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Sonic Unleashed DLC Starts Today, More Incoming

By Spencer . March 13, 2009 . 5:41pm

Now on the Xbox Live Marketplace worldwide and PlayStation Store only in Japan is a Chun-nan Adventure Pack for Sonic Unleashed. Four stages with Sonic racing through China and two Werehog levels are included in the 250 Microsoft Point ($3.12) expansion.   Excited? Then you will be happy to hear Sega is working on more […]

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Sonic The Snowman

By Spencer . March 10, 2009 . 12:15pm

What does Yoshitaka Miura , the art director of Sonic and the Black Knight, do in his spare time?   He makes snowmen. Sonic the Hedgehog snowmen leading a pack of tiny snowmen. While tiny Miura’s snow sculpture gets bonus points for keeping Sonic’s spiky hair, a lingering sign of Sonic’s ‘tude.    

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Sega Licenses Genesis Roms To Taiwan Bus Company

By Spencer . March 3, 2009 . 12:45pm

All of the Sega Genesis collections show Sega isn’t ashamed to profit of their history. Sega isn’t afraid to license their history to third party companies like Blaze either. A Taiwanese bus company got in on the action and put Genesis ROMs like Sonic & Knuckles, Golden Axe 2, and Alien Storm in their on […]

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Mario And Sonic Face Off At The Olympic Games… Again

By Spencer . February 12, 2009 . 11:32am

To the surprise of no one Sega officially announced Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games. After selling 10 million copies of Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games you know they have to give the game a sequel. Just like the previous Mario & Sonic crossover this game is set to debut before […]

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What Does Sonic and the Black Knight Use Wi-Fi For?

By Spencer . January 15, 2009 . 8:48am

Box art leaked the fact that Sonic’s stint in King Arthur’s world will take advantage of Nintendo Wi-Fi. Will it be for online sword duals between Sir Sonic and Lord Eggman? Maybe not.   Details from a product listing at Rakuten explain the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection feature will be used for ranking and item trading. […]

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Lost Saturn Sonic’s Loopy Level

By Spencer . December 16, 2008 . 11:25am

Sega having trouble with Sonic? It’s been that way for years. A long time ago on console named after a planet in this galaxy, Sega was developing Sonic X-Treme which had a unique concept of rounded worlds. The result was a game that looks like a mix of Sonic 3D Blast and the PsOne game […]

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Sonic The Hedgehog 2 Now On The Virtual Console… Again

By Spencer . December 8, 2008 . 6:32am

Nintendo will only offer one Virtual Console game this week and it’s Sonic the Hedgehog 2, 8-bit Sonic the Hedgehog 2 built for the Master System. Since the superior Genesis version came out over a year ago you might be wondering why you should give Sonic the Hedgehog 2 a second look. Morbid curiosity, maybe? […]

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Game Music 4 All Creates First-Rate Tribute To Second-Best Console

By Jerisaka . November 14, 2008 . 6:33pm

Over the course of the past year, Game Music 4 All has organized several live concerts in the Los Angeles area. Tomorrow night, the latest in the series will see Mega Man rock band the Megas performing live at the West Coast Wig Out in North Hollywood, alongside six other California-based nerdcore bands. Tickets are […]

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Japan’s Sonic Unleashed Delay Is For Marketing Reasons, Not Quality Reasons

By Spencer . November 13, 2008 . 1:55am

Despite what the Sonic World Adventure page said about improving the quality in the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions, Sega assures us we won’t get a shoddy copy of Sonic Unleashed when it ships out for the Xbox 360 later this month. A retraction statement is up on the Sonic World Adventure page (thanks […]

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Sega Delaying PS3/X360 Sonic Unleashed To Improve Quality, But Only In Japan (Update)

By Spencer . November 10, 2008 . 8:23am

Something strange is going on with Sonic Unleashed, better known as Sonic World Adventure in Japan. Instead of coming out on December 18th Sonic Unleashed won’t be released on the PlayStation 3 or Xbox 360 in Japan until spring 2009. The official Sonic World Adventure page explains the extra time will be used to further […]

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Sonic’s Ultimate Genesis Collection Transforms Genesis Classics Into HD (Update: Phantasy Star!)

By Spencer . November 6, 2008 . 8:14am

We called it, Sega is planning another collection of Sega Genesis game. But, there are plenty of Sega Genesis compilations already and a library of ROMs to download via the Virtual Console. So, why should you care about a Sega Genesis collection on the PlayStation 3 / Xbox 360? Because Sega is polishing the graphics […]

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Sega Japan Passing On PS2 Sonic Unleashed

By Spencer . October 27, 2008 . 12:25pm

In North America and Europe Sonic Unleashed is exploding on every viable console on the market with a PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii, and PlayStation 2 version that Japan isn’t getting. Sega of Japan plans to release Sonic: World Adventure (renamed to better fit Sonic’s journey around the Earth and downplay the Werehog thing?) only […]

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Sega Planning An Ultimate Genesis Collection For PS3 / Xbox 360?

By Spencer . September 22, 2008 . 2:34pm

Sega has released Sonic compilations and Sega Genesis collections on the PlayStation 2 and Gamecube. Those are so last gen. According to multiple retail listings Sega has another bundle of classics in development for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The title of the rumored Sega Genesis anthology is Sonic’s Ultimate Genesis Collection, which obviously […]

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Get you artwork into Sonic and the Black Knight

By Spencer . August 29, 2008 . 2:31pm

Calling all Sonic fans, Sega is looking to use your artwork to showcase in Sonic and the Black Knight. Twenty fan art submissions featuring Sonic and only associated characters in the Sonic universe from North America will be used. Winning artists get a sense of achievement and a copy of Sonic and the Black Knight […]

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Sorry, no Ys or Samurai Shodown 2 this week

By Spencer . August 4, 2008 . 7:35am

After seemingly official announcements from SNK and Hudson on Friday it sure sounded like Samurai Shodown 2 and Ys Books I & II would be this week’s Virtual Console games. Actually, even Hudson still thinks this is the case. Instead of body slamming monsters with Adol you get to play Sonic the Hedgehog… again. Nintendo […]