sonic the hedgehog

Real-Life Sonic The Hedgehog Outruns Tram

Sonic the Hedgehog is driven to one thing in life — to go fast. But can the power of Sonic make a normal man run faster than light rail?

I Feel Sorry For Scientifically Accurate Sonic The Hedgehog

Those of us old enough to remember the original Sonic the Hedgehog games know he was once the violet to Mario’s rose; the primary competitor to Nintendo’s platforming protagonist. Those of you too young to remember probably just know him as a character in Super Smash Bros. Brawl. Regardless of your attachment to the spiky blue mammal, best to prepare yourself for one of those “What did I just watch?” moments as the realities of being a real hedgehog are explained in cartoon form.

A Virtual Nightmare For Sonic Fans

This Oculus Rift experience is like Tron. Only instead of being stuck inside an arcade game you’re stuck inside the mind of a Sonic fan (or Sonic meme artist).

Sony Is Making A Sonic Movie, And It Will Have Real Humans In It

Sonic the Hedgehog might be coming to the big screen. Sony Pictures and Sega will be working with Japanese animation studio Marza Animation Planet to make a movie that’s part-animation, part-live action.

Sonic Runs At 288km/h, According To Science

We all know Sonic is fast. But how fast is fast by the hedgehog’s standards? Not fast enough to win the race against Mario, clearly. Sorry, I know it’s still too soon.

That's One High-Definition Sonic

Gallery: It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Sonic the Hedgehog and his friends, racing through super high-res backdrops! These beautiful screenshots come to us from Duncan Harris at Dead End Thrills, who’s been using a debug build of Sonic & Allstars Racing Transformed provided by developer Sumo Interactive to grab some beautiful high-res images.

Sonic On The Oculus Rift Is A Recipe For (Awesome) Puking

Sure, playing Sonic on the Oculus Rift could potentially be dangerous — both if you haven’t gotten “VR legs” yet, and if riding on real-life roller coasters makes you squeamish — but still. This version of Sonic the Hedgehog looks fantastic.

10 Things You Might Not Know About Sonic The Hedgehog

Trivia time! How much do you know about gaming’s speedy little hedgehog?

Sonic The Hedgehog Dances His Way Into Your Nightmares

Warning: the video below contains people in Sonic character suits doing some really terrible twerking.

The More-Or-Less Completely Inaccurate Origin Of Sonic The Hedgehog

“A hedgehog.” “Really?” “Yeah, yeah, a hedgehog.” “But hedgehogs are really slow.” “They don’t have to be.” “I’m listening…” Beasts Comedy’s hilarious reenactment of the birth of Sonic the Hedgehog seems pretty spot-on to me.