Second "Sonic" Trailer Displays New Designs and More Content

“Sonic” Redesigned Cost Far Less Than Rumored $35 Million

Following the summer trailer release of the live-action Sonic the Hedgehog, online backlash forced a character redesign. Paramount released their latest trailer with the changes. An initial report on Twitter suggested an estimated redesign cost of $35 million. A source close to the production told Indiewire the cost was far lower to $5 million. Back […]

Second "Sonic" Trailer Displays New Designs and More Content

Second “Sonic” Trailer Displays New Designs and More Content

If you’ve heard of the upcoming film Sonic the Hedgehog (and let’s face it, it’s unlikely you haven’t heard about it) then you know it wasn’t exactly a film fans were eager for. After a tainted first impression about the blue hedgehog being brought to life, the film was said to undergo changes in design […]

Get Your Gross, Weird “Sonic The Hedgehog” Movie Costume Now

Like what you saw when the live-action/animation hybrid Sonic the Hedgehog movie was announced? You’re in luck. Walmart is serving up some piping-hot Sonic the Hedgehog costumes that look absolutely horrendous. The costume looks just like the Sonic that was passed off as “final” in the original movie trailer. Surprise! You can buy it now […]

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“Sonic” Producer Has Seen New Sonic, 100% Less Horrifying

After seeing the trailer for the new Sonic the Hedgehog movie, I joined a lot of you in voicing my terror at the character’s, shall we say, more anthropomorphic design elements. The movie version of Sonic the Hedgehog retained a few elements of the classic video game character— but those elements that were off were […]

What's More Unnerving, Square Enix's Avengers or Paramount's Sonic the Hedgehog?

Square Enix’s Avengers Meet Sonic the Hedgehog in Horrifying Mash-up Trailer

Yesterday, we finally got to see what Square Enix was up to with that Avengers game they’ve been working on for all this time. And what they’ve been working on, apparently, is a visual reproduction of an Avengers: Endgame porn parody for their character models. But Square Enix’s Avengers aren’t the only CGI-characters horrifying viewers […]

Surprising No One, Paramount's 'Sonic The Hedgehog' Release Pushed Back

Surprising No One, Paramount’s ‘Sonic The Hedgehog’ Release Pushed Back

We are unsurprised by this turn of events, but it would appear that Paramount Pictures is taking the redesign of the main character in their Sonic the Hedgehog live-action film to heart, and pushing back the theatrical release date of the film in order to complete it. Sonic director Jeff Fowler posted the following tweet: […]

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‘Sonic The Hedgehog’: Check Out First Official Trailer, Poster Here

Paramount has fired the starting pistol on the first official trailer for Sonic The Hedgehog, Neal H. Moritz‘s feature film adaptation of the popular Sega video game character (and someone who we spent way too many hours with). Fans get the opportunity to see for themselves if the live-action/animated hybrid film has improved it’s look […]

IDW Publishing 20th Anniversary Celebration Panel at Wondercon

IDW Publishing 20th Anniversary Celebration Panel at Wondercon

This was the panel that I was most looking forward to attending on first day at Wondercon 2019. Sadly, I didn’t get the panel I was hoping for. This was described by the title as being for IDW Publishing’s 20th Anniversary, so I had thoughts that we might hear some stories from the early days […]

Team Sonic Racing Has Seemingly Been Leaked

The next Sonic racing game has seemingly been leaked as a listing for Team Sonic Racing has shown up on Walmart. The Sonic and Sega All-Stars racing series has always been pretty decent, the games offer a stiff competition to Nintendo’s flagship kart racer Mario Kart. Sega’s effort almost certainly isn’t quite as strong as Nintendo’s, but […]

Sega President Wants a Sonic Comeback as Much as We Do

If you’ve been wanting a comeback for a certain speed demon hedgehog, you aren’t alone — in fact, you have a pretty powerful ally. President and COO of Sega Sammy Holdings Haruki Satomi expressed his desires for a new series of quality Sonic the Hedgehog games in a recent interview with CNBC. The interview also covered the […]

Sonic Mania Has Sold Over a Million Copies

Sonic Mania has sold over a million copies worldwide, according to a new report. Sonic Mania was a big deal for the franchise. The Sonic games for the last decade or so, (with a few exceptions) haven’t really been critical smash hits. While there is a community that appreciates them, the move of Sonic into […]

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Sonic the Hedgehog #1 Goes to Third Printing, Batman #45 Goes to Second

Sonic the Hedgehog #1, the new series from IDW featuring the Sega favourite, has sold out of its second printing and has gone to a third printing, out one with a cover by Tyson Hesse. Look for it in stores on the 9th of May. SONIC THE HEDGEHOG #1 (W) Ian Flynn (A) Tracy Yardley, […]

Sonic the Hedgehog #2 cover by Tyson Hesse

Sonic the Hedgehog #2 Review: Welcome to the Resistance…Sonic?

Sonic and Amy intercept another contingent of Badniks about to attack a small village full of innocents. Sonic goes out to attack the robots while Amy organizes a defense militia from the villagers. All the while, Amy tries to convince Sonic to rejoin the Resistance. Sonic the Hedgehog’s pleasingly simple story has begun to lose […]

Sonic #1 Sells Out, Gets 2nd Printing

IDW’s Sonic the Hedgehog #1 has sold out, and will return for a second printing, the publisher announced Thursday via press release. The issue is getting a second printing that will be available in stores on May 2nd. Before then, however, readers will be able to pick up three more issues of the comic, with […]

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A Very Fast Run Through the Sonic #1 WonderCon 2018 Variant

Jimmy Leszczynski writes for Bleeding Cool from the IDW booth at WonderCon 2018: Still jazzed up from press room coffee, I sneaked back onto the show floor and weaseled my way over to the IDW booth to score one of this year’s WonderCon must-haves, Sonic the Hedgehog #1 featuring the WonderCon premiere variant cover.  First things first: it is impossible to not comment on the spectacular art work inside this […]

Gotta Go Fast? Sega is Parterning with Puma for Sonic Sneakers

If you’ve gotta go fast, or be shown dae wae, Puma and Sega are working on something special for you. The game company has paired up with the fashion house to provide some Sonic sneakers for the speed enthusiasts among us. The announcement came during the Sonic panel at SXSW, and we’ve got the details for […]

Mondo Music Release of the Week: Josie and the Pussycats and Sonic!

Mondo releases new vinyl special editions every single Wednesday. They are they ultimate edition of whatever they put out, featuring extensive liner notes, brand-new commissioned artwork, and always have a limited-edition size. The vinyl itself is usually colored or a photo disc, as well. Basically, it’s like the Criterion Collection of movie and gaming soundtracks. […]