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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 comp...

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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 c...

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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, com...

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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...

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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...

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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 o...

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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. ...

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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 thre...

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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 ...

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A new gameplay trailer for Sonic: Lost World reveals a release date of October 22. The trailer also shows off Sonic's new powerups, which allow him to change form as he did in Sonic Colors. In Lost World he can become a bird that zips through the sky, a hovering planetary body and a gigantic p...

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Sonic: Lost World's multiplayer on Wii U is local only, while the 3DS version features online, four-player versus racing, Producer Takashi Iizuka tells Nintendo World Report. Lost World on Wii U has cooperative and versus multiplayer modes, both couch-based, while Iizuka mentions only the four-play...

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Longtime Sonic the Hedgehog series collaborator Dimps is developing the Nintendo 3DS version of Sonic: Lost World, Sonic Team's Takashi Iizuka revealed in an interview with IGN this week. Iizuka notes that Sonic: Lost World features unique content on the Nintendo 3DS. Though it shares similar se...

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Sega and Nintendo's "worldwide partnership" on three Sonic games has Sonic: Lost World first up at bat for Wii U and 3DS. Here's the first footage from the game, which we should learn more about closer to E3. For those with an elephant-like memory for all things Sonic, the above clip may rem...

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Sega and Nintendo have entered into a "worldwide partnership" on three upcoming Sonic games, and the first fruit borne from it is Sonic: Lost World. It's coming to Wii U and 3DS, and there'll be more news on it prior to E3. Nintendo president Satoru Iwata said on this morning's Nintendo Direct: ...

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Newly registered trademarks and domains point to Sonic's return in something subtitled Lost World(s). Sega Europe trademarked Sonic: Lost World just yesterday, and locked down domains for both SonicLostWorld.com and SonicLostWorlds.com on Monday, May 13. The cerulean critter's last major outing,...

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