SONIC SET TO SPIN ONTO ANDROID
By seaempty. Thursday, August 25, 2011 8:02:09 PM
SEGA have today announced that Sonic CD will be headed to Android devices. Whilst there are no specifics as yet (this could be an Xperia Play exclusive), I'm pretty excited about this. Having games like this appear on mobile platforms bodes well for the future.
Read on for the full press release.
LONDON & SAN FRANCISCO — 25th August, 2011 —SEGA® Europe Ltd. and
SEGA® of America, Inc. today announced that Sonic CD™ will debut on mobile phones
and consoles everywhere. Originally released for the MEGA CD™ system in 1993 and
with Metal Sonic and Amy Rose making their introduction, Sonic CD is coming to digital
platforms with music from the original Japanese soundtrack. The beloved prequel to Sonic
The Hedgehog 4 ™ Episode I is coming to iPhone® and iPod® touch, iPad®, Xbox
LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft,
PlayStation® Network, PC Digital Download, Android and Windows Phone 7 and will be
available for download this winter.
“Ask any Sonic fan to name their favourite games, and Sonic CD always ranks near the top
of their lists,” said Haruki Satomi, Vice President of Digital Business at SEGA. “Sonic CD
marks an important chapter in Sonic’s history, bridging the gap between his oldest adventures
and his new digital exploits like Sonic The Hedgehog 4 Episode I. We’ve made sure the re-
mastered edition has everything that Sonic fans want to see with all of the original colourful
Following the classic story of the original, Sonic CD sees Dr Eggman plan to cause chaos
and take control of the future by stealing Times Stones from the Little Planet. Sonic must
speed through levels and travel through time whilst fending off Eggman’s robots to recover
the Time Stones, and save Amy Rose from his mechanical twin, Metal Sonic! This fast-
paced game will return with brand new features including enhanced widescreen graphics, iOS
features, Xbox LIVE Achievements, PSN Trophies, PC Achievements and more.