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Monday Links: More Characters in Sonic 1 Edition

Sonic Retro News

  • After beating Casino Street Act 2, LevelSelect takes on Mad Gear Zone Act 1 with only the jump button. [YouTube]
  • E-122-Psi brings you a new Sonic 1 hack that allows you to play as Mighty the Armadillo. [Mighty in Sonic 1]
  • Wait, there are more character-centric Sonic 1 hacks?  FeliciaVal lets Shadow the Angsthog in on the action. [Shadow in Sonic 1]
  • The Sonic 2 Special Stage Editor was released this past week, but there’s also a new level editor out, too. [S2LVL]

Sonic/SEGA News

  • 16 SEGA games on the App Store are up to 80% off today for Valentine’s Day. [SEGA Blogs]
  • Sonic #225 will be out this June, marking the character’s 20th anniversary.  [Pop Culture Zoo]
  • Why, why, why, why, why?  Sonic 2006 is back on the PS3 with trophy support. [Push Square] (Correction: It’s just Sonic 1 again, according to RubyEclipse.)
  • SEGA came in 9th in the 2010 Metacritic Publisher rankings.  I forgot SEGA published Iron Man 2: The Game.  Nasty. [SEGABits]
  • Our friends at UK:R want to spice up the gaming industry with more original titles.  My vote is for “Lesbian Detectives On Mars.” [UK:R]

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Fan Works, Music

Actually, Propose With The “Gumball Rag”

It’s midnight. Crunch time. This is when you realize that the cholcolate you bought is actually six months old, the flowers are wilted, and your suit is still in the cleaners. That’s when you go to plan ‘B.’ You transform into Tom Brier and play the music from the Gumball Machine bonus stage in Sonic the Hedgehog 3:

Amy Rose’s dress is kinda like a flapper girl from the 1920’s anyway. So it works out a lot better than you might think! Besides, the music is pretty awesome anyway. It doesn’t get nearly as much love as it should. Even if it was used extensively in Sonic’s Schoolhouse.