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Pre-order Sonic Generations on Steam, receive classic Sonic games free

Today has been a pretty good news day for the dusty old codgers here at Joystiq; not only will the original Sonic the Hedgehog be included in Sonic Generations as an unlockable, but Steam has gone and sweetened the nostalgia pot by giving away Sonic 3D Blast and Sonic 3 and Knuckles with every Ge...

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Sonic CD coming to XBLA, playable at PAX [update]

Major Nelson, majordomo of all things Xbox, took to his blog this afternoon and posted a detailed list of all the games and events that will be spread out across Microsoft's five booths at this week's Penny Arcade Expo. It's about what you'd expect; Gears of War 3 Horde mode, Forza 4, Mass Effect...

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Sonic Generations 3DS has exclusive levels, StreetPass bonuses

Sonic Generations is coming to the 3DS, as revealed in the last issue of Nintendo Power. A press release issued by Sega reveals that the handheld version won't be exactly the same as its PS3/Xbox counterpart -- a concept that should be comfortable to people anticipating a game about two different...

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Try out Sonic Generations at E3 'Sonic Boom' party

Sega's throwing a Sonic party during E3, offering perhaps the best possible situation in which to try out Sonic Generations. If you go to Club Nokia on June 8, play the game, and find, to your delight, that it really does bridge the gap between "classic" and "modern" Sonic, that its physics simul...

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Sega puts entire XBLA catalog on sale

Frugal, Xbox-owning Sega fans, this is your week! Sega's entire Xbox Live Arcade catalog is currently heavily discounted. Again, that's the entire XBLA catalog, from Altered Beast to Virtual On. See all the discounts after the break. The sale ends April 25....

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Sonic Generations trailer takes a second look at Green Hill Zone

Are you having a hard time wrapping your noodle around the perspective-shifting gameplay we outlined in our recent preview of Sonic Generations? Sounds like a visual aid is just what the doctor ordered -- check out the gameplay video below to see Generations' two distinct angles....

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Sonic Adventure and sequel get 20th anniversary soundtracks

The soundtracks to the Dreamcast's Sonic Adventure games are being re-released in Japan to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the first game's arrival back in 1991. The track listing isn't the full version of the soundtrack, evidently, but the first disc will have the classics, including the "It D...

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WRUP: 'Chubby' or 'eating disorder' Sonic? Fight!

There is no "both" or "either" when it comes to Sonic size preference. This week's teaser trailer of the blue mascot's upcoming game brought the question to the forefront again (now more than ever): Do you prefer Sonic with a belly or his slender modern interpretation? What's everyone playing?...

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Fan-made Sonic the Hedgehog 2 HD remake trailer runs loose

Fans continue their attempts to make a better Sonic game than Sega can -- this time, by remaking one of the franchise's all-time favorites. Sonic the Hedgehog 2 HD is an update to the Genesis classic that, barring any ceast and desist letters, should be available to everyone in alpha form in "Q1"...

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Sega teases Sonic and Puyo Puyo anniversary projects

2011 marks the 20th anniversary for two Sega franchises: the Compile-developed Puyo Puyo puzzle series (which technically wasn't even a Sega-published game until 1992), and something about a blue hedgehog with shoes on. Sega has plans for both series in this milestone year, according to a Japanese p...

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