Sonic Advance Now Available on Android Devices in Japan

Siliconera reports that Sonic’s first Game Boy Advance title Sonic Advance is now available on Android devices in Japan. The game was released on the Android marketplace on Friday, and is absolutely free of charge. It’s currently unclear if this port will be released outside of Japan.

Source: Siliconera

Thanks to SuperGuzzi for the heads up!

Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing Coming To Mobile Phones

A 6th version of Sonic & SEGA All Stars Racing is being developed for mobile phones by one of the biggest developers out there for that platform Gameloft.
We have the first details and screenshots for you here:

It’s a frantic battle to the checkered flag as Sonic and friends race
around high-speed tracks throughout the varied and visually stunning
SEGA universe. Burn through a lush rainforest, or hit frightening
speeds in the haunted mansion or casino as Sonic, Alex Kidd, Dr. Eggman
and many more fan favorites, each with their custom built cars, planes
and motorbikes. Collect power-ups and launch weapons at the competition
to stay ahead of the pack and steal the number one spot. Battle it out
in the ultimate All-Star racing showdown!

* 10 famous SEGA characters including Sonic, Knuckles, Dr. Eggman, Tails, Alex Kidd and more, each with their own unique vehicle & abilities

* 8 memorable tracks set in SEGA’s various game worlds like Sonic the Hedgehog™, Super Monkey Ball™, House of the Dead™, Jet Set Radio Future™, and many more!
* Collect rings to trigger the Mini-Boost for extra speed.
* Master drifts, slipstreams and stunts to be the fastest racer.
* Grab 6 varied weapons and power ups: K.O. Glove, Rocket, Ghost, Confusing Star, and Dash.
* 4 games modes: Race, Tournament, Time Trial, and Mission

Date release: ??

Looks to be quite the package for the smaller mobile phone platform, we’ll bring you more details as they’re released. Meanwhile, do you like the look of this version so far? Let us know in the comments.

Source: Project Next
Thanks to Capone at the SEGA Forums ASR topic for the heads up.

Sonic Unleashed Mobile – New Trailer And Screens


SEGA have unveiled five new screenshots and a trailer for the upcoming mobile phone release of Sonic Unleashed. The game is being brought to you by Gameloft, a well known developer on the mobile phone gaming circuit. The game is purely 2D and looks to have some similarities to popular Sonic side-scroller games Sonic Rush and Sonic Rush Adventure for Nintendo DS. The levels look finely detailed and Sonic even has new sprites compared to past mobile games using his Sonic Advance sprites.

You can check the games appearance yourself by checking the rest of the screenshots and trailer out over at IGN. SEGA and Gameloft have yet to reveal a release date for the game but we’ll let you know as soon as one is revealed.