Even if you've played every single Sonic the Hedgehog game released, you probably haven't played Waku Waku Sonic Patrol Car. That's because this rare game was only released in Japanese arcades in 1991, with no ports to follow. That makes the recent acquisition of an original arcade board something truly special, because now it will finally be playable as a ROM along with the next MAME release. More after the jump.
Thanks to the availability of Epic Games' "Kite" demo, fans have been taking a crack at Unreal Engine 4, and this of course involves injecting popular characters into the environments. We've already seen Mario in Unreal thanks to aryoksini's take on Super Mario 64, and now it's Sonic the Hedgehog's turn after the jump.
Mario and Sonic continue to team up in bizarre ways, like competing against each other in the Olympics. Following up the previous outing is the newly-announced Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, which will be released for Wii U and 3DS in the near future, but there has yet to be a date pinned down. Hit the jump for more!
Announced back in December, Sonic Runners is, as you might have guessed from the title, an endless runner starring Sonic the Hedgehog and friends. The free-to-play game was originally listed for sometime in 2015, and it just entered a soft launch on iOS and Android in Japan and Canada. Hit the jump for more.
Sonic Runners was rumored to be the next Sonic game a while ago, and the title was officially announced at Sega's Sonic Fan Thanksgiving 2014 event. Sonic Runners is coming to smartphones courtesy of Sonic Team sometime in 2015. Hit the jump for more.
In Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate you'll be able to deck out your Palico—AKA a Felyne that goes on a hunt with you—just like Sonic the Hedgehog. As announced at Tokyo Game Show, the special armor is coming to the 3DS entry, and will also be available when it hits North America and Europe in early 2015. Hit the jump for more.