SEGA's Mascot Stars in New Action Platformer
Launching on All Three Systems this Month.
SEGA® of America today announced the launch of "Sonic
Heroes™" for Nintendo GameCube™ -
the first original
"Sonic Heroes" challenges gamers to control three
characters simultaneously, each offering the unique individual ability
of speed, power or flight. Multiple teams follow their own unique story
paths across 14 massive stages.
"'Sonic Heroes' represents a milestone in the history
of SEGA as the first entertainment title launching across all three next
generation console systems," said Hide Irie, President and chief
operating officer, SEGA of
"Sonic Heroes" is designed to appeal to players of all ages and skill levels as they experiment with four unique teams comprised of classic Sonic friends and foes for a total of 12 playable characters. "Sonic Heroes" changes the face of Sonic the Hedgehog and action-platform games in general by offering innovative design while still maintaining the unrelenting action and speed that made the Sonic franchise so enduring over the years. "Sonic Heroes" also includes seven multi-player mini-games to ensure maximum replay value.
Since his birth 12 years ago, Sonic The Hedgehog has spanned
several generations of videogame systems to appear in over 30 games that
have sold more than 33 million units of software. Consistently a top-selling