Sonic the Hedgehog official LEGO set revealed
In case you missed it, LEGO and SEGA previously announced that a Sonic the Hedgehog design by Viv Grannell submitted through the LEGO Ideas process has been marked for production. And now, LEGO has finally revealed the product itself: the LEGO Sonic the Hedgehog Green Hill Zone set. The set includes over 1,000 pieces and goes on sale Jan. 1 for $ 69.99.
The official version of the set specifically includes 1,125 pieces and five figures in total: Sonic, Crabmeat, Moto Bug, Dr. Eggman and the Phantom Ruby. There are also 10 Rings boxes and a Technic lever for Sonic and his company to really take off.
“It was really gratifying to see so many people rallying to the concept even though it was a little overwhelming,” Grannell told ComicBook.com. “Sonic fans are incredibly powerful, and I dare say they don’t get enough credit for the compassion and energy that drives them. Learning the truth about his selection for further development, meanwhile, was downright unbelievable. I won’t say I did it ‘I don’t think it was a possibility before it happened, but it was absolutely awe-inspiring, there’s no doubt about it. also a relief – sometimes you don’t realize you’re holding your breath until you don’t have to. “You can check out what the complete LEGO Sonic the Hedgehog Green Hill Zone set looks like below :
“Almost anyone who has enjoyed video games at every level over the past 30 years, knows and loves Sonic – and has likely walked through the unforgettable Green Hill Zone with him,” said LEGO designer Sam Johnson, who has transformed the approved submission into an official package, as part of the announcement. “We designed this set to be as colorful and fun as the in-game version of The Green Hill Zone, and then filled it with lots of Easter Eggs and even prizes to help fans enjoy some of their most beloved gaming icons in a brand new way. “
As noted above, the LEGO Sonic the Hedgehog Green Hill Zone set will be available from January 1 through LEGO stores and online on the LEGO website for $ 69.99. You can check out all of our previous coverage of LEGO in general here.
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