Introduction: While having some pretty underrated games, the Dark Age of Sonic didn’t do well for the reputation of Sonic. Sega needed the franchise to be simpler and more accessible to kids. So, after finishing Sonic Unleashed, Sonic Team and Dimps teamed up to make Sonic Colors for the Wii and Nintendo DS. While this […]
The rumors are true! Sonic Colors Ultimate has been confirmed! The Sonic Central Event announced many things. Sonic Colors Ultimate happened to be one of them. Developed by Blind Squirrel Entertainment, Sonic Colors Ultimate will include a new wisp for the game called Jade Ghost. If that wisp sounds familiar to you, that’s because Jade […]
Do you know what I don’t like about retro games during the NES era? You would have to start ALL OVER once you get a game over. To go through the same slow levels over and over again feels just dull and repetitive sometimes. This is how Yuji Naka felt when playing Super Mario Bros. […]
The franchise of Sonic is home to many characters. In fact, the characters are what this franchise is best known for with characters like Shadow, Blaze, the Chaotix, Knuckles, Tails, and, of course, Sonic the Hedgehog. While these characters share at least SOME of the spotlight, there are a few that have been forgotten by […]
Sega’s 60th anniversary is on, and they got goodies.
Introduction: When you hear “Sonic Fighting Game,” what first comes to your mind? Do you think Sonic the Fighters? Maybe Sonic Smackdown? Or perhaps Sonic Forces: Speed Battle? When I hear it, I think of Sonic Battle for the Gameboy Advance (GBA). The game was released on Jan. 5, 2004, and received mixed reviews thanks […]
Introduction: Boring. If there is one word I had to describe Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric, it would be “boring.” How did this game become so dull despite the announcement trailer looking so cool? Well, it all began on May 17, 2013, when Sega made a deal with Nintendo to have three of their Sonic […]
When Sonic the Hedgehog (2006) was being developed, the people at Sonic Team were planning to have a port of the game for the Nintendo Revolution (aka the Wii). But due to not having enough time to achieve that, they instead decided to split the development team so one could work on an entirely new game for the console. At E3 2006, Sonic Wild Fire was announced. Later in August, however, the name was changed to Sonic and the Secret Rings and was released for the Nintendo Wii on Feb. 20, 2007. Upon its release, critics were mixed thanks to the game’s controls. So, is the game a wish come true? Or a dead RINGer?
It all began on December 20, 2015, when a Japanese biker found a mysterious Sonic statue in the Japanese mountains. Since then, Sonic fans have been trying to figure out where the statue is located. After years of searching for the statue, BxB-Meister, a user in the Sonic Stadium forums, located the statue and posted […]
Introduction: Sonic the Hedgehog (2006) left a huge scar in the blue blur’s reputation. In order to get the franchise back on track, they decided to make a third installment to the beloved Sonic Adventure games. As they came up with more ideas for the game, however, they decided to separate it from the Adventure […]