Sonic the Hedgehog Oddities

Posted by  | Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Light Up with Sonic

Like other popular video game characters, Sonic’s likeness has appeared on literally hundreds of different non-video game products. Seen here are two of the strangest: a Sonic cigarette lighter that tied-in with the Japanese arcade title SegaSonic the Hedgehog (1993) and two cans of Sonic-themed pasta from the early 1990s and the Dreamcast-era.

You can see dozens more examples of Sonic franchise merchandise over at the Sonic Gear website.

(Photos: Sonic Gear)

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3 Comments For This Post

  1. Max Says:

    You cant go wrong with an article about sega that includes reference to Steve Urkel 🙂

  2. guest Says:

    This trivia is very cool. But have many people actually played the original Sonic recently? Give it a try and then read this and see if you don't agree:

  3. Esteban Says:

    My favorite bit of Sonic weirdness? The Sonic / Harry Potter / Barack Obama backpack: