Category Archives: Sonic

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 enamel pin set

As far as rad and unexpected Christmas presents go, it doesn’t get better than this gift I received from my (amazing) wife this year. Advertisements

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Late Thoughts – Sonic Lost World

Originally Released: 2013 Version Played: Wii U When Sonic Lost World launched last October, reviews were… mixed. While some appreciated the soundtrack, creative stage design, and game play variety, others found the story lacking, the game too frustrating, or the new … Continue reading

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Thoughts – Sonic Generations (SPOILERS!)

Released: November 3, 2011 Version Reviewed: PC (Steam) After what seems like uh… generations, I finally finished Sonic Generations. I’m not sure why it took me so long, because I really enjoyed the game, but here I am watching the … Continue reading

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Hatsune Miku Singing Live and Learn (Crush 40)

From the VOCALOID extend REMIXES album. If you fall into the middle section of a Venn diagram representing “Hatsune Miku Fans” and “Crush 40 Fans,” you’re going to love this!

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Happy Dreamcast Day! 99 Ways to Celebrate

Today marks the 13th anniversary of the Dreamcast’s North American debut on 9/9/99 and it’s a great time to celebrate this incredible and innovative system! 99 ways to celebrate the Dreamcast today (in no particular order): 1. Wish the Dreamcast … Continue reading

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What Were the Inspirations for the Flying and Water Racing Segments in Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed?

Not Mario Kart 7, actually (Transformed had been in development with those features for over a year when MK7 was revealed). In an interview with Nintendo Power (issue #282, September) executive producer Steve Lycett (of Sumo Digital) talks about what games influenced … Continue reading

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Regarding the Sega Heritage Collection Logo

Chances are, if you are a self-respecting Sega fan who spent all weekend on the internet (like yours truly), you probably saw the Sega Heritage Collection trailer featuring the HD versions of Sonic Adventure 2, NiGHTS, and Jet Set Radio … Continue reading

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Game Gear Games on the 3DS Virtual Console

In March of this year, Sega released the first batch of Game Gear games on the 3DS eshop. The initial three games (Sonic the Hedgehog: Triple Trouble, Shinobi, and Dragon Crystal) were a great sampling of the Game Gear’s library.

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Former Sega Programmer Talks Saturn Programming

Takuya Matsumoto, former Sonic Team programmer (Ristar, NiGHTS, Burning Rangers), briefly talked about programming for the notoriously difficult Sega Saturn in a recent interview with Nintendo Power. “…it was the last machine you could do everything in assembly language, so … Continue reading

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Sega Fun Club podcast

Well this is awkward. Ah-hmmm. So I’ve completely neglected this site over the past, uh, year or so due to real life commitments and other projects. One of these other projects was starting a Nintendo podcast with some of my … Continue reading

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