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    Monday August 14, 2017
  • "Sonic Mania" Co-Op Review: Hitting the Sweet Spot Between Nostalgia and Evolution

    Headcannon and PagodaWest add a real gem to the Blue Blur's legacy

    Almost like it's picking up right after 1994's Sonic & Knuckles, the brand-new Sonic Mania feels like everything right about the classic Sonic games in one package, with a few new modern surprises! Hit the jump to check out our full review of the Blue Blur's 25th anniversary celebration--a written review by Nate Ming, and a video review by Sonic superfan Cameron Trentalange!

  • Friday August 11, 2017
  • "Sonic Mania" Opening Animation Gets It Right

    PC version hit with a slight delay

    I wish Tyson Hesse just handled all Sonic art. He's back in the spotlight since Sonic Mania is right around the corner, and the latest preview showcases the awesome opening he animated and directed. Check out the clip, which features a bunch of classic Sonic goodness set to the music of Hyper Potions, after the jump. 

  • Tuesday July 25, 2017
  • "Sonic Mania" Reveals Its Plan for Special Stages

    Sega also reveals the theme for these Chaos Emerald collecting levels

    Whether you love them or not, special stages are making a return in next month's Sonic Mania. These post-Zone areas have been around since the first Sonic the Hedgehog as a means of attempting to collect Chaos Emeralds, and Mania is going for a Sonic CD-esque style this time around. 

  • Saturday July 22, 2017
  • After Over Twenty Years "Sonic The Hedgehog" Comics Move From Archie To IDW

    From November 1992, Archie Comics published comics based on Sega's Sonic The Hedgehog in North America

    From November 1992, Archie Comics published comics based on Sega's Sonic The Hedgehog in North America. After over two decades this wraps on July 19th. Soon after the new license holder revealed the title's new home.

  • Friday July 21, 2017
  • New "Sonic Forces" Trailer Unveils an Infinite Danger

    New baddie comes with his own theme supplied by Dangerkids members.

    Get ready to rock -- or run -- when Infinite makes his debut. The new baddie appears in the latest Sonic Forces trailer, and he brought his own theme music with him! Check out both after the jump.

  • Friday July 7, 2017
  • "Sonic Forces" Theme Gets Vocal with Hoobastank Front Man

    Doug Robb provides lyrics and vocals for "Fist Bump."

    Can't wait for Sonic Forces? We've got a sample of its theme song! Check out a 90-second sample of "Fist Bump," with vocals by Hoobastank's Doug Robb. It's right after the jump!

  • Saturday July 1, 2017
  • Original Sonic Character Designer Whips Up Some "Sonic Mania" Art

    Naoto Ohshima gets an opportunity for a tribute

    This August's Sonic Mania is all about the old school style of the series, so it's appropriate that original Sonic the Hedgehog and Eggman character designer Naoto Ohshima got in on the action. Check out the art he created in support of the upcoming game after the jump.

  • Saturday June 24, 2017
  • "Sonic Mania" Soundtrack Heads to Vinyl

    Pre-orders go live in mid-July

    Data Discs has put together an impressive catalog of records thanks to its partnership with Sega, from the Streets of Rage soundtrack to the most recent release, Gunstar Heroes. Now an appropriate mix of modern and retro is on the way in the form of the official Sonic Mania soundtrack. Read on for more. 

  • Wednesday June 21, 2017
  • Sega Forever Brings Endless Free-to-Play Nostalgia to Mobile Devices

    Games from all eras come together starting on June 22

    If you're eternally nostalgic for Sega's older games, you might want to prepare yourself for tomorrow's launch of Sega Forever. This new collection of classics brings games from all console eras to iOS and Android devices for free—including leaderboards and controller support—with the option to pay $1.99 to remove ads. Read on for more.

  • Wednesday June 14, 2017
  • "Sonic Forces" E3 Trailer is Here to Save the World With Your OC

    See more of the villains you'll be battling

    If you ever dreamed of defeating Eggman and his cohorts with your original Sonic the Hedgehog universe character design, your chance is almost here. Sonic Forces brings Modern Sonic and Classic Sonic together with your custom hero, and you can see more of it in action after the jump.  

  • Friday June 9, 2017
  • Sonic and Tails Zip Through Chemical Plant Zone in "Sonic Mania" Clip

    Pure 2D Sonic action makes a comeback this August

    Sonic Mania makes another old stage new again in a new gameplay clip that showcases Chemical Plant Zone. It may be a familiar area, but it'll have some surprises in store for Sonic and Tails as they make their way through it. 

  • Monday June 5, 2017
  • First 4 Figures Celebrates "Sonic the Hedgehog" Anniversary with Speedy Statue

    Pre-orders go live this Tuesday

    Sonic has a big year ahead of him, with both Sonic Mania and Sonic Forces in the works. He's also got an impressive statue on the way from First 4 Figures, which is celebrating the Sonic the Hedgehog series' 25th anniversary in style. Read on for more.

  • Tuesday May 30, 2017
  • "Sonic Mania" Arrives on August 15, New Pre-Order Trailer Debuts

    2D Sonic is coming to PS4, Xbox One, PC, and Switch

    Rather than simply playing on nostalgia for the '90s in general, Sega released a new pre-order trailer for Sonic Mania that's genuinely cool on its own merit. Oh, and it also now has a release date, lining up 2D Sonic's return for August 15. Check out gameplay footage and some cool animated line art after the jump. 

  • Wednesday May 17, 2017
  • Your OC Is Now Canon Thanks to "Sonic Forces"

    New trailers show character creation and custom hero gameplay.

    Sonic Forces is here to make your fandom dreams come true: the upcoming game now has a Custom Hero function, allowing you to create your own character to fight alongside Modern and Classic Sonics. Hit the jump for gamplay and character creation trailers!

  • Sunday April 30, 2017
  • "Sonic Forces" Footage Springs Through Classic Green Hill Zone

    Watch Classic Sonic do what he does best

    Green Hill Zone will forever be revisited in new Sonic the Hedgehog games, and Sonic Forces is no exception. In that case, who better to take us on a tour of the latest version than Classic Sonic? The footage below was previously teased during a Nintendo Direct presentation earlier this month, so check out the rest of the path Sonic takes after the jump.