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 […]
Sonic the Hedgehog was proven to be a massive success selling over 15 million copies. A sequel was a no-brainer. Problem is, the creator of Sonic the Hedgehog, Yuji Naka, left due to a disagreement in policy. Fortunately, Mark Cerny, founder of Sega Technical Insitute (STI) managed to convince Naka to return to Sega as […]
As we journey in our quest for forgotten Sonic characters, I have decided to choose one that is at least winter themed for this holiday season. This character comes from a game that had a few other obscure characters which we will explore in the future. But today, we explore Bark the Polar Bear. Bark […]
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?