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Sega wagged a finger of "nope" to reports of a Sonic game coming to PS4, Xbox One and Wii U in 2015, after a promo at a German toy fair seemed to let the chili dog out of the bun. "The recent information coming out of Nuremburg Toy Fair was incorrect," Community Manager Kellie Parker wrote on the...

February 4th 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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A photo from a toy fair held in Nuremberg suggests that Sega's blazing-fast mascot will make his way to the next-gen consoles in 2015. Spindash's report, as translated by Sonic Stadium, notes a placard at the event from toy manufacturer Jazwares that hints at a Sonic game for the PS4, Xbox One and...

February 1st 2014 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Prolific video game cover artist Greg Martin has passed away, a personal friend announced at the NintendoAge forum this week. Martin illustrated many iconic video game covers throughout the 1990s, establishing distinctive looks for Sega's Sonic the Hedgehog series characters and Namco's Pac-Man, i...

January 6th 2014 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Sony Pictures has registered several web domains that suggest a film based on the Sonic the Hedgehog universe could be in the works. Kotaku noticed that "sonicthehedgehog-movie.com," "sonicthehedgehog-movie.net" and "sonicthehedgehogmovie.net" were registered to Sony last week, though Sony themselv...

December 14th 2013 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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Fans of Blast Processing, rejoice: A 300-page retrospective on the sorely-missed Sega Genesis (aka Mega Drive) console has met its Kickstarter funding goal, then blown right past it. Officially given the lengthy title "SEGA Mega Drive/Genesis: Collected Works," the book is officially sanctioned by...

December 9th 2013 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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It's been a long-time coming, but Sega's 3DS classics are coming to North America and Europe across the next two months. Eight Sega remasters, each priced $6 (€5 or £4.50 in Europe), are set to remind us of the handheld's 3D slider, starting with Space Harrier and Super Hang-On on Novemb...

October 30th 2013 at 11:30pm 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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A new, computer animated television series staring Sonic the Hedgehog and pals will premiere on Cartoon Network sometime in the fall of next year, Variety reports. In Europe, the show will debut on French children's networks Canal J and Gulli. The show, provisionally called Sonic Boom, is being pr...

October 2nd 2013 at 12:15pm 0 Comments
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Today's Nintendo Direct revealed the second third-party character confirmed for Super Smash Bros. is a returning one: Sonic the Hedgehog. Sega's spiky mascot, who made his debut in the previous entry, joins Capcom's Mega Man and the 15 other combatants so far announced for the new 3DS and Wii U gam...

October 1st 2013 at 10:14am 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