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Annual Festival Shows Off The Most Interesting Sonic Fan Games Out There

The Sonic Amateur Games Expo is a yearly showcase of ROM hacks and fan games. This year’s selection was full of gorgeous art, twisty levels, and new takes on the franchise’s speedy gameplay. These projects are as artful as anything Sega makes and some are just as massive as any AAA Sonic game.Read more… Continue […]

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How Speedrunners Are Racing Through Green Hill Zone, Sonic Mania’s Most Contested Level

Green Hill Zone’s loop-de-loops and tropical scenery make for one of the most iconic stages in Sonic The Hedgehog. Sonic Mania’s version of GHZ adds new complications and complexity that’s turned it into one of the game’s most hotly contested speedrun courses.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Quiz: There Are Too Many Good Games Out Right Now. Which Should You Play?

The video game gods have been good to us in 2017, but that means there are way too many games to choose from. Take this quiz to find out which one you should devote your precious time to.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Sonic Mania’s Clever Boss Fight Twists

Sonic Mania’s a lot of fun but one of its most exciting features is a dangerous string of bosses. Reshuffling and changing what Sonic can do adds a lot of danger to each encounter. We take a look at the boss design in this critical video.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Sega Lets Sonic Mania PC Fans Play Offline After DRM Backlash

Sonic Mania released on PC yesterday, bringing its colorful levels to even more players. However, many of them were inconvenienced by protection software that is currently preventing them from playing offline. Sega has responded to concerns and fixed the issue following outcry from players.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Sonic Mania: The Kotaku Review

Sonic Mania is a celebration, a digitized block party of blistering speeds and bright worlds. Sega’s decision to hand their famous mascot over to fan creators and artists has paid massive dividends, creating a game that is not just a welcome return to form but a raucous, delightful experience.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Sonic Mania: The Kotaku Review

Sonic Mania is a celebration, a digitized block party of blistering speeds and bright worlds. Sega’s decision to hand their famous mascot over to fan creators and artists has paid massive dividends, creating a game that is not just a welcome return to form but a raucous, delightful experience.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Sonic Mania: The Kotaku Review

Sonic Mania is a celebration, a digitized block party of blistering speeds and bright worlds. Sega’s decision to hand their famous mascot over to fan creators and artists has paid massive dividends, creating a game that is not just a welcome return to form but a raucous, delightful experience.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The PC version of Sonic Mania has been pushed back from August 15 to August 29.

The PC version of Sonic Mania has been pushed back from August 15 to August 29. Announced during a live stream this morning, the PC version apparently requires further optimization. Steam preorder customers will get a copy of the original Sonic the Hedgehog as compensation. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The Hackers And Modders Behind The Next Official Sonic Game

For decades, Sonic the Hedgehog has inspired an obsessive fandom that’s been difficult to separate from the uneven quality of the games. Fans have created impressive art, music, and even games that pay tribute to the series and its characters. Some of these creations are so impressive, that SEGA brought on fans to…Read more… Continue […]

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2-D nostalgia bomb Sonic Mania will release this summer on August 15th.

2-D nostalgia bomb Sonic Mania will release this summer on August 15th. Pre-orders are available for Playstation 4, Xbox One, and PC. You’ll also be able to play it on the Switch instead of that hacked Game Gear you’ve been working on.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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