See the new, reinvented Sonic

"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