From news of a Zelda panel at GDC 2017, it’s time for news of a Sonic panel.

During South by Southwest 2017, SEGA will be hosting a panel that will see Takashi Iizuka on hand, who will be joined by Aaron Webber, Mike Pollock and Roger Craig Smith. The panel promises an “exclusive behind-the-scenes look” at both Sonic Mania and Project Sonic 2017, as well as new reveals.

The panel will be hosted on the 16th of March, will start at 15:00 p.m. PT (18:00 p.m. ET/11:00 p.m. in the UK/12:00 a.m. in Europe on the 17th of March.) Panel is expected to last for an hour and an overview can be found below:


“Dive into the world of Sonic the Hedgehog in this exclusive behind-the-scenes look at both Sonic Mania and the upcoming Sonic 2017! With presenters from SEGA and Sonic Team’s Takashi Iizuka, this panel will answer questions about both games, showcase a new reveal for each title, and will discuss Sonic’s resurgence in the world of gaming since the reveal of both games. Of course, with Sonic involved, who knows what other surprises might be in store?”



By Jack Longman

In 2015, when rumours of the NX and Zelda U were everywhere, my brother and I started Miketendo64 and we've been running it ever since. As the Editor-in-Chief, I have attended video gaming events in three different countries, been to preview events, and penned more than 4,000 articles to date, ranging from news, to features, reviews, interviews and guides. I love gaming and I love all things Nintendo. I also love Networking, so don't be afaid to reach out. Email: / Website: YouTube channel:

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