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Monday Links: Winter’s Last Stand Edition

If you live in the Midwest, you were probably shocked to see more effing snow outside when you woke up this morning.  With spring on the horizon, winter is doing whatever it can before its time is up.  Oh, and there’s still nothing going on in Sonicland, but we do have a ton of fangame news.

Sonic Retro News

  • It’s on the forums, so I might as well post it here.  If you want to know about what happened to Retro-Sonic, Sonic XG and Sonic Nexus, go to this website and stop pounding my inbox. [RSN Development Blog]
  • Xaklse just released preview build 4 of his SonicGDK engine.  Go try it out and give him some feedback, suckas. [SonicGDK Thread]
  • My Russian bro, Felik, released a multiplayer demo of his fangame, Sonic Fusion, over the weekend.  Also go try it out and give him some feedback, suckas. [Sonic Fusion Thread]
  • YEARS after its release, the secret level in a classic fangame, Sonic Chaos Revolution by Magicgrafx, has been opened up by Retro member ValleyBell. [SCR Hacked]
  • Check out video, screens and models to P3DRO’s official-looking project, Sonic the Hedgehog (formerly Henceforth). [StH Fangame Thread]
  • New member princeofknaves releases some long lost Sonic Heroes tech, which helped find the aforementioned test levels in Shadow the Hedgehog. [Sonic Heroes Tech]

Sonic/SEGA News

  • Irish indie rocker Big Monster Love likes to let his Sonic the Hedgehog fanaticism bleed into his work. [Warp Zoned]
  • Our friend at SEGA Europe, AAUK, is stepping down from his position.  Sonic Retro wishes him well in his future endeavors and hopes that he is able to check out all the consoles at his new job. [Sonic City Blognik]
  • With the devastation in Japan, there have been many release date delays at SEGA. [Examiner]
  • SEGA branches out into social media gaming with “SEGA Play! Baseball on Facebook.” [Inside Social Games]
  • 411mania lists out the franchises/games from SEGA’s past that they should resurrect.  My childhood memories are perfectly fine.  Don’t do it, SEGA. You’ll ruin them. [411mania]

Other Stuff

  • Not only did these people die in incredibly weird and horrifying ways, but it turns out that their deaths were the only noteworthy thing to happen to them. How would you like to be “that guy who died at a cockfight when a chicken with a knife attached to it stabbed you?” Yeah, I thought so. Dick. [Wikipedia]
  • If every children’s game was turned into a movie. Yes, “The Floor is Lava” is one of them. [Cracked]
  • If you haven’t heard already, Nickelodeon is turning their late night block into something for us 20-somethings.  Our favorite shows are back. [Entertainment Weekly]

Monday Video

This video is not safe for work.  I HATE YOU JOSH.


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    no mention on the Game Informer exclusive, Sonic Reborn?

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      I didn’t see any news about it. Mind hooking me up?

  • Reply

    Sonic Reborn:

    It’s a fake review of a joke game. A Sonic reboot where Sonic becomes super serious. Ironically it’s not that far removed from Shadow the Hedgehog. A real game. Still can’t believe Sega made that.

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    I hate Josh too. :%Pr

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