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Published on October 28th, 2011 | by Cameron Woolsey

Sonic Generations: The Most Wanted Sonic Game Ever

SEGA was more than happy to announce that Sonic Generations has exceeded all pre-order records for the past 20 years of Sonic releases.

Sonic Generations is the ultimate title to cap off Sonic’s 20th anniversary and we have put our full support behind it with a number of truly amazing initiatives,” said Alan Pritchard, Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing at SEGA of America. “This year is a milestone for Sonic and we want to make sure this is the best title that Sonic fans, old and new, have been waiting for.”

SEGA also announced that it will celebrate the momentous release with several large-scale events:

  • Six Flags Partnership, throughout October: Nationwide theme park brand
    implementation with Sonic Generations game zones for hands-on experience and marketing messaging across the Six Flags Digital Networks.

  • Sonic Generations of Skate, October 22: The nationally broadcast (November 25 on FOX Sports Net) professional skateboarding tournament featuring legendary skaters Steve Caballero, Tony Hawk, Pierre Luc Gagnon, Andy Macdonald, Mitchie Brusco and more, united skateboarders from multiple generations to compete in an event celebrating Sonic Generations and Sonic’s 20th Anniversary. (Venice Beach, CA)

  • Custom Sonic Playground, October 28: SEGA and KaBOOM! have partnered to build a custom Sonic-themed playground for kids in East Oakland, CA at the Youth UpRising community center. (Oakland, CA)

  • Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade – November 24: Modern Sonic will be making his debut as a helium balloon in this year’s parade. In 1993, Classic Sonic was the first-ever video game character in the annual event. (New York, NY)

    Sonic Generations will be released in North America on Nov. 1, 2011. Watch for the upcoming review!

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