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08/05/2013

Community, Fan Works, Game News, Hacking, Miscellaneous, Site News

Actual Monday Links: Summer of Not For Reupload Edition

So Summer of Sonic happened, meaning that new stuff was revealed there right? Well, besides this new Sonic Lost World trailer not really, but it seems like it was still a fun event for fans. Overlord did a write-up on his experience there, so be sure to check that out. If you want to know what the Sonic Lost World demo was like, an article with impressions from Overlord and other Retro members will be coming out soon. But for now, check out this stuff:

Retro News

  • Seriously, go read Overlord’s write-up on Summer of Sonic 2013 [Sonic Retro]
  • vladikcomper put up a new video of his Sonic Winter Adventures hack, which has seemingly moved on to be for the Sega CD [Youtube]
  • A new version of Dude’s Sonic Generations mod: Sonic Adventure Generations has been released [On our forums]
  • MainMemory released a Sonic Adventure 2 Mod Loader for the PC version, along with a few mods to go with it [SA2 Mod Loader]
  • Delta Hedgehog put up a new trailer for his fangame Sonic: Edge of Darkness, which will have a new demo at SAGE 2013 [Youtube]

Sonic/Sega News

  • A new trailer for Sonic Lost World got released cause Summer of Sonic happened [Look up]
  • The PC version of Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed got a new update which adds a character from Total War: Rome II [Sonic Retro]
  • Atlus’ parent company might be getting bought by SEGA-Sammy [SEGAbits]
  • SEGA actually made some money! [SEGAbits]
  • Here’s a handy information guide for Sonic Boom, looks like we’ll be seeing some announcements there [SEGA Blog]
  • What is Sonic doing in Ocarina of Time? [Youtube] Continue Reading
Comics, Community, Game News

SoS 2013 – The Metal Sonic Edition

001That time of year is upon us once again – Summer of Sonic, the Sonic the Hedgehog fan convention in the UK, held its 6th show this weekend just gone; back in London again following a brief visit to Brighton last year. This year the event boasted as guests Takashi IizukaJun Senoue, and Kazuyuki Hoshino; with a playable build of the upcoming new title Sonic Lost World available. So let’s dive in, shall we? Continue Reading

Game News

Another New Character Added To Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed PC

An update for Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed just got released on Steam, and surprisingly it contains another new character. However Hatsune Miku fans will probably be disappointed as this is yet another PC exclusive character, meaning it’s probably from another PC-exclusive franchise. This time it’s…

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Some guy from Total War: Rome II, which is coming out next month. Like General Winters this character was likely added in to promote Creative Assembly’s new game. Still, even if you don’t want to play as him you can’t really complain about more free characters. To play as him you just need to let Steam download the new update, after which he is added to the roster. Screenshots can be seen after the jump. Continue Reading