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The History Of Gaming Balloons In The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Since 1927 the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade has been filling the skies of New York with colourful balloon representations of pop culture icons. Video games didn’t enter the picture until 1993, and only three gaming icons have made the cut so far.


I Can't Get Enough Video Game Banjo Music

Banjo Guy Ollie’s quest to cover video game’s greatest music has only just now reached the “Still Alive” stage, but then his choice of instrument isn’t exactly cutting-edge. Don’t worry, he’s got a whole bunch of video game music under his banjo strap.


Hate Sonic's New Redesign? It Could Have Looked Even More Different

Ever since Sonic the Hedgehog’s new look debuted back in February, long-time video game lovers have been weighing in on the character’s tweaked visuals. Well, if you feel like the Sonic Boom versions of Sega’s mascot went too far, then you should know they could’ve gone a lot farther.


'90s Sonic The Hedgehog CDs Were Pretty Sexual

Like most people in life, I listened to a lot of questionable music when I was younger. But my weird musical tastes don’t hold a candle to the stuff Sonic the Hedgehog was listening to in the ’90s.


Sonic The Hedgehog, Is That You? You're Looking... Different

Something’s off. Maybe it’s the hulking mountain range of muscles rippling across your entire body. Or maybe it’s the fact that you won’t stop screaming all the time. Also I didn’t know you were a League of Legends character.


Dr Robotnik Statue Terrorises Blue Hedgehog And Friends

After several years of pumping out statues based on classic Sonic the Hedgehog heroes and maybe one metallic henchman, First 4 Figures finally gives them a big baddie to stand up to. Towering over those fine furry friends, Dr Ivo “Eggman” Robonik is here.


Sonic Boom Animated Series Debuts November 8, Doesn't Look Horrible

There’s no escaping it now. The next chapter of Sonic the Hedgehog history begins on November 8, when the Sonic Boom animated series premieres on Cartoon Network in North America. I think I could actually watch this.


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).


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