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Sonic The Hedgehog 2 Updated On Mobile, Includes Lost Level

Everybody remembers Sonic the Hedgehog 2 as one of the best games, if not the best, in the franchise. It introduced the world to Tails, Super Sonic and that awesome music of Chemical Plant Zone. Now it’s back and better than ever thanks to some restoration work. Sega announced today that it’s relaunching Sonic the Hedgehog 2 on mobile devices …

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Team Fortress 2 Invades Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed On The PC

By most accounts, Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed is one of the better kart racers in recent memory. It’s hard to see how the developers, Sumo Digital, could make the game any better, but make it better they did. Sega announced today that the PC version of Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformer has a few nice bonuses for those who …

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Sonic And Shell Team Up For Tater Tots And Gasoline

Sonic and Shell have teamed up to bring customers an easy way to save time: order your food while you’re pumping your gas. In a world where everyone is in a hurry and almost anything can be accessed at our fingertips in a matter of seconds by way of smartphones, saving time is essential. That’s why four Shell locations in …

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Videogame And Comic Nerd Baby Art Makes Us Go Awwww

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles I remember a few years ago that the whole baby thing was way in and some of the comic book companies (Marvel) even made real comic versions of these characters to interact with the X-Men. It was rather embarrassing for me to be a comic book fan at that time. But now, maybe because i’m older, …

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Chevy Sonic, Spark Are First To Get Siri Eyes-Free

One of the highlights of Apple’s WWDC 2012 keynote was the introduction of iOS 6. During the presentation, Apple unveiled a bunch of great new features that would be coming to their mobile operating system when it launches alongside the new iPhone this fall. Among those awesome new features were improvements to Siri, and the addition of turn-by-turn navigation to …

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Video Game Villain Super Group Rears Ugly Head

Have you ever wondered what woud happen if some of the greatest video game villains teamed up to give the heroes a run for their money? I’m not talking Smash Bros. here, I’m talking a combination of power and resources to create a committee to destroy Mario, Ryu, Link, and Sonic. Would it work? Could it work? They definitely have …

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Sonic The Hedgehog 4: Episode II Launches Today

While everybody may just be starting up Diablo III, I’m going to be playing the next episode in Sonic the Hedgehog 4. I’m not ashamed to admit that I’m more excited about Sega’s new 2D platformer than Blizzard’s hellish epic. Chalk it up to misplaced priorities or my boundless love for Torchlight II. If you’re like me, you have reason …

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Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed Announced, Coming Late 2012

I absolutely love the kart racer genre. Ever since Super Mario Kart spearheaded the genre years ago, I have been in love with the zany track design and arcade racer feel ever since. Now many people still love Mario Kart, but I feel that the franchise may have lost its way in recent iterations. One kart racer that got everything …

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SEGA May Be Planning Sonic Reboot For 2014 [Rumor]

Sonic the Hedgehog games follow a certain pattern, regardless of being in 2D or 3D. They all feature Sonic and pals entering zones, reaching the end and collecting rings along the way. It’s a tried and true formula that has served the franchise well since Sonic’s introduction on the Genesis in 1991. It seems that formula is no longer good …

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Sonic The Hedgehog 4 Episode 2 Gives Tails Some Attention

It was sad news for SEGA last week when the publisher announced layoffs and canceling an unknown amount of games. One of the franchises SEGA left intact was Sonic and for good reason, the blue hedgehog’s games always tend to do well. To that end, Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode 2 is still on track for a spring release. SEGA …

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Sonic Co-Creator Hirokazu Yasuhara Joins Nintendo

Sonic the Hedgehog co-creator and director Hirokazu Tasuhara has joined Nintendo at their Nintendo Software Technology (NTS) division in Redmond, Washington. Tasuhara worked with Sonic Team until 2002, collaborating with co-creators Yuji Naka and Naoto Oshima on all of the original sonic games in the early nineties. Since then, he has remained in the gaming industry, serving stints at 2K …

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Sega Streamlining Operations And Cutting Games

It looks as though SEGA might just be on it’s last leg as a developer with clout in the gaming industry. Today it was announced that Sega Sammy’s gaming division is posting an operating loss of approx. $86 million. To combat the loss they have decided to streamline operations and to cancel games. They arre going to focus on core …

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