I like doing these blog tags, it’s a nice break from the type of things I’m normally writing. I have AK from Everything is Bad for You to thank for nominating me to do this one. Especially when I’m feeling a little under the weather and not particularly driven to write anything at the moment.
This is another post that has been sat in my drafts for a while, me putting it in when I heard the inevitable news that the live action Sonic the Hedgehog movie was getting a sequel. Quite possibly the least surprising movie news I’ve heard all year. Like I said when I talked about the movie shortly after seeing it, the whole thing only really felt tangentially related to the franchise it was named after. So what piques my interest is what route this sequel might pursue.
It occurs to me that it’s been a few years since the last Sonic the Hedgehog game, and what with a brand new movie recently out focusing on the character, I’m kind of shocked there isn’t anything out there to push the next video game outing for the blue blur. Especially now, when the iron is about as hot as it’s going to get.
There’s no doubt that Sega and Sonic Team have got something cooking up behind the closed doors of their studios. But they’re keeping it strangely close to their chest considering now would have been the perfect time to start marketing their next big Sonic project. Although, maybe they’ve realised that they might not actually need to rush another one out and spoil all this good will.