Sega has announced that its mascot, Sonic the Hedgehog, will rush onto the Nintendo DS, GameCube and mobile phones soon.
Sonic strides onto the Nintendo DS for the first time in Sonic Rush. Previously untitled, the game will deliver the frantic action on both of the unit's screens, with near-vertical curves and large jumps. Joining Sonic will be Blaze the Cat, a new character to the Sonic franchise. The pair will journey to grab all the Sol Emeralds, which are dangerous if in the wrong hands.
Sonic Gems Collection brings several classic games to the GameCube. The compilation includes Sonic CD, Sonic Championship, Sonic R, and six Sonic Game Gear titles. Sega also promises some extra features. No release date was given for the game.
The final new Sonic offering is a blast-from-the-past for people on-the-go. Sonic the Hedgehog, the game that started the craze, is being ported to mobile phones. The game will be bundled with Panasonic Mobile Communications' new line of GSM mobile phones.
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