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Sonic Frontiers Formally Announced at The Game Awards – Check Out the First In-Game Action | Video Spotlight

Thursday, December 16th, 2021

Teased back in May, the next mainline Sonic the Hedgehog game from Sonic Team has been formally unveiled as Sonic Frontiers. Sonic Frontiers will be the first open world entry in the franchise and it’s launching “Holiday 2022”. Check out the first in game trailer below:

Morio Kishimoto returns as director for Sonic Frontiers. Kishimoto previously directed Sonic Forces, Sonic Lost World, Sonic Colours and the Sonic Storybook games. Sonic Frontiers will release on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch and PC.

Get Your First Look at the Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Movie | Video Spotlight

Thursday, December 16th, 2021

The first trailer for the Sonic the Hedgehog 2 movie is finally here! Click the embed below to see the gang back in action alongside some new faces:

That’s certainly a lot of Sonic franchise references! We’ve got Tails, we’ve got the Tornado, we’ve got the master emerald, we’ve got buzzbombers and we’ve even got Knuckles. Idris Elba will voice Knuckles as the new antagonist of the movie alongside Ben Schwartz as Sonic the Hedgehog, Colleen O’Shaughnessey as Tails and Jim Carrey as Dr. Robotnik. Carrey has also received a makeover, sporting a more traditional Dr. Robotnik image – complete with bald head and enormous moustache.

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 launches in cinemas worldwide on April 8th 2022. Jeff Fowler returns to direct.

SMS/GG Sonic 1 Coming to Commodore 64 Courtesy of Mr. Sid | Fan Scene

Thursday, December 16th, 2021

A homebrew developer under the name of Mr. Sid is releasing a Commodore 64 port of the Master System/Game Gear version of Sonic the Hedgehog very soon. Playable on real hardware through the use of RAM expansion units, this is a remarkable development that is simply jaw-dropping to see in action. Check out the reveal trailer below:

Mr. Sid will release his homebrew port of Sonic 1 for Commodore 64 very soon. The exact date will be revealed shortly on his thread on the Lemon64 forums. The thread also contains exact details on the system specs needed to run the game on real hardware.

Discotek Media Reveal Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog Blu-Ray Box Set | Merchandise

Thursday, December 16th, 2021

Discotek Media have revealed a new 2 disc blu-ray box set of the entire Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog cartoon series. Despite being a blu-ray release, the material is only in standard definition as it hasn’t been archived in high definition. Discotek are still promising the highest quality transfer of the series to date and have also promised a whole host of bonus content.

Also included is the Sonic Christmas Blast short that bridges the gap between Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog and the Sonic the Hedgehog SatAM series. We also get the original sales pilot, high quality images of the original commercial bumpers alongside rare artwork and commentary tracks. See below for a full gallery that highlights the exact contents alongside examples of the blu-ray sleeve artwork and some of the content in the art galleries:

Discotek have also uploaded an excerpt from the sales pilot which is available to watch on Twitter by clicking here.

The new Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog blu-ray box set from Discotek Media launches exclusively in North America in February 2022. No word on a release in any other regions is available at the time of writing.

Sonic Colours Ultimate PS4 and Xbox One Reviews

Tuesday, September 14th, 2021

The Sonic the Hedgehog franchise is now 30 years old and along with this monumental anniversary comes a brand new port of Sonic Colours to PS4, Xbox One, Switch and PC called Sonic Colours Ultimate. Both Tracker and Sonic Yoda have played the PS4 and Xbox One versions and have put together an extensive, bumper review of both versions for you to read. Is Sonic Colours Ultimate really the ultimate version of Sonic Colours? Find out by clicking below!

Click here to read our full, double review of Sonic Colours Ultimate for PS4 and Xbox One.

New Music and Home Video Added to Merchandise Section | Merchandise

Wednesday, August 11th, 2021

A fresh selection of additions have now gone live in our merchandise section. We have 4 new music releases and 1 new home video. Each feature contains high quality scans/photographs of the corresponding release alongside key information. See below for direct links to each feature:

Hologram: Time Traveler Interactive DVD
Sonic the Hedgehog (1996 Arcade Music Company Album)
Sonic the Hedgehog 1&2 Soundtrack – Music by Masato Nakamura from Dreams Come True
Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode I & II Original Soundtrack
Sonic the Hedgehog CD Original Soundtrack 20th Anniversary Edition

Sonic & Tails Added as Playable Characters in Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania | Video Spotlight

Wednesday, August 11th, 2021

More bonus characters have been revealed for Super Monkey Ball: Banana Mania and this time we have the additions of both Sonic the Hedgehog and Miles “Tails” Prower. When these characters are in use the bananas strewn around the game’s levels also become rings for added Sonic the Hedgehog theming. Check it out in the reveal trailer below:

Super Monkey Ball: Banana Mania launches for Switch, PS4, PS5, PC, Xbox One, and Xbox Series consoles on the 5th of October 2021. The game is an enhanced remake of Super Monkey Ball Deluxe which originally released on PS2 and Xbox back in 2005.

Latest Sonic Colours Ultimate Trailer Highlights New and Returning Wisp Powers | Video Spotlight

Friday, August 6th, 2021

In the latest Sonic Colours gameplay trailer we get a closer look at the returning wisp powers as well as a new inclusion to Sonic Colours Ultimate. The new wisp comes in the form of the Jade ghost wisp which allows Sonic to temporarily phase through scenery. You can see them all in action via the embed below:

Sonic Colours Ultimate launches on PS4, Xbox One, Switch and PC on the 7th of September 2021. This new version of Sonic Colours boasts high definition resolutions, 60 fps gameplay and a whole host of new features.

Sonic DLC Pack Now Available for Minecraft

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021

The Sonic 30th anniversary content continues with a surprise announcement of a Sonic the Hedgehog DLC pack now available for Minecraft Bedrock Edition. The DLC can be downloaded from the Minecraft Marketplace and it adds new Sonic-themed levels to explore alongside cooperative racing gameplay with other players. Sonic, Tails, Shadow, Knuckles and Amy all feature with Tails’ Tornado and Shadow’s motorcycle also appearing as in-game vehicles. We even get a rare appearance of Chao! Check out the reveal trailer below:

If you own Minecraft Bedrock Edition then head on over to the Minecraft Marketplace now to download the Sonic the Hedgehog DLC.

New Sonic Colours Ultimate Gameplay Footage From Game Informer & IGN | Video Spotlight

Sunday, June 13th, 2021

2 new gameplay videos showcasing in-game action from the upcoming re-release ‘Sonic Colours: Ultimate’ have appeared online courtesy of Game Informer and IGN. Game Informer’s video showcases an act of Planet Wisp while IGN’s video showcases an act of Asteroid Coaster. You can watch both via the embeds below:

Planet Wisp from Game Informer

Asteroid Coaster from IGN

Sonic Colours: Ultimate launches for PS4, Xbox One, Switch and PC on September 7th 2021.

[Source: Game Informer & IGN]

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