The Sonic Community April Fools Day Roundup 2017

We love April Fools Day, we do. At The Sonic Stadium, it’s an annual tradition – we’re the original pranksters in the community after all. It’s nice to kick back and have a little fun from time to time. And it looks like a whole bunch of Sonic sources have joined in on the act this year too, so let us bring you a selection of April Fools jokes that happened in 2017. Starting with the king, of course…
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AFD 2015: Sonic The Hedgehog: Remastered Announced

Today, SEGA have announced a remastered version of the notorious 2006 game, Sonic the Hedgehog, slated to hold a slew of new features to improve the gameplay experience and story. The title is coming to Playstation 4 and Xbox One consoles, with no specific release date given as of yet – but the 25th Anniversary is highlighted by Takashi Iizuka, head of Sonic Team. Continue reading AFD 2015: Sonic The Hedgehog: Remastered Announced

AFD 2014: Sonic the Hedgehog Film Script Leaked

A few weeks ago we were contacted by an individual who claimed to be involved with a “Project at Sony Pictures.” After a number of emails back and forth, a skype conversation and several identity verifications, we then asked him to send us what he had… today a script arrived. Continue reading AFD 2014: Sonic the Hedgehog Film Script Leaked

AFD 2012: Sonic Team to No Longer Use Big The Cat

In what might be either a sad or happy day for Sonic fans, it seems that Sonic Team will no longer be using Big the Cat. In a recent interview with Takashi Iizuka, it was reported that Big was to be put on a list of older Sonic characters that are no longer in use. Said list includes Mighty, Nack, Bean, Bark and most recently Marine. Continue reading AFD 2012: Sonic Team to No Longer Use Big The Cat

AFD 2012: Lost Sonic Plushies Found By a Lost Tribe

In 1999, to promote Sonic Adventure, an advertising campaign was launched which showed several Sonic Adventure plush toys being thrown out of a plane and dropped into Amazonian jungle rivers to be carried away. However, due to the difficulty of filming from a plane and near rushing water was than many shots didn’t come out right, so many boxes of these plushes had to be used during the filming. Due to their location there was no way to recover the ‘merchandise’ after it was thrown from the aircraft. Continue reading AFD 2012: Lost Sonic Plushies Found By a Lost Tribe

AFD 2012: Right Said Fred X Cash Cash Remix Set For Next “Big Sonic Game”

The older Sonic fans among you may remember the rather daft single “Wonderman” by British Pop band Right Said Fred, released as promotion for Sonic the Hedgehog 3 way back in 1994. Baldy catwalk man Richard Fairbrass, lead singer of the band, let slip on the red carpet for an Olympics promotion event this evening, after a costumed Sonic and Mario joined them on the walk way, that the band had been drafted in to rework their hit song. Continue reading AFD 2012: Right Said Fred X Cash Cash Remix Set For Next “Big Sonic Game”

April Fools: Sonic 2 Beta Secret Reveals Super Tails

Ah, yes… the famous beta of Sonic 2.  It sparked an entire website and became one of the most talked about version of any game out there.  Well, we received a news tip from a fellow named “SonicLoof” a few hours ago and he attached the picture below and explained to us what it is. Continue reading April Fools: Sonic 2 Beta Secret Reveals Super Tails

AFD 2006: Exclusive – Knuckles DS in Development

Hey guys, I have a few really important announcements for you! Bear in mind I’m quite torn to report this now in a rush to get this out first on TSS – a world exclusive. Life sucks when exciting stuff happens when you’re packing your bags to move to Japan for six months. Continue reading AFD 2006: Exclusive – Knuckles DS in Development

AFD 2006: Sonic The Movie Goes Portable

TSS and SONIC NEWS were contacted exclusively by ADV Films early last week for a sneak preview of the upcoming release of Sonic The Hedgehog: The Movie on UMD Video format. ADV confirm the UMD will be launched alongside some of their other popular Anime licenses in a test market, Australia. These UMD will be available down under before the end of the month with a RRP of AU$24.99 at all major PSP retailers. Continue reading AFD 2006: Sonic The Movie Goes Portable

AFD 2005: Sonic Smash Cards – IT’S FINALLY HERE

It’s here. It’s finally here. Remember back in October 2003 we announced something called The Sonic Smash Cards? Well, you’ve all been waiting for it to pop up, and here you are! The first initial build of the Sonic Smash Cards is here for your delight and amusement! Continue reading AFD 2005: Sonic Smash Cards – IT’S FINALLY HERE