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The History of the Future of Console Wars: A conversation with bestselling author Blake J. Harris

Video games are great, but books about video games are even better!– Evan Goldberg, from ‘Foreward’ by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg, in Console Wars: Sega, Nintendo, and the Battle That Defined a Generation by Blake J. Harris. If Evan Goldberg’s aforementioned statement is true, then wordsmith Blake J. Harris is better-than-better. He has two video game-themed books to his ...

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Sonic the Hedgehog movie gets first trailer

The first trailer for the live-action/animated Sonic the Hedgehog movie is here. It features freeze time, Jim Carrey mugging it up, an ironic/iconic catchphrase, Coolio, pedometers, console name puns, and Jim Carrey mugging it up. Sonic The Hedgehog is a live-action adventure comedy based on the global blockbuster videogame franchise from Sega that centres on the infamously brash bright ...

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Official Poster for Sonic the Hedgehog Movie Released

The Blue Blur, Sonic the Hedgehog, will be making his way to the big screen through a new live-action/animation hybrid film, with the iconic videogame character finding himself stranded in our present-day world and being railroaded into an odd couple friendship with James Marsden’s Tom Wachowski. The duo will then need to team up against Dr. Robotnik (played by Jim Carrey). Mayhem, and of ...

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James Marsden Cast in Sonic the Hedgehog Movie

According to a recent report from Variety, actor James Marsden has been cast in the upcoming Sonic the Hedgehog movie. The movie is produced by Paramount and will be a live-action and CG hybrid, which means Marsden will be playing a role and not voicing a character. Many comic book fans will be familiar with James Marsden for his role in several comic book-inspired films, most notably in the ...

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Sonic the Hedgehog gets new web shorts

At SEGA’s Sonic SXSW panel, the video game company unveiled a new animated project for the fastest hedgehog around. Sonic Mania Adventures is a series of five original 2D animated shorts set to hit YouTube beginning next month. The show will be created by the same crew behind the retro-inspired intro video to last year’s Sonic Mania video game, including animator Tyson Hesse. That ...

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Paramount’s Sonic Film Slated for 2019

Despite its initial stay in development limbo, Paramount’s live action/CG hybrid adaptation of the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise has been confirmed to be moving along, with the official release date scheduled for November 15, 2019. The film is said to be produced by Neal H. Moritz under his Original Film banner, with Deadpool director Tim Miller attached as executive producer and Toby Ascher, ...

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Sony Pictures Loses Film Rights to Sonic the Hedgehog

This could go either way—a sad day or a happy day for Sonic the Hedgehog fans, depending on how they feel about a film adaptation from Sony Pictures. According to recent reports, Sony has allowed their film rights to the iconic videogame franchise expire, which means a film adaptation from Sony will no longer materialize. There is still hope for those who really want to see a Sonic film, ...

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Sonic Forces Unveils New Story Video

Despite not receiving the same welcoming embrace as Sonic Mania got from Sonic purists (and despite Sonic Mania’s PR debacle with the Denuvo-protected PC release,) the 3D-centric Sonic Forces soldiers on and aims to launch with as much gusto as any Sonic release, and this is very apparent with the release of a new English story trailer. The trailer doesn’t reveal much outside of what is ...

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WATCH: Sonic Forces E3 2017 Trailer

If the upcoming Sonic Mania’s return to Sonic the Hedgehog’s retro roots isn’t doing it for you, and you prefer to see the Sonic franchise move progress forwards in terms of visuals, then the upcoming Sonic Forces may be your preferred game (which is fine, by the way. The difference in people’s preference is probably the reason why Sega is releasing both Sonic Mania and Sonic Forces). To ...

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Sonic Mania Encourages Preorders Through New Trailer

Fans of old-school Sonic the Hedgehog are getting ready for the 2D retro-riffic “Sonic Mania” for when it releases on PS4, Xbox One, PC, and Switch on August 15, but Sega wants you to do more than just anticipate the release, they want you to plunk down money in advance and preorder the heck out of the game! To convince fans, Sega has unleashed a new “pre-order” trailer that contains a ...

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First Footage for Sonic Forces

While Sonic the Hedgehog fans may have suffered a huge blow with the news that the long-awaited Sonic Mania has been delayed, there’s been a small consolation by way of new footage for the mysterious “2017 Sonic Game,” which has now been revealed to be called “Sonic Forces.” The footage contains gameplay video and was initially unveiled by Sega themselves during SXSW. Unlike Sonic ...

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Sanrio and SEGA Partners For Sonic the Hedgehog x Sanrio Collection

SEGA and Sanrio have recently teamed up in order to launch the first ever Sonic the Hedgehog x Sanrio collection through select Sanrio stores and the online store at Sanrio.com. The initial line up will consist of 10” plushies with designs that blend SEGA and Sanrios trade mark characters, such as Sonic, Tails, Knuckles, Amy, Hello Kitty, Badtz-Maru, Chococat, and My Melody. The second phase of ...

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