Also announced was the fourth adventure Sonic and Mario at the Olympic Games - Mario and Sonic at the Sochi Winter Olympic Games. The game will be exclusive to the WiiU. For more you can see the video below.
A few minutes ago, during the Nintendo Direct presentation, the game Sonic Lost World was officially announced (we wrote about the website and the registration of trademarks earlier). It is being developed in conjunction with Nintendo and will released exclusively for the Nintendo Wii U and Nintendo 3DS. Details will follow as they become available.
UPDATE: The Japanese game site opened.
While various rumors promised us information about the new Sonic game back in February, before that time it was fairly quiet. However, a variety of made-up rumors about the games recently had raised the ears of the starved Sonic community. But it seems that something is finally really starting to happen.
SEGA, through its UK office in the European Union, registered the trademark "Sonic Lost World". Cited in the application categories were computer and video games as well as games for mobile phones. Of course, this could mean anything, but is likely to mean Sonic Lost World is a game.
Also, on May 13, the Internet domains soniclostworld.com and soniclostworlds.com were registered. The registrar is EuroDNS (like other Sonic domains), and the company that owns the domain is specified as Sega Europe Ltd.
Today, those who owned the game Sonic the Hedgehog for iOS received a long-awaited update to the game, which we have already mentioned earlier. As mentioned earlier, the Spin Dash, achievements and leaderboards were added.
In addition, some of the levels have been changed to accomodate for the Spin Dash (they appeared to be destructible walls). Also, Tails and Knuckles have been added as playable characters.
For those who have not previously purchased the game, it will cost $ 2.99, or 99 rubles. You can purchase it here .
The Android version of the game is due out tomorrow.
You can see the trailer in the full version of the news.
3D Sonic the Hedgehog is a reissue of the first Sonic game on Nintendo 3DS with support for stereoscopic 3D, which we wrote about earlier - it is already out in Japan and is available in the Japanese Nintendo 3DS eShop for 600 yen. In addition to this, the trailer above was released.
It is interesting that, in the words of those who already had time to buy it, the game starts immediately with the first act of Green Hill Zone, and Level Select and Sound Test options are available through the "DLC" instead of the usual code entry. Destructible walls also appeared on several levels, apparently to give the player an added benefit to the game's spin dash. The state of this version in regions other than Japan is unknown.
Just a quick reminder that you can find the Sonic SCANF community on other sites, too. For example, you can always follow the latest news by joining our Facebook group, or by following us on Twitter. We also have a Steam group. You're always welcome to join!
Today vladikcomper introduced a community hack for Sonic the Hedgehog for the Sega Genesis, which he was working for a very long time - Sonic Winter Adventures. Development of the hack has taken several years, originating from a small gift for New Year 2010 called Sonic Quick Winter Adventures. And today we have the first public release, which is much different from what we've seen before. It is so unlike the original game that it makes no sense to write about the significant changes because there are a great many. All you can do now - download and enjoy!
A download is available in a special forum thread .
The Sonic Stadium has released their new comunity album of fan remixes and original compositions - The Sonic Stadium Music Adventure 2012. It is a sort of sequel to last year's album, but this time the scale is truly impressive; compared to the old 45 tracks from 19 authors, the new one contains a whopping 143 tracks, divided by 10-disc "acts" and lasting a total of about 8 hours.
The authors, who participated in the project, tried their best to diversify the genres, so I think everyone will find something in it they will like.
To learn more about the album and download it, go to the official site:
Three years after the original release date, the company Feral Interactive will finally release a dedicated port of SEGA Superstars Tennis and Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing to the Mac. They announced the release date for one of the ports today. The Mac version of Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing will be in the Mac App Store tomorrow. Unlike the PC version, the Mac port will include online multiplayer.
A boxed retail version of the game will be sold only in North America and Britain. For system requirements, see the full version of the news.
There is no information on the release date of the port of SEGA Superstars Tennis yet.
According to the Japanese SEGA site, a dedicated republication of old games will be available in the Virtual Console service. It was announced that Tails Adventure will be released in Japan on the Nintendo 3DS on April 3 and will cost 300 yen there.
There is no information with regards to other countries at the moment, but most likely, the game will be there on the same day or shortly thereafter, as it has already passed the Australian OFLC age rating, suggesting a possible release outside Japan.