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Sonic: Lost World sales dried up in 2014; as of March 31, the Wii U and 3DS game shipped 710,000 units total since its launch in October 2013. The figures come from Sega Sammy's fiscal year report, and the company doesn't note if they include download sales or not. Total War: Rome 2 was the compan...

May 9th 2014 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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Sega's Sonic the Hedgehog crosses over with Nintendo's The Legend of Zelda series in a free Sonic: Lost World DLC level available from the Wii U eShop starting today. Lost World's "The Legend of Zelda Zone" dresses Sonic up in Link's garb and pits him against familiar enemies from Nintendo's clas...

March 27th 2014 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Sonic: Lost World will receive two pieces of downloadable content on Wii U, Nintendo President Satoru Iwata announced during today's Nintendo Direct livestream. The DLC stages will be based on Nintendo properties, the first being a level pulling inspiration and elements from Yoshi's New Island, Ni...

December 18th 2013 at 10:16am 0 Comments
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Sega has issued a patch for the Wii U version of Sonic: Lost World, adjusting the game's difficulty in response to player feedback and reintroducing the series-standard "100 rings = extra life" mechanic. After applying the update, players will now receive ten lives after getting a Game Over, compa...

December 11th 2013 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Sonic Dash, the endless runner app for iOS devices, is currently featuring a guest appearance by Zazz, an enemy from Sonic: Lost World. Zazz is one of the members of anti-Sonic brigade The Deadly Six, and uses a flying mech. Players will need to swipe left and right to avoid his projectiles, or sw...

November 3rd 2013 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Considering we're knee-deep in silly season, it's surprisingly quiet in the UK charts this week. Grand Theft Auto 5 makes it two weeks in a row and three in all as the country's best-seller, despite a 31 percent drop in sales from last week. Meanwhile FIFA 14 holds on to second place, and below tho...

October 21st 2013 at 8:30am 0 Comments
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Anticipating a Sonic game is like playing an inverted version of Russian Roulette. The encouraging trailer serves as the single vacant chamber, while the memories of Sonic's most disappointing outings haunt those that remain. 2010's Sonic Colors was a surprise victory, managing to marry some enjoya...

October 18th 2013 at 4:05am 0 Comments
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The Sonic series is built on a foundation of speedy precision platforming. Given that pacing is so crucial to Sonic games, any interruption or poorly considered mechanic has an amplified negative impact that detracts from the overall experience. Unfortunately, Sonic games often have at least one...

October 18th 2013 at 4:00am 0 Comments
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In addition to securing the NiGHTS-inspired bonus level, all Sonic Lost World Wii U pre-orders through GameStop will net an exclusive in-game Omochao RC gadget. When playing in co-op mode, this little robot will fly around and collect rings for Sonic. Sonic Lost World, an exclusive for 3DS and Wi...

October 1st 2013 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Nintendo platforms are set to see quills in the coming months, starting with Sonic Lost World for Wii U and 3DS. Our new video recap discusses the 3D platformer's cylindrical courses, its sugar-coated stages and the minor control tweaks that curb some of the hedgehog's super-speed bumbling. Son...

September 25th 2013 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Sonic isn't speeding into the Lost World as speedily as expected, although Sega only pushed back the mascot's Wii U and 3DS adventure by a week. The new date of October 29 was revealed by a new trailer, then doubly confirmed by a Sega representative to Polygon. Sonic Lost World is one of three...

September 24th 2013 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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Players who pre-order Sonic: Lost World will receive a bonus level, Sega announced. Based on Sega's Nights Into Dreams, the level features Lost World's "Deadly Six" antagonists teaming up with bosses from the classic Sega Saturn game. Once players complete the level, which they can jump into at an...

August 22nd 2013 at 10:30pm 0 Comments