Sonic Generations News

Sega adds Shia LeBeouf meme to Sonic marketing

"Don't let your dreams be dreams."

Sega has joined the rest of the internet by inserting snippets of actor Shia LaBeouf's bats*** insane motivational speech into another video. In this case, LaBeouf inspires Sonic to "just do it" and kick Doctor Eggman's butt at the conclusion of Sonic Generations.

Three dollops of Sonic the Hedgehog content will be available to download on PC from today, following the release of Sonic Generations last month, Sega has announced.

Rayman Origins sells 50,000 in debut US month

Rayman Origins sells 50,000 in debut US month

While Sonic Generations misses the top 20.

The fate of two of the big name titles missing from yesterday's US November top 10 has been revealed.

NPD analyst Anita Frazier told Eurogamer that Michel Ancel's well-reviewed platformer Rayman Origins sold just over 50,000 copies during its first four weeks on sale.

She didn't reveal where it placed on the chart, though, for some context, Super Mario 3D Land managed 625,000 and didn't make the top 10.

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Out This Week - 04/11/11

Uncharted 3! Sonic Generations! GoldenEye Reloaded!

Who would win in a fight between Nathan Drake, James Bond and Sonic the Hedgehog? Wait seven days and the charts will tell us - all three heroes have new games out this week.

Sega lists Sonic Generations release date

Sega lists Sonic Generations release date

Shinobi, Crush 3D, Mario and Sonic dated too.

Sonic Generations' 3DS version will launch in the UK on 25th November, Sega has revealed.

That date is three days after its 22nd November US launch and a couple of weeks on from the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions, which arrive on European shores next week.

Sega has also firmed up release dates for an array of other 3DS titles, including the handheld version of Mario & Sonic at the London Olympic Games, due 10th February in Europe.

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Sonic 1 included in Sonic Generations

Mega Drive original only in 360/PS3 version.

Upcoming Sega platformer Sonic Generations includes the original Mega Drive Sonic the Hedgehog game as an unlockable extra, the publisher has announced.

Sonic Generations dated for 3DS

Handheld version arrives a few weeks late.

The 3DS version of Sega's forthcoming platformer Sonic Generations arrives on 22nd November, the publisher has announced.

Sonic Generations PC offer announced

Sonic Generations PC offer announced

Pre-purchase, get Sonic 3, Sonic 3D Blast.

Pre-purchase the PC version of forthcoming Sega platformer Sonic Generations through Steam, and you'll get complimentary downloads of Sonic 3D Blast and Sonic 3 & Knuckles.

The offer is good to go as of today, with the game setting you back a very manageable 19.99. The two additional Sonic games will be playable as soon as you purchase, whereas Generations will race down your internet pipe on 4th November.

Should you already own either 3D Blast or Sonic 3 & Knuckles, you're free to gift them to a chum.

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New Sonic Generations demo announced

New Sonic Generations demo announced

Modern Sonic playable this week.

A second Sonic Generations demo goes live on PlayStation Network and Xbox Live from 19th October, Sega has announced.

While the first demo, released back in June, showcased Classic Sonic stages, this time you can try out some Modern Sonic gameplay in the title's Green Hill level.

The full game then launches on PC download, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on 4th November, with a 3DS and boxed PC release following later in the month.

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Sonic Generations release date

Sega has announced a 4th November release date for Sonic Generations.

This is the hybrid of vintage 2D side-scrolling Sonic and the more recent 3D offerings.

The story follows Sonic as he is sucked off back through time, reliving the series' history.

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Sonic Generations ltd. edition announced

Sonic Generations ltd. edition announced

Sega celebrates mascot's 20th anniversary.

Sonic Generations gets a lavish Collector's Edition when it launches later this year, Sega has announced.

Available for both the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions of the game, but not the 3DS, the European-exclusive set includes the following extras:

A collectable figurine featuring both classic Sonic and modern Sonic

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Sega: "We made too many Sonic games"

Publisher says future vision is "brilliant".

As Sonic celebrates his 20th anniversary, Sega West boss Mike Hayes has admitted to "making too many Sonic games", promising: "The development teams now know what they need to do" with future titles.

EU PlayStation Store update 22nd June

EU PlayStation Store update 22nd June

Sonic Generations gets PS3 demo.

PlayStation 3 owners will be able to download a Sonic Generations demo from tomorrow, Sonic's 20th Anniversary.

Sega's Sonic Anniversary bundle also gets a 20 per cent price cut - it contains Sonic, Sonic 2, Sonic 4 Episode 1, Sonic Adventure, the DX add-on and the Sonic 4 dynamic theme.

Also this week: Several big games get new DLC. L.A. Noire's Cole Phelps gets a new Arson Case, Nicholson Electroplating, to solve. Killzone 3's From the Ashes map pack adds four new locales - but no zombies. Mortal Kombat adds a "Klassic" skin pack, while LittleBigPlanet 2 gets Tron: Evolution gear.

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Sonic Generations 3DS revealed

Exclusive content for portable platformer.

Following much speculation last month, Sega has officially announced a 3DS version of forthcoming platformer Sonic Generations.

Sonic Generations announced for PS3, 360

Sonic Generations announced for PS3, 360

Something old, something new.

SEGA has just announced Sonic Generations for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

First hinted at earlier this month, it's a hybrid of classic 2D side-scrolling Sonic and the series' more recent 3D offerings.

The game sees Sonic sucked into mysterious "time holes". Tossed back through the franchise's history, he's reunited with both old friends and classic 2D Sonic. The pair will then team up to find out who's behind the strange goings-on.

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