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  • Sonic creator signs on with Nintendo of America

    Hirokazu Yasuhara, the level designer behind the sublime racing lines of the original Sonic game, has joined Nintendo.

  • Sonic Generations to include unlockable Sonic 1

    The original 16-bit era Sonic The Hedgehog will be playable in the upcoming Sonic Generations.

  • Sonic the Hedgehog wins for Outstanding Contribution at 2011 Golden Joystick Awards

    Sonic the Hedgehog has been handed the first annual Outstanding Contribution award by the 2011 Golden Joystick Awards.

  • Saturday Shorts: Castle Crashers, Warlock, Bit.Trip Saga, Homefront, StarCraft 2

    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.

  • Sonic the Hedgehog – 20th Anniversary Special

    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.

  • Sonic the Hedgehog turns 20 today

    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 […]

  • Monday Shorts, overnight edition - Mario regrets, anniversaries, more

    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.

  • Next Sonic game trailered, 360 and PS3 release this year

    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.

  • PS Plus gets SEGA Genesis Collection free and two weeks early

    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.

  • News on fan-made "Sonic 2 HD" coming soon

    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.

  • Sega announces mysterious "projects" for Sonic and Puyo Puyo's birthdays

    2011 marks two decades for venerable and eternal properties Sonic the Hedgehog and Puyo Puyo, and Sega intend to celebrate in style. All. Year. Long. While coy on the details, Sega have announced that 2011 will be marked by several "projects" relating to both franchises.

  • Average Sonic titles de-listed, says Sega

    Sega has confirmed it has de-listed from retail certain Sonic titles, which end up with average or poor Meta scores.

  • Microsoft celebrates Sonic's birthday with a sale

    Happy Birthday Sonic. You turn 19-years old this week. That’s old enough to know better, yet not old enough to drink in the US. Bummer.

  • Project Needlemouse to focus on Sonic only, concept art released

    Sega’s confirmed that Project Needlemouse, the new 2D HD Sonic game, will be based on the speedy hedgehog alone.

  • Mad Catz gets Sonic license for amazing Sega peripherals

    Mad Catz has secured a “multi-year” agreement to make Sonic-branded peripherals in the US. “Sonic is one of the videogame industry’s most popular and enduring characters and we are thrilled to initiate this relationship with Sega to create Sonic-branded videogame accessories,” said Mad Catz mega-chief, Darren Richardson. “We look forward to offering unique and exciting […]

  • Sega: Sonic quality will "be fixed over time"

    Sega reckons Sonic the Hedgehog is on the up. All you’ve got to do is wait for the little blue man’s return to the glory days. “The quality is something that will be fixed over time,” SoA marketing man Sean Ratcliffe told IndustryGamers. “It’s not something where you wake up one morning and say, ‘You […]

  • Sonic the Hedgehog lands on iPhone with little fanfare

    Sega has quietly released the original Sonic the Hedgehog for iPods and iPhone on the App Store. Seven zones are there for users to speed through including Green Hill and Labyrinth, along with some special stages as well. Options include arcade and full-screen views, and it will run you £3.49 ($4.99). Via Kotaku.

  • Four-part Sonic Retrospective up on YouTube

    GameTap has an exclusive Sonic the Hedgehog retrospective over on its YouTube channel. The documentary is over 24 minutes long, broken into four parts, and features members of the original Sonic Team speaking together for the first time, including: Naoto Ohshima, Illustrator Yuji Naka, Programmer Hirokazu Yasuhara, Level Designer Shinobu Toyoda, Executive Vice President, SEGA […]

  • Sonic UK's favourite videogame character

    Sega has popped its head round the door to tell us that Sonic the Hedgehog is the UK’s all time favourite videogame character of all time. “Over 500 UK gamers voted in the poll to mark the launch of London Games Festival, which is expected to attract over 100,000 computer games fans to the capital […]

  • Sonic celebrates 17th birthday

    According to SegaNerds, Sonic the Hedgehog was 17 years old yesterday. Apparently, Sonic the Hedgehog was released in North America and Europe on June 23, 1991, with Japanese gamers having to wait until late July for the game. We have no idea if this is true or not, but we’re prepared to believe. Happy birthday, […]

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