Hard-working Sega mascot Sonic the Hedgehog turns 20-years-old this year. Surely Sega must have grand plans for the "Blast Processing" pioneer, right? Right. And we'll find out what those plans are this week - or have we already?
Sega has begun prepping us for exciting announcements, warning that "There's something big coming this week to the Sonic Facebook page" and that the company will "start celebrating on Thurs 7th April". Could that celebration be related to the recently unearthed Sonic Generations web sites?
New domain registrations for SonicGenerations.com and Sonic-Generations.com were spotted by expert URL finder Superannuation earlier this week, potential clues about Sega's plans for a new Sonic the Hedgehog game.
Last year's effort, Sonic Colours for the Wii, was warmly received by fans and critics, so let's hope Sega has learned from that game's smart use of 2D and 3D gameplay and its lack of Sonic sidekicks.