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12/05/2011

Interviews, Reviews

Sonic: The Birth of an Icon: The Retro Review

When news originally broke about the forthcoming release of the Sonic Generations Collector’s Edition, I must admit I was a bit jealous. Seeing as I lived in America, it would require money I couldn’t justify, importing a game that I had no idea would even work on my region’s hardware. So I sat and waited, to see just what the contents were. Yes, we all knew what they were supposed to be, but no one knew what songs were to be on the music CD, what the art book contained, or how nice the statues would stand. For me personally, however, it was the documentary that intrigued me the most. A history of Sonic the Hedgehog put together by Sega themselves? They hadn’t done anything like that in years, and definitely never in English. As should be evident by the title, I’m not going to review the entire collector’s edition for one simple reason: I don’t have it. There are plenty of other people who have shown it off and gushed over the limited-edition ring (which I must admit is pretty nice), but because of the wonders of the Internet, anyone can watch the Sega of America-produced documentary. Now with six extra minutes straight from the horses mouth. So the question must be asked…is it any good? Continue Reading

Humor

Bad Sonic Cosplay, Britland Edition

It’s no secret that Great Britain loves celebrating made-up holidays, from “Bank Holiday” to “Another Bank Holiday.” Our friends across the pond need to learn to celebrate true national holidays, but alas, their newest blunder is “National Dress Like a Videogame Character Day.” The hard-hitting Metro has provided complete coverage of the inaugural celebration, and of course, Sonic was represented in the “festivities.”

Oh, who am I kidding. This is really all just pretense to post a bad photo.

Enjoy your evening, folks.