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Archive for November 1st, 2011


   
 

Sonic Generations – Launch Trailer and Fan Photos!

As I’m sure you all know, Sonic Generations is out today!

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We mentioned yesterday that you’d be able to pick up your copy of Sonic Generations at midnight at a few stores, and we got quite a few fan submitted photos!

 

Braxton from Anchorage

Braxton picked up his copy at midnight in Anchorage, Alaska, which I imagine was freezing.

 

Sonic Generations Midnight Launch

 @mavjin8 sent this photo from a Brooklyn store!

 

@skppy1225

@skppy1225 was one of several fans who took advantage of the midnight release + Halloween combo to show up in full Sonic costume…

 

Kiira…while Kiira went for the hat/tshirt combo!

 

For more fan photos from the midnight launch, check out our Flickr!

 
   
   
 

Sonic CD Spins Onto Tablets at GameStop

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Sonic CD has outrun its own re-release date to appear exclusively on tablets being sold at GameStop!

Right now, gamers who purchase a tablet, including the Samsung Galaxy, Acer 100 and ASUS Transformer, being sold at 200 GameStop locations and online at www.gamestop.com, will receive a copy of Sonic CD, pre-installed and ready to play today- far ahead of its official launch in December. This exhilarating Sonic game is compatible with the proprietary Bluetooth gaming controller being offered with the tablets.

“After 20 years of working with Sonic the Hedgehog, you would think we have learned how quickly he moves, and how impatient he can get,” said Haruki Satomi, Senior Vice President of Digital Business at SEGA of America. “We just could not wait to share the classic look and sound of Sonic CD’s cherished gameplay and characters. GameStop customers will get to be the first to see the efforts that have gone into restoring this title for a new digital generation, and we know they are going to enjoy the results.”

Following the classic story of the original, Sonic CD sees Dr. Eggman planning to cause chaos and take control of the future by stealing Time Stones from Little Planet. Sonic must speed through levels and travel through time while fending off Eggman’s robots to recover the Time Stones, and meet up with the game’s classic friends and enemies.

Sonic CD will be released on all digital platforms, including Xbox LIVE Arcade, PlayStation Network, iPhone and iPod touch, iPad, Windows PC Digital Download, Android and Windows Phone.

But that’s not all the Sonic CD news we have for you…

Sonic CD: Now with more Tails!

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Tails has been added as a special unlockable character for this remade version of Sonic CD! Available from your second playthrough onwards, players will now be able to save Little Planet as Sonic’s high-flying companion, Miles “Tails” Prower!

Check out our Flickr for some more screen shots!

 
   
   
 

SEGA Fan Halloween

Yesterday we showed you what Halloween costumes SEGA employees were wearing, and today we have tons of fan Halloween photos to share! Before I even get to the photos, we have tons more fan photos on our Flickr stream, so be sure to check those out as well!

Sonic (and friends!) Costumes

Sonic

Camille’s son sported this awesome Sonic costume and has mastered the art of the victory pose!

Amy Rose

If Kendra’s Amy doesn’t make you go “Awwwwwww!” then I don’t know what will.

 

Knuckles

Thomas sent in this picture of his Knuckles costume.

Shadow

We also had a few Shadow costumes, this one seen on @Shadowlulz07.

 

Tails

Here is Stacy, showing off her Tails outfit.

 

Chaotix

The Chaotix, as modeled by Bekka and friends.

 

Rouge

Amelia did Rouge the Bat in Rouge’s Halloween outfit – Give your brain a minute to process the levels of costume Inception happening right now. o_O

 

Sonic

We didn’t only get pictures of human costumes, either – say hello to Miah!

 Other Sega Games

Agent G

Kori-Maru is Agent G from House of the Dead: Overkill

 

SEGA Zombie

Phil is a SEGA Zombie!

 

Sonic-O-Laterns

You guys also blew us away with your pumpkin carving skillz! Check out this one from Melissa:

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…and this one from Alex:
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Be sure to check out our Flickr for more Halloweenie goodness!

 

 

 
   
   
 


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