#361 Sonic The Hedgehog



The game shares its name with two earlier Sonic games, a manga, a television series, a comic book series, and their eponymous main character. To disambiguate, the game has been referred to as Sonic 2006. It was produced in commemoration of the 15th anniversary of the Sonic the Hedgehog series. The game faced multiple issues during development, which resulted in rushing the product despite existing bugs. Both versions were heavily criticized for long loading times, poor camera system, gameplay glitches, complicated plot and sloppy character control. The game faced development issues which resulted the product being rushed and ultimately a poor product being delivered. Upon release, it was widely criticized for its numerous gameplay glitches, long loading times and complicated plot.

Release Dates

November 14th, 2006 (5177 days ago)
December 2nd, 2006 (5159 days ago)
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Jim Carrey wins Critics Choice Awards for Dr. Robotnik role in Sonic The Hedgehog

The 24th annual Critics Choice Awards hosted by comic book writer Kevin Smith and comedian Dani Fernandez premiered both online and on The CW’s television network last weekend to award some of the most...

Sonic the Hedgehog prototype has been discovered

It’s been three decades since the original release of Sonic the Hedgehog. This week though, there was a major discovery related to the game. Despite how long its been since the 1991 launch, a new prototype...
tiger's Avatar tiger 2021-01-03 07:25:21

Netflix announces new 3D animated series for Sonic the Hedgehog

Netflix has just announced that a new 3D animated series based on Sonic the Hedgehog. SEGA, WildBrain, and Man of Action are involved. Not much is known about the upcoming series aside from a 2022 release...

Sonic the Hedgehog Lifetime Sales Hit One Billion Copies Sold

Sonic the Hedgehog lifetime sales reach one billion copies of Sonic games sold since his debut in 1991 on the SEGA Genesis.
Lank91's Avatar Lank91 2020-11-30 23:37:25

IDW releasing Sonic the Hedgehog: The Collection hardcover book next year

Amazon has recently published a listing for a new Sonic the Hedgehog: The IDW Collection, Vol. 1 hardcover book which comprises the first twelve issues of the Sonic the Hedgehog comic series. This is...
gnome's Avatar gnome 2020-10-26 05:42:03

IDW's Sonic the Hedgehog comic getting a hardcover collection

IDW’s Sonic the Hedgehog comic has been going strong since it rebooted the blue blur’s adventures on the page back in early 2018. If you’ve been interested in checking it out, you might want to keep...

Ninjala's Sonic the Hedgehog collab items now available

The fastest thing alive has sped into a whole other franchise today, as the Ninjala X Sonic the Hedgehog collab has officially begun. Players taken with the free-to-play ninja action will find new costumes...

Sonic the Hedgehog Cover Artist Cooks Up Some Delicious Classic Style Fanart

An illustrator and concept artist tweeted some lovely nostalgic fanart for Sonic the Hedgehog, with the main cast showing off their classic designs.

Sonic the Hedgehog "Encyclo-Speed-Ia", Pop! Vinyl Figures, Energy Drinks, And More Announced for 30th Anniversary

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise, Sega have announced the first wave of new merchandise that will be released in 2021.

Sonic the Hedgehog collab coming to Ninjala on September 23rd

The latest Ninjala Developer Diary has arrived, and with it comes details on the game’s collaboration with Sonic the Hedgehog. Soon players will be able to get costumes based on Sonic, Tails, and Knuckles...
spot's Avatar spot 2020-09-10 09:43:09

Sonic the Hedgehog OVA production demo songs uncovered

Earlier this week we brought you the news that the iconic theme song to the 1996 Sonic the Hedgehog OVA, “Look-a-Like”, had been uncovered in its original form, revealing some new lyrics that had up...

Previsualization footage of Sonic the Hedgehog movie takes us back to the days of nightmarish original design

The Sonic the Hedgehog movie made some serious bank when it debuted in theaters early this year, speeding past the $100 million mark after just ten days. Things weren’t always looking so bright for the...
delta's Avatar delta 2020-08-24 13:05:05

Another Sonic The Hedgehog Double Pack Appears To Be Coming To Switch

Two games in one - If you need more blue blur in your life, perhaps a Sonic the Hedgehog double game pac...
tiger's Avatar tiger 2020-08-23 01:24:03

Random: Finally, Sonic The Hedgehog Spins Onto The Super Nintendo

To be this good takes AGES! - Ah, the good old playground arguments of the '90...

Square Enix and Sonic the Hedgehog creators announce 3D action platformer Balan Wonderworld, coming to Switch

Square Enix today unveiled Balan Wonderworld, a new 3D action platformer. It’s being led by Sonic the Hedgehog creators Yuji Naka and Naoto Ohshima. Here’s an overview of Balan Wonderworld plus the...

Happy 29th birthday to Sonic the Hedgehog

It’s a blast of a day for fans of the Blue Blur – Sonic the Hedgehog has turned 29 years old on today, June 23rd, the date that the original Sega Genesis game first released all the way back in 1991!...
soul's Avatar soul 2020-06-23 12:15:07

Sonic the Hedgehog Nanoblock kits set to release next week

For the block-minded Blue Blur fans out there, Sega’s got something neat for you — new Sonic the Hedgehog themed Nanoblock sets are going on sale in Japan on June 23rd for 1,200 yen each. The three...
duel's Avatar duel 2020-06-19 16:23:05

Sonic the Hedgehog Movie Sequel in Development

A sequel to Paramount Pictures' Sonic the Hedgehog movie has been announced, and is in development.
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