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Nintendo revealed that Sonic the Hedgehog will be making another Smash Bros. stop as a returning combatant. His appearance marks the second time he's been in the fighting-game series, starting with 2008's Super Smash Bros. Brawl.
Sega's hero will be in both the Wii U and 3DS versions of the game, so nobody will be left behind. If you didn't play Brawl, Sonic is a speedy fellow, able to zoom around unsuspecting enemies and knock them senseless with his speed dash. We don't know what new abilities he'll bring this time around, if any, but the screens in the gallery below might get your imaginations going.
Take a look at our earlier Smash Bros. preview, which features another returning character, Toon Link.
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Sonic vs Mega Man, should be a good fight.