SEGA has decided to give us a small Christmas gift a little early, with Sonic Mania Adventures Part 6, the Holiday Special, starring Amy Rose. The episode follows Amy, who finds Metal Sonic down on his luck during the Christmas season and tries to help him win back the affection of Doctor Eggman. Or so she thinks.
The company behind the gorgeous Analogue Nt has unveiled its latest creation, giving Sega fans the stylish console they’ve dreamed of, for years. The Mega Sg is the latest from the retro camp, with the ability to play every Genesis, Mega Drive, and Master Drive title that exists, built into the system. Additionally, after release, external adapters for the system will be made available giving players the ability to play past Sega consoles on the device including the Mark III, Game Gear, Sega MyCard, SG-1000, and SC-3000.
Available in several color-ways, and including a new 8BitDo wireless controller, the system will retail for $189, and be available in April 2019, utilizing original FPGA hardware the company has become known for, in place of emulation. Hit the jump for more images of the beautiful new console.
It appears that the live action Sonic the Hedgehog film has found its star. Variety is reporting that Ben Schwartz (Parks and Recreation, DuckTales) will be voicing the blue speedster in the film, joining Jim Carrey, Tika Sumpter and James Marsden in the 2019 film.
This project could somehow end up being something special, against all odds.
Sega has released the fifth and final episode of the wonderfully charming Sonic Mania Adventures, leading up to the release of Sonic Mania Plus. The final adventures sees Sonic and Tails, meeting up with newcomers Mighty and Ray to battle Eggman and Metal Sonic. Check out the first four episodes below.
Sega has announced a special collaboration with a tabi sock company in Japan called Sou-Sou. The idea was made in collaboration through Ritsumeikan University with the concept of “promoting a university’s idea using Sonic the Hedgehog.” They’re incredibly stylish, yet traditional in a warm way.
The Takasago Iroha Sonic x Sou-Sou Tabi are similar to normal tabi socks except they have soles and can be worn as shoes. Theywill retail for ¥8,000 plus tax, while the standard Sonic tabi socks will retail for ¥550.
Deadline is reporting that the Sonic the Hedgehog movie has found its villain with the addition of famed comedian Jim Carrey, set to play Doctor Robotnik in the film. Carrey joins a cast for the live-action/animation hybid that includes James Marsden (Westworld), and Tika Sumpter (Ride Along).
Sonic the Hedgehog will hit theaters on November 15th, 2019.
Against all odds, the cast of Paramount’s live-action Sonic The Hedgehog is filling out its cast, with the announcement of its female lead. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Tika Sumpter (Ride Along) is joining James Marsden (Westworld) in the live-action/CGI hybrid flick.
Sonic the Hedgehog is directed by Academy Award winning director Jeff Fowler, and produced by Neal H. Moritz, and Tim Miller. Sonic The Hedgehog hits theaters on November 15th, 2019.
Sega has released the third episode of Sonic Mania Adventures, introducing us to Knuckles in the latest adventure. Previously we were introduced to Tails, and Sonic & Dr. Eggman.
Sonic Mania is available for the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. Sonic Mania Plus arrives on the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC in North America and Europe on July 17th, 2018.
Variety is reporting that James Marsden (X-Men, Superman Returns) has signed on to star in Paramount’s upcoming Sonic the Hedgehog movie. While Marsden won’t be voicing the blue hedgehog, he will be playing the human lead in the film, which was originally rumored to go to Paul Rudd.
Jeff Fowler (Gopher Broke), will direct with a script from Oren Uziel (22 Jump Street). 12 Deadly Days scribes Patrick Casey and Josh Miller submitted the first draft earlier this year. Tim Miller (Deadpool) is serving as executive producer, with the film set for a November 15th, 2019 release date.
The season of leaks has begun. After a leak, late last night, Sega has officially unveiled Team Sonic Racing for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC, releasing this winter. The game will be available to play at E3, and you can check out a brief synopsis below.
Team Sonic Racing arrives this Winter! Race in a team with your friends (or against them) both offline and online, and choose from a variety of characters and tracks in the Sonic universe! Team Sonic Racing is being developed by Sumo Digital, well-known for their fantastic racing titles. We’ll reveal more about the game (and we’ll have it playable) at E3, so if you’re around, come give it a try!
The second Sonic ManiaAdventures episode has been released by Sega, picking up right where the first episode left off. Sonic Mania Adventures is from Tyson Hesse, creator of the Sonic Mania opening animation. Hesse wrote and directed this series.
Sonic Mania is available for the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. Sonic Mania Plus arrives on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC in North America and Europe on July 17th, 2018 and in Japan on July 19th, 2018.
This weekend, Sega announced a new physical edition of Sonic Mania called Sonic Mania Plus that includes new content, a reversible cover, and a 32-page art book. Ray the Flying Squirrel and Mighty the Armadillo, from SegaSonic the Hedgehog, will both be playable, as well as a four player competition mode, and a new Encore Mode, which features remixed versions of zones.
Lastly, a Sonic Mania Adventures YouTube series of five minute shorts will be released with Tee Lopes, who worked on Sonic Mania, still handling music. Hit the jump to check out a sneak peek of the first episode. Continue reading “Sonic Mania Plus Announced”→
Yuji Naka, one of the three creators credited with the creation of Sonic the Hedgehog, who worked as a programmer and producer for the series, has surprisinglyannounced on his Twitter account that he has joined Square Enix. He joined SEGA back in 1983 where he worked on titles such as Phantasy Star, before departing in 2006.
Now that he’s back at a more game-oriented studio like Square Enix, it will be interesting to see what titles he helps to develop.
The Hollywood Reporter has word that Paramount Pictures has secured the rights to an upcoming Sonic the Hedgehog that’s set to be a blend of live-action and CGI characters. What’s more interesting, though, is that Deadpool director Tim Miller is now attached as producer.
The video game adaptation also has a director in the form of Jeff Fowler. “Jeff is an incredible director with strong story instincts,” Miller said in a statement addressing the directorial announcement. “The world of Sonic presents the perfect opportunity for him to leverage his experience in animation to bring new dimension to this iconic character.” The screenplay was written by Patrick Casey, and Josh Miller.