Episode 65

When Sega looked to go all-out in their attempt to compete with Nintendo, they created a new mascot, Sonic the Hedgehog, to lead the charge. While the series’ 2D platforming gameplay was somewhat familiar, its incomparable sense of speed and flashy aesthetics were unique and incredibly appealing to gamers of all ages.  It’s a formula that has been called upon many times since, albeit with wildly varying results. On this episode, we're revisiting the series' roots as Josh Wirtanen joins the show to discuss the blue blur’s first three outings.







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