Win A Christmas Cards from Sonic Team? Japan Only Please!

NOFAIR

I think at one time or another we’ve all complained that our friends across the Atlantic or Pacific really do get a much better deal than ourselves when it comes to getting Sonic stuff. Well, this season the Japanese have really beaten everyone on the scale of awesomeness…

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Apparently, you can make a living making crappy fangames

This story’s well-under “old news,” but I was just reminded of it when I walked into a Toys’R’Us today.  Everybody knows about the LeapFrog, the gaming system for the Dora the Explorer generation.  Did you know that Leapfrog has a Sonic the Hedgehog game?  Yeah, I bet that you didn’t.  Let me fill you in on the details: it totally sucks.  It’s suppose to teach kids how to spell, but that goal is mucked up by how much it sucks.  Wow, just wow:

Race through four action-packed classic Sonic zones, collecting rings to free Sonic’s animal friends that were captured by Dr. Eggman!

Teaches Spelling:
Consonant and vowel blends
Compound words
Contractions
Plural words

I know that this game is for kids, but I think that it deserves a better effort than the one that was given.  Hit the break for a video of this atrocity, shoddy physics and all.

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