The above is a speed run for Sonic the Hedgehog 4’s Splash Hill Zone – Act 1 stage, performed by Paraxade0 who Sega credited in a post on their blog after they noticed his run. Episode 2 of Sonic 4 doesn’t have a locked release date yet.
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.