After a lengthy stealth name of “Project Needlemouse,” SEGA today officially unveiled the latest Sonic The Hedgehog game.

It’s called, very blandly, Sonic The Hedgehog 4, is a direct sequel to Sonic 3 and Sonic and Knuckles, returns to a familiar 2D presentation, and will release on the Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation Network, and WiiWare this summer.

The title is actually Sonic The Hedghehog: Episode 1, which means the game will see an episodic release schedule, meaning a little bit at a little time.

The first episode will be available this summer for somewhere around (we guess) $15 across the board.

For the game’s debut trailer and developer interview, check out the game announcement story at GameSpot.

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    Fantastic! This is what everyone has asked for and finally it’s here. Cheers to Sega for bringing Sonic back to glory! I’m sure a lot of old-school gamers will be raving for this comeback and anticipating for its release this summer. Is $15 the average price for all the gaming consoles mentioned?

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