20 Fast Facts About Sonic the Hedgehog

Written by: Jamie Ward
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Last updated: March 17, 2021

Did you know that Sonic the Hedgehog has a girlfriend called Madonna who was featured in a rock band?

Sonic The Hedgehog Facts

Sonic the Hedgehog is a video game franchise created by Yuji Naka in the 1990’s.

Read these facts about the most famous hedgehog in history!

There have been over 70 million Sonic the Hedgehog games sold globally.

The name originally suggested for Sonic project was “Project Needlemouse”.

Over 60 million people have played games based on Sonic the Hedgehog.

It has registered itself in Guinness Book of world records for being the fastest gaming character.

In a poll in 2009, it was rated as the number one gaming icon of all times.

The shoes that Sonic wears are inspired by Santa Claus’ red shoes.

Sonic had a girlfriend known as “Madonna” who featured in a Rockband.

He first appeared in an arcade game called Rad Mobile where it was found to be hanging as a toy from the rear view mirror!

Sonic appeared in the Disney animated-film Wreck-It Ralph.

It has also sponsored Williams Grand Prix team in 1993 Formula One championship.

It was the first gaming icon which had a balloon in Macy’s Thanksgiving day parade.

Sonic the Hedgehog has appeared in many video games, films, TV shows and comic books.

In total Sonic has appeared in over an amazing 65 games!

Dr. Nemesis in this game series has an IQ of 300.

This character was made with the thought in mind that it can never stand boredom.

Sonic’s favorite food is chili dogs.

Sonic cannot swim.

His favorite drink is Cola.

The sneakers that Sonic wears were designed by Kintobor before he became evil.

Emerald hill zone is the place where Sonic grew up.

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