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SEGA and NINTENDO form a SONIC Alliance...

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Thirty years ago, the thought of SEGA and NINTENDO teaming up for a strategic partnership would've been like pitching an alliance between TARGET and WALMART: Absolutely ridiculous. Yet, here we are in 2013 and a lot has changed in the video gaming world... and now the former rivals that once battled for 8-bit supremacy with the NINTENDO ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM and SEGA MASTER SYSTEM are working together for the future of SONIC THE HEDGEHOG. While Sonic first appeared on a Nintendo platform just over a decade ago, the character is becoming Nintendo Exclusive... at least for the next three games. 

“Sonic the Hedgehog has proven incredibly successful on Nintendo platforms and we are pleased to continue our long-standing relationship with Nintendo. As we initiate this new exclusive partnership with the next three titles we believe that Wii U™ and Nintendo 3DS™ are ideal platforms to showcase the evolution of the Sonic brand.”John Cheng, President and COO, SEGA of America.

Details on the next three SONIC THE HEDGEHOG titles are promised to arrive in the weeks ahead.

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James Zahn

About James: A work-from-home Dad with a pair of daughters (Released in 2009 and 2012) - James Zahn is THE ROCK FATHER™. 

Bringing over two decades of experience in the entertainment industry into the family realm, Zahn is an Illinois-based Entertainment Writer, Media Personality, Commentator, Adventurer and Raconteur. 

He writes for Fandango Family and the Netflix #StreamTeam, serves as a Brand Ambassador and spokesperson for several Globally-recognized brands, and consults for a number of toy manufacturers.

Creatively, James has directed/edited music videos, lyric videos, and album trailers for bands such as FEAR FACTORY, has appeared as an actor in feature films and commercials, written comic books, and performed in bands. He currently serves as co-manager and video director for Napalm Records' PRODUCT OF HATE.

James and/or his work have been featured in/on CNN, NBC, G4, The Chicago Tribune, Blogcritics, Fangoria, Starlog, The River Cities' Reader. Slowfish, Oil, and more. He's appeared as a music expert on CNN's AC360, has been quoted in BusinessWire, CNN, Babble, The Huffington Post, and The Good Men Project, in addition to making appearances on ABC News, WGN and more. In the past he served as a PBS KIDS VIP (Very Involved Parent), penned articles for Sprout, and was a contributor to Chicago Parent.

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