Sonic Colours Adoption in America’s Sonic Archie comics.

Sonic Comic book cover

Sonic Comic book cover

Archie Comic Publications Inc. had introduced the “In Service to the King Part 1” issue of Sonic comic that featured a few adoptions from the videogame Sonic Colours.

“It's true to the source. We worked out a five page story that introduces our audience to the world of the game and tease a few of the crucial story elements…fans can then play the adventure for themselves by picking up the game.”

Said Flynn, who worked with the artist Tracy Yardley.

The issue 219 had began to celebrate Sonic's 20th Anniversary for next year (2011).


Sonic Colours released in the USA, Europe and Australia this month!

Sonic Colours released in Japan on 27th May 2010,  has been released in Australia on the 11th November, in Europe on the 12th November and the USA on the 16th November.

European Trailer

The North-American  comment for the game was:

SAN FRANCISCO – (BUSINESS WIRE) – SEGA of America, Inc. today announced that Sonic Colors , the new title offering a high-speed and colorful adventure, has shipped to retailers across North America. In Sonic Colors , Sonic the Hedgehog is back in an interstellar adventure with new powers, exciting moves and bold, colorful worlds to explore. Along for the journey are the Wisps, an alien race whose energy Sonic can absorb to access never-before-seen powers and unlock exciting gameplay features.

“We are thrilled for consumers to finally experience Sonic Colors,” said Alan Pritchard, Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing, SEGA of America. “Sonic Team created an incredible game that not only balances the classic 2D side-scrolling Sonic the Hedgehog gameplay with new 3D action, but also adds a new and colorful twist using the Color Powers to create an experience unique to the Sonic franchise.”

Sonic returns to Wii and Nintendo DS in Sonic Colors, where he finds himself racing through incredible theme park-inspired worlds to rescue the colorful alien race, Wisps, from the clutches of the evil Dr. Eggman. Sonic Colors contains co-op and competitive local multi-player massive levels with multiple paths and over 40 single-player stages designed to provide a new experience with every play. Sonic Colors features eye-popping graphics at a high frame rate, new worlds exclusive to Sonic Colors and all new powers that gamers can harness to access hidden areas.

Sonic Colors is available exclusively on Wii and Nintendo DS systems and is rated E for Everyone. The game retails at $49.95 and $29.95, respectively, and will be available at all major retail outlets today, November 16, 2010.

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About SEGA of America Inc.:

SEGA of America, Inc. is the American arm of Tokyo, Japan-based SEGA Corporation, a worldwide leader in interactive entertainment both inside and outside the home. The company develops, publishes and distributes interactive entertainment software products for a variety of hardware platforms including PC, wireless devices, and those manufactured by Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. SEGA of America’s Web site is located at

The game has been rated 3+ in Europe by PEGI and rated G in Australia.

Sonic OVA for mobile phones in Japan

In Japan you can now get the video of the 1996 2-part anime (cartoon), which was made up into a film in 1999 for your mobile phone for only ¥210.

Sonic OVA Screenshot

Sonic OVA Screenshot


Annoucing new SonicPedia

Daniel Sonic has got a new wiki called SonicPedia where you can learn information about Sonic.

To see it, click here.


Sonic Free Riders released in the U.S.

Sonic Free Riders which released in Japan in June 2010, has now released in the U.S. by SEGA of America Inc., the same time when the Kinect was released. Both of these were released on the 4th November 2010. The mark the U.S. release of the game, SEGA of America Inc. made a YouTube video about it.


Sonic Toys

It was announced that UK store named “Argos”, after a place in Greece, were planning that they won't limit the Sonic Colours Sonic and Wisps action figure to pre-orders of either version of Sonic Colours.

Argos is now listing those items as a pre-order on its website and catalogue for only £14.99. But, it will be recommended that you pre-order Sonic Colours, for Wii or Nintendo DS, the one you want to chose and then you will purchase those action figures for free.

Sonic Colours Australian Wii Kit

Sonic Colours Australian Wii Kit

In Australia, you sometimes have a few Sonic action figures and a Sonic Colours remote control.

Big and Froggy action figures

Big and Froggy action figures

Also, on eBay, Jazzwares (who made the Sonic Colours figurines) also made the Big and Froggy action figures.


Happy Birthday, Sonic Stadium!

On the 24 October 2010, Sonic Stadium, a Sonic the Hedgehog WordPress blog, celebrated it’s 10th anniversary, since it’s launch on the 24th October 2000.

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More info on Sonic Stadium