Amazon now is taking preorders for The History of Sonic the Hedgehog, a huge tome detailing every Sonic game, both 2D and 3D, with breakouts on spinoff games and Sonic's many cameo appearances in and crossovers to other video games.

The rest of the book is filled with character profiles, a detailed history of Sonic and the franchise's canon, concept, promotional and packshot art. The book is due Oct. 9 and clocks in at 300 pages. Preorders are going for 36 percent off the cover price of $59.99.

The History of Sonic the Hedgehog [Amazon]