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A Casual Look at the Modern Sonic Series on Steam | Feature

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019

It is our pleasure to introduce you to a guest feature written by our good friend Pete “TitansCreed” Nethercote!

In this feature, TitansCreed takes a casual look at the Modern Sonic games that are available on Steam, and what it’s like to stream them. If you’re a PC owner and a streamer then this is an interesting little article that might help you prioritise which Sonic games are worthy of you and your audience’s time.

Click here to read the full article.

New Additions to Music Section | Merchandise

Friday, April 19th, 2019

A fresh selection of music releases have now been added to the Music Index in our Merchandise section. See below for the full list of additions. Click the links to be taken straight to each entry:

History of Sonic Music: 20th Anniversary Edition
Crush 40 – Live!
Lost and Found: Shadow the Hedgehog Vocal Trax
MadWorld: Official Soundtrack
Pier Solar and the Great Architects: The Definitive Original Soundtrack

SEGASonic Bros Mod for Mega Drive | YouTube Channel

Monday, April 1st, 2019

SEGASonic Bros is a cancelled arcade puzzle game from the creator of Puzzle Bobble that was recently discovered and dumped for preservation. Thanks to some spectacular modding by Dustin O’Dell, the game is now playable on the Mega Drive! We take a look at this version in our latest video:

Want to play the game yourself? Simply download the ROM from Dustin himself by clicking here.

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Mario & Sonic Return to the Olympic Games in New Tokyo 2020 Titles

Saturday, March 30th, 2019

A new Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games title has been revealed for Nintendo Switch at SEGA Fes. Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 will launch Winter 2019 for Switch, but an arcade version will also launch in early 2020. This will be the 6th entry in the series and the first since 2016’s Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games for Wii U and 3DS.

It has also been revealed that a Sonic-only mobile title is in development. Simply called Sonic at the Olympic Games, this title will launch for Android and iOS devices at some point in 2020.

You can check out the announcement trailer and a gallery of screenshots by clicking below:

[Source: The Sonic Stadium]

New ‘Sonic Racing’ Game by Hardlight Revealed in Apple Arcade Announcement

Tuesday, March 26th, 2019

A new Sonic racing game by Hardlight has been unveiled during the Apple Arcade reveal.

Simply called Sonic Racing, this new title will be launched exclusively on the Apple Arcade service, which allows users to pay a subscription fee and play up to 100 games on any Apple device.

There is currently very little in the way of in-game assets related to the Sonic Racing title. A brief section of the Sonic Generations introduction sequence was shown in the below Apple Arcade preview video, and an image on the Apple Arcade website that seems to suggest Sonic Racing will follow the vehicular racing style of Sumo Digital’s Sonic and SEGA racing titles. A closer look at the in-game visuals has been showcased via an image on the official Sonic the Hedgehog Twitter account (see below):

Apple Arcade launches on all Apple devices in Autumn 2019.

New US SEGA Survey Asks Fans to Determine Next Steps for Sonic The Hedgehog, Yakuza, Valkyria Chronicles, Phantasy Star Franchises

Monday, March 18th, 2019

The US branch of SEGA have unveiled a new survey which asks fans to determine the next steps for the Sonic The Hedgehog, Yakuza, Valkyria Chronicles and Phantasy Star franchises.

The survey takes 10 to 15 minutes to complete and every entry enters you into a prize draw to win up to $500 in gift certificates. You can complete the survey and enter the prize draw by clicking here.

If you’re a SEGA fan based in the US with a passion for any of the franchises listed, this is an important opportunity to share your love for them and get SEGA to act on that passion. SEGA have been making big steps in terms of quality in recent years and that’s been down to a renewed focus on their legacy franchises. If you want to see the company do more with Super Monkey Ball, Gunstar Heroes, Shinobi, Jet Set Radio, Phantasy Star, Sakura Wars, Altered Beast, Virtua Fighter, Streets of Rage, Puyo Puyo, Shenmue, Golden Axe, House of the Dead, Virtua Tennis and Crazy Taxi then this is the way to let them know.

[Source: Gematsu]

US Getting 2 New Sonic Boom DVDs, The First Available Now | Merchandise

Sunday, March 17th, 2019

The US is finally getting a selection of Sonic Boom episodes on DVD. While the UK and Brazil have received DVD releases since 2016, the US hasn’t had a single DVD release until now.

The first volume is available now and is called Sonic Boom: Here Comes the Boom! It is available to buy on Amazon for $6.69 at the time of writing. This volume contains 8 episodes and runs for around 90 minutes.

A second volume called Sonic Boom: Go Team Sonic! will release on May 21st 2019 and you can pre-order it on Amazon for $6.79. It contains 9 episodes and also runs for approximately 90 minutes.

First Team Sonic Racing Overdrive Animated Short Revealed | Video Spotlight

Saturday, March 16th, 2019

Tyson Hesse is back in the director’s chair for another animated series based on a Sonic property. This time it’s a two-part series based on Team Sonic Racing called Team Sonic Racing Overdrive. The first episode was unveiled at SXSW and is now available to watch on YouTube. Expect the usual humorous Sonic hi-jinks that comes with a Tyson Hesse animation, but this time it’s displayed with a modern Sonic style:

The next episode of Team Sonic Racing Overdrive will go live next month. The series is based on the upcoming Team Sonic Racing for PS4, Xbox One, PC and Nintendo Switch which launches May 21st 2019.

New Knuckles Theme Remix Released as Part of Sonic Mania Adventures Remix Series | SEGA Tunes

Saturday, March 16th, 2019

Another new Sonic remix was revealed at SXSW and this is a special remix of Knuckles’ theme from Sonic the Hedgehog 3. Arranged by Tee Lopes and Jun Senoue, this remix also contains a little nod to Knuckles’ Unknown from M.E. theme from Sonic Adventure. You can listen to it by clicking the embed below:

This isn’t the first time Tee Lopes and Jun Senoue have collaborated on a Sonic Mania Adventures special remix. The duo also released the song Discovery last month and you can listen to that by clicking here.

New Sonic Merch Revealed, Including Barrel of Doom Mug, Froggy and Team Sonic Racing T-Shirts | Merchandise

Saturday, March 16th, 2019

A new selection of Sonic merchandise has gone live worldwide on the various online SEGA shops.

This new merchandise includes a Froggy t-shirt that featured heavily in the first Team Sonic Racing Overdrive animated short. Click here to be taken to the listing on the UK SEGA Shop. This item is currently priced at £12.

We also have a Sonic & Shadow in Team Sonic Racing t-shirt which is currently being bundled together with a Team Sonic Racing logo pin badge. Click here to be taken to the listing on the UK SEGA Shop. This item is currently priced at £20.

And finally we have a mug based on the design of the infamous Barrel of Doom from Sonic the Hedgehog 3. Click here to be taken to the listing on the UK SEGA Shop. This item is currently priced at £10.

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