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Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Sonic the Hedgehog 4
Sonic continues his fourth episode today with the launch of Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode II on PSN and Steam, and will be spin dashing onto Live Arcade tomorrow. The 1200 MS Point/$14.99 adventure will see Sonic and Tales battling old foes Doctor Robotnik and Metal Sonic. As a bonus, gamers who own both Episode I and II on the same platform will unlock the extra Metal Sonic addition, Episode Metal. Metal Sonic’s portion is comprised of four reworked acts from Episode I and details how he survived the end of Sonic CD.
Sonic the Hedgehog 4 will be expanding on May 15 (PSN) and 16 (Live) with Episode II and a new unlockable story, Episode Metal. The new episode will be 1200 MS Points/$14.99, and for those who already own Episode I, a new four-level expansion featuring Metal Sonic will be available for play. Players will take Metal Sonic through reworked Acts from Episode I and help him prepare for his upcoming battle with Sonic in Episode II.
Sega is firmly planting the Sonic flag on the PC today with a number of releases featuring everyone’s favorite blue hedgehog. Sonic Generations is first up, with a new level available for download, the Casino Night Pinball Stage. Also available today is Sonic CD, a remake of the 1993 Sega CD original that sees Sonic battling Metal Sonic. And lastly, Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode I has also launched, with Episode II set for release later this year.