SEGA Europe Ltd and SEGA of America, Inc. announced that, for the
first time ever, the original games from legendary gaming icon, Sonic
The Hedgehog™ will be coming to the Nintendo DS™ system early 2010.
Sonic Classic Collection™ gathers together the first four Sonic The
Hedgehog adventures – Sonic The Hedgehog, Sonic The Hedgehog 2, Sonic
The Hedgehog 3 and Sonic & Knuckles – introducing some of the most
influential Sonic titles to a whole new generation of gamers
exclusively for the DS.
Sonic Classic Collection allows fans both old and new to speed through
the much loved zones of the four original Mega Drive adventures, in a
bid to collect the chaos emeralds and save the world. Optimised to take
full advantage of the Nintendo DS system, Sonic Classic Collection will
feature a new save anywhere feature, a first in this original series,
meaning that the games can be enjoyed anywhere, anytime! Gamers will
also be given the chance to expand their knowledge with a wealth of
extras including video and collectable pictures that are sure to be fan
“The phenomenal successes of the original Sonic games are the pillar of
today’s Sonic brand recognition” commented Gary Knight, European
Marketing Director SEGA Europe. “Sonic Classic Collection for DS will
allow a new audience to enjoy a timeless collection of games, whilst
older Sonic fans can revel in the nostalgia of playing their favourite
Sonic titles. It’s a perfect amalgamation of heritage and new
Sonic Classic Collection for the Nintendo DS system will hit stores in March 2010.