"It is time to reinvent Sonic," Sega told NewsWeek's N'Gai Croal during an interview last week. We've spent the time since then pondering exactly what that could mean - especially taking into consideration Sega's intent to "make Sonic contemporary again."
So, with little or no fanfare, here he is. Feast your eyes on the reinvented Sonic, the Sonic for a new generation of photo-realistic consoles and graphics-hungry gamers. After all, realism is so in right now. You can barely move for 'realistic physics' and 'accurately modeled environments' nowadays.
But don't worry if you're not keen - below we've four more ideas for trend-sensitive directions for Sega's mascot.
April 4, 2007