Sonic the Hedgehog is the main protagonist of the Sonic the Hedgehog series, released by Sega, and is also found in comics, cartoons, and even a feature film.

The first game with Sonic the Hedgehog was released in 1991, on June 23, to provide Sega with a mascot to rival Mario (Nintendo's flagship character)

Sonic has now become one of the world's best known video game characters, having sold more than 80 million copys. Sonic, along side Mario and Link, was one of the first game character inductees into the Walk of Games (2005)


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