Monthly Archives: May 2012


POLL: Help Decide Crush 40′s Set List

Crush 40 will be performing at Summer of Sonic 2012! And you can help Jun Senoue and Johnny Gioeli select the songs that they will be performing on the day. How? By taking part in this nifty little poll that we have here! Continue reading

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Wave 2 of Tickets – Gone in 48 Seconds!

Wow! Our second wave of tickets ran out faster than the blue blur himself, with all 200 going in just 48 seconds! Once again, this is a brief note to thank you all for your overwhelming and unexpected support. This really means a lot to the community team that organise this convention every year, and can help allow for even greater things in the future. Continue reading

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GUEST: Sonic Team Head, Takashi Iizuka

Ladies and gentlemen, the king is back! We’re honoured to announce that Takashi Iizuka, leader of the Sonic Team in Japan, will be a special guest at the Summer of Sonic 2012. Continue reading

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GUEST: Sonic the Comic Legends, Nigel Dobbyn and Nigel Kitching

We are proud to announce that Nigel Dobbyn and Nigel Kitching, two of the men behind the legendary Sonic the Comic series, will be returning to Summer of Sonic 2012 to meet and greet with fans and to share their … Continue reading

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Tickets: Wave 2 to Dash out 25 May

You want more Summer of Sonic 2012 tickets, we’ll give you more! As promised, we will be launching a second wave of tickets very soon – we can announce that they will be released on Friday 25th May at 18:00 BST. Continue reading

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SoS Moment: You Guys Are Gonna Be Featured In Sonic Generations!

I hear the buzz last year was about a little game by the name of Sonic Generations. We had a load of demo pods featuring the first UK play of modern Green Hill, but that wasn’t the only thing we … Continue reading

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Wave 1 of Tickets – Gone in 180 Seconds!

We are happy – also proud, flabbergasted and excited – to reveal that Wave 1 of Summer of Sonic 2012 tickets have sold out in a space of just three minutes! Ticket registrations were opened at 12:30 BST, and closed at around 12:33. We were so surprised we had to spend some time double (and triple) checking the entries to see if they were all legitimate. Continue reading

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Tickets: Wave 1 to be Unleashed on 13 May

Get ready for Summer of Sonic tickets! As previously mentioned in our Venue and Location Announcement post, the first wave of tickets will be made available on this website in a week’s – Sunday 13th May at 12:00 BST (03:00 US Pacific, 06:00 US Eastern, 20:00 Japan Standard Time). Continue reading

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Play Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed & Meet Steve Lycett

Sonic fans, start your engines! We are proud to announce that the Summer of Sonic convention will be the first place to get some hands-on time with the upcoming Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed. As part of an amazing tour … Continue reading

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GUEST: Crush 40 Returns to Summer of Sonic

If you couldn’t hold on much longer for news on this year’s guests, you’ll never let go of this announcement! Prepare to open your heart, because Sonic sound director Jun Senoue and rock singer Johnny Gioeli will be making an explosive return to the Summer of Sonic convention as Crush 40! Continue reading

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