My apologies to IFC’s Portlandia. It’s not like Mondays are chin beards or anything, because those are SO OVER. Thankfully, putting giant Sonic plushes on Japanese trains is still in. For now.
Sonic Retro News
- Sonic the Hedgehog CD is heading to Xbox Live Arcade–and to top it off, will be playable at PAX! Stay tuned to the most unintentionally funny thread Retro has had in some time! [ Sonic CD comes to XBLA ]
- On the subject of Sonic CD, MainMemory has made some basic editors for the PC version of the game. Obligatory disclaimer that you should go ahead and buy the XBLA version, too. [ Sonic CD PC Editors ]
- Another round of animation cels from Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog have popped up on eBay. Here’s your second chance to get some Robotnik in the shower frames! [ AoStH Animation Cels on eBay ]
- Sonic 2 HD is still being worked on! Really, guys. I promise. [ A brief S2HD update ]
- Sonic 4: Episode 2 is totally happening… for next year. [Sonic 4 Episode 2 release date for 2012]
- Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown has been announced for next summer, with VF3 veteran Taka-Arashi returning and online multiplayer with “little-to-no latency.” Heck yeah, AM2. [ Virtua Fighter 5 set for Final Showdown ]
- German television station ZDF has a retrospective over the past 20 years of Sonic the Hedgehog. Looks pretty interesting, even though it’s in German. [ 20 Jahre Sonic ]
- North American producer Sam Mullen gives a walkthrough of the Binary Domain pre-alpha build. [ Pre-Alpha Binary Domain walkthrough ]
Sorry, no errata this week–everyone here at Sonic Retro has their serious face on and is hard at work. We should be back to normal next week.