‘The Homicide of Sonic the Hedgehog’ is a brand new free ‘Sonic’ sport
A brand new Sonic the Hedgehog sport has simply been introduced. The Homicide of Sonic The Hedgehog is free to play and obtainable now on PC and Mac, tasking gamers with fixing the beloved blue hedgehog’s homicide.
The participant’s investigations in The Homicide of Sonic The Hedgehog will take the type of a point-and-click homicide thriller, as gamers flip as much as rejoice Amy Rose’s birthday by participating in a homicide thriller sport on a practice. In true Glass Onion model, the sport takes a flip for the extra real looking when Sonic is got rid of for actual in the course of the proceedings.
The Sonic Social workforce proudly presents: The Homicide of Sonic the Hedgehog!
A model new Sonic sport. Out there proper now. On Steam. For FREE! pic.twitter.com/qOsvdwCU2b
— Sonic the Hedgehog (@sonic_hedgehog) March 31, 2023
The Homicide of Sonic The Hedgehog has a really robust April Fools Day vibe and there’s a precedent for video games being joke-announced on April 1 earlier than turning into vastly well-liked with a neighborhood after which having to be created and shipped for actual. Hooked on You, a courting sim that has you romancing and being romanced by Useless By Daylight‘s forged of killers, is a current instance and one NME rated.
On this case, evidently Sega determined to get forward of the followers and put the sport out similtaneously the trailer asserting the challenge.
“We’ve heard your suggestions,” claims the trailer, which pokes enjoyable at among the extra vocal critics of titles like Sonic Frontiers or Sonic Origins, earlier than revealing that the workforce behind Sonic has taken a daring new course. One which leads with Sega’s conventional mascot being useless.
Sega is fast to make clear that the sport isn’t canon – so the story doesn’t happen within the established Sonic The Hedgehog universe.
Along with the purpose and click on meat of the sport, it seems from the trailer that there may also be isometric platforming minigames, though as NME hasn’t performed the sport at time of publication it’s arduous to know fairly how a lot sport there’s for keen thriller followers.
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