Hands-On: Sonic Boom

Hands-On: Sonic Boom

Jul 14, 2014

Adam: I was quite looking forward to Sonic Boom since its team is composed of people behind one of my favourite 3D platformers, Jak & Daxter. I figured that we might finally see the good Sonic game that’s been missing for varying lengths of time (depending on who you ask) thanks to a new team with new mechanics and a new take on Sonic. It certainly...

Sonic: Lost World – review

Sonic: Lost World – review

Oct 29, 2013

Format: Wii U (version reviewed), 3DS Unleashed: Out Now Publisher: Nintendo Developer: Sega Players: 1-2 (offline only) Site: http://www.sega.co.uk/soniclostworld/ Oh Sonic, how you effortlessly crush our dreams as though they were but hapless robots of Dr Robotnik’s creation. Those trailers looked so good. An obvious and welcome dollop of Mario...

Nintendo-published Sonic game heralds impending Apocalypse, looks promising

Nintendo-published Sonic game heralds impending Apocalypse, looks promising

May 29, 2013

As you may very well be aware, a deal has been struck betwixt Sega and Nintendo to publish the next three Sonic games exclusively on Nintendo consoles. The above trailer, released to IGN yesterday, showcases the first in detail: Sonic Lost World (and damn, we’re aching to put a colon in that title). As is well known amongst those of us old enough to...

No Tune Unturned: Sonic Boombox Episode 1 – The Classic Era

No Tune Unturned: Sonic Boombox Episode 1 – The Classic Era

Jan 29, 2013

No Tune Unturned returns with an exciting new venture; one of speed and thrills and magic red shoes. Sonic Boombox is a three-part audiological history that tracks the musical antics of Sonic the Hedgehog through the ages, diving into bizarre details and kicking back to hear a suite of sweet tunes. The Classic Era spans from the original game in 1991 to the dark...

In conversation with Yuji Naka

In conversation with Yuji Naka

Oct 4, 2010

The heart of Soho: An area of London that seems to consist mainly of narrow streets which, in turn, seem to consist mainly of buildings offering some form of pornography. Neil pops into the most reputable shop to hand in order to ask for directions, and that shop is Ann Summers. He, Anthony and I are soaked from the rain. Actually, that’s not strictly...