The gamers of yesteryear might find it difficult to believe that Sonic the Hedgehog is about to celebrate 20 years since its original SEGA Genesis release in 1991. Over the years, versions of the game have been released to other systems to keep players satisfied. Then Sonic went to Hollywood with an initial animated movie release in 1996 that brought the entire character list to life on the big screen. Fast forward to 2020 to catch the action-adventure-comedy remake of that film, and you’re basically caught up with the Sonic enterprise history lesson.
Of course, the most recent movie release also instigated a firestorm of chatter regarding the look of the titular character. After all, you shouldn’t mess with a classic, right? Or should you? That debate seems to be at the core of the endless stream of online comments aligned with the topic