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  • Blog Post: Sega 3D Classics Collection Coming To 3DS In America

    Sega has been busy the last year or so updating classic titles to support the three-dimensional capabilities of Nintendo's 3DS , then releasing them digitally. A plethora of these 3D Classics are now being gathered together for physical release in the Sega 3D Classics Collection, Sega announced today... More
  • Blog Post: Clues Point To Sonic Generations Nearly Featuring A Third Dreamcast-Era Sonic

    Generations follows the exploits of two Sonics: modern pre-Boom Sonic and classic Genesis Sonic. It appears, however, that a third Sonic based on his Dreamcast iteration, may have also been considered. The rumor comes from the latest episode of Did You Know Gaming, which covers Sonic Generations. You... More
  • Blog Post: Super Mario Generations Mod Sidelines Sonic In Favor Of His Mustachioed Rival

    Sonic Generations garnered a lukewarm reception when it released in 2011, but would it have been better received if it starred Mario instead? Modder Daku Neko attempts to answer that eternal question with a clever Sonic Generations mod that replaces the blue blur with gaming's most famous plumber... More
  • Blog Post: Sonic Adventure 2 Almost Had A Branching Narrative

    A new episode of Did You Know Gaming looks at Sonic Adventure 2 and explains the game's poor audio and Shadow's back-story. Other interesting tidbits includes the development teams issue with parking tickets, and the game's apparent inspiration from a Japan-only game starring an anthropomorphic... More
  • Blog Post: Sonic Dash 2: Sonic Boom Comes To iOS, Features Apple Watch Companion App

    A sequel to 2013’s popular Sonic the Hedgehog endless runner game Sonic Dash released today on iOS devices. A new add-on includes the ability to earn bonuses through exercise using an Apple Watch companion app. Sonic Dash 2: Sonic Boom features the cast of the children’s animated show and... More
  • Blog Post: Sega Puts Brakes On Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice Until 2016

    Sonic Boom didn't exactly set the world on fire when it released in late 2014, but Sega clearly saw potential in the concept. The publisher announced that the 3DS would be getting a sequel, Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice, in 2015. Now, Sega has revealed that the game is slipping past that timeline, moving... More
  • Blog Post: How Mario Would Fail In Sonic’s World

    Sure Sonic is doing plenty of failing on his own these days, but maybe that's because Sonic's world isn't an easy place to live – as Mario finds out in this amusing fan-made video. Find out how well Mario can run a loop de loop in the video below. Internet video game comedians Dorkly... More
  • Blog Post: Learn How The Mega Modem Gave Sega Genesis Downloadable Games In 1990

    The Sega Genesis was ahead of its time in many ways, including online connectivity. The Mega Modem in Japan and Sega Channel in the United States gave Genesis players the ability to buy and download games well before the Internet was commonplace in everyone's home. The latest video from Did You Know... More
  • Blog Post: Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate April Free DLC Features New Quests, Weapons, And Sonic Palicos

    Monster hunter 4 Ultimate's second monthly free downloadable content is now available, and it comes with Sonic and Mario stuff. You can check out a trailer for the new content below, which was made available yesterday. This is the second DLC pack, the first of which was made available last month... More
  • Blog Post: Fans Bring The Canceled, Unfinished Sonic X-Treme To Life

    A motivated group on the Sonic Retro Forums has painstakingly ported the cancelled, unfinished Sega Saturn 3D Sonic title Sonic X-Treme to PC so it can be played on modern machines. You can check out some gameplay footage of the port in the video below, and find out more about the project and how to... More
  • Blog Post: Sonic And Mega Man Comics Part Of The Humble Archie Comics Bundle

    Humble Bundle isn’t just about video games. The site often wraps up books at extremely accessible prices, too. Right now, Archie Comics is teaming up with Humble to make available a number of its titles. In addition to The Best of Archie Comics , The Death of Archie , and even Afterlife with Archie... More
  • Blog Post: Humble Sega Bundle: Pay What You Want For Dreamcast Collection, NiGHTS, And More

    Today Humble announced it has teamed up with Sega for its latest deal , the Humble Sega Bundle. This latest offering lets you pay what you want for eight Sega games, including Sonic Adventure, NiGHTS Into Dreams, Crazy Taxi, Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed, and more. As always, proceeds go to... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion – Will You Relive The Past With Assassin's Creed Or Halo Next Week?

    Next week offers two opportunities to relive the past in two distinct ways. Which are you more excited about? With Assassin's Creed Unity you can visit France on the eve of the French Revolution and get a glimpse out what life was like back then – but with the added ability to climb buildings... More
  • Blog Post: Classic Game Characters Grace Irish Post With New Stamps

    This morning, Irish postal service An Post unveiled a new line of licensed stamps featuring classic game characters. The four stamps take letters, packages, and parcels back to gaming’s early days, featuring Sonic the Hedgehog, Mario, Pac Man, and Space Invaders. According to An Post, the themed... More
  • Blog Post: Archie Comics Publishes New Sonic Boom Comic Series

    Archie's Sonic The Hedgehog books been the longest running and most popular video game based comics in history (that includes the middle ages). The comic company is hoping to follow up that success with a new Sonic series based on Sega's upcoming re-branding of the character: Sonic Boom. Ian... More
  • Blog Post: This Week In Mobile: Sales, Sequels, Sonic

    This week, moblie gamers playing on either iOS systems or Android have a wide selection of sales, re-releases, sequels, and new titles to choose from. Whether you're looking for a casual game to kill an hour or two with or something a little more substantial, there should be something here for you... More
  • Blog Post: Fan Remakes Sonic Adventure 2 Cutscene With New Models And Environments

    It's only about a minute of reanimated footage, but it shows an impressive level of quality. The video comes from animator Cameron Turner and his YouTube channel Hypo . The video is a follow-up to a previous animation from Turner , which similarly tackled a cutscene from the original Sonic Adventure... More
  • Blog Post: Sonic The Hedgehog Fan-Mod Modified For Oculus Rift

    Chadtronic on YouTube , a channel which usually specializes in playing Nintendo games on the Oculus Rift, recently decided to give Nintendo's former biggest rival a test run with a Sonic the Hedgehog game. The mod seen in the video below isn't an official Sega Sonic game. Instead it's called... More
  • 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
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