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Sonic Jump Hits iOS With $2 Price Tag, Gets October 18 Release Date

Posted on October 16, 2012 AT 04:55pm

Sega has dug deep into their pockets for their next mobile release, but it’s thankfully not going to cost Sonic fans very much. As announced on the company’s Twitter feed, Sonic Jump is launching in two days.

That’s a quick turnaround from the initial reveal of the mobile title, and the 2-dollar tag is nothing to sneeze at.

A single screenshot has been shared from the Twitter post, showing that it’s a slightly polished version of the older smartphone title, most likely with optimized visuals for the iPhone’s Retina Display models:


It’s also a global release, so everyone won’t have to wait very long to get a steady stream of user reviews about the game, either.

(I’m sure they’ll be very fair-handed.)

This marks the seventh Sonic title that Sega’s sent to iPhones and iPads in a rather short amount of time. Other mobile titles starrig the Blue Blur include ports of Sonic the HedgehogSonic the Hedgehog 2, Sonic CD,  and Sonic & Sega All-Stars, plus two episodes of the mobile-exclusive Sonic the Hedgehog 4.

Source: Sega

McKinley Noble, Contributing Editor
McKinley Noble has been writing about video games for seven years as a blogger and journalist, with each job adding to his painstakingly alphabetized collection of retro gaming memorabilia. When not cracking jokes about the gaming industry, he's a talking encyclopedia when it comes to mixed martial arts and anything MMA related. Follow him on Twitter: @KenTheGreat1. Meet the rest of the crew.

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