Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode II with Metal Lock-On Revealed

SAN FRANCISCO & LONDON - April 10, 2012 - SEGA ® of America, Inc. and SEGA ®Europe Ltd. today announced announced Episode Metal, a special unlockable story that will be available exclusively to players who have purchased both Sonic the Hedgehog™ 4 Episode I and  Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode II on the same platform.

In Episode Metal, experience an all-new adventure that bridges the gap between Sonic CD ™ and Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode II! Take control of Sonic's greatest rival, Metal Sonic, across four reworked Acts from Episode I as he rebuilds himself to challenge Sonic once again in Episode II.

Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode II, and Episode Metal, will be available on May 15 for PlayStation®Network ($14.99) and on May 16 for Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft (1200 points). The game will also be available on Android devices, iOS, PC digital download and Windows Mobile Phones later this spring.

For a first look at Episode Metal, check out the new trailer today!

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About SEGA ® of America, Inc.

SEGA ® of America, Inc. is the American arm of Tokyo, Japan-based SEGA ® Corporation, a worldwide leader in interactive entertainment both inside and outside the home. The company develops, publishes and distributes interactive entertainment software products for a variety of hardware platforms including PC, wireless devices, and those manufactured by Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony Computer Entertainment. SEGA ®’s global Web site is located at  www.sega.com.

About SEGA ® Europe Ltd.

SEGA ® Europe Ltd. is the European Distribution arm of Tokyo, Japan-based SEGA ® Corporation, and a worldwide leader in interactive entertainment both inside and outside the home. The company develops and distributes interactive entertainment software products for a variety of hardware platforms including PC, wireless devices, and those manufactured by Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony Computer Entertainment Europe. SEGA ®’s global Web site is located at  www.sega.com.

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