ShockCast Ep. 148 – “Sonic the Derphog”

on October 23, 2013 10:00 AM

Don’t let the title fool you, I want nothing but the best for the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise. It seems that these days he can’t win; Sonic Team doesn’t seem to know what to do with him, and the fans don’t seem to know what they want from him.

We started off this week’s show by talking about the recent Driveclub delay (8:02) and its potential impacts, which was followed up by our second discussion in two weeks regarding David Cage and the way his games are characterized by the media and gamers (23:20). Finally, we talked about what the title of this podcast alludes to: the curious case of the Sonic the Hedgehog  franchise (34:17).

This week I was joined by Jorge Jimenez (Staff Writer) and Ryan Meitzler (Staff Writer). Many thanks to El Blanco Niño for our custom intro and outro, and CampSonic.com for the featured image.

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David has been a gamer since childhood and enjoys games that are able to deliver fun and intricate gameplay alongside compelling and emotional narratives. He's also a huge fan of film, television, comic books, and literature. David has his B.A. in English Language Arts from CUNY John Jay College.