News – Sega Announce Sonic SXSW Panel

Fans of Sonic the Hedgehog will definitely want to keep a close eye on this year’s SXSW show. That’s because this week Sega announced that they will be hosting a panel all about the faster than light hedgehog.

Entitled “Gotta Go Fast: The Official Panel of Sonic the Hedgehog”, this Sonic SXSW panel will be hosted on March 16th, and includes the likes of Sonic Team head and Sonic 3 & Knuckles designer Takashi Iizuka, alongside voice actor Roger Craig Smith. That’s not all though, as the panel also promises to shed more light on Project Sonic 2017 and Sonic Mania. The full overview of the event can be seen below:

Official Sonic SXSW Panel
When: March 16, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. CT
Featuring: Aaron Webber (Sega), Mike Pollock (Sega), Takashi Iizuka (Sega), and Roger Craig Smith (voice actor)

Dive into the world of Sonic the Hedgehog in this exclusive behind-the-scenes look at both Sonic Mania and the upcoming Sonic 2017!

With presenters from Sega and Sonic Team’s Takashi Iizuka, this panel will answer questions about both games, showcase a new reveal for each title, and will discuss Sonic’s resurgence in the world of gaming since the reveal of both games.

Of course, with Sonic involved, who knows what other surprises might be in store?

This panel may still be a number of weeks away, but of course as always you can rest assured that Rings & Coins will be here to cover any news that comes from this panel. Especially news that concerns the upcoming Sonic Mania. A game that we sat down with at last year’s EGX show and absolutely loved.

Simon Aubrey Drake

A lifelong gamer with a fanatical love of all things Nintendo and Japan. So much so that I've written a thesis on one and lived in the other. Currently on a quest to catch every last Pokémon. Follow me on twitter via @DudeXChill or @RingsandCoins.

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