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Sega releases new Sonic episode

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Sega releases new Sonic episode
Sega is releasing Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode II in 2012 in 2D.

Sega will release Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode II in 2012 in 2D, following the success of Episode I, released in 2010.

Sonic will continue his journey through the Sonic 4 saga on Xbox Live Arcade for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, the PlayStation Network, and mobile platforms including the App Store, Android Market and Xbox Live on Windows Phone.

The new Sonic episode features new character animations and a reworked physics engine. Episode II will expand the Sonic 4 storyline with new areas to speed through and new challenges to face

"After twenty years in action, it's clear that Sonic hasn't slowed down one bit," said Haruki Satomi, senior vice president of Digital Business at SEGA of America. "The first entry in the Sonic 4 saga was a major success. We've listened to the fans and been hard at work making sure we recapture that same spirit of fun in Episode II. We hope the fans will enjoy it."

Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode 2 will support Android mobile devices powered by the Nvidia Tegra mobile processor and will be available on the Android Market and featured on the Tegra Zone app.

In addition, Sega and Nvidia are working closely together to develop an even more enhanced version for Tegra 3, the world's first quad-core mobile processor.

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