Sonic: Lost World: The Kotaku Review x2

There are two new games called Sonic: Lost World coming this month. I'd like to refer them as "the good one" and "the bad one," if you don't mind. » 10/18/13 4:00pm 10/18/13 4:00pm

Classic Sonic Won't Speak In Sonic Generations But Maybe He'll... Turn…

For Sonic the Hedgehog's 20th anniversary, Sega and Sonic Team will bring two versions of its mascot—in "classic" and "modern" flavors—together for a time-traveling, old school-meets-new school adventure. But only one of those Sonics will actually speak in Sonic Generations. » 8/19/11 1:40pm 8/19/11 1:40pm

Review: Sonic The Hedgehog 4: Episode I

Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode I is a sequel 16 years in the making. Pitched as the direct descendant of 1994's Sonic the Hedgehog 3, Sega's taking the series back to a simpler time. Does Sonic 4 deliver? » 10/21/10 3:00am 10/21/10 3:00am

Sonic's Design Has Been Changed For Nintendo Fans

This is sure to bring out either chuckles or frowns from anyone old enough to remember the console wars of the 1990s: the design of Sonic's recent titles has been altered to appeal to Nintendo fans. » 10/12/10 6:30am 10/12/10 6:30am

How's Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Looking These Days?

Going by its ability to render the classic Sonic the Hedgehog casino style level—this one's cleverly named Casino Street Zone—the episodic, old-school style Sonic the Hedgehog 4 is looking like a winner. » 9/24/10 11:30pm 9/24/10 11:30pm

Sonic Team On Sonic Colors

Yesterday Sega revealed a new Sonic the Hedgehog game, Sonic Colors, but didn't mention who'd be handling development duties. According to an update from ArchangelUK at the Sega City Blognik, the development team formerly known as Sega AM8, Sonic Team, will be handling development on the Wii version, with longtime… » 5/27/10 11:20am 5/27/10 11:20am

Rumor: NiGHTS Sequel Was Originally An Xbox 360, PS3 Game

Sega's NiGHTS: Journey of Dreams for the Wii was once planned for release on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, but shifted platforms against the wishes of Sonic Team producer Takashi Iizuka. » 1/06/09 7:30pm 1/06/09 7:30pm

Sonic Delay Due To "Manufacturing", Not "Quality"

On Monday, we heard that the Japanese release of Sonic Unleashed had been delayed » 11/13/08 7:30am 11/13/08 7:30am until Spring 2009. Due to, , quality concerns over the 360 and PS3 versions of the game. . Now, a little later in the week, Sega's damage control team has taken over, and changed the company's tune. The game hasn't been delayed in Japan…

Into the Arthurian Legend, New Sonic and the Black Knight Trailer


Sonic is headed into the mighty realm of Arthur to alleviate the curse that has fallen upon it. Sega's "Storybook series" continues from Sonic and the Secret Rings with Sonic and the Black Knight. Remember? it's the one where Sonic holds a sword and you use your Wii-mote to slice and dice bad guys. Looking at this… » 10/13/08 5:00pm 10/13/08 5:00pm

New Sonic Unleashed Screens


There's little doubt, Sonic Unleashed is looking a lot better than Sonic Team's other recent outing » 9/17/08 3:00pm 9/17/08 3:00pm most of us are still trying to forget. In fact, any Sonic game without a blue hedgehog's desire to trade saliva with a Homo sapien appeals to me. Speaking of Unleashed, we got some new screenshots from what looks like…

Happy Birthday Sonic!

Seventeen years ago to this day, Sonic spirited onto the Genesis/Mega Drive. And he did it with 'tude. That's right! SEGA's Sonic the Hedgehog was released in North America and Europe on June 23, 1991. The game came out a month later in Japan. In his heyday, the blue hedgehog gave Mario as run for his money during the… » 6/24/08 1:00am 6/24/08 1:00am