Guy Lands Great Smash Attack Right After Announcer Teases Him About It

"I can't wait to see it work," the Smash Bros. tournament announcer said as he watched one of the fighters struggle to land a mighty blow. "It's gonna be at the top of the subreddit." And so it was. Sometimes, fortune favors the goaded. » 1/06/15 2:00pm 1/06/15 2:00pm

How Sonic Helped Sega Win the Early 90s Console Wars

In the early 1990s, Sega had a 6% market share in the US whilst Nintendo had 94% – but by the middle of the decade, the Mega Drive had become one of gaming's great success stories, with 65% market share. How did it happen? » 10/31/14 6:40am 10/31/14 6:40am

Sonic The Hedgehog, Is That You? You're Looking... Different

Something's off. Maybe it's the hulking mountain range of muscles rippling across your entire body. Or maybe it's the fact that you won't stop screaming all the time. Also I didn't know you were a League of Legends character. » 10/15/14 8:30pm 10/15/14 8:30pm

New-Gen GTA V Release Date May Have Scared Sonic Off

Back in July, Sega announced that the upcoming Sonic Boom games would be hitting the 3DS and Wii U on November 11 and 18, respectively. This morning, the Japanese company updated the release date of the Wii U version. Guess they don't want their hedgehog getting becoming a Grand Theft Auto casualty? » 9/18/14 9:27am 9/18/14 9:27am

​Who Sonic Is, According To Sega

Character guides. They're full of need-to-know information about famous characters whose faces might wind upon merchandise. Yesterday, we got a peek at a Nintendo guide that told us Yoshi's real name. Today, some pages for a Sonic character guide have surfaced, letting us know that, among other things, Sega's blue… » 8/07/14 8:30pm 8/07/14 8:30pm

Where Sonic The Hedgehog Went Wrong

Is it possible to care about Sonic the Hedgehog? Can a person really be concerned about Sega's blue creation and what happens in his worlds? The answer is yes, but it depends on where you encounter him. » 8/04/14 3:30pm 8/04/14 3:30pm

A Critical Analysis Of This Sonic/Cammy Fanfic Video

A friend of mine sent me a really bizare Sonic fanfic video and I was not prepared for how entertaining it was. Here are the notes I took as I watched it. » 7/31/14 1:38pm 7/31/14 1:38pm

Making the Case That Sonic the Hedgehog Is Way Overrated

All that love for the early Sonic The Hedgehog games may be very misplaced, according to some gentlemen who recently revisited them. They even go so far to say that they're fundamentally flawed. » 7/30/14 9:40am 7/30/14 9:40am

Scientifically accurate Sonic the Hedgehog is so funny yet so gross

It's always fun to realize that all your favorite childhood characters are completely disgusting creatures. Like Sonic the Hedgehog, who in real life can run really, really fast but would also create foam poop with its mouth to rub it on itself for no reason at all. In fact, hedgehogs love all kinds of poop. » 7/26/14 12:07pm 7/26/14 12:07pm

The upcoming Sonic Boom games land on the 3DS and Wii U on November 11 and 18, respectively. The playable parts of Sega's new-look re-imagination of their super-fast mascot have different names: Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric for the Nintendo home console and Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal for the handheld. » 7/24/14 1:12pm 7/24/14 1:12pm

Sonic, What Have They Done To You?

Today, the Android version of Sonic Dash updated with a new unlockable character. It's Sonic, in the shape of the Android robot. Andronic the Droid Hog, if you will. This is what he looks like. » 6/19/14 2:00pm 6/19/14 2:00pm

Sony Is Making A Sonic Movie. And It'll Have Real Humans In It.

Sonic the Hedgehog might be coming to the big screen. Sony Pictures and Sega will be working with Japanese animation studio Marza Animation Planet to make a movie that's part-animation, part-live action. » 6/10/14 6:18pm 6/10/14 6:18pm

Sonic Runs At 179 MPH, According To Science

We all know Sonic is fast. But how fast is fast by the hedgehog's standards? Not fast enough to win the race against Mario, clearly. Sorry, I know it's still too soon. » 6/06/14 10:40am 6/06/14 10:40am

​The Explanation Behind Sonic's New Look

About three weeks ago in a hotel in Los Angeles, I got to play four levels of the upcoming Sonic Boom. It felt like good family fun: fairly easy combat, some trickier platforming, and a little bit of that iconic Sonic speedrunning through rings. » 6/02/14 12:00pm 6/02/14 12:00pm