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The Sonic News Network is a collaborative encyclopedia for everything related to the Sonic the Hedgehog series. There are 8,045 articles and growing since this wiki was founded on September 2005. The wiki format allows anyone to create or edit any article, so we can all work together to create a comprehensive database for the Sonic the Hedgehog series.

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The Ultimate Sonic Level Tournament 2014 is an event being held by the Sonic News Network. Starting 13 January 2014, a total of 256 stages compete for 34 weeks for the title of the most popular level in the entire Sonic the Hedgehog series.

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Spikes in Sonic the Hedgehog 4

Spikes (スパイク Supaiku?) are sharp obstacles that appear in Sonic the Hedgehog series which are set in places where the player would not expect to see them. If the player touches the spiky points of these obstacles, it damages the player or in the worst situation, the player will lose a life by touching spikes while having no rings. However, if the playable character has Rings or shield, it only temporarily hurts the player.


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    UPDATE: Turns out the images were uploaded on 15 July 2013, but were not archived until 17 April 2014. The project is an old one, and likely also a scrapped one.

    Fanfictions come true?!

    The Sonic Stadium has discovered what seems to be a Sega game in the works. The game, titled The Search for Sonic's S…

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    Talk about an unexpected sequel! Sonic Jump Fever, a free follow-up to the Sonic Jump remake, has popped up on Canada's App Store. It features characters from the previous title, and offers in-app purchases such as extra Red Star Rings and a "Ring Doubler".

    The game is still version 0.0.1, and requires…

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    After a delay of a year and half, Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed's soundtrack will be released on May 14, which happens to be a day before the Japanese release of the PlayStation 3 and Wii U versions of the game. The soundtrack is priced at ¥3,000 (around $30), and consists of two discs with a …

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Has the new Sonic Lost World DLC affected your opinion on the game?

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