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  • News Sega Lowers Full Year Forecast Amid Pachinko Performance Problems

    Sales and profit predictions both take a dive

    Sega has reduced its full year sales and profit forecasts for the current financial year amid struggles in the pachinko industry. Full-year net sales of $3.38bn and profits of $98.1m were originally predicted by the Japanese veteran, but it has now revised these totals to $2.94bn and $44.6m...



  • News The Sonic Movie is Now Being Produced by Paramount

    Sony gave it up

    It seems that the upcoming live action/CGI Hollywood Sonic movie has been toiling around in development hell for quite some time, but every now and then it makes a little bit of progress forward. Though it doesn’t sound like it’s going to actually be happening anytime soon—definitely not in time for that ‘2018’ release...


  • Random Sega Joins Up With Hooters To Promote Sonic Forces In Japan

    Yes, you read that right

    We almost didn't believe it ourselves, but Sega of Japan is teaming up with the racy restaurant chain Hooters to promote the forthcoming Sonic Forces. We can't help but feel this kind of marketing would be better suited for Sega's Yakuza franchise, but there you go.  The full, lurid details of the campaign are yet to...

  • News SEGA Knows Fans Want Sonic Adventure 3

    But, no, it doesn't sound like it'll happen

    In his 16-bit heyday, Sonic was certainly a force to be reckoned with, something that was only further reaffirmed by the recent release of Sonic Mania. It’s when the blue blur stepped into the 3rd dimension that things started going off rails, and it could be argued that Sonic Team has never quite nailed...



  • News Sonic The Hedgehog Turns 26 Today

    Happy Birthday, Blue Blur

    Sonic the Hedgehog made his Mega Drive debut 26 years ago today. On June 23rd 1991, Sega's answer to Super Mario arrived on North American store shelves, with the Japanese and European releases following in July. With its incredible visuals and astonishing speed, the game was hailed as an instant classic, and went on to...

  • Video Chemical Plant Zone Looks Rather Fun in Sonic Mania

    Tails seems to be getting by just fine

    Sonic Mania is a release that, for some retro Sonic fans, is right at the top of a Switch eShop wishlist. Developed by talented Indies with backing from SEGA, it features Sonic, Tails and Knuckles dashing through a mix of old, new and remixed stages. The latest video showcasing the game focuses on Chemical...




  • Random Somebody Put Yoshi Into Sonic 2, And The Results Are Amazing

    Sorry Tails, you've been demoted

    ROM hacks may be considered as slightly shady by some sectors of the gaming community but they lead to some truly amazing games which - under normal circumstances - simply wouldn't exist otherwise. Take Sonic 2, for instance. Regarded as one of the hedgehog's finest adventures, it's hard to see how it could possibly...

  • Video See Sonic Forces At Its Best in Official Gameplay Footage

    'Hedgehog Engine 2', indeed

    Well, Sonic Project 2017 is now Sonic Forces, which is coming to pretty much all current-gen systems including Switch this year. A panel at SXSW confirmed the news and also showcased a brief burst of gameplay footage, which we shared in its off-screen glory already. Along with a rehash of the game's original CG reveal...

  • News Project Sonic 2017's Official Title Is Sonic Forces

    First look at gameplay will be uploaded tomorrow

    Today, during the Sonic Panel at Austin's SXSW Gaming event Sonic Team revealed that Project Sonic 2017 will officially be called Sonic Forces. This comes from the fact that the game will explore the "Forces of Good and Evil" - it's possible we could see something similar to Sonic Adventure 2 and its...

  • News SEGA Unveils New Footage and Details on Sonic Mania

    The wait is making us manic

    Sonic Mania is certainly on our list of games to look forward to on Nintendo Switch, though SEGA is yet to budge from its 'Spring' release window. The publisher has taken the chance today to show off a new stage, however, which will have to be enough for now. The official Sonic channel has uploaded two videos of Green...


  • News You'll Want This Sonic The Hedgehog Art Book On Your Coffee Table

    Shipping April 2017

    Sonic turned 25 this year, and Sega marked the occasion by confirming that the popular character would be getting two new outings next year, one of which is the gorgeous-looking Sonic Mania. Art house Cook & Becker also has something special for fans of the Blue Blur coming next year - a coffee table book which shows off a...

  • News Sonic And Tails Are Spin-Dashing To Build-A-Bear Workshop

    Ringing in the changes

    Teddy bear maker Build-A-Bear Workshop is marking Sonic's 25th with two special plush toys. Sonic comes as part of a special bundle which includes the 17-inch toy, a gold ring and an art print produced exclusively for the retailer by Sonic Team, all for $35. Also available is Sonic's trusty sidekick Tails, who is slightly...





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