Entries in 'sonic' (20)

'We're trying to get Sonic's quality right,' says Sega

'We're trying to get Sonic's quality right,' says Sega

The team now in charge of Sonic says it is determined to rectify past mistakes.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 24th 2016 at 10:37AM in News
Modding can 'reenergise' retro gaming, says Sega Europe

Modding can 'reenergise' retro gaming, says Sega Europe

Allowing players to modify classic games can help rejuvenate piracy-hit retro gaming.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jun 3rd 2016 at 11:37AM in News
Margin Makers: Guide to Sega merchandise

Margin Makers: Guide to Sega merchandise

For the past 30 years, Sega has endured ups and downs, to put it mildly.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Apr 18th 2016 at 3:48PM in News
Sega apologises for calling a Sonic character 'Boob'

Sega apologises for calling a Sonic character 'Boob'

Whoops. Sega has had to apologise after an update to mobile title Sonic Runners introduced a character with a rude name.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 26th 2015 at 1:33PM in News

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Sonic Lost World is set for PC release

Sonic Lost World is set for PC release

Previous Wii U-exclusive Sonic Lost World is coming to PC this year.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 7th 2015 at 10:12AM in News
Now Angry Birds teams up with Sonic

Now Angry Birds teams up with Sonic

Rovio’s Angry Birds is embarking on another brand crossover, this time with Sega’s Sonic the Hedgehog.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 11th 2015 at 1:28PM in News
100m downloads and counting for Sonic Dash

100m downloads and counting for Sonic Dash

Sega has announced that since its release in March 2013 mobile title Sonic Dash has been downloaded over 100m times.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 9th 2015 at 11:48AM in News
Sega Europe names Jon Rooke as new marketing boss

Sega Europe names Jon Rooke as new marketing boss

Former THQ exec Jon Rooke is moving to Sega's European HQ as its European marketing director.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 5th 2015 at 11:00AM in News

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MARGIN MAKERS: Guide to retro merchandise

MARGIN MAKERS: Guide to retro merchandise

Games of years gone by continue to spark nostalgia and reverence among consumers. MCV goes back to the past with a selection of retro-themed products

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 25th 2014 at 12:00PM in News
Gaming-themed Christmas jumpers hitting UK retail this year

Gaming-themed Christmas jumpers hitting UK retail this year

Merchandise firm Numskull is bringing a touch of retro to this year's festive season, with a new range of gaming-themed jumpers.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 6th 2014 at 10:07AM in News
Sonic is racing on to movie screens

Sonic is racing on to movie screens

Sony Pictures Entertainment has teamed up with Sega-owned film production company Marza Animation Planet to develop a Sonic the Hedgehog movie.

Billy Langsworthy
by Billy Langsworthy
on Jun 11th 2014 at 10:33AM in News
Layoffs at Sega Europe hit Sonic and mobile teams

Layoffs at Sega Europe hit Sonic and mobile teams

An unspecified number of job losses have hit Sega’s London-based European office.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 9th 2014 at 2:47PM in News

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Sonic receives a makeover as series is handed to Western dev

Sonic receives a makeover as series is handed to Western dev

Sega has lifted the curtain on a brand new look for iconic mascot Sonic the Hedgehog.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 7th 2014 at 9:43AM in News
Sega says 2015 Sonic game won't be multi-platform

Sega says 2015 Sonic game won't be multi-platform

Sega has shot down rumours that its next Nintendo-exclusive Sonic title will go multi-format.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 5th 2014 at 10:25AM in News
Has Sonic's next Nintendo-only game gone multiplatform?

Has Sonic's next Nintendo-only game gone multiplatform?

It looks as if Sonic might have unpinned his colours from the Nintendo mast.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 3rd 2014 at 10:29AM in News
Nintendo: Sonic will help drive 2DS sales

Nintendo: Sonic will help drive 2DS sales

Sonic the Hedgehog is one of the 2DS’ killer apps, says Nintendo.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Oct 16th 2013 at 1:26PM in News

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Sonic to star in CG animated TV series

Sonic to star in CG animated TV series

Sega’s speedy games mascot Sonic the Hedgehog is getting his first ever CG animated TV series.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 2nd 2013 at 3:12PM in News
Nights content included in Sonic: Lost Wold - Deadly Six Edition

Nights content included in Sonic: Lost Wold - Deadly Six Edition

Sega fans will be able to enjoy a homage to Saturn classic Nights Into Dreams if they pick up the Deadly Six Edition of Sonic: Lost World.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 23rd 2013 at 11:14AM in News
The Mark of greatness: Profiling Mark Cerny, the man who made the PS4

The Mark of greatness: Profiling Mark Cerny, the man who made the PS4

He built arcade classic Marble Madness. He produced Sonic 2. He brought Crash and Spyro to market. Oh, and his PS4 design reignited passions for Sony. MCV meets Mark Cerny ...

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jul 18th 2013 at 8:20AM in News
Sega shows faith in Ouya with Sonic partnership

Sega shows faith in Ouya with Sonic partnership

A trio of Sonic titles will arrive on the Ouya during the console’s launch week, Sega has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 6th 2013 at 7:30AM in News