Jon Burton is already busy enough running TT Games, makers of the LEGO games. But not busy enough, apparently, because he's announced that he'll be making a "Director's Cut" version of Sonic 3D in his own time.
Getting a game through a publisher's certification process can be difficult. Games are tested in extreme conditions and fail for the slightest error. In the '90s, one developer snuck their games through Sega's certification with a few clever tricks that disguised glitches as part of the game.