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Platform(s): PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
Genre: Action
Publisher: SEGA
Developer: SEGA

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3 New 'Sonic The Hedgehog' Titles Announced

by Thomas on July 2, 2002 @ 9:37 a.m. PDT

SEGA revealed that original Sonic creator Yuji Naka, and character designer Naoto Ohshima, are bringing Sonic back to its roots to create the most intense sensation of speed ever experienced in videogames with an innovative combination of art, physics and game design.

"Building upon the excellent worldwide sales and incredible success of 'Sonic Adventure 2 Battle' and 'Sonic Advance,' SEGA is determined to develop and release new titles in the Sonic The Hedgehog series that will appeal to the growing audience of gamers worldwide," said Tetsu Kayama, Chief Operating Officer, SEGA Corporation.

The Sonic The Hedgehog series began in 1991 with the release of "Sonic The Hedgehog(R)" on SEGA Genesis(TM). The game quickly became a global hit selling more than 4 million units worldwide. Over the years, Sonic The
Hedgehog has been featured in more than 11 games on multiple SEGA gaming platforms including SEGA Genesis, SEGA Game Gear(TM), Pico(TM), SEGA Saturn(TM) and SEGA Dreamcast(TM). Most recently, the series continued with Sonic Adventure 2 Battle" for Nintendo GameCube and "Sonic Advance" for GameBoy Advance, the first titles to utilize the Nintendo GameCube/GameBoy Advance Link Cable. In just over 10 years, Sonic The Hedgehog has become one of the most beloved and recognized video game characters of all time and the series has sold over 27 million units worldwide.

Further details on "Sonic Mega Collection," the new "Sonic Adventure" game and "Sonic Advance 2" will be announced at a later date.

"Sonic Adventure(TM) 2 Battle" was developed and published by SEGA(R) Corporation. "Sonic Advance(TM)" was developed by SEGA(R) Corporation and co-published in North America by SEGA(R) Corporation and THQ(R).


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