Nazi Explosions Meet Beautiful Landscape Paintings in This Video Game…

Geoffroy Thoorens is a French concept artist who currently works at Quantic Dream, the developers of Heavy Rain and the upcoming Beyond: Two Souls. » 7/20/12 3:00am 7/20/12 3:00am

Games On Demand: Fist-Bumping, Werehogs, And LA Traffic

Whether you enjoy shooting, driving, or bemoaning the sad decline of a once-beloved franchise, today's additions to the Xbox 360 Games on Demand lineup have something for you! » 10/20/09 11:20am 10/20/09 11:20am

You Haven't Seen The Last Of Sonic The Werehog

Sonic the Hedgehog fans (read: masochists) will be delighted to learn that, should Sega see fit to subject them to another Sonic Unleashed title, the lumbering, stretchy "werehog" is almost guaranteed to return. » 3/02/09 8:40pm 3/02/09 8:40pm

Kids Can Sit On Sonic For A "Full-Body Sensory Experience"

...with the Reactor Mini Chair from Ultimate Gaming Chair! The gaming chair manufacturer is delivering its first kid-sized, speaker-stuffed chair in time for the holiday season which just happens to coincide with the release of Sega's Sonic Unleashed » 11/18/08 9:00pm 11/18/08 9:00pm. The smaller sized gaming chair is designed for kids ages three to…

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…

Team Sonic Upbeat About Sonic Criticism

Sonic has it rough. His games like 2006's Sonic The Hedgehog » 11/13/08 5:00am 11/13/08 5:00am and often get torn apart by many. That must be pretty damn hard for the Team Sonic developers. Actually, according to director Yoshihisa Hashimoto ( pictured), it's not for him. "I think the fans' evaluations are fair I often read the forums run by Sonic…

Sonic Delayed in Japan "to Improve Quality"; Still on Schedule for US

Siliconera reports that the Japan version of Sonic Unleashed — titled Sonic World Adventure — will be delayed until Spring 2009. It was originally scheduled for a Dec. 18 release date. Sega is using the time to improve Sonic World Adventure, but Sonic Unleashed is still on target for its North American dates (PS2, Wii… » 11/10/08 4:00pm 11/10/08 4:00pm

Sega Reminds All of Dreamcast

Just because Sega shitcanned the Dreamcast, doesn't mean the company has forgotten. (We haven't!) The company still has a Dreamcast game page » 11/05/08 8:00am 11/05/08 8:00am on its corporate site. And if you look very closely at this screenshot, you can glimpse that magic enjoyment box. Dr. Robotnik has stellar taste in game consoles. He should be…

Sonic to Star in Animated Short

Sega has a page up » 11/01/08 9:00pm 11/01/08 9:00pm now touting "Night of the Werehog," an animated short that should release sometime soon to build hype for Sonic Unleashed, which hits Europe Nov. 14 and North America Nov. 18. Not sure if the story will be part of the game's canon or what, or if it will tease in-game cutscenes but visually it's…

Sega Japan NoThankYou.JPGs Sonic Unleashed For PS2

Sonic Unleashed » 10/28/08 4:00am 10/28/08 4:00am is getting, erm, unleashed on every console under the North American sun: Xbox 360, Wii, PLAYSTATION 3 and PlayStation. Retitled as for the Japanese market, the SEGA game is not getting a PS2 release in The Land of the Rising Sun. Game site Siliconera wonders why the title is not getting a PlayStation…

On The Possibility Of 2D, HD, XBLA & PSN Sonic Games

Yesterday, I got the chance to sit down for tea and biscuits with Akinori Nishiyama, producer on Sega's upcoming Sonic reboot Sonic Unleashed » 10/12/08 1:40pm 10/12/08 1:40pm. When you get a chance to ask someone high up at Sega why they, uh, don't make good Sonic games anymore, you don't pass that chance up. So I asked him, in light of the company's

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…

New Sonic Unleashed Trailer

So here's a trailer for Sonic Unleashed, added on Thursday. You can judge for yourself if the Were-Sonic features here look like something you want to play. Regular Sonic mode seems all know-and-love familiar; in the beastly beat-em up, check out the spinning Schick Quattro attack and the running man tap-dance on a… » 9/13/08 1:00pm 9/13/08 1:00pm

Sega's GC Line Up - Sonic, Samba, And Surprises

Sega has just announced their line up for Games Convention 2008 in Leipzig, Germany next week, with Sonic the Hedgehog and the public debut of Samba De Amigo at the forefront of their presentation, though both could be upstaged by the super-secret world premier hinted at in Headstrong's pre-convention postcard. » 8/14/08 12:40pm 8/14/08 12:40pm Along…

Sonic Unleashed: Half Classic, Half Stretchy Werewolf

Oooo, so very close. I sat in on a presentation of Sonic Unleashed at the Sega booth today, and things look pretty much as I feared when I first heard about the game. On one hand you have the daylight gameplay, which features Sonic racing across levels inspired by real-world locations such as Greece and China,… » 7/17/08 8:40pm 7/17/08 8:40pm

Oh Dear: New Sonic Unleashed Trailer


Oh Sega. Here we were, getting all optimistic about Sonic Unleashed, to the point where we'd even dropped the long-necessary "oh, but it's Sega, it's Sonic, it'll suck" mantra. And then you go and release this. It's not the gameplay we're worried about (since the trailer doesn't feature any), but the … » 7/11/08 11:20pm 7/11/08 11:20pm

This Sonic Unleashed Trailer Makes Us Wonder...

Why do the civil engineers in the Sonic universe feel the need to construct boost pads, spring loaded bumpers and twisting rails that connect to nothing? They're everywhere! And who's putting those gold rings all over the place? I realize we're discussing a game in which a giant blue hedgehog who wears shoes… » 6/27/08 9:00pm 6/27/08 9:00pm

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

Sonic Unleashed Looks Too Good To Be True


It does! I mean, look at this thing. It looks amazing. Absolutely amazing. Speed, bright colours, Sega music, speed, blue skies...oh man. And yet...it's a Sega game. A Sega Sonic game. Made after 1992. Part of me wants to give myself over to the excitement, while the other part is afraid. Afraid they'll find some… » 6/18/08 1:30am 6/18/08 1:30am

Sonic Unleashed Impressions

Coming this holiday, Sonic Unleashed is the first Sega title built on the Sonic-loving "Hedgehog Engine," a next-gen platform in development since 2005. Perhaps to show off the new engine's muscle, Sonic Unleashed will take place in real world settings on a fractured Earth and feature both 3D third-person and 2D… » 5/22/08 3:40pm 5/22/08 3:40pm