Sonic Hacking Contest 2015 Voting Open


A resounding celebration of the creative talent within the Sonic Community, the annual Sonic Hacking Contest returns for its 2015 edition! Hosted by Sonic Retro and the Sonic Stuff Research Group, the contest boasts over fifty entries this year – and is ready to receive your votes.

Conceived in 2002 to promote friendly competition among hackers, the SHC boasts everything from complete game overalls, to visual makeovers, new boss designs and more. Spanning across multiple Sonic base titles from the original Sonic the Hedgehog to the recent Sonic Generations, SHC provides a little something for everyone when looking for exciting, new and original Sonic experiences.

This year boasts over 50 hacks which are now available for you to download and try out. If downloading isn’t your style, SHC has also partnered with several streamers such as Youtuber SomecallmeJohnny to help show off this year’s entries, so you don’t have to miss out! Make sure you try to see everything you can, and vote for your favourites!

All entries are available over on the official SHC2015 website, where you can also cast your votes. Once all is said and done, hacks with this most votes for each applicable category will receive special awards to celebrate artistic achievement, originality, best in show, and more.

Will you be playing games from SHC2015? Let us know your favourite entries this year in the comments below.