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Sonic 2 HD Fan Project Releases Brand New 2.0 Demo

A fan lead project to remake Sonic 2 in HD complete with a brand-new vector based art style has released their first demo in over 5 years. Unlike the alpha demo of Sonic 2 HD that was released way back in 2012, version 2.0’s demo includes multiple stages and boss battles alongside a remastered soundtrack.  According to the project’s F.A.Q section, this fan game has been in development for 9 years – worked started in 2008!  “The idea of creating a...

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Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice to show at E3

Well its time for the yearly butchering of Sonic it would seem.  SEGA® today announced that its highly anticipated title Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice, hitting shelves September 27, will be at this year’s E3, where gamers and Sonic fans alike will be able to get their hands on the game for the first time. Just in time for the 25th anniversary and to kill your childhood one more time. SEGA’s newest title which will be available...

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Rumor: Sonic The Hedgehog Part of Lego Dimensions Series 2

Could the Blue Blur make an appearance in the universe hopping Lego Dimensions toys to life games as part of the upcoming ‘series 2’ line of play sets? According Lego fan-site Brick Inquirer. See back in September, when the first version of Lego Dimensions launched a series of set “codenames” were leaked, one of which was labelled set “S1”. At the time it was believed that “S1” stood for The Simpsons but now fans have reason to...

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Super Mario Maker Supports Sonic, Pit & Splatoon Amiibo

Remember a few months ago back at E3 when Nintendo revealed that certain Amiibo like the Wii Fit trainer would change Mario’s sprite in Super Mario Maker?  Well it turns out you can earn this skins for the red plumber without forking over nearly forty bucks for a Wii Fit trainer or other rare Amiibo. They can be unlocked by completing the 100 Mario challenge instead! Also spotted by GoNintendo were screen-grabs posted on the Miiverse that...

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September 5th Nintendo Download

Nintendo has released a bunch of new games this week in the eShop, including a couple of games from Capcom and a bunch of nice looking new 3DS eShop games. Capcom’s classic role-playing game Breath of Fire II hits the Wii U Virtual Console today and joins Capcom’s eShop D&D game Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara. Also released this week include original eShop titles Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams and Spot the Differences: Party! Over on the...

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Sonic: The Lost World Gameplay Footage Released

A few weeks ago we brought you the news that Nintendo has secured the exclusive rights to future Sonic the Hedgehog titles. The first such title, Sonic The Lost World takes cues from both Mario Galaxy and the IOS free to play game Sonic Dash. In this game Sonic is propelled forwards at a constant rate, similar to Sonic Colors, but he also must travel between floating islands, filled with staple items from the Sonic series, such...

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Archie Comics’ Megaman Is Great

When I bought my first Megaman comics by Archie I was concerned since in most comic stores I was lead to a specific kids section. It made me think the comics would be pretty basic, but that’s actually not true. From the inner conflict Megaman faces during his first battles taking down rampaging robot masters to a convention held hostage by an anti-robot protest group the comics are quite involving! In 2013 Megaman will be meeting up...

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Sonic The Hedgehog 4: Episode II | Review

Sega has been trying for a long, long time to mimic the success of the Sonic games from the Genesis era on the current generation of consoles. Their most recent attempt comes with the Sonic 4 episodes – but that in itself brings up the question of why Sega thinks breaking up a series known for it’s fast pace and progression is a good idea. Is Sonic The Hedgehog 4: Episode 2 worth it? Simply put: not...

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