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  • Blog Post: Artist Gives Mario Characters A Sonic Boom Redesign

    Earlier this week, Sega unveiled the next entry in the Sonic franchise, Sonic Boom . It offers one of the most substantial redesigns the blue blur has ever experienced, and an artist decided to see how Mario and friends would look with a similar redesign. The piece comes from artist Andrew Dickman who... More
  • Blog Post: [Update] Sega Claims Toy Fair Poster Revealing New Sonic Game 'Incorrect'

    Update: Sega has weighed in on the rumors of a 2015 Sonic game headed for Wii U, Xbox One, and PS4. The publisher has identified the information as "incorrect." Senior community manager Kellie Parker shared the news on the Sega forums . "The recent information coming out of Nuremburg Toy... More
  • Blog Post: Artist Mashes Up Iconic Video Game Characters Young And Old

    Commissioned by a friend of an artist known only by reddit username, karlijoy , these three pieces mash up a number of video game characters for use as backgrounds on a three-monitor setup. When asked about more of his work and whether he takes freelance submissions, karlijoy said "I'm primarily... More
  • Blog Post: Learn Sega's Entire History In A Minute

    Did you know that Sega was founded in 1940 as a slot machine company, or that Sonic the Hedgehog was designed to be a Mario killer? You do now. The historians at Lore in a Minute! put together this video, which quickly runs down Sega's history in under 60 seconds. More
  • Blog Post: Sega Working On More Stereoscopic 3D Updates To Classic Games

    Stereoscopic 3D versions of classic Sega titles Super Hang-On and Space Harrier released recently for the 3DS, and depending on their success, more could be on the way. More confirmed titles are already on the way for North America and will be releasing this month including Altered Beast, Ecco the Dolphin... More
  • Blog Post: St. Louis Hosting Sonic-Themed Concert Next Month

    If you love Sonic, have some money, and can be in St. Louis on August 10th, we have wonderful news. Tickets are now available for Sonic Boom 2013. Themed after SEGA’s popular mascot, the festival features the band Crush 40 and has “loads of Sonic related activities.” Sonic Boom 2013... More
  • Blog Post: Edward Gorey’s 88th Birthday Present To You

    To honor Edward Gorey’s macabre alphabet book, The Gashlycrumb Tinies, the team from Brentalfloss: The Comic is selling a special 12x18 poster depicting Mario, Link, Sonic and more meeting their untimely demises in delightfully lyrical ways. They are also releasing two new panels of extra content... More
  • Blog Post: Sonic And Mega Man Get 16-Bit On Comic Covers

    Two of the most popular icons of the 16-bit era – Sonic and Mega Man – are coming together in an Archie Comics crossover . While that's enough to get most gamers interested, the slick 16-bit variant cover art is even better. One of the covers is below, but head over to IGN for the full... More
  • Blog Post: Sonic And Mario Would Look Great In Wood

    These digital renderings prove that Sonic and Mario would fit right in at a creepy abandoned carnival. French artists Tony and Emmanuelle Lugand have created a series of iconic pop culture figures envisioned as wood-carvings. Check out the rest of the series here . [Source: TheAwesomer ] More
  • Blog Post: Old Sonic Ad Shows Off Sonic X-Treme Gameplay

    A 1996 advertisement featuring Mario being blown away by Sonic's ability to exist in a 3D world showed up recently on YouTube . The video appeared on NeoGAF posted by user Mama Robotnik . This is never before seen video of the never released Sonic X-Treme, and I've got to say, it looks borderline... More
  • Blog Post: Tekken Producer Championing Project X Zone For North American Release

    Katsuhiro Harada, a producer for the Tekken series, tweeted recently that as long as he keeps pushing, there is a good chance Project X Zone could come stateside. In response to a fan professing excitement over a Tweet from Harada where he said, "I proposed localization of Project X Zone,"... More
  • Blog Post: Sega Confirms Sonic Adventure 2 Re-Release

    It doesn't come as much of a surprise, considering the leak from earlier this month , but Sega has now officially confirmed Sonic Adventure 2 for Xbox Live Arcade and the PlayStation Network. The announcement came in the form of a video presentation during Sega's Sonic Boom event at San Diego... More
  • Blog Post: NASCAR Driver Danica Patrick To Be Playable In Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed

    Sega pits famed NASCAR driver against their flagship hedgehog in the upcoming racing title. At E3, Sega announced a partnership with NASCAR’s Danica Patrick for the release of Sonic & All-Stars racing Transformed. Patrick will be included in the game as playable character along with Sonic,... More
  • Blog Post: You'll Never Get A Photo-Real Sonic

    SEGA doesn't believe Sonic will ever become photo-real as consoles become more and more powerful. Designer Takashi Iizuka said Sonic will always remain bright and colorful, but would not confirm a next-gen Sonic is actually in development. "I don't think Sonic will ever become photo-real... More
  • Blog Post: Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing Sequel Arriving This Holiday

    While most games are announced via press releases or reveal trailers, news of an upcoming sequel broke this week at a Toy Fair in New York City. Kotaku is reporting that toys based on a Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing sequel were on display at the event, where a booth attendant confirmed the game's... More
  • Blog Post: Sonic The Hedgehog 4: Episode 2 Coming To Android Devices

    Yesterday Sega announced Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 2, and today it has announced that the game will also be releasing for Android and other mobile devices, as well. The press release from Sega reads that alongside releasing for Xbox Live Arcade, we can also expect to see Episode 2 on the App Store... More
  • Blog Post: Sonic The Hedgehog: Episode 2 Existence Confirmed

    Sega revealed today, care of a man with Tails themed sideburns, that Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 2 is set to release next year. The reveal comes from Gamespot.com in the form of an interview with Ken Balough, digital brand manager for Sega, and a brief teaser trailer. You can see the trailer below... 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: 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
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