Today SEGA® revealed that Sonic the Hedgehog™ and his friends have joined forces with IDW Publishing, the leading publisher of licensed comic books, to begin a thrilling new chapter in the Blue Blur’s adventures in 2018.
Creative teams are currently being formed, and a publishing plan is now underway with more details to come at a later date. Writers and artists will be bringing their considerable talents to the comic book world of Sonic.
“We’ve been speaking with beloved Sonic fan-favorite creators and new creators alike, and are excited to be able to spread specifics about our plans for the comic in the near future,” said Chris Ryall, IDW’s Chief Creative Officer.
“We are ecstatic about this partnership with IDW,” said Ivo Gerscovich, Chief Brand Officer for Sonic the Hedgehog. “We know they’ll serve as a good home for the new adventures of Sonic, his friends, and foes.”
SEGA®of America Inc. and SEGA® Europe Ltd. are pleased to announce the return of ToeJam & Earl™ and ToeJam & Earl in Panic on Funkotron™ today, November 6th, on PlayStation®Network in North America and tomorrow, November 7th, on PlayStation®Network in Europe as well as globally on Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.
Players will be able to download these classics separately on PlayStation®Network for US $4.99/£3.59/€4.49/AUD $6.25 and bundled together on Xbox LIVE® Arcade as Sega Vintage Collection: ToeJam & Earl for 800 Microsoft Points.
In ToeJam & Earl, players must help the funky alien duo find the missing pieces of their ship after crash landing on the craziest planet in the galaxy: Earth! Explore changing landscapes and collect an assortment of helpful (and harmful!) items while avoiding the planet’s more unique denizens.
ToeJam & Earl: Panic on Funkotron, finds our heroes back on their home planet with an unexpected cargo of human stowaways! It’s up to you to capture and send these troublemakers back to Earth and restore peace to Funkotron.
Both titles have been updated with support for achievements and trophies, as well as full online co-op support. For more information about ToeJam & Earl and ToeJam & Earl: Panic on Funkotron, please visit http://www.sega.com/.