Ever wonder what it would be like to view the world from Sonic the Hedgehog’s perspective? If so, you may reconsider after checking out this Sonic Generations mod by a programmer who goes by Skyth online. Not only do you get to experience his dizzying speed, but all of the flips, bounces, jumps and more at supersonic speeds, all of which may case motion sickness. The programmer notes that it’s best to Disable Boost Particles code in the 2D sections. Read more for two videos and additional information.
For those who have never played Sonic Mania, it essentially brings fans back to the 2D world of platform games with nostalgic pixel-style art and core classic gameplay by reimagining iconic Zones and Acts from Sonic The Hedgehog, Sonic The Hedgehog 2, Sonic CD and Sonic The Hedgehog 3 and Knuckles. Plus entire new Zones with all-new Acts and bosses have been thrown into the mix. Read more for a video review and additional information on the free Epic Games Store download.
In celebration of Sonic the Hedgehog’s 30th birthday, Minecraft gets an all-new DLC, complete with procedurally generated locations, whether it be a standard forest trail or beach route to the iconic Green Hills Zone and Chemical Plant Zone. Just like its SEGA counterpart, there are rings to collect. Sure, they may be the blockiest rings you have ever laid your eyes on, but they get the job done and there are also plenty of obstacles to dash past as well as bosses to defeat. Read more for a video and additional information.
Remember Sonic Colors on the Nintendo Wii? Well, SEGA has remastered the game and it’s called Sonic Colors: Ultimate. This adrenaline-pumping remaster of the iconic 2010 platformer refreshes the title with stunning visuals, additional features, a new mode, and improved gameplay enhancements. It will be released both digitally and physically on September 7, 2021 starting on PlayStation 4, Xbox One Consoles and Nintendo Switch. Read more for the announcement trailer and additional information.
Never heard of Sonic Kart 3DX? That’s probably because it was released on Sonic Cafe, SEGA’s mobile phone game service in Japan, during 2005. To be more specific, users of NTT DoCoMo’s i-appli phones were able to pay around $3 USD per month for access to the entire library of games, which in addition to Sonic Kart 3DX, included such titles as Sonic Golf, Sonic Billiards, Sonic Bowling and even Sonic Tennis. Read more for some rarely seen gameplay footage.
Remember Sonic Adventure from 1998 on the SEGA Dreamcast? If so, this fan-made game will bring back some memories. Officially called “Sonic Adventure: Dreams Edition”, it was created by two gamers and also draws inspiration from the Boost system used in Sonic Unleashed, along with some of the character assets, including Sonic himself. The game starts off in an open-world hub that is large enough to let you run at full-speed. Read more for a video and additional information.
LEGO Ideas just announced that they’ll be bringing SEGA’s iconic speedster, Sonic the Hedgehog, to brick form. This set will be based on a concept design submitted by 24 year-old LEGO superfan Viv Grannell from the United Kingdom. Her design was inspired by SEGA popular 2017 platformer game Sonic Mania, and features iconic characters, environments as well as power-ups from the game’s Green Hill Zone level. The design received 10,000 votes, which greenlit the project for approval from LEGO. Read more for additional pictures and information.
Hasbro’s Monopoly Gamer Sonic The Hedgehog Edition lets you move around the game board as Sonic, Tails, Amy, or Knuckles, while buying iconic properties such as Planet Wisp and Rooftop Run, all for $15.89, today only, originally $24.99. Pass go to trigger a cooperative boss fight, drop to collect rings on board spaces, earn chaos Emeralds as well as Chao tokens, and activate characters’ Unique powers. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
Sonic the Hedgehog was originally slated for release on November 8, 2019, but after a very negative reaction to Sonic’s design in the first trailer, which was released on April 30th, Paramount decided to delay the film until February 14, 2020, pledging to redesign the main character. Today, they released a new trailer showing exactly what they’ve been working on these past few months. Read more for the video and additional information.
Paramount has just released thefirst trailer of the live-action “Sonic the Hedgehog” movie, and we get a first look at actor Jim Carrey playing Sonic’s nemesis Dr. Robotnik. We also see Sonic, voiced by “Parks and Recreation” star Ben Schwartz, zipping through forests and taking out the entire energy grid while sprinting along the highway. It hits theaters on Nov. 8 in the US. Read more for the trailer and a reaction video.