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03/12/2011

Fan Works, Game News, Hacking

Two Test Levels Found in ‘Shadow the Hedgehog’

Before you panic from the repressed memories of the game, bear with me here.

Forum member princeofknaves uploaded an old version of the RenderWare Graphics World Viewer, which could be used to view Sonic Heroes level maps as well as possibly allow moving them to other games like Sonic Adventure DX: Director’s Cut.

But that’s not all. DaGuAr, a user at the Spanish-speaking Sonic Reikai forums, found that this viewer can also view Shadow the Hedgehog’s level maps too. This isn’t surprising since the two games run on very similar engines.

Look below to see what he found.

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Real Talk: You’re In Our Thoughts, Japan

Unless you’re a hermit who has not heard the latest news, Japan got rocked pretty badly by a magnitude 8.9 earthquake and a devastating tsunami.

While we may not have many active Japanese users around here, it’s no secret that both Sonic Retro and Sega Retro are both centric around products from the nation and a lot of the user base follows some aspect of the culture. Our hearts and prayers are with the people of Japan that they can overcome this tragedy.

We hope those of you with friends over there find that they’re okay.