Sonic News: Free DLC, new comic and soundtrack!

Sega has been busy promoting the Blue Blur lately, here is what’s up if you are missing out according to the Sonic the Hedgehog Twitter.

Free DLC for Sonic Forces

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Released last year for a low price, Sonic Forces will be getting free DLC but instead of paying for it, it’s free! Players will be able to download Super Sonic and Super Classic Sonic. It’s free and Sega plans to keep it free forever. If you want to transform into Super early in the game, go download this game in any system like PS4, X1 and Switch.

New Sonic comic from IDW

To those who doesn’t know what’s going on, Sega recently signed a partnership with IDW after Sega’s contract with the previous comic company Archies expired. Now in this news, Sega will bring Sonic back into the comic world and already introduced fans an exclusive new character. According to IGN, this new character is named Tangle and she is a new ally to Sonic. The comic series will be out on April this year. IDW is well known for comic series like Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Transformers.

Sonic Mania OST

Remember Sonic Mania last year? People praised the game for it’s traditional gameplay and it helped bring in old and new fans to Sonic the Hedgehog. Sega is finally releasing the digital soundtrack to Sonic Mania. Whether you use Amazon (US or UK), iTunes or Google Play, fans/gamers can buy the soundtrack and relieve the game songs.

You can never have too much Sonic the Hedgehog.

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Video Game and Anime news: Sonic Force Character reveal and Fruit Basket Blu-Ray!

Revealed today, Sega releases new information for the upcoming Sonic video game Sonic Force. In the previous trailers, players and fans witnessed a new and original character’s silhouette. Some speculated that it is a new Sonic character joining the series while others joked that it is the retro game character Bubsy from the classic NES and SNES series. Sega has finally revealed that the new character is an original character created by the player!

According to the new information, Sonic Force will allow players to create their own original character and will help Modern and Classic Sonic and fight against Dr. Eggman (or Robotnik). The  feature is called Hero Character Creation and players will be given seven archetypes and each has their own abilities:

  • Bear — Blows away enemies with a homing attack
  • Bird — Flies high with double jump abilities
  • Cat — Keeps one ring after being hit
  • Dog — Restarts with five rings after the player dies
  • Hedgehog — Collects rings when getting damaged
  • Rabbit — Has longer invincible time after receiving damage
  • Wolf — Automatically draws in rings when near them

So far the game doesn’t have a release date but it will come out this holidays for PS4, Xbox One, PC and Switch.

Fruit Basket

Well-known classic along with YuYu Hakusho and Dragon Ball, FUNimation announced that they will be re-releasing the classic anime Fruits Basket for Blu-Ray in August 1st.

This collection titled “Sweet Sixteen Anniversary Edition” will include all 26 episodes, textless opening and ending credits, 12 art cards, interviews, behind the scenes and much more. Here is the anime synopsis:

Life for 16-year-old Tohru is turned upside down when she suddenly loses her mother. Without a home and unwilling to burden her friends, she’s stuck living in a tent. But what she doesn’t realize is she’s on Souma family property and her life is about to get even more complicated when she gets caught up in their big family secret!

If you love Fruits Basket, you should save up for this set.