Tag Archives: sonic the hedgehog
Fri, May 17, 2013 | 06:04 BST
The original Sonic the Hedgehog is now available on Google Play for Android devices, priced at $3. This isn’t just a quick and dirty port, either, but a Retro-Engine remake from fan turned pro Christian “The Taxman” Whitehead. It boasts widescreen support at 60FPS, a remastered soundtrack, leaderboards, achievements, Time Attack mode, and playable Knuckles and Tails. The iOS version has been updated to add in these extra features, too.
Wed, May 08, 2013 | 08:37 BST
The original Sonic the Hedgehog title is set to appear on the Japanese Nintendo 3DS eShop next week with an enhanced 3D edition that adds stereoscopic effects to the 22-year-old title.
Wed, May 01, 2013 | 10:39 BST
Sonic the Hedgehog is making a return this year it seems, according to a leak by a known Sonic tiptser. The 3D game is currently codenamed ‘Sonic Excursion’ and will release in November for current and next-gen formats.
Mon, Apr 08, 2013 | 01:24 BST
Sega has announced a new version of the original Sonic the Hedgehog, remastered for Android and iOS. In a post on the Sonic Retro forums, prominent Sonic fan community members Christian “The Taxman” Whitehead and Stealth were confirmed as the power behind the port, with Whitehead stating the new version is a Retro-Engine remake like that Sonic CD was recently graced with. Expect the mobile release this month for $3; owners of the existing version will be able to update for free. A Sonic 2 remake is also on the cards.
Thu, Feb 07, 2013 | 13:46 GMT
Sonic Adventure 3 is the working title of Sega’s next Sonic the Hedgehog game, according to an alleged inside source.
Thu, Jan 24, 2013 | 03:51 GMT
Today’s latest on dit is that Sega is planning to reveal a new Sonic game next month, for every platform under the sun including next-generation hardware. Rumour has it the game has been in the works since before Sonic Generations and includes 20 three-act stages, multiple playable characters, and both 2D and 3D playable sections. February 2 is Hedgehog Day, so expect a tease or reveal then should this prove true. Because we get a Sonic rumour about once a month I’m filing this under “man on the Internet said”, but head over to Sonic Stadium to read all the details.
Fri, Jan 11, 2013 | 10:16 GMT
Sonic the Hedgehog has been given the live-action fan film treatment thanks to Blue Core Studios. it’s an epic riff on the disaster movie, as Dr. Robotnik’s mechanised menace rains down from the skies and gives a human task force a stiff kicking. Global panic then ensues. Watch it below.
Fri, Nov 09, 2012 | 10:33 GMT
Sonic the Hedgehog will return again in 2013 across several digital releases and a brand-new boxed game. Get happy or get angry at the details below.
Thu, Apr 05, 2012 | 01:00 BST
Hirokazu Yasuhara, the level designer behind the sublime racing lines of the original Sonic game, has joined Nintendo.
Mon, Oct 24, 2011 | 01:25 BST
The original 16-bit era Sonic The Hedgehog will be playable in the upcoming Sonic Generations.
Thu, Oct 20, 2011 | 15:25 BST
Sonic the Hedgehog has been handed the first annual Outstanding Contribution award by the 2011 Golden Joystick Awards.
Sat, Aug 27, 2011 | 20:56 BST
There’s a large batch of shorts for you below the break. Some of it PAX Prime related, some of it not. Read it anyway. Don’t make me have to punish you.
Thu, Jun 23, 2011 | 14:38 BST
Sonic the Hedgehog turns a full score today. Stace Harman’s looks back at the Sega mascot’s trials, tribulations and deathmatch against some weird plumber bloke.
Thu, Jun 23, 2011 | 14:42 BST
Sega’s blue wonder Sonic the Hedgehog turns 20 today. The first Sonic game released on June 23 in North America and Europe on Mega Drive 20 years ago. Anniversary celebrations have already consisted of the release of an iOS app that catches you up on Sonic-related happenings, as well as a demo of Sonic Generations on PSN later today and other Sonic-related deals for the PS Store. There’s also a packshot of the game below. We’ve posted the PS3 version, but the 360 version looks the same, sans the logos, etc.
Happy birthday, Sonic!
Mon, Jun 20, 2011 | 03:02 BST
Over the weekend the news dries up and we are left with this kind of stuff. It’s like popcorn – nutritionally empty and served in numerous tiny parcels – except you don’t want any more.
Thu, Apr 07, 2011 | 14:35 BST
Sega’s posted the first video of the next Sonic game in its Facebook page. The trailer shows an old Sonic racing against a new Sonic, and confirms the game will ship this year as part of the mascot’s 20th birthday celebrations.
Wed, Feb 16, 2011 | 20:32 GMT
PlayStation Plus members will be getting the SEGA Genesis Collection for free and two weeks earlier than than regular PSN members who get it on March 29.
Wed, Jan 05, 2011 | 10:23 GMT
Plugging what will seemingly be an eternal yearning in fans’ hearts to have plain old Sonic remade with pretty visuals, a fan team has promised to deliver news on Sonic 2 HD soon.
Mon, Jan 03, 2011 | 07:14 GMT
This year marks two decades for venerable and eternal properties Sonic the Hedgehog and Puyo Puyo, and Sega intends to celebrate in style. All. Year. Long.
Thu, Oct 07, 2010 | 09:30 BST
Sega has confirmed it has de-listed from retail certain Sonic titles, which end up with average or poor Meta scores.