Sonic the Hedgehog is the reason I got into gaming. I'm not trying to over-dramatise that, as I'm sure if it wasn't for him there would be some other 90s mascot that triggered my lifelong hobby. But for me it was Sonic, and that means something.
There's no denying that the blue hedgehog is one of the video game industry's most enduring characters, but his path has been bumpier than the Green Hill Zone itself.
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Publisher also confirms dates for AvP, Napoleon and Iron Man 2.
Box art reveals guest appearance for the Microsoft duo.
He'll drive around on a motorbike and the iconic forklift truck in SEGA's upcoming racer.
Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing set for release on leading formats in early 2010.