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Sonic: Lost World tails off at 710,000 units shipped

Sonic: Lost World sales dried up in 2014; as of March 31, the Wii U and 3DS game shipped 710,000 units total since its launch in October 2013. The figures come from Sega Sammy's fiscal year report, and the company doesn't note if they include download sales or not. Total War: Rome 2 was the...

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Hedgehog visits Hyrule in free Sonic: Lost World DLC

Sega's Sonic the Hedgehog crosses over with Nintendo's The Legend of Zelda series in a free Sonic: Lost World DLC level available from the Wii U eShop starting today. Lost World's "The Legend of Zelda Zone" dresses Sonic up in Link's garb and pits him against familiar enemies from Nintendo's...

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Yoshi's Island Zone is one of two Sonic: Lost World DLC stages, out now

Sonic: Lost World will receive two pieces of downloadable content on Wii U, Nintendo President Satoru Iwata announced during today's Nintendo Direct livestream. The DLC stages will be based on Nintendo properties, the first being a level pulling inspiration and elements from Yoshi's New Island,...

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Sonic: Lost World update adjusts difficulty, adds extra lives

Sega has issued a patch for the Wii U version of Sonic: Lost World, adjusting the game's difficulty in response to player feedback and reintroducing the series-standard "100 rings = extra life" mechanic. After applying the update, players will now receive ten lives after getting a Game Over,...

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Sonic Dash gets first-ever boss battle to celebrate Sonic: Lost World

Sonic Dash, the endless runner app for iOS devices, is currently featuring a guest appearance by Zazz, an enemy from Sonic: Lost World. Zazz is one of the members of anti-Sonic brigade The Deadly Six, and uses a flying mech. Players will need to swipe left and right to avoid his projectiles, or...

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GTA 5 extends (hit and) run as UK No. 1

Considering we're knee-deep in silly season, it's surprisingly quiet in the UK charts this week. Grand Theft Auto 5 makes it two weeks in a row and three in all as the country's best-seller, despite a 31 percent drop in sales from last week. Meanwhile FIFA 14 holds on to second place, and below...

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Sonic: Lost World review: An unfortunate discovery (3DS)

Anticipating a Sonic game is like playing an inverted version of Russian Roulette. The encouraging trailer serves as the single vacant chamber, while the memories of Sonic's most disappointing outings haunt those that remain. 2010's Sonic Colors was a surprise victory, managing to marry some...

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Sonic: Lost World review: Spin cycle (Wii U)

The Sonic series is built on a foundation of speedy precision platforming. Given that pacing is so crucial to Sonic games, any interruption or poorly considered mechanic has an amplified negative impact that detracts from the overall experience. Unfortunately, Sonic games often have at least...

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Sonic Lost World GameStop pre-orders unlock ring-collecting sidekick

In addition to securing the NiGHTS-inspired bonus level, all Sonic Lost World Wii U pre-orders through GameStop will net an exclusive in-game Omochao RC gadget. When playing in co-op mode, this little robot will fly around and collect rings for Sonic. Sonic Lost World, an exclusive for 3DS and...

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Sonic Lost World Video Preview

Nintendo platforms are set to see quills in the coming months, starting with Sonic Lost World for Wii U and 3DS. Our new video recap discusses the 3D platformer's cylindrical courses, its sugar-coated stages and the minor control tweaks that curb some of the hedgehog's super-speed bumbling. ...

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