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ROM hack brings Sonic Boom's annoying qualities to the original Sonic the Hedgehog

A recently released ROM hack of the original Sonic the Hedgehog for Sega Genesis injects a little modern day Sonic into the 1991 game, and the results are both a little painful and pretty...

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Sonic Boom: Fire and Ice debuts this September after yearlong delay

Sega will release Sonic Boom: Fire and Ice for Nintendo 3DS on Sept. 27, the company announced today. The news came out of a 25th anniversary panel dedicated to the hedgehog that was held during...

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Redeeming Big Red Button after Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric

During his long career, Rafei has worked on numerous critically acclaimed games. He had his hands on the Crash Bandicoot, Jak and Daxter and Uncharted series — all smash hits. But since breaking...

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Sonic games won’t suck anymore, Sega promises

Following the poor reception of recent titles like the Wii U's Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric, Sega promises fans of the speedy blue hedgehog that they "can look forward to a greater focus on quality." ...

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Sonic helps you work on your fitness with Sonic Dash 2 Apple Watch companion

The most interesting thing about Sonic Dash 2: Sonic Boom, the sequel to Sega's popular free-to-play endless runner, is perhaps its most tangential feature. When Ruby Urling, of the mobile game's...

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Sega boss acknowledges 'betrayed trust,' pledges better console games (Correction)

Sega's CEO is promising a renewed focus on console gaming quality, with an announcement coming at Tokyo Game Show, following a series of misfires and retreats that have alienated many gamers,...

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Why don't today's kids love Sonic?

If you're a video game fan born sometime between 1970 and the early 1990s, there's a fair chance you played Sonic games when you were a kid or a young adult. Sonic was a 1990s superstar, an icon...

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Sonic Boom sells just 490K copies, Sega Sammy expects to lose 13B yen for the year

Sonic the Hedgehog's latest game, Sonic Boom, sold just 490,000 copies during the holiday quarter, Sega's parent company announced in its quarterly earnings report (PDF), making it one of the...

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Take a peek at Sonic Boom's rejected Sonic the Hedgehog redesigns

When Sega unveiled a new take on Sonic the Hedgehog and friends earlier this year, reaction to the redesigned cast of Sonic Boom was, at best, mixed. Seeing Sonic wearing a scarf, standing next to...

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Sonic Boom may be a disappointing new low for the franchise

Sega just released Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric for the Wii U this week. Since we weren't sent an advance copy for some reason, I went out and purchased one myself. After a couple of hours with the...