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The SEGA Genesis Mini is back on sale

By Grace Curtis, Monday, 21 December 2020 16:49 GMT It’s a blast from the past! If you’re looking to party like it’s 1991, the Sega Genesis mini is on sale again at Target and Amazon, $40 off the regular price. While Sega are not the first company to try and cash in on their golden years, this console was met with particularly good reviews, with Digital Foundry calling it ‘possibly the best mini retro console yet’. You can read the whole write-up here.This little nostalgia machine comes with forty games pre-downloaded including Streets of Rage 2 and Sonic the Hedgehog, titles…

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Yakuza producer wants “to get involved” with a “completely different” Sonic the Hedgehog game

Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio producer Daisuke Sato has stated that he’d “like to get involved” with a Sonic the Hedgehog game that would have a “completely different” feel to other games in the series.Ahead of Sonic the Hedgehog’s 30th anniversary in 2021, SEGA has conducted an interview with long-time Yakuza producer and Binary Domain director, Daisuke Sato.The developer was asked which non-Yakuza SEGA IP he would most like to get his hands on, given the opportunity – and his response was quite a surprise.“It’s an IP that I haven’t come to before. In the sense that I want to try…

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New Sonic the Hedgehog games are coming in 2021

By Dom Peppiatt, Monday, 7 September 2020 19:52 GMT Mario may be celebrating his 35th anniversary, but erstwhile rival mascot Sonic the Hedgehog is here to remind you that another big gaming milestone is coming up, too.A new Sega ad has been printed in a licensing resource aimed at retailers and licensees that outlines 2021 as a ‘year of celebration’ for all things Sonic the Hedgehog (thanks, Tails Channel).As per pages 90 and 91 of the document, the iconic character’s 30th anniversary will be “a year of celebration – new games, digital content, events, major announcements and a tailored licensing programme.”Note…

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Footage of cancelled SEGA game set in the Sonic universe recently appeared online

By Cian Maher, Monday, 17 August 2020 18:37 GMT Gameplay footage of a cancelled SEGA game that was supposed to be set in the same universe as Sonic the Hedgehog has surface online – here’s a clip of Astropede. Segabits recently published a report on the game, as well as a complementary video on YouTube, which you can check out below. The first thing I noticed is that the eponymous Astropede looks so much angrier than the blue hedgehog that became so globally ubiquitous in his place. He must have know Sonic was always gonna go faster than him.“I must…