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Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 and Episode 2 are now available on Ouya. Episode 1 allows Ouya owners free access to the Splash Hill Zone, while Episode 2 offers up its first two stages gratis. Each episode costs $6.99 to unlock the full experience. Sega previously revealed that 1993's Sonic CD, a...

July 9th 2013 at 5:45pm 0 Comments
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Sega announced plans to support the Android-powered Ouya console after its public launch later this month with a trio of Sonic the Hedgehog releases. Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1, Sonic 4: Episode 2, and Sonic CD will be released in the Ouya Store on June 27 for $7 each. All three games were pr...

June 5th 2013 at 3:15pm 0 Comments
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Aside from the instant gratification of a hot beverage and jolt of caffeine, Starbucks is offering its patrons some free iOS gaming from Sega. Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 2 is the Starbucks pick of the week, meaning that participating Starbucks locations across North America will have cards with...

November 21st 2012 at 7:15pm 0 Comments
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Samsung Apps and Game Hub services, both providing mobile gaming to Samsung devices such as the Galaxy S 2, are getting a little more blue. A selection of Sega games are available now on Apps and Game Hub, including Sonic CD, Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 and 2, and Chu Chu Rocket! Hitting later...

August 18th 2012 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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As revealed during today's Google I/O event, Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 2 is now available for download on Android devices. You can grab it in both normal and Tegra-compatible formats for $6.99.Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 2 initially launched on Steam, Xbox Live Arcade, PSN, iOS and Windows Ph...

June 28th 2012 at 4:00am 0 Comments
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'Silver Lining' is a column from freelancer Taylor Cocke dedicated to highlighting moments of real potential in less than perfect games. This week he examines the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise. Oh, Sonic, where did you go wrong? Sega's iconic mascot has become a bit of a running joke in recent years...

June 21st 2012 at 9:15pm 0 Comments
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Searching for the proper metaphor for Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 2, the best I can conjure is a glass of milk. There's nothing really wrong with it per se, but it's not exactly exciting either. It has some good qualities and is mildly refreshing, but when's the last you time you raved about a gl...

May 16th 2012 at 11:15am 0 Comments
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PixelJunk 4am drops its sick beats on PSN today, daring anyone to look cooler or make prettier sounds come out of a TV than mixmaster Baiyon. Seriously, launching this game is a dare in itself – to create something beautiful and share it with the world – so don't be a wuss. Today PSN al...

May 15th 2012 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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An incomplete version of Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 2 leaked on Steam yesterday, giving a few fans enough time to play, record and discuss the bugged-out, unfinished title. First spotted on Sonic Stadium, it appears the leak offered an enjoyable, half-texturized physics frenzy before the leak w...

April 22nd 2012 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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If you own Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode 1, you'll be able to unlock extra content in Episode 2. Owners of both get free access to "Episode Metal," which adds four new levels and a playable Metal Sonic character.This functionality recalls the "Lock-On" technology in Sonic & Knuckles, which allo...

April 10th 2012 at 7:00pm 0 Comments