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SEGA running Sonic eShop sale until Feb. 28th, 2020

RUNNING until February 28th

Likely done to capitalize on the success of the Sonic movie, SEGA is hosting an eShop sale across all Nintendo platforms for many Sonic the Hedgehog titles. Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD is also included in the sale, which the blue blur makes a cameo appearance. Check out all the updated prices below, lasting until February 28th, 2020 at 8:59AM PT/11:59AM ET.

Switch

Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 – $39.99 (was $59.99)
SEGA Ages Sonic the Hedgehog – $3.99 (was $7.99)
Sonic Forces – $9.99 (was $19.99)
Sonic Mania – $9.99 (was $19.99)
Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD – $29.99 (was $39.99)
Team Sonic Racing – $19.99 (was $39.99)

3DS

3D Sonic the Hedgehog – $2.99 (was $5.99)
3D Sonic the Hedgehog 2 – $2.99 (was $5.99)
Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice – $9.99 (was $19.99)
Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal – $9.99 (was $19.99)
Sonic Lost World – $9.99 (was $19.99)

Wii U

Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric – $9.99 (was $19.99)
Sonic Lost World – $9.99 (was $19.99)

SEGA shares a behind-the-scenes look at Team Sonic Racing Overdrive

Painstaking work

SEGA has released a behind-the-scenes look at Team Sonic Racing Overdrive, the special short animation that SEGA put together to promote Team Sonic Racing. See how the animation came together with a side-by-side comparison to the original animatic tests!

Diamond Select Toys releasing Team Sonic Racing "Sonic" PVC figure

Race to the finish!

A Diamond Select Toys release! From the newest Sonic game, team Sonic racing, it's Sonic the Hedgehog himself, cruising along in his blue racer! Measuring approximately 10 inches long, this PVC diorama features detailed sculpting and paint applications, and comes packaged in a full-color window box. Designed by Joe Allard, sculpted by Varner Studios.

If you want to get a preorder for this Team Sonic Racing "Sonic" figure, you have plenty of time. It's not due to launch until March 25th, 2020! Check out the Amazon listing for the figure here.

SEGA reveals their lineup for Zentame Fest

A lineup of already-released titles

Earlier today we found out that Nintendo would be appearing at Zentame Fest, and now we know SEGA will be joining them. Here's what SEGA will be bringing to the show, which runs Aug. 3rd to 4th, 2019 in Gifu, Japan.

- Olympic Games Tokyo 2020: The Official Video Game
- Puyo Puyo eSports
- Team Sonic Racing
- Crash Team Racing: Nitro-Fueled

SEGA will also have some special merchandise on-hand, including a SEGA Logo T-shirt (¥2,500), Puyo Puyo Die-cut Pass Case (¥700), and SEGA Game Gear Mug (¥1,000).

SEGA releases another Team Sonic Racing papercraft promo video

Come on down to Team Sonic Racing


Looks like SEGA isn't done with their series of papercraft videos just yet. They've released another Team Sonic Racing promo using the papercraft style, which you can check out above. It's almost like if Team Sonic Racing and South Park had a baby. You now, minus all the adult-rated content.

EDGE - Issue #334 review scores

Just two review scores from this month's EDGE that apply to Nintendo platforms, but at least by EDGE standards, the review scores aren't so bad!

- Team Sonic Racing - 6
- Shakedown Hawaii - 7

Team Sonic Racing - "Making of the Music: Part 2"

Tinkering with tunes

Join us in the studio and enjoy a behind-the-scenes look at the making of three tracks from the Team Sonic Racing OST!

Digital Foundry - Team Sonic Racing Switch Docked/Portable + Xbox One X/Xbox One Analysis

How does Switch stack up?

We covered the PS4 and PS4 Pro versions of Team Sonic Racing before launch, but now we have final code for Switch and Xbox One versions, we're really happy to revisit the game and showcase the strengths and weaknesses of each version. But is PS4 Pro still the best way to play?

Giant Bomb Quick Look - Team Sonic Racing

Team Sonic Racing combines the best elements of arcade and fast-paced competitive style racing. Face-off with friends in intense multiplayer racing, race together across stunning worlds and work together as a team by sharing power-ups and speed boosts. Take control of your racing style - Choose from 3 distinct character types and unlock game changing vehicle customization options to suit your racing style.

UK software sales - Week ending May 25th, 2019 (Team Sonic Racing doubles Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed's debut)

Sonic boon

The weekly software sales are in for the UK, and Team Sonic Racing has snagged the top spot. It's a fantastic debut for SEGA, as Team Sonic Racing more than doubled the debut sales for Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed. This is the first time a Sonic the Hedgehog game has topped the charts since Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games in 2008. As for the platform breakdown, the PS4 version of Team Sonic Racing narrowly beat out the Switch version.

Check out the full top 10 for the week below.

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