Besides the upcoming game Sonic Boom: Fire and Ice (will be released on Spetember 27, 2016 for 3DS), Sega and Team Sonic announced this weekend some interesting Sonic news that can be enticing for new and old fans. The Blue Hedgehog is back and he is ready to run again for next year. Not one but 2 new games have been announced and two additions to other games.
1. LEGO Dimensions – Sonic joins LEGO!
The popular franchise and video game “LEGO Dimensions” announced that they will include a LEGO version of Sonic. The trailer shows the the blocky hedgehog running through Green Hill Zone and running through different series like Adventure Time. His trademark homing attack returns and also added is the classic red airplane, the Tornado and blue car. The trailer also reveals the return of Super Sonic. Players will be able to play as Sonic and explore the vast world of LEGOs and the characters.
2. Sonic Dash – Play as Classic Sonic!
As part of the 25th Anniversary, SEGA adds Sonic’s classic version, Classic Sonic, in the mobile app game Sonic Dash. Not only players can play as Classic Sonic but SEGA also added Green Hill Zone to the game. The app can be downloaded and played on Android and iOS with either Google Playstore and iTunes app store. If you still got this endless runner game, make sure to grab Classic Sonic.
3. Sonic Mania – Old School Sonic in a New School!
With fans demanding the traditional a good Sonic game, some fans have asked SEGA to make a game where players can relieve the classic games where they can play as Sonic and get through Point A to Point B. SEGA announced on this trailer that they have finally heard their responses and decides to go back to Square One and make a new classic Sonic game. WIth the help of Christian Whitehead (creator who is responsible for making the mobile games of Sonic CD and 1 and 2), SEGA creates the game is called Sonic Mania. Based on the trailer, players will relieve the same classic gameplay mixed in with enhance graphics, music and moves. Tails and Knuckles also become playable. The game is expected to be release in spring 2017 and for PS4, Xbox One and PC.
4. Project Sonic 2017 – A New Sonic game
Last but not least, SEGA released a trailer which was called “Project Sonic 2017”. In this trailer, Sonic encounters some robots (probably Dr. Eggman) terrorizing a town. The trailer shows Sonic jumping and running to stop the robots but he’s not alone. He gets help from Classic Sonic again! Modern Sonic and Classic once worked together in 2011’s Sonic Generation. The end of the trailer shows the headline “Join the Resistance” and the game will be released in 2017 during the holidays. The game will be worked by the same people who did Sonic Generations and Sonic Colors. The game will be released for PS4, Xbox One, PC and the NX (Nintendo’s project console)
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