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Yes, Sonic the Fighters Is Coming to the PSN

Posted by Sammy Barker

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Following weeks of speculation, SEGA has finally confirmed that Sonic the Fighters is coming to the PlayStation Network. As predicted, the terrible arcade fighting game will release alongside fellow Model 2 titles Virtua Fighter 2 and Fighting Vipers. You’ll be able to purchase all three games for ¥800 (roughly $10) in Japan – but SEGA should really be paying you to play Sonic the Fighters. At least the other two games are good, but we question the value of Virtua Fighter 2 when it’s going to be included in Yakuza 5 as a throw-away mini-game.

SEGA also plans to release Virtua Striker and Virtual On at a later date, but specific details are scarce. None of the titles have been confirmed for a Western release just yet, but we’d be surprised if they didn’t make their way overseas eventually.

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User Comments (11)

SammyOfMobius

#1

SammyOfMobius said:

I'm actually excited about this. Hopefully this'll come do Vita too... too many PS3 Sonic games. :(

Knux

#2

Knux said:

This is also going to have online multiplayer and three ''new'' playable characters; Eggman, Metal Sonic, and Honey. Unlike certain others, I'm actually looking forward to this. ;)

CanisWolfred

#4

CanisWolfred said:

Guys, you're missing the bigger news here. Fighting Vipers is coming to PSN. With two other games attatched to it, yes, but alone it would still be worth the $10.

shonenjump86

#5

shonenjump86 said:

I have never played Virtua Fighter 2, besides the Genesis version. I don't know much about Fighting Vipers but if it's any good I may consider getting this.

KingGhidorah

#6

KingGhidorah said:

I don't know. For all its flaws, I still like Sonic the Fighters. Glad to hear about Virtua Fighter 2 and Fighting Vipers, though.

Azikira

#7

Azikira said:

I actually really liked the Sonic Battle game for Gameboy Advance, is The Fighters any simmilar?

Rawk_Hawk

#9

Rawk_Hawk said:

Eventually they will release the travesty that was Sonic R. But anyway I'll pick up VF 2 and Fighting Vipers on day 1

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