Sonic Channel Translation: Introduction of the January 2024 calendar & recruitment for “Tell us, Creators!”

Hello, everyone! I'm KIKUZO, the webmaster of Sonic Channel. Huh? Who's that?... If you're wondering, check out Toyoda-san's column, "New Calendar Illustration Project 'Tell Us, Creators!'". To put it simply,…

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SONIC X SHADOW GENERATIONS REVEALED! A Sonic Generations Remaster With New Content Featuring Shadow the Hedgehog

Today, during PlayStation’s State of Play broadcast, SEGA announced SONIC X SHADOW GENERATIONS, introducing a brand-new Shadow story campaign featuring never-before-seen powers and abilities, as well as a complete remaster of…

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Translation: The Steam versions of Sonic Adventure DX and Sonic Adventure 2 will be available for purchase in Japan starting from January 23rd. The “region lock” situation that lasted for over 10 years will be lifted.

Sega announced on January 20th that the PC (Steam) versions of Sonic Adventure DX and Sonic Adventure 2 will be made available for download in Japan on January 23rd. These…

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Translation: Sonic Superstars Includes Intro Animations and Endings for Each Character! Interview with Takashi Iizuka and Naoto Ohshima [TGS2023]

Tokyo Game Show 2023 held at Makuhari Messe in Chiba from September 21st to 24th. We bring you an interview with Takashi Iizuka (Producer of the Sonic series) and Naoto…

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Translation: What is the “Other Reason” Why Sonic is Blue that Has Never Been Talked About Before? A Number of Anecdotes that Jumped Out in the Sonic Superstars Interview [TGS2023]

The Tokyo Game Show 2023 (TGS) was held over four days from September 21, and at the Sega/Atlus booth, it was possible to try out Sonic Superstars, which is set…

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SEGA Partners with Starlight Children’s Foundation for Upcoming Game Initiative 

Today, SEGA announced, courtesy of Nintendo of America, that Sonic Superstars will be included in the Starlight Gaming initiative. Sonic Superstars will soon be playable on the Nintendo Switch, via Starlight Gaming Stations in hospitals across…

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Translation: [CEDEC+KYUSHU] “Efforts Toward Realizing Open Zones in Sonic Frontiers” Lecture Report

On November 25, 2023, at Kyushu Sangyo University, a lecture titled “Efforts Toward Realizing Open Zones in Sonic Frontiers” was held at the developers’ conference “CEDEC+KYUSHU 2023”. Various initiatives, including…

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McDonald’s Starts Sonic the Hedgehog Promotion in Europe – Check out What Comes With Every Happy Meal!

McDonald's has launched a new Sonic the Hedgehog promotion across Europe, offering Sonic-themed Happy Meal toys! These toys were recently leaked on the Greek Happy Meal website and have been…

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