Sonic games on Android platform may have leaked user location data, SEGA investigating

Last week, security company Pradeo issued a statement that claimed many of SEGA’s Sonic games listed on Google Play Store are leaking user location data and device info. Among the mentioned titles – Sonic Dash, Sonic the Hedgehog Classic, and Sonic Dash 2: Sonic Boom are said to have security issues that could have affected between 120 million and 600 million users.

Those numbers are mostly based on the number of downloads each of these games have accumulated on the Google Play Store, so their accuracy might be a bit off.

According to Pradeo, each of these games have 15 vulnerabilities …

Gameloft brings back SEGA's Sonic Runners Adventure mobile game, but it's not free any longer

SEGA launched Sonic Runners Adventure for Android and iOS a while ago, but for some reason, the publisher pulled the game from App Store and Google Play Store. Perhaps SEGA wasn’t content with the quality of the game or there have been other issues that required its removal from the stores.

In any case, if you’re a Sonic fan, you’ll be happy to know Sonic Runners Adventure is now back in the App Store and Google Play Store, and it’s now being brought to life by Gameloft, not SEGA. The bad news is the game is not free any longer, so you’ll have to pay $2.99 if you …

Sonic The Hedgehog 2 Classic joins SEGA Forever games collection

Sonic The Hedgehog 2 Classic is the latest addition to the SEGA Forever initiative, but if you’ve already purchased the paid version of the game, then you won’t need to download the new game.

Apparently, SEGA has decided to replace the paid version of Sonic The Hedgehog 2 with a free-to-play game, that’s also part of the SEGA Forever games collection. Obviously, the free game comes with ads, so if you want to make it ad-free, you’ll have to pay extra even if you’ve previously owned the paid version.

Otherwise, you can play Sonic The Hedgehog 2 Classic for …

SEGA's Sonic Forces: Speed Battles out now on Android and iOS

When you own such a popular franchise as Sonic, you’ll have less to worry about people not trying it out. SEGA keeps pouring Sonic titles in the App Store and Google Play, so if you’ve managed to keep track of them, here is one that follows the same endless runner formula.

Sonic Forces: Speed Battles is perhaps the first game in the series that contains loot boxes, an aspect that has been embraced by many publishers and developers who want to keep players engaged long after they’ve completed the content (I’m looking at you EA).

Also, unlike other titles …

Sonic returns! Irrestible hedgehog is a part of next week's T-Mobile Tuesday

Next week’s T-Mobile Tuesday will allow customers belonging to the nation’s third-largest carrier to re-introduce themselves with a favorite video game character. We are talking about Sega’s former icon, Sonic the Hedgehog. Next Tuesday, T-Mobile subscribers will receive a downloadable copy of Sonic CD Remastered, for PC on Steam. The Hedgehog is also making his return on a new game called Sonic Mania with 20 new runs. As you might surmise, the CD download will be available to T-Mobilew customers starting this Tuesday.

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