The popularity of Sonic the Hedgehog 

More than just a game 

It seems that everyone knows who Sonic the Hedgehog is or at least has heard something about him. The whole history of this character has started so many years ago, and he is still very relevant until this day. The main thing that sparks my interest is that now we see Sonic so often outside the original game. Somehow this blue character became somewhat iconic, as we can find him in our daily life.  

The weird thing is that not even that many people actually play the original game. I guess that liking Sonic has become some kind of a trend in itself. I understand how this could possibly make gamers angry or sad, but that is the harsh reality. So, in what ways has Sonic left its original game? 

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Whose room is it?

Let’s talk about merchandise for a second, as it is one of the main aspects of showing admiration for the character and maybe the game. It seems completely natural these days to have such things as toys in the shape of Sonic the Hedgehog. However, it does not end there. There are so many variations of toys, posters, stickers and whatever your imagination can think of. 

I have to admit that I used to be obsessed with those posters, and most of my walls were covered in them. I have to admit that I was even so proud of my collection. On the other hand, at some point I realized that I liked my posters more than the original game, so I got back to playing it more.  

Taking inspiration 

This one is difficult for me, but I have to admit. I sometimes found myself liking similar games to Sonic more than the actual Sonic. There are so many adaptations of the same game that you do not sometimes even notice that the game is very similar to the real one. My favorite ones are probably the parodies of Sonic the Hedgehog. I think it is quite ironic to play them, so it makes it even more fun. 

On the other hand, there are proper games that have taken inspiration from Sonic. For example, there are so many slots which are related to Sonic that I could not even count them. I have to admit that I truly enjoy them, as I get to play online casino games and remember Sonic the Hedgehog at the same time. What could be better? 

An easy option 

This one is a classic. Do you remember the feeling of not knowing what to dress up as for Halloween? Well, you can go for the same option as some other gamers and be Sonic for one night. The idea sounds a bit weird, but it is somehow one of the funniest Halloween costumes. Moreover, it is usually very comfortable. 

There are so many ways that Sonic has integrated into our lives, and Halloween costumes are just one example. So, do you already have an idea who you are going to be for the next Halloween? It is never too early to prepare.