Due out in Q2 2017, Sonic Mania takes some classic designers and puts them to work on getting Sega's mascot back to the glory of his halcyon days. Will they succeed?! That's the question every time a new Sonic game is in the works, but you can see how this one's coming along in the latest episode of Sega RAW, which includes a healthy dose of gameplay footage.
In case you forgot or are blissfully unaware, a Sonic the Hedgehog movie is currently in the works at Sony Pictures, and a recent update has Deadpool director Tim Miller getting in on the action. While he won't be directing, Miller will act as executive producer on what is aiming to be a "hybrid CG-animated/live-action family film." Read on for more.
As our EIC Patrick Macias might say, 1996 is 2016. Thus we have a throwback infomercial-style ad for Sega's Sonic Mania collector's edition, which packs a download code for the game with a 12-inch statue and more. See if anything looks familiar in the commercial after the jump.
Ever wanted to cop Sonic's style? Sega and Drop Dead Clothing have collaborated on a special collection together that makes all previous Sonic merchandise look positively childish. Hit the jump for a preview!
Yesterday was the 25th anniversary party for Sonic the Hedgehog, and Sega celebrated by announcing two new games. First up is Sonic Mania, which takes the Blue Blur way back to his 16-bit style roots for another 2D platformer. You can see the trailer for that one and Project Sonic 2017 after the jump.
The Strong National Museum of Play in Rochester, NY held a ceremony yesterday to welcome six games into the World Video Game Hall of Fame. The class of 2016 features selections by a committee of journalists, scholars, and video game industry members, and choices are based on iconic status, longevity, geographical reach, and influence. Read on for more.
It seems people generally dig the Sonic Boom cartoon, but the video game outings haven't been received too well. Sega's next opportunity to change that will be with Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice, and Sega set a release date of September 27 during their Sonic 25th anniversary panel at SXSW. More after the jump.
Hey, remember back in 2014 when Sony confirmed plans to work with Sega on a hybrid live-action/CG-animated Sonic the Hedgehog movie? It looks like that's still in the works according to an interview with Hajime Satomi, president and CEO of Sega Sammy Holdings Inc., over at The World Folio. More after the jump.