The ups and (many) downs of Sonic

We spin attack through the hedgehog's sordid history

Sept 18, 2007

Sonic is the reason half of us chose gaming over watching TV as a hobby in the first place. His colourful, loopy, Genesis debut sent the game scene bananas. Then fame went to Sonic and Sega's heads and a series of lackluster 3D games ruined it all. But we'll always have 1991, Sonic.