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October 10, 2019

In this episode of Tubby Talk, Terry, Steve, and Chris complete their dash through Sonic the Hedgehog's checkered history. This installment focuses on the "bad years", which coincide with the arrival of 3D gaming consoles. We drill down into what we think went wrong, and try to make sense of the mythical "Sonic Cycle".

Games discussed include: Sonic Adventure, Sonice Adventure 2, Sonic Heroes, Sonic '06, Sonic Colors, Sonic and the Black Knight, Sonic Unleashed, Shadow the Hedgehog, Sonic Generations, Sonic 4, Super Smash Bros. Brawl, Sonic Advance, Sonic Rush, Sonic Lost World, Sonic Boom.

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Sonic the Hedgehog (Mega Play)

Sega's 1991 mascot title Sonic the Hedgehog was converted for the Mega Play arcade system in 1993. It pulls the same visuals and high-speed platforming game play from the beloved home version, but only contains 4 zones and features an arcade-friendly time limit element.