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Sonic the Hedgehog

Friends - I'll share my Sonic the Hedgehog With You! Mmmm...Nope!

Ilana Rapp | Posted 06.22.2016 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

Sonic turns 25 years old on June 23rd! Sonic the Hedgehog has been one of the world's biggest gaming icons, with 70 video game titles, five animated s...

These Hedgehogs Are Just A Wee Bit Stuck

The Huffington Post | Samantha Guff | Posted 03.25.2016 | Weird News

Ah, hedgehogs. They're always cute, but they're infinitely cuter when they're lounging in teacups or face-deep in a Dixie cup. Domesticated African py...

The Michael Jackson Video Game Conspiracy

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 01.25.2016 | Entertainment

When Ben Mallison was a child in the early 90s in Manchester, England, his favorite video games featured Sonic, a blue hedgehog who wore red-and-white...

10 Video Game Franchises That Will Never Die | Posted 10.22.2016 | Entertainment

We wondered just what are the most prolific video game franchises ever? We're not just looking at actual sales, but sheer number of titles released. It's pretty amazing how addicted we've become to certain characters and concepts, as the following list attests.

Inside the Mind of Toy Company TOMY's Chief Marketing Officer, Willie Wilkov - Part I

Ilana Rapp | Posted 05.25.2015 | Business
Ilana Rapp

I had the opportunity to have an in-depth conversation about Willie's life, how the toy marketing world works and how TOMY fits into this crazy world of fun.

How Toy Company TOMY International Makes the World Smile - Part III

Ilana Rapp | Posted 04.15.2015 | Business
Ilana Rapp

In Part II, TOMY's CMO, Willie Wilkov, gave us some valuable insight into what it's like to market toys. In this piece, we learn about the actual structure of TOMY International.

The Toy Business Isn't a Game, says Willie Wilkov, TOMY's Chief Marketing Officer - Part II

Ilana Rapp | Posted 04.13.2015 | Business
Ilana Rapp

In Part I, we got to delve into the mind of TOMY's CMO, Willie Wilkov. In this piece, Willie gives us some valuable insight into what it's like to market toys.

A Holly Jolly Deleted Scene from CONSOLE WARS...

Blake J. Harris | Posted 02.22.2015 | Entertainment
Blake J. Harris

In honor of the big day, I thought it would be fun to share one of the few chapters that ended up being removed from the hardcover version of CONSOLE WARS

These Video Game Characters Really Just Need Some Therapy

The Huffington Post | Sara Roncero-Menendez | Posted 06.05.2014 | Entertainment

While players often become invested in the stories of their favorite video game characters, it's not often we consider the characters' thoughts and fe...

This Is Totally Mesmerizing

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy

Even if you didn't play Sonic the Hedgehog as a kid, it's impossible to deny that Smooth McGroove's a cappella rendition of the 8-bit music from Marbl...

It Might Not Be Art -- But, Then Again, It Might Be

Catherine Clinch | Posted 03.06.2013 | Parents
Catherine Clinch

I was unconsciously humming a pleasant little tune when a woman in the next line started humming a line of harmony. We laughed. We couldn't figure out where it was from, but a young man who was bagging groceries knew immediately -- it was the theme to "Sonic The Hedgehog."

Mary-Kate Olsen's Slashed Denim, Sky Ferreira's Worst NYE & More

The Huffington Post | Erin Clements | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Getty Mary-Kate Olsen is among the celebs who've been spotted in seriously slashed denim lately. (PeopleStyleWatch) Sky Ferreira reveals her mos...

Video Game Icon Celebrates Major Milestone

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 08.23.2011 | Technology

Sega's beloved blue hedgehog turns 20 years old on Thursday. Since speed-rolling his way into the hearts of gamers in 1991, Sonic has gone on to s...