Los Angeles - Sonic the Hedgehog is rolling with
Sega says it will exclusively release the next three
games starring the popular blue critter on Nintendo platforms.
The first title will be called "Sonic Lost
World" and is set for release on the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS later this
Sega of America president John Cheng says "Sonic
Lost World" will not be a reiteration of past "Sonic" games.
He says the new title will introduce new game-play and
The original fast-paced side-scrolling "Sonic the
Hedgehog" debuted in 1991.
The twirling, ring-hoarding hedgehog became Sega's mascot
and a video-game icon rivalling the likes of Mario and Pac-Man.
Sega says more than 75 million games and smartphone apps
featuring Sonic have been sold worldwide.