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More Sonic The Hedgehog Information Coming March 16

Sega will be hosting a panel at this year’s South by Southwest (SXSW) on March 16, located at the Austin, Texas Convention Center. Four speakers are scheduled to attend: Aaron Webber and Takashi Iizuka from Sonic the Hedgehog and Mike Pollock and Roger Smith from Sega.



The focus of the one hour panel is to talk about the upcoming Sonic Mania and Sonic 2017 (final name pending), both of which are announced for the Nintendo Switch. They will answer questions about both games and show off some new footage of both titles.


Dive into the world of Sonic the Hedgehog in this exclusive behind-the-scenes look at both Sonic Mania and the upcoming Sonic 2017! With presenters from SEGA and Sonic Team’s Takashi Iizuka, this panel will answer questions about both games, showcase a new reveal for each title, and will discuss Sonic’s resurgence in the world of gaming since the reveal of both games. Of course, with Sonic involved, who knows what other surprises might be in store?


For more on Sonic Mania, speed on over to our preview. It’s scheduled to release on the Switch sometime this spring. Sonic 2017 is scheduled for fall.


[Sources: NeoGAF & SXSW]


Craig Majaski

Craig has been covering the video game industry since 1995. His work has been published across a wide spectrum of media sites. He's currently the Editor-In-Chief of Nintendo Times and contributes to Gaming Age.

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