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Sonic: Lost World Debut Trailer

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IGN has just posted an exclusive Sonic: Lost World Debut Trailer, and things are looking good for the hedgehog. This trailer mixes cut-scenes and gameplay, showcasing a brand new experience for Sonic the Hedgehog fans. It looks like Nintendo may have some influence over this title, as the worlds look similiar to those in Super Mario Galaxy and Super Mario 3D Land, of course, the game is also reminiscent of the cancelled Sonic X-treme.

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Nintendo Reveals Incoming Sega Game Gear Lineup for the Virtual Console

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Nintendo has announced a lot of Sega Game Gear titles set for release on the 3DS Virtual Console soon. This list includes the following titles:

  • Columns
  • Crystal Warriors
  • Defenders of Oasis
  • Dr. Robotnik’s Mean Bean Machine
  • G-LOC: Air Battles
  • Shining Force II: The Sword of Hajya
  • Sonic Blast
  • Sonic Drift 2
  • Sonic Labyrinth
  • Sonic the Hedgehog
  • Sonic the Hedgehog 2
  • Tails Adventure
  • Vampire: Master of Darkness

Top 20 Sonic the Hedgehog Zones

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This list was initially created to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Sonic the Hedgehog series. The idea was to go through each Sonic game and pick out my favourite zones. Well, last year I played through 52 zones spanning the classic Sega Master System, Sega Genesis, and Sega CD games. Out of those 52 zones, I managed to narrow this list down to 20. It was grueling to replay each game, but now I can proudly present you the Top 20 Sonic the Hedgehog Zones

20 – Jungle Zone – Sonic the Hedgehog (Master System)

This is a great zone for many reasons. First, it has an incredibly upbeat song worthy of any Sonic game; however, the jungle setting is its real strength. Sega was able to include many neat obstacles for Sonic to overcome in this zone, such as rolling logs, vines, and even waterfalls. My favourite aspect of this Zone is climbing the gigantic waterfall in Act 2. It’s a standout stage because it offers great platforming during your vertical ascent. Yes, this is a change of pace for Sonic, but the design is honestly a lot of fun and challenging, not to mention the cool waterfall backdrop. Sonic even fights Robotnik high above the jungle, which is also a nice touch. Read more

Sonic The Hedgehog: Triple Trouble Review

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Many of the games that hit the Game Gear back in the day were actually just ports of a Sega Master System game and the Sonic franchise was one of the worst offenders. However, Sonic the Hedgehog: Triple Trouble was a game crafted specifically for the Game Gear. It was released shortly after Sonic and Knuckles and actually has a similar story. Read more

Sonic the Hedgehog Review

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As you know, Sonic has the ability to reach incredible speeds, but he also brought an attitude that a certain plumber couldn’t match. Sega was quick to market both of these things to the gaming consumer. In doing so, Sega was able to create a franchise that is still beloved by fans many years later. Read more