Thank God it’s Friday! Welcome for another fun-filled episode of Friday Funny. In this episode, I am here to share with you some memes and news! Before we begin this meme post, I want to share with you some recap news. Today is the movie release of Sonic the Hedgehog. This movie was originally going to be released in November 2019, but due to fans hating the old design of Sonic, Paramount Pictures decided to postpone the movie and give us a better looking Sonic. Sonic will be voiced by Ben Schwartz (also does the voice of Leo from Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Dewey from the Ducktales reboot) and Jim Carrey will be playing as Dr. Robotnik (or nicknamed Dr. Eggman). If you don’t want to watch Birds of Prey for Valentines Day, then have no fear because Sonic is here to save your day or weekend! Speaking of Birds of Prey, Warner Bros has decided to change the movie title Birds of Prey to Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey. The reason why they changed it is that they try to get people’s attention and hopefully raise money on tickets since the movie didn’t perform well for most people. In sad news, the abridged series Dragon Ball Z Abridged is officially over and the team behind has decided to not do the Buu Saga. They will complete the abridged series of Final Fantasy VII but they will be ending any DBZ content due to the team feeling fatigued and morale and to avoid facing copyright laws. Last but not least, it’s not Sega but it is from Capcom. Capcom will be re-releasing Street Fighter V titled Street Fighter V: Champion Edition for PS4 and Steam. This game will include all the characters from season pass 1-3 and new current DLC characters like Seth and Gill and costumes. This game will be the first time it will allow players to play all boss fighters from past Street Fighter games like M. Bison, Sagat, Akuma, Gill and Seth. If you already have Arcade Edition, you just need to buy the upgrade kit for a minimum fee or if you are new to this game and you want to get everything, get this game for about $29.99.
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Hey everyone, welcome back for more news from yours truly. I have some exciting news to share for upcoming 2020. If you are excited for 2020, I got something that will make you squeal. It was announced a while back that Paramount Pictures was going to release the movie Sonic the Hedgehog in February 14, 2020. Reason being is because a lot of Sonic fans did not like the appearance of Sonic in live action. Today, Paramount Pictures has just released a new trailer of the movie with Sonic with a whole new makeover. Sonic in this movie resembles from the video games. What do you guys think about Sonic’s new look?
You can watch the first trailer of the old Sonic design here.
If you have been a fan of both Mario and Sonic games, you might have played at least one game of the Mario and Sonic Olympic Games. It’s already been announced that Nintendo and Sega are back again for another Olympic Game title featuring Mario and Sonic. This new game is called Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games: Tokyo 2020. Depending where you live, this game is coming out on November 2019. In North America, it’s November 5th and in Europe it’s November 8th for Nintendo Switch. Revealed in a recent trailer, you can play as your favorite character and event as retro sprites. You can play as classic Sonic and Mario and change the world in a pixel like world. Which side are you on?
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 takes the series to a new dimension with 10 classic 2D events. The game releases Nov. 5 in the Americas & Nov. 8 in Europe!
This can be good news or just another to avoid the inevitable defeat for Sonic. After hearing the complaints on Sonic’s design in the recent trailer of Sonic the Hedgehog, Paramount Pictures announced that after hearing the negative feedback, Sonic is going to get some changes and fix the way he appears. This is also means that the movie will be pushed back to February 14, 2020 (Valentines Day).
'Sonic the Hedgehog' film pushed back to Feb. 14, 2020 says director — 'Taking a little more time to make Sonic just right'
Revealed yesterday, studio company Paramount Pictures just unveiled a live action teaser poster for the upcoming 2019 movie Sonic the Hedgehog. Just like Detective Pikachu, this is another movie adaptation of a video game.
The guys that brought you Deadpool & The Fast and the Furious are bringing SONIC THE HEDGEHOG to the big screen! #SonicMovie speeds into theatres Nov 2019.
Revealed on this poster, this movie will be released on November 2019 and the people working on movies will be the same people who did Deadpool and Fast and the Furious. The voice providing the main hero Sonic will be Ben Schwartz and the villain Dr. Eggman will be done as Jim Carrey most likely be acted than voice. However, after the poster was revealed, most Sonic fans and even non fans gave bad responses. What do think about this tease image?
Sonic fans are going to have to wait for this new racing game. The upcoming racing game Team Sonic Heroes release date will be out for purchase on May 21st, 2019 according to the Sonic the Hedgehog twitter page. It was originally going to be released this year for the Christmas season, but according to the tweet, the team behind the game wants to patch up any bugs and they want players to experience and fun Sonic racing game. This game will be released on PS4, X1 and Switch and the iconic rock band Crush 40 will return to play the game’s main song. Crush 40 is well known for doing the theme songs in past Sonic games like Sonic Adventure 1 and 2 and Heroes.
Hey guys! To make Team Sonic Racing the best game it can be, we’re giving the team extra time to work on it. Our new release date is May 21, 2019.
We know delays are no fun, but quality matters most. Thanks for your patience – we’ve got more to show you for TSR very soon!
A new Sonic game and a Pokemon Switch? This sounds like something you would hear from Chris-Chan and his webcomic of Sonichu. Zap to the Extreme lol.
Yesterday, Nintendo recently revealed a new Pokemon game and it is available on Nintendo Switch. Revealed in a trailer, this new game will play like the traditional Pokemon games on the handheld systems with a combination of catching Pokemon like Pokemon Go. Just like the games, there will be two versions of the game in which will allow players to start with either a Pikachu or Eevee. The games is called Pokemon: Let’s Go, Eevee! and Pokemon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! In this new game, players will be able to walk with their Pokemon and battle wild Pokemon and trainers; pretty much do the same you would do in the previous games. As a twist, in order to catch Pokemon, players will have to attempt and try to catch Pokemon just like the phone game Pokemon Go! Players will be able to carry their caught Pokemon in a Pokeball controller in real life to bond and even transfer Pokemon from the phone to console. This Switch game will come out in November 16th, 2018 just in time for the upcoming holidays.
Originally as a teaser, Sega has finally revealed the mysterious Sonic the Hedgehog racing game. Revealed in Twitter, this new game is called Team Sonic Racing. Thanks to the blog site SCORPZGCA, it was actually leaked by Walmart. According to the game’s description, players will be able to play as Sonic and his friends and customize their vehicles and also use the power of the Wisps. The game will be available to play on PS4. X1, Switch and Steam and it will come out this upcoming winter.
You probably seen this in hobby stores or game stores like GameStop, Box Lunch or even Hot Topic. They are called Pop figures and thanks to the company Funko, many characters from video games, cartoons, anime, comics and other pop culture genre have been converted to these bobble head like figures. Some actually are bobble heads while others just have a stiff head. Think of these as the bobble heads from sports like the NFL and NBA, but instead of collecting your favorite athletes, you’re collecting your favorite characters from Marvel, Dragon Ball, Batman or even Rugrats. I will be sharing you my collection and I will give you a brief description about how I got them.
Sega has been busy promoting the Blue Blur lately, here is what’s up if you are missing out according to the Sonic the Hedgehog Twitter.
Free DLC for Sonic Forces
Released last year for a low price, Sonic Forces will be getting free DLC but instead of paying for it, it’s free! Players will be able to download Super Sonic and Super Classic Sonic. It’s free and Sega plans to keep it free forever. If you want to transform into Super early in the game, go download this game in any system like PS4, X1 and Switch.
More good news: we’ve updated the plan for Super Sonic DLC in Sonic Forces!
Starting today, the Super Sonic DLC will be free – forever.
To those who doesn’t know what’s going on, Sega recently signed a partnership with IDW after Sega’s contract with the previous comic company Archies expired. Now in this news, Sega will bring Sonic back into the comic world and already introduced fans an exclusive new character. According to IGN, this new character is named Tangle and she is a new ally to Sonic. The comic series will be out on April this year. IDW is well known for comic series like Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Transformers.
Remember Sonic Mania last year? People praised the game for it’s traditional gameplay and it helped bring in old and new fans to Sonic the Hedgehog. Sega is finally releasing the digital soundtrack to Sonic Mania. Whether you use Amazon (US or UK), iTunes or Google Play, fans/gamers can buy the soundtrack and relieve the game songs.
The Sonic Mania Official Select Soundtrack is now available on iTunes, Google Play, and Amazon!
Found on Twitter but I found out in Anime News Network, Sonic the Hedgehog game programmer and former leader of Sonic Team Yuji Naka revealed the news that he decided to join the game company Square Enix. He even mentions that he will still be working in video games.
So what does this mean? I believe Sonic will still be in Sega unless something happens but that means the same guy who worked on Sonic games will be lending a hand in Square Enix team and be involved projects such as Final Fantasy or other well known titles.
Here are some interesting facts:
Yuji Nake joined Sega in 1984 but starting developing Sonic the Hedgehog in 1990.
He left Sega and formed his own team named Prope in 2006. (This is probably the same time where Sega split up into teams and made games like Sonic 06 and Wii game Sonic and the Secret Rings.)
He was the producer to the OVA anime Sonic the Hedgehog in 1996 and executive producer to 2003 Sonic X anime.
In Prope, he made games like Rodea the Sky Soldier, Fishing Resort and Ivy the Kiwi?