Perhaps the most well known of video game characters. Created by a SEGA employee by the name of Yuji Naka, Sonic made his first appearance in the 1991 SEGA Genesis release, Sonic The Hedgehog. The game was revolutionary, it had blistering speed and stunning graphics for the era and even had a popular Japanese band, Dreams Come True, providing the sountrack. The game spawned mnay, many sequels, the most recent being Sonic Advance 2 on the Nintendo Game Boy Advance. Aswell as starring in video games, Sonic has had several comic book series, cartoon series, a feature film, a human gene named after him (the Sonic Hedgehog shh
gene) and countless books. The Sonic character is one that has stood the test of time and will continue to entertain and enthuse gamers for eras to come.
Sonic The Hedgehog.