When you set out to make a film about a character as beloved as Sonic the Hedgehog, there's little room for error. Sonic fans are notoriously picky and will jump on the smallest mistake, regardless of how hard you work.

That's ultimately what has happened to Blue Core Studios, a video production team which has created a 18 minute, 31 second short which focuses on humanity's struggle against Robotnik - with the help of a certain blue animal. It also features a short cameo by Knuckles at the end.

The reaction on YouTube has been somewhat mixed, but the film does have one fan - Sonic creator Yuji Naka himself. He tweeted "Awesome!" and shared the video with his followers.

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[source youtube.com]