SEGA of America, Inc. and SEGA Europe Ltd. today announced a New Year’s resolution thatÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s sure to please gamers worldwide: the iconic blue hedgehog will be making his 2D return in Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode II in 2012. Following the award-winning success of Episode I, which took the world by storm in 2010, Sonic will continue his journey through the epic Sonic 4 saga on Xbox LIVE Arcade for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation Network, and mobile platforms including the App Store, Android Market and Xbox LIVE on Windows Phone 7.
Fans have been eagerly anticipating the next episode in Sonic’s new side-scrolling adventure, and SEGA has been listening closely to their feedback. Armed with all-new character animations and a completely reworked physics engine, Episode II will expand the Sonic 4 storyline with new areas to speed through and new challenges to face. For a sneak peek at whatÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s in store, including the arrival of a certain high-flying, twin-tailed pal whoÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s sure to be of assistance, check out the all-new teaser trailer here.