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25 games for the summer of 2016

This is also the time of year when annual sports franchises — Madden, FIFA, NBA and NHL — find their way into stores, sucking up mass market attention and marketing spend. (Those sturdy...

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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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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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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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Nintendo turns Mario Kart 8 into an arcade machine, takes it on the road

Nintendo is hitting the road for nearly a month, bringing an interactive gaming space to 16 malls across the country from Nov. 24 to Dec. 21. The set-up includes 2DS, 3DS, amiibo and Wii U games,...

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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 cartoon debuts Nov. 8 on Cartoon Network

Sonic Boom is a game coming to the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS on Nov. 11. It's also a cartoon series debuting on Cartoon Network on Nov. 8, Sega announced this week. The trailer above gives Sonic fans...

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Sonic meets his demise in the first minute of this new Sonic Boom trailer

"Not my finest moment," the blue hedgehog narrates as he tumbles down a cliff and we watch his unconscious body get buried until a pile of boulders. Certainly not, Sonic. Certainly not. The latest...

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Attention: we now have dates for your Sonic Boom launch party

Sega's upcoming Sonic Boom games are coming this November, according to a post on the Sega Blog. Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal for Nintendo 3DS will be available on Nov. 11, while Sonic Boom: Rise...