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Funko reveals info on where to buy their Flocked Vulpix/Mewtwo and Tails/Super Silver 2-pack POP! figurines

Better snag these early!

We recently shared Funko's reveals of Flocked Vulpix/Mewtwo and Tails/Super Silver 2-pack POP! figurines, which are part of their Funko Virtual Con 3.0 lineup. Now we have details on where customers will be able to buy those items.

You can check out the breakdown for both the United States and Canada below. Sales will open up on July 19th, 2020.

United States

Gamestop: Flocked Vulpix and Super Tails & Super Silver 2-pack
Funko Shop: Flocked Mewtwo

Canada

EB Games: Flocked Vulpix and Super Tails & Super Silver 2-pack
Toys”R”Us Canada: Flocked Mewtwo

Sonic Adventure and Sonic Adventure 2 soundtracks seeing vinyl re-releases

Fire up the turntables

Brave Wave has announced that they'll be releasing vinyl reprints of the Sonic Adventure and Sonic Adventure 2 soundtracks. These will be new 180g black vinyl reprints, according to Brave Wave's statement. What we don't know is the release date or pricing for these albums. We'll share that info with you when it becomes available.

Funko releasing Super Tails and Super Silver POP! figurines

These figures really POP!

Earlier today, Funko revealed flocked Mewtwo and Vulpix Funko POP! figurines. Looks like that's not all they have in the works.

The company has also revealed two more POP! figurines that were part of their Comic-Con plans. Super Tails and Super Silver are in the works, and they're going to be sold as a two-pack. No word on pricing or release date yet, but they should be coming in very soon.

Picross S: Mega Drive & Mark III Edition revealed for Switch

A bit of SEGA nostalgia

Jupiter is continuing their line of Picross games, but their next installment is a little special. The company just revealed Picross S: Mega Drive & Mark III Edition for Switch. As you can see, this version of the game includes Picross puzzles that result in pixel art from classic SEGA games. No release date information for this title has been revealed, but we should get those details soon.

New screens releases for SEGA Ages: Herzog Zwei

SEGA Ages: Herzog Zwei is one of the next titles in SEGA's AGES lineup, but they haven't revealed a release date yet. What they have done is share new screens, which most likely means release isn't that far off. While we wait for a release date confirmation, you can check out the new screens here.

SEGA's online store celebrates Sonic's 29th birthday with a new 'Graffiti' line and 15% off select items

Happy bday, Blue Blur!

As we mentioned earlier today, Sonic is currently celebrating his 29th birthday. To honor the special occasion, SEGA has two new offers going on at their official online store.

First up is a new 'Graffiti' line of merch that you see above. There's shirts, mugs, a notebook, and a cell phone case to snag. You can check them out here. Along with that, the online store is offering 15% off select Sonic items. Just use the code SONICBDAY when you check out.

G FUEL and SEGA Team Up To Create a Sonic the Hedgehog Energy Drink

Does it taste like chili dogs?

Get ready for supersonic energy! G FUEL — The Official Energy Drink of Esports® — today announced it is teaming up with SEGA® of America, Inc. to launch a new kind of power-up for Sonic fans. Introducing the new SEGA and G FUEL crossover flavor: Sonic’s Peach Rings — available to purchase for U.S. customers in 16 oz G FUEL Cans at gfuel.com on August 12, 2020.

Inspired by iconic elements from across the Sonic the Hedgehog universe, G FUEL Sonic’s Peach Rings was developed in partnership with SEGA and is bursting with peach gummy flavor. The new G FUEL flavor will give gamers everywhere the extreme energy and focus that they need to catapult past perilous platforms, defeat Dr. Eggman, and save the world.

“We’re ecstatic to partner with such an established energy drink company in the gaming community to bring Sonic’s Peach Rings to market,” said Michael Cisneros, Manager of Licensing for SEGA of America. “Sonic the Hedgehog has always been a character that embodies perseverance and endurance, which are qualities that are central to G FUEL’s product. We can’t wait for Sonic fans to enjoy it!”

G FUEL Sonic’s Peach Rings gives Sonic fans an extra boost to take on the competition, giving players the endurance to go faster and game longer. For collectors, G FUEL Sonic’s Peach Rings energy drink will also be for sale to customers in the U.S. and Canada in powdered form in 40-serving tubs and limited-edition collectors boxes, which include one 40-serving tub and one 16 oz shaker cup, at gfuel.com on August 19, 2020.

"When I think about some of the classic icons in gaming, nothing comes to mind faster than Sonic the Hedgehog," commented G FUEL Founder and CEO, Cliff Morgan. "That’s why we’re thrilled to team up with SEGA and introduce our fans to the winning combination of the world’s fastest hedgehog and the world’s best energy drink for gamers."

Are you ready to join an epic high-energy fight to save a world decimated by Dr. Eggman? Sign up for early access to G FUEL Sonic’s Peach Rings at gfuel.com/pages/launch-calendar.

First 4 Figures teams with GNF TOYZ for a Sonic the Hedgehog Boom8 series of figurines

Exciting news for Sonic fans

F4F PARTNERSHIPS X GNF TOYZ SONIC THE HEDGEHOG BOOM8 SERIES - COMBO PACK 4 reservations are now LIVE! Bring home some Sonic bad guys and reserve your own Boom8 Metal Sonic and Dr. Eggman PVC figures!

No, the Sonic the Hedgehog ice cream bar is not discontinued

Treat yourself!

In recent months, it appears there's been a shortage of Sonic the Hedgehog ice cream bars. They've been quite hard to find, which lead to a rumor of the item being discontinued. Thankfully that's not the case.

Blue Bunny, the company behind the ice cream bars, has taken to Twitter to assuage fears. The company says that the product is still part of their lineup, and any shortages out there stem from manufacturing issues that popped up during the pandemic.

SEGA's Aaron Webber move on from social media coordinator to a new position within SEGA

Thanks for the memes, Aaron!

After 5 years of social media managing for SEGA, Aaron Webber is moving on to a new position. Webber doesn't say what he'll be doing next, but he does confirm that he's sticking with the SEGA family. Webber has shared a lengthy message on his departure from the role, which you can read below.

Thanks to Rockyeahh for the heads up!

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