As Sonic hits 25 years old, a recent interview with Famitsu (translated by Sonic fan site, Soah City) suggests that Sonic Team is currently developing a new Sonic game.
Sonic Team head Takashi Iizuka said
We at Sonic Team are developing a completely new game, as well as developing a full movie, actively done by Sony Pictures, and animation on Sonic Boom. We are also ready to improve sponsor ties.
More information on the new game is expected to be revealed at this years San Diego Comic Con. Talking of which, SEGA has revealed a selection of exclusive items that will be given to guests of a special fan celebration at the House of Blues during the event.
The limited edition merchandise will include:
- Signature Sonic New Era baseball hat
- SEGA Genesis console-inspired USB stick
- Limited edition, individually numbered and silver-plated 25th anniversary collectors coin, of which only 2,000 are being produced
- Exclusive version of the “Sonic: Mega Drive” comic book by Archie Comics and
- TOMY big head plush