Excerpts From an Erotic Shadow the Hedgehog/Borderlands Fan Ficton

Searching as I do from time to time through the video game crossover wonderland that is FanFiction.net, I happened to turn off the mature story filter for a split-second, during which I encountered the raunchiest, steamiest Shadow the Hedgehog-meets-Borderlands story I've ever read. » 3/14/15 4:00pm 3/14/15 4:00pm

Cancelled Sonic Game Brought Back To Life After 18 Years

Sonic X-treme should have been Sonic the Hedgehog's 3D debut on the Saturn, except it was cancelled in 1997. Diehard fans haven't given up on the game, though, and someone recently ported Sonic X-Treme onto modern PCs. The dream of Sonic X-treme will never die, it seems! » 2/24/15 3:40pm 2/24/15 3:40pm

Perhaps Sonic The Hedgehog Should Just Stick To Cartoons

When I posted my favorable first impressions of Cartoon Network's Sonic Boom animated series last month, one reader jokingly commented "The Sonic Cycle is finally broken. All you had to do was strip out the gameplay entirely." He might be on to something. » 12/28/14 3:30pm 12/28/14 3:30pm

The History Of Gaming Balloons In The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Since 1927 the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade has been filling the skies of New York with colorful balloon representations of pop culture icons. Video games didn't enter the picture until 1993, and only three gaming icons have made the cut so far. » 11/26/14 4:15pm 11/26/14 4:15pm

I Can't Get Enough Video Game Banjo Music

Banjo Guy Ollie's quest to cover video game's greatest music has only just now reached the "Still Alive" stage, but then his choice of instrument isn't exactly cutting-edge. Don't worry, he's got a whole bunch of video game music under his banjo strap. » 11/25/14 9:20am 11/25/14 9:20am

​Hate Sonic's New Redesign? It Could've Looked Even More Different.

Ever since Sonic the Hedgehog's new look debuted back in February, longtime video game lovers have been weighing in on the character's tweaked visuals. Well, if you feel like the Sonic Boom versions of Sega's mascot went too far, then you should know they could've gone a lot farther. » 11/17/14 9:40am 11/17/14 9:40am

The Sonic Boom Cartoon Is Off To A Fine Start

While the jury's still out on Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal for the 3DS and Rise of Lyric for the Wii U, the first couple of episodes for the animated series aired on Cartoon Network over the weekend, and it's not half bad. » 11/10/14 1:30pm 11/10/14 1:30pm

90s Sonic The Hedgehog CDs Were Pretty Sexual

Like most people in life, I listened to a lot of questionable music when I was younger. But my weird musical tastes don't hold a candle to the stuff Sonic the Hedgehog was listening to in the 90s. » 10/17/14 5:00pm 10/17/14 5:00pm

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

Two Foot Tall Dr. Robotnik Statue Terrorizes Blue Hedgehog And Friends

After several years of pumping out statues based on classic Sonic the Hedgehog heroes and maybe one metallic henchman, First 4 Figures finally gives them a big baddie to stand up to. Towering over those fine furry friends, Dr. Ivo "Eggman" Robonik is here. » 10/07/14 5:00pm 10/07/14 5:00pm

Sonic Boom Animated Series Debuts November 8, Doesn't Look Horrible

There's no escaping it now. The next chapter of Sonic the Hedgehog history begins on November 8, when the Sonic Boom animated series premieres on Cartoon Network in North America. I think I could actually watch this. » 10/05/14 2:00pm 10/05/14 2:00pm

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

Freedom Planet Is Basically A Classic Sonic Game, Except When It's Not

If Freedom Planet were sitting at a bar with its back turned to you, you'd almost certainly mistake it for your old pal Sonic The Hedgehog. And I mean old. Classic, 2D, pudgier than today's model, who inspires body image issues in hedgehogs the world over. This is a love letter to classic Sonic, except when it's not. » 7/25/14 5:37pm 7/25/14 5:37pm

A Virtual Nightmare For Sonic Fans

This Oculus Rift experience is like Tron. Only instead of being stuck inside an arcade game you're stuck inside the mind of a Sonic fan (or Sonic meme artist). » 6/29/14 11:16pm 6/29/14 11:16pm

Kotaku 'Shop Contest: The Live-Action Sonic The Hedgehog Movie

In case you missed it during the insanity of E3 2014, Sony is working on a Sonic the Hedgehog movie, combining live-action and computer animation. For this week's Photoshop contest, let's visualize that nightmarish concept. » 6/15/14 12:00pm 6/15/14 12:00pm

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