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Sonic the Hedgehog: Everything Old is New Again

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If one thing has become apparent over the course of exploring the complete Sonic the Hedgehog series, it’s that no-one seems to be able to agree on how to handle it “best”.

We have Sonic Team’s attempts to move the franchise forward with various gameplay styles, new narrative components and a somewhat coherent, consistent narrative that ties in with other forms of media. We have Sonic Lost World’s much-maligned but utterly joyful jaunt into Super Mario-esque territory. And we have probably the most disappointingly “mainstream” opinion: that “Sonic hasn’t been good since the Mega Drive”.

Among other things, the perhaps vain hope of shutting this latter group up is the reason Sonic Mania exists.

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The MoeGamer Podcast: Episode 6 – Bring These Games Back!

It’s time once again for The MoeGamer Podcast, featuring my mellifluous tones alongside my regular podcasting buddy (and just plain ol’ buddy) Chris Caskie.

I’ve had a few people asking if there is an audio version of the podcast and the answer is “not yet”. However, after payday and the month’s Patreon donations come in, I’m going to set up an audio-only version of the podcast for the benefit of those who prefer to listen and/or wish to subscribe via services such as iTunes.

Watch this space for details in the coming days, and in the meantime hit the jump to watch the full video version of this episode.

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