Sonic the Hedgehog is a pretty popular mammal these days. Between running into retro versions of himself in Sonic Generations and battling against Mario and his crew for Olympic gold, there really isn't much time for the blue blur to take a break. There won't be any slowing down for Sonic either, as it's since been confirmed that the fastest thing alive will be starring alongside a plethora of familiar faces from Sega's archives in a sequel to Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing.
News of the next installment in the Sega-themed racing series surfaced at this past Sunday's Toy Fair in New York, where new toys for the sequel were prominently on display. Now Kotaku is claiming that an attendant at the booth that had these toys on display confirmed that Sega plans on releasing a follow up to Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing. No other major details were touched upon by the attendant, but the sequel is currently scheduled to release this Holiday season — likely to coincide with the release of the new toys.
New characters and vehicles will also be entering the fast-paced and action-packed confines of Sega All-Stars Racing 2, and more details on the expanded roster will allegedly be coming later this year. Unfortunately, fans who purchased the original title on Xbox 360 now have to worry about whether or not Banjo and Kazooie will return after the fan-favorite Banjo appeared as a playable character in Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing.
Those who played the original game were treated to a fun racing title, and while some gamers criticized the spin-off for being a quick cash-grab, those who actually played it can attest to how much fun it actually was. More information on Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing 2 should be hitting in the near future, so stay tuned for more info on the title as soon as it becomes available.
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