team up with Mega Man. The crossover is being published by Archie Comics, which believes this will be one of the most "acclaimed and best-selling comic crossovers ever." “We’ve had a long, fruitful history with Sonic and are enjoying... More
  • Blog Post: Pre-Order The History Of Sonic The Hedgehog

    Sega's upcoming book titled The History of Sonic the Hedgehog is available for pre-order now. As I am sure you have gathered from the title, the book outlines the history and development of Sonic. It covers Sonic from his 2D era, to today's Sonic and is full of interesting facts like Green Hill... More
  • Blog Post: Sega Canceling Games, Cutting Jobs

    Sega is blaming poor game sales in the U.S. and Europe for a wave of upcoming game cancellations and layoffs. The company has told investors that it plans to focus on its stable of franchises such as Sonic the Hedgehog, Aliens, and Total War moving forward as it works to streamline its operations. Other... More
  • Blog Post: See Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode II In Action!

    The sequel to Sega's old-school Sonic revival is coming to a host of platforms this year. Now, see all the Blast Processing in action! Source: Gamespot YouTube Channel More
  • Blog Post: Sonic's Vegas Vacation

    We've been playing takes on Sonic the Hedgehog's gaudy Casino Night Zone for 20-odd years now, but what would happen if the speedster visited the real-life equivalent of that level? Leave it to the comedians at Mega64 to find out. In Mega64's latest video, they take to the streets of Las... More
  • Blog Post: Sonic the Hedgehog Documentary Parts 2 And 3

    Sonic Generations is out. Some of you have played it. Some of you have commented on the reviews without playing it. But there is one thing that we can all agree on: Sonic is blue. Check out this Sonic documentary. The latest episodes of Sega’s mini Sonic the Hedgehog documentary talks about Sega’s... More
  • Blog Post: Get Schooled On Sonic's History In New Documentary Video

    Sonic fans, you have Alex Kidd to thank. If the jug-eared monkey boy had taken off as a mascot, Sega wouldn't have been forced to create his replacement. Sega goes into this and more in their first installment of their Sonic the Hedgehog documentary. Longtime Sega fans will enjoy seeing former Sega... More
  • Blog Post: Don’t Expect More Games Like Sonic Generations

    Sega producer Takashi Iizuka comments on the future of Sega’s mascot. While speaking with Gamasutra , Sonic producer Takashi Iizuka said, “I would like to make a new standard Sonic, a modern Sonic if you will, in 2012 and beyond.” Iizuka later went on to say that he thought that the... More
  • Blog Post: Bastion’s Narrator Tackles Other Games

    Supergiant Games’ recent DLG, Bastion was a great game. We remember thinking that we could listen to its baritone narrator all day. Someone must have heard our wish, because Bastion’s narrator has invaded Super Mario Bros., Sonic the Hedgehog, and a few other iconic titles. Stick around for... More
  • Blog Post: Check Out What Sega Sent Us

    Today is the exact date that Sonic the Hedgehog was released for the Sega Genesis 20 years ago. Sega's upcoming love letter, Sonic Generations , isn't the only way the company is celebrating the hedgehog's 20th anniversary. Only 100 of these very limited, very high quality statues are being... More
  • Blog Post: Sorry, Tim; Sonic Still Sucks

    A few years back, I was introduced to what's known as the Sonic Cycle -- the process of hope, hype, and disappointment that Sonic the Hedgehog fans go through every time a new Sonic game is announced. Now the folks at Mega64 have figured out a clever metaphor to explain the situation even more clearly... More
  • Blog Post: [Update]: Sonic Generations (?) is Here

    [Update]: Sega has just updated their Facebook page , which has a new Sonic teaser trailer. It's not specifically called Sonic Generations, but it does preface the quick footage with a 20th anniversary Sonic logo and features two different versions of Sonic racing against each other. Enjoy. Whatever... More
  • Blog Post: Tim Turi Alert: Sonic Comic Readying For Reboot

    After 225 issues -- the longest run ever for a comic based on a video game -- Archie Comics' Sonic The Hedgehog will see a reboot in a storyline beginning in June titled -- wait for it -- "Sonic: Genesis." Newsarama reports that the new storyline will follow an issue where a prominent Sonic... More
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