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Sonic co-creator joins Nintendo

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Sonic co-creator joins Nintendo

Sonic the Hedgehog and Mario have been flagship faces for Sega and Nintendo through the years, independently waging war against each other on various platforms. Now, one of the original co-creators of Sonic has joined forces with Nintendo.

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"Keeping Mario fresh over the last 20 years has easily been harder than starting random new projects."
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Sonic Generations gameplay shown off in debut trailer

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Sonic Generations gameplay shown off in debut trailer

Hot on the heels of yesterday's official announcement, Sega has released the first trailer for Sonic Generations. It shows off an area that looks quite a bit like the classic Green Hill Zone, being played in both its 2D and 3D incarnations.

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"actually looks good.... in 5 4 3 2....1 So how long until they reveal the fuzzy annimal ..."
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Sonic Generations officially announced

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Sonic Generations officially announced

Sega officially took the wraps off of Sonic Generations today, a game that doubles as a 20th anniversary retrospective of the hedgehog with "tude." The game is set for a holiday release this year on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.

Sonic will be playable in his 1991 "Chubby" incarnation as well as the sleeker, modern Sonic. The game will include call-backs to environments from the older Sonic games, rendered in HD and playable in both classic 2D and the modern 3D modes. Both Sonics also come equipped with the full complement of identifiable Sonic moves. Finally, the announcement promises an "interactive new menu system" to interact with characters and gather treasures. Yes, seriously. Read more »

"i'll pay half the price if i can play only as classic sonic for the entire game."
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Rumor: Logos for Sonic Generations, Mario & Sonic's next Olympic quest leak

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Rumor: Logos for Sonic Generations, Mario & Sonic's next Olympic quest leak

A few intrepid Sonic lovers from the Sonic Stadium forums have come across what appears to be a leaked, temporary box art images for two upcoming Sega titles starring Sonic the Hedgehog. The first image looks like it is the logo for the recently teased Sonic anniversary title, featuring both a modern (thin, green-eyed) Sonic and a the classic-era (spare tire) Hedgehog hero.

Sonic's new adventure is supposedly titled Sonic Generations, which fits in with recently discovered domain name registrations by Sega [via Joystiq]. Read more »

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