Nintendo 3DS Conference 2011: Mario and Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games

Today during the Nintendo 3DS Conference 2011, Nintendo showed some footage of Mario and Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games. The footage showcased Mario, Sonic along with their friends and foes participating in power walking, wrestling and sprinting amongst other Olympic sports. What particularly nice to see with this footage is that the developers have stayed true to the characters’ per...

Sonic Generations Rival Render Revealed

Shadow the Hedgehog made his debut on the Dreamcast in 2001’s Sonic Adventure 2, and quickly became a very popular character amongst Sonic fans. The anti-hero has been one of the few new editions to the recent Sonic roster to be so happily embraced, and as a result even scored his own self-titled game in 2005. Occasionally known as “The ultimate life form” he is often seen with a...

Sonic CD announced for re-release on nearly every game platform

Sega has continued to show their support for bringing back old Sonic titles by announcing that they will be releasing, or rather re-releasing Sonic CD on nearly every playable platform that there is available at this moment in time. Sonic CD will be available “late” this year on the PSN, PC, all iOS devices, Android and Windows Phone 7. The only version that the game isn’t being ...

Sonic Super Special Gets American Release

To celebrate Sonic the Hedgehog’s 20th year in gaming, Archie has announced they are planning a Sonic the Hedgehog quarterly magazine for American readers called the Sonic Super Special. Similar to the UK’s Sonic the Comic, it will be mostly just reprints of some of the more bigger Sonic tales from the comics with some extra articles thrown in, just like they did previously with their Life w...

Sonic Generations gameplay footage of Chemical Plant Zone and City Escape revealed

Time to bring in the old with the new, because a video has been posted online by Gameswelt.tv that not only contains a classic Sonic level but also a more modern looking level and a run through of each one. The two areas shown in the video are the classic Chemical Plant Zone and the more modern looking City Escape. Despite the reluctance some may have to purchase a new Sonic title, if this video i...

New Sonic Generations Trailer is a History Lesson…

If you have ever played a Sonic game before, then this clip is for you. In the latest trailer for Sonic Generations, appropriately titled the “20th Anniversary trailer”, we see a quite lengthy history of the series with a small clip of footage taken from all of the main Sonic Games of the past, and yes, Sonic 2006 like it or not made the cut. At the end of the clip, we are treated to a...

SEGA Confirms Shinobi And CRUSH3D Release Dates

SEGA have just confirmed the release dates for two of their most anticipated upcoming titles for the Nintendo 3DS-Shinobi which hits the market in late 2011 and CRUSHED 3D which shall arrive early 2012. In Action-Adventure Hack and Slash title Shinobi, gamers play as Jiro Musashi, the father of Joe Musashi from the original 1989 release. Shinobi will contain a vast story mode, showing us more of t...

30 Questions – Michael Irving

You’ve probably seen those 30 Day Song or Movie Challenges going around on Facebook. Well, we found a Video Game equivalent, and thought it would be fun to have each of our editors list their answers in a 30 Questions format, as an introduction to the kind of gamers we are.  Q1 – Your first video game. Lemmings Even with only 16×16 pixels, those little blue and green dudes have mo...

Video Games Top 10 Mini Bosses For Half A Year Passed!

Hey folks! So it’s June. We’re halfway through the year already! Who’d have thunk it? The year has gone by quickly, and it won’t be long before we’re seeing 2012, and the end of world roll in! So how to we treat this month on a video game website? If you remember my Mother’s day post last month with the top 10 list, it went down quite well! So why fix what ain&#...

Sonic Generations Demoed (360/PS3)

Sonic is almost at drinking age, the blue blur turns 20 this year and Sega will be putting out a new game this year, Sonic Generations, to celebrate his 20th anniversary. At E3 we got a little time with the hedgehog and now you can to. For a short period of time on Xbox Live or PSN you can get the demo for Sonic Generations. In this new segment called Demoed we take a look at game demos and let yo...

HAPPY 20th BIRTHDAY SONIC!!

June 23rd 1991 was the very first day in the life of Sonic the Hedgehog. Originally introduced on the Sega Genesis console, Sonic has since grown to be a household name along with the likes of Mario. Now 20 years later, Sonic has developed really over the time he’s been around. He’s had many ups, and many downs *cough06cough* but the series is still being pumped out to the market today...

Sonic Generations demo arriving tomorrow alongside Sonic 20th Anniversary Bundle

Any SEGA fan should know that Sonic the Hedgehog’s 20th anniversary is tomorrow and SEGA is celebrating this anniversary with the release of a demo for Sonic Generations. The demo will contain a modern level and the classic Green Hill Zone stage. The demo will be available in 3D for those who download the demo on the PlayStation 3 and have a TV capable of displaying the 3D properly. Sonic St...

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