Leaked Gameplay Footage of 'Sonic The Hedgehog 4: Episode 1' Shows Up Online

Leaked Gameplay Footage of ‘Sonic The Hedgehog 4: Episode 1’ Shows Up Online

As we reported last week, Sega’s “hidden” title, referred to as “Project Needlemouse” has been revealed to be Sonic The Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 and will be coming to the XBox Live Arcade, PlayStation Store and WiiWare.  Included with that announcement was a trailer that showed only a very tiny bit of actual gameplay footage.

Now, a video has surfaced on the internet over at Gamevideos.1up.com with footage of actual game play from a press event. As this footage should not have hit the internet, it is not of the best quality but it does give a great indication of what Sonic 4 will actually play like as it holds true to the series’ original side-scrolling roots.

Notably absent from this game are the cast of Sonic’s best buddies like Tails and Knuckles as well as the entire cast of random extras like Big The Cat and Shadow who piled on to the series as it started to lose quality. While there is still tons of information to be revealed on it, take a peek at just what Sonic The Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 looks like so far.

  • pizza
    March 12, 2012 at 6:23 pm


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  • Anonymous
    May 26, 2010 at 1:42 pm

    Sonic for the last 10 years (your doing it wrong) Sonic the hedgehog 4 (your doing it right)

  • Sonic
    May 2, 2010 at 5:34 pm

    SEGA has really got it done right this time around. And the action chain and the spinning egg are back, along with the blue beam behind Sonic when he jumps from Sonic Adventure and Sonic Unleashed. I’m glad their using the next-gen Sonic, because in the original games, he looked like a little kid, now he looks like who he really should be.

    And the super emeralds return!

  • Anonymous
    February 18, 2010 at 4:01 pm

    I call bullshit. I’m in the game industry so I’ll tell you why. Games aren’t pieced together like that all at once. Games are created in segments. They’re made in parts, there’s an arm, a leg, a head, and so on just lying on the floor. They aren’t connected until the alpha version which shouldn’t be put together until a short time before the game is SHIPPED.

    • Anonymous
      March 11, 2010 at 9:51 pm

      no that was real footage. i call bullshit on you being in the gaming industry.

  • Anonymous
    February 18, 2010 at 12:14 pm

    Holy crap you guys! SEGA’s doing it right!

  • Lorenzo Davenport
    February 18, 2010 at 11:52 am

    The best gameplay I ever seen in my life!!!

    • Anonymous
      February 18, 2010 at 12:44 pm

      Whats with the springs?