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About Dreadknux

Founder of The Sonic Stadium, one of the best-loved fansites in the world, and creator/co-organiser of the Summer of Sonic fan convention. Svend works as a video game journalist for Thanks to you guys, this little dream of having Sonic fans meet up and make friends has become a reality. Follow his antics on Twitter @Svend_SPOnG, with TSS updates @dreadknux.

We Love Japan: The Summer of Sonic Charity Raffle

We’ve told you how we will be celebrating Sonic’s anniversary in style – now let us talk about how we are going to do things with some heart. During the convention, we will be running a raffle competition where some … Continue reading

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Guest Announcement: Happy Birthday Sonic the Hedgehog!

Happy birthday Sonic the Hedgehog! It just feels like yesterday that we were all awed by the blue blur’s first 16-bit outing on the Sega Mega Drive, bouncing on springs and bopping badniks all day long. The fact that Sonic … Continue reading

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SoS 2011 Final Performance: Club Sonic + …

We’re doing something a little bit different to close off the 20th Anniversary of Sonic the Hedgehog. Oh yes indeed. From 7pm, you’ll get a special taste of Sonic music throughout the ages, with an exclusive live mixtape from DJ … Continue reading

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Special Guest #8: Jun Senoue

Music is a big part of the Sonic franchise, and the Summer of Sonic has played host to several key artists and composers in the past. This year’s convention will be no different, and for Sonic’s 20th we’ll be in … Continue reading

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Get Ready To Go Absolutely Crazy…

(The following text is taken from The Sonic Stadium and Sonic Wrecks) From Kevin Eva: There is a reason I referred to this Summer Of Sonic as “The Special Stage”. As you know we’ve been somewhat tight lipped on guests … Continue reading

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Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games – Play it at SoS 2011!

We’re proud to announce that Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games will be available to play at the Summer of Sonic 2011 convention! The third in the record-breaking series, the partnership between Nintendo and SEGA’s mascots coupled … Continue reading

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Play Sonic Generations at SoS 2011!

You honestly thought we would host the world’s greatest Sonic the Hedgehog party and not give you the opportunity to play the game that everyone is talking about? Of course not! This year, at the Summer of Sonic 2011, you … Continue reading

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Reservation Service Now Closed

What an overwhelming turnout! In just ten hours (10am to 8pm) we have managed to fill up all of the allotted reservation spaces available for The Summer of Sonic 2011 convention! Thank you for helping make this one of the … Continue reading

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The Summer of Sonic Reservation Service Now Open (CLOSED)

UPDATE: Reservations are now closed. Today we are launching our free ‘reservation’ service for those that are travelling from far away and wish to secure a place at The Summer of Sonic convention. Entry is free, but we want to … Continue reading

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Special Guest #3: Nigel Kitching

We’re proud to announce yet another special guest to The Summer of Sonic 2011 convention, ahead of tomorrow’s reservation application launch. Join us in welcoming back Nigel Kitching, the legendary writer and artist for the 1990s official Sonic the Comic … Continue reading

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The Summer of Sonic is a convention based in Central London, UK. Event created by Svend Joscelyne, presented by The Sonic Stadium and Sonic Wrecks. Supported by SEGA Europe, SEGAbits and Emerald Coast. Attendees of all ages are welcome, but visitors under 15 years of age should be accompanied by a suitable parent or guardian - the organisers accept no responsibility for those attending the event. Anything brought in by attendees to showcase are the sole responsibility of their owners. Be careful when meeting strangers you know online elsewhere; The Summer of Sonic is a safe neutral location for fans of Sonic the Hedgehog to meet up. All content copyright © The Summer of Sonic 2011, fan content published is the copyright © of respective artists and fans. Sonic the Hedgehog and all related characters are copyright © SEGA. All Rights Reserved. Website powered by WordPress and chili dogs.