Okay look guys, Disney's been using Wreck-It Ralph to pump video game references out like they're going out of style (they're most assuredly not). It's about time we took a good close look at just how many game characters we can spot in the clips released so far...
20 years ago today, Sonic the Hedgehog was unleashed onto an unsuspecting world, transforming the gaming landscape in a blur of blue. But while we'll be celebrating that classic original in its own right today, it was almost very different. Unused features buried in retail cartridges, preview screenshots and even instruction manuals all hint at features we never got to play in the very first Sonic game. But thanks to the avid Sonic fan community, we can now see them all! So roll up for the Sonic freak show - you won't believe your eyes.
This is really weird, so brace yourself. Many years ago, while toiling away in the Toys "R" Us salt mines, I was in charge of the electronics department. This included the glut of cheapo PC software the company carries, from seven-year-old games that will never sell to brand new, hardware-crunching titles that no one shopping in that store could ever install. The amount of unsold software was so choking that some
This trailer of Sonic the Hedgehog Genesis, a GBA version of the spiny mascot's original outing, shows the 15-year-old Sega game to be as good as ever - just hit the movies tab and click on the 'gameplay' video to see it for yourself. You'll be taken on a supersonic trip through the entire first act of the Green Hill zone, complete with Buzz bombers, Crabmeats, Motobugs and Newtrons - the classic enemies developer Sonic Team abandoned all too quickly in later games of the franchise. The
Monday 9 October 2006 In celebration of our favourite blue-rinsed mammal's 15th birthday, Sega has announced that Sonic the Hedgehog Genesis will spin out on GBA this November The handheld version of the first ever Sonic game features the ability to save your game - for time-pressed gamers - and more importantly your high scores. For anyone who's unfortunate enough to have never seen the original Sonic the Hedgehog, take a look at the deliciously bright, old-school, pixel-perfect GBA version