Tag Archives: Sonic Team

Review: Christmas NiGHTS (SEGA Saturn, Jolly Jinglings Special)

Welcome back to The Splintering’s Jolly Jinglings holiday event! Today we’re going to celebrate by taking a look at possibly the Christmasiest of all Christmas games! It’s difficult to believe that the classic playground war of “Nintendo vs. SEGA” was officially decided nearly 2 decades ago!  I mean, seriously!  2020 is RIGHT around the corner!  Making me feel old over

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Review: “Sonic Adventure” (SEGA Dreamcast Anniversary Week Special)

Welcome to SEGA Dreamcast 20th Anniversary Week at The Splintering! I’m now going to attempt a fair review of Sonic Adventure, one of the most divisive games in SEGA’s back-catalogue. While it was received very well upon its original release in 1999, its many flaws have been exhaustively laid out since. How to proceed? Should I once again lay out

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Sonic Team’s next “Sonic the Hedgehog” game not coming until 2021

In a recent interview with Game Informer during E3 2019, Sonic Team head Takashi Iizuka indicated that SEGA has big plans for Sonic the Hedgehog’s 30th anniversary 2021. According to Iizuka: “2017 was a big year for Sonic. The next big year for Sonic is 2021. That’s the 30-year anniversary for Sonic. We are now preparing”. The interviewer noted that

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