Bunnie is also a friend of Sonic's. 's forces to repel their invasion of the planet. Sonic and his allies paralyzed, from Sonic Universe #59. He was soon targeted by a squadron of high speed Robot Masters-Slash Man, Charge Man, Metal Man, Turbo Man, and Nitro Man-but found his most entertaining opponent in Quick Man. She aids alongside the gang in her Lynx form and her body gives her all the power she needs to aid the gang. Moving on, the heroes encountered further strange activity, as well as a new threat: a team of eight Roboticized Masters. after being mistaken for Shadow the Hedgehog. Good Sonic cheering Tails up, from Sonic the Hedgehog #269. He can also use a variety of Special Weapons.  Soon afterwards, they met the pair-Rose Woman and Knuckles Man-who had been ordered to destroy them at all costs, including self-destruction. The official home of Sonic the Hedgehog on YouTube!  For the 1998 release of Sonic Adventure, Sonic was redesigned by Yuji Uekawa as a character with longer legs and a less spherical body, longer and more drooping quills, and green-colored irises. Thankfully, Sonic, Sally Acorn and Antoine D'Coolette came to her aid. While they succeeded in defeating his defenders and destroying his giant body, it proved to be a mere protective shell for his ultimate form. Unfortunately, Coral was unable to maintain the city's mystical shield due to the stresses put on her, and it collapsed, allowing city and shrine to be swarmed by Dark Gaia Creatures.. After comparing notes, the two heroes introduced Sonic's team to their mentor Moss the Sloth, who sensed the darkness that Sonic had been struggling to contain within himself. RunningHis friendsAdventuresPartiesStopping EggmanRelaxingBeing a heroHaving funChallengesRacingSaving the worldShowing offSpeedSpending time with his friendsHaving time for himselfJoking around with his enemiesWinning Powers and abilities In Sonic Unleashed, Sonic was voiced by Tomokazu Seki while in Werehog form. Rotor is another intelligent friend of Sonic's, not to mention a brawny one, at that. In 1996, a two-part OVA, Sonic the Hedgehog, was released in Japan. Unfortunately, they realized too late that their Air Charms were not fully charged, leaving them on the bottom of the ocean with no air to breathe. , The pair made their way to the Metropolis Zone, where they found Bunnie disguised as a member of the Egg Army. When exposed to sunlight, he automatically reverts back to normal. Soon enough, Razor the Shark arrived to lead them to the Eusebes Shrine, where they were introduced to the voice's owner: Coral the Betta. (Some) Aircraft...of wave theory, and it's observed in real life.4. Noticeably, he almost never sticks to Sally's plans (which has caused him to act recklessly and get into trouble), but still comes through for his team in the end.  GameDaily also listed his "next-generation stumble" in their list of video game characters' worst moments, using his relationship with a human female as one of the worst parts of it. He has the ability to glide and climb up walls, and is a powerful fighter with spiked hands. Yes, I know Dark Brotherhood was an RPG, but still. Sonic .EXE is a myth. Sonic rescues civilians as his change continues to advance, from Sonic the Hedgehog #257. Even though he and Sonic are now allies, Silver still tends to get irritated by the former's cheeky attitude, such as when Sonic decides to make some puns during their second encounter with the Ifrit. Dark Gaia had proven a formidable foe, but in the end was no match for the two's teamwork. One series was simply called Sonic the Hedgehog, and featured a story about a normal hedgehog boy named Nicky Parlouzer who can change into Sonic. Black Doom then explained that he helped Professor Gerald Robotnik create Shadow from his blood in return for the Chaos Emeralds, which were needed to bring the comet down to the surface. Sonic originally had a few voice samples in Sonic CD, with designer Masato Nishimura providing the voice. Sonic was one of the three game characters inducted on the inaugural Walk of Game class in 2005, along with former rivals Mario and Link (both from Nintendo). Blue They then set out to stop Metal and find a portal Sonic could return home. " Also premiering in 1993 was Sonic the Hedgehog. "Go fast" is my answer to everything! Sega's official Sonic Twitter account has made numerous references to it, and it appeared in official downloadable content for Sonic Forces on in-game shirts. There, the red heroes attacked Eggman and Wily while Dr. Light freed Sonic and Mega Man. In Sonic Colors (2010), Eggman tries to harness the energy of alien beings known as "Wisps" for a mind-control beam. Sonic took her hand and asked if she's okay, but Amy insisted that she was fine and asked Sonic to avenge her loss before swooning over her hero. The revelation of the Gaia Keys opened the way for Amy and Knuckles to leave in search of the Master Emerald shards, and Sonic found himself being teased over his reaction about Amy leaving.. Join Facebook to connect with Sonic-real Thehedgehog and others you may know.  In times of crisis, he focuses intensely on the challenge as if his personality had undergone an astonishing change.. Video games such as Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine (1993), Knuckles' Chaotix (1995), Tails' Skypatrol (1995), Tails Adventure (1995), and Shadow the Hedgehog (2005) starred supporting characters of the Sonic series, although Sonic himself cameos in most of them. Afterwards, Sonic and Tails reunited with Rotor, both of them nothing with surprise the Walrus' vitality given his previous injuries and girth in the original timeline. Recognizing his old friend, Sonic helped refresh Mega Man's memories-and those of his allies-regarding their previous alliance since they forgot due to the timeline of their world going back to it's proper position. Sonic and Tails with Yacker, from Sonic the Hedgehog #252. Sonic cheers Sally up, from Sonic the Hedgehog #267. Simply known as Sonic the Hedgehog, it was produced by Neal Moritz on his Original Film banner alongside Takeshi Ito and Mie Onishi, with Toby Ascher as executive producer. After discussing the matter with Nicole, Sonic and Tails determined that their best course would be to locate the other Freedom Fighters. The Freedom Fighters quickly traveled to Station Square in order to provide relief to victims of the Shattered World Crisis.  While on Westside Island, Sonic, Tails and Sally Acorn met Dulcy the Dragon who ran away from her home. While their dynamic friendship remains the same, they do not share a romantic bond. It was then revealed that Black Doom wished to harvest humans as food. Sonic and Mega Man engage the doctors, from Sonic Boom #8. They later awakened to find themselves imprisoned in containment pods within the heart of the Wily Egg, face-to-face with the evil doctors and the gathered Chaos Emeralds. It featured the introductions of Sonic's siblings, Sonia the Hedgehog and Manic the Hedgehog, and Sonic's mother, Queen Aleena, who must defeat Robotnik and rule Mobius as the "Council of Four". Moss quickly deduced that the root of his problem was his need to be in control, and that mastering his Werehog form would require acceptance of his own uncontrollable nature. Sonic-real Thehedgehog is on Facebook. Sonic ran off to follow and defeat Dr. Eggman while Antoine defended Sally and Lupe. However, the Naugus twins, Walter and Wendy, arrived nearby seeking revenge on both Eggman and Sonic. , While in flight, the heroes determined that the effects of their worlds being merged together was causing the Unified World to deteriorate. Like the other Freedom Fighters before them, the two-particularly Sally-were deeply shaken by their newly regained memories. Sonic the Hedgehog (2006) features Sonic in the city of water, "Soleanna," where he must rescue Princess Elise from Dr. Eggman while trying to avoid a new threat to his own life, Silver the Hedgehog. Just then, however, he and Mega Man were ambushed by Bass, Metal Sonic, and Treble.. Tails also requested to be avenged as Sonic headed out to start his match with Honey.  Sonic, Sally, and Amy were then deployed to recover a Chaos Emerald, only to run into a new enemy-E-113 Xi-and old friends-Mighty and Ray. The heroes' pondering was put on hold as they realized that the Sky Patrol, Rotor's location and the Freedom Fighters' new base, was under attack by Spinners. Skin Ultimate hands-on: We put new fighters, new features to the test", "Fall Guys' Sonic the Hedgehog Costume Is Now Available", "Fall Guys gets a Sonic the Hedgehog skin later today", "Pierre De Celles on Animating Sonic the Hedgehog and Other Tales", "Full credits of "Sonic the Hedgehog: The Movie, "Sonic the Hedgehog Coming Back For 'Wreck-It Ralph' Sequel", "Sonic Boom (Working Title) – A New Animated Series Coming Fall 2014", "GOTTA GO FAST to keep up with this legendary duo! He and his companions then found Gregorios, who led them to the hidden Gaia Gate. Shortly thereafter, Sally received a distress call from Gregorios in Apotos.  Due to Mega Man having managed to successfully reverse the effects of the Super Genesis Wave on his world, he was left without any memories his first meeting with Sonic, and Sonic wound up having to retell the events of their first meeting when they crossed paths for the second time. After tripping up the Robot Master, Sonic helped Mega Man restore Rouge Woman-the newest Roboticized Master-to normal before going on a fighting spree across the battlefield. Developed as a replacement for their existing Alex Kidd mascot, as well as Sega's response to Mario, his first appearance was in the arcade game Rad Mobile as a cameo, before making his official debut in Sonic the Hedgehog (1991). His series had sold more than 80 million copies by 2011. Kanemaru also voices Sonic in Sonic X, Sonic Boom, and the Japanese dub of the Wreck-It Ralph films. However, upon realizing he was tricked, he joined forces with both Sonic and Shadow to defeat a super-dimensional threat.. Favorite food Both of the adventures they shared, however, saw them meeting under dire circumstances, such as when their nemeses tricked them into battling one another, or when the tyrant Sigma tried to claim the power of both their worlds for his own ambitions. Sonic the Hedgehog is the eponymous protagonist of the Sonic the Hedgehog comic series and its spin-offs published by Archie Comics. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. & More", "Smash Bros. On the other side of said door, the power seemed to go out, making Sonic wonder if they had already won.  He is also named in the song Abiura di me of the Italian rapper Caparezza. Sonic always welcomes a challenge from Knuckles and enjoys teasing him for fun because of his serious nature, and will even try getting him angry so he can fight him. After Knuckles won his match against Nack, he and Sonic entered the ring for the championship match. Sonic's first playable appearance was in the platform game Sonic the Hedgehog for the Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, which also introduced his nemesis Dr. Robotnik. Meanwhile after Nack the Weasel was declared the winner, Sonic asked Espio the Chameleon if he was happy to see his loss against Bean the Dynamite avenged. For the American release, the two episodes combined and released as Sonic the Hedgehog: The Movie by ADV Films..  The 1993 European Grand Prix featured a Sonic balloon and Sonic billboards. The story sees Sonic the Hedgehog joining a resistance force to stop Doctor Eggman.It features three gameplay modes: …  The only exception is that he can swim in the Sonic the Hedgehog Adventure Gamebooks. He gains strength and flexibility in exchange for his speed, and new friends including a strange creature named Chip who helps him along the way. As she soared through the air, Honey was overcome by how cool their fight was. The battle soon ended and Coral restored the shield, and she was subsequently reinstated as priestess. Luigi Vs. It was also the first Sonic game to feature a complete voice-over.  After the timeline was reset, Sonic immediately called and checked up on Shadow, and was elated to find him alive.  As Mega Man tried to reason with Wily, Sonic, struggling to free himself from his prison, inquired to Eggman if he was worried about reality breaking due to his and Wily's tampering with Space-Time.. Sonic and his team defeated Naugus, bringing peace to the Kingdom of Acorn.. Reala's signature colors are red and black. Reala appears as an unlockable playable character in both Sega Superstars Tennis and Sonic & Sega All Stars Racing Transformed. After being reminded that she was still partially roboticized, they decided to wait until they could reunite with the others before giving her alternate memories. Splitting into two teams coordinated by Sally, Cream, and NICOLE from the Sky Patrol, they set out to rescue as many of the civilians as they could. He is also a skilled fighter and a profound user of hand-to-hand combat. Knuckles and Chip were then invited to join the Freedom Fighters aboard the Sky Patrol, and agreed to do so. Wily. In this form, Sonic is granted increased strength, elastic arms and sharp claws. However, as the battle began to endanger civilians, Mega Man again attempted to reason with Sonic, only to be confused as Sonic accused him for Copy Robot's actions. Sonic is shown to retain a great fondness for Sally in the altered reality, not to mention a notable sense of relief over her no longer being a minion of Eggman's. , After Dr. Eggman chained Little Planet down in search of the Time Stones after it appeared over Never Lake, Sonic chased after him. Also, one of the major differences between the re… Still, Sonic never dwells on the past or allows his painful experiences to weigh him down, instead choosing to live in the present and always look forward to his next adventure, holding no regrets for what has transpired. On the other hand, Sonic's apparent romantic relationship with Princess Elise in the 2006 video game resulted in major criticism. , After sharing the story of Breezie's betrayal-and his reasoning for not doing so beforehand-Sonic learned that he, Amy, and Tails had been accepted into Breezie's Chaos Emerald Championship as competitors, but that the other Freedom Fighters had been denied entry. Initially refusing to have Amy tag along, Sonic changed his mind when Amy proved she was not longer helpless by showing her new skills. Fatigued from the fight with their rivals, Sonic and Mega Man were quickly beaten and knocked unconscious. Sonic and Mega man sharing a fist bump, from Sonic Universe #54. Even during his earlier adventures, he had the capabilities to single-handedly take on hordes of Eggman's robots. While traveling aboard the Speed Star, however, the pair were treated to an unexpected surprise as Sonic transformed into the Werehog. Ultimately, Sonic put a stop to the doctors' plans and defeated them. Using the terrain of the Thunder Plains Zone to his advantage, Sonic lead the evil dictator into a lightning bolt, destroying the doctor's vehicle and sending him fleeing while Sonic made a mockery of his nemesis's name. Sonic Forces (2017) Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric (2014) Sonic Lost World (2013) Sonic Generations (2011) Sonic Colors (2010) Sonic and the Black Knight (2009) Sonic Unleashed (2008) Sonic and the Secret Rings (2007) Sonic the Hedgehog (2006) Shadow the Hedgehog (2005) Sonic: Night of the Werehog is a short film produced by Sega's VE Animation Studio, released to coincide with the release of Sonic Unleashed. Just as all had begun to seem hopeless, however, Knuckles, Proto Man, Dr. Light, and Rush broke into the Wily Egg. He is the strongest and the primary agent of the Freedom Fighters, a generation of heroes whom he inspired with his unyielding heroism and continues to be their source of strength to this day.  Later that year, Sonic was ranked as the most iconic video game character in an MSN rankings list. Working together, they helped her complete her mission: acquiring a shield generator for the Sky Patrol from Eggman's Death Egg project. Their battle was interrupted by the arrival of the Ifrit through a strange phenomena known as the Genesis Portal, but Sonic was able to drive it back through with help from Silver the Hedgehog. Sonic and Mega Man were thus forced to use the Chaos Emeralds to take him on as Super Sonic and Super Armor Mega Man. Sonic offhandedly mentioned that they still needed to put on a show for the crowd when Honey flipped him over her shoulder and slammed him into the ground.  An official Sonic the Hedgehog skin is available in the platformer battle royale game Fall Guys. When Dr. Eggman and his assistant, Dr. Julian Snively, began their strip-mining and processing of South Island as well as major construction and refinements on Westside Island, Sonic made his first appearance to the two doctors and followed them all the way to their base on the island, battling and defeating the duo within the Final Zone, while also rescuing Walter Naugus from the Special Zone, who was disguised as King Nigel Acorn.. Remember good times by playing a Sonic hack with our beloved blue hedgehog! When offered a chance to join their quest or help find Proto Man, Shadow declined both and disappeared using Chaos Control.  He would also be caught up in Eggman's schemes to harness the power of a monstrous creature in an aborted timeline that saw him meet Silver the Hedgehog while battling the evil of Solaris. Sonic fought alongside Bunnie and Antoine topside against the incoming army but did not know that Speedy sneaked inside the Sky Patrol to kidnap Chip. Ohshima felt that people selected it because it "transcends race and gender and things like that". Sonic and his allies fight Dark Gaia Creatures, fromSonic the Hedgehog #262. He quickly returned to his room and transformed, and dejectedly settled in to watch the rest of the matches on TV. Sonic and his allies would eventually get caught up in the launch of Eggman's first Genesis Wave, which resulted in the planet being split into multiple pocket dimensions. After some confusion caused by the shared name, the heroes engaged the two villains, and managed to restore Shadow to normal only to have him destroy Shadow Man, who had been frozen by the weapon Mega Man had acquired from Shadow. By absorbing the seven Chaos Emeralds, Sonic can transform into Super Sonic. Finding his teammates beaten and weary after a failed attempt to recover another Chaos Emerald, he rallied their spirits, reminding them of their previous successes. Despite this, while the two will stop at nothing to defeat each other, Sonic has never really been shown to take much account of his adversary; he usually takes his fights with Eggman and his goons very lightly, cracking jokes and remaining fully confident that he can emerge victorious, even when being confronted by the madman's deadliest forces. Fortunately, they were able to return the two to normal, and after ribbing Knuckles and being tackle-hugged by Amy, Sonic laid out their game plan. It was here where the prototype version of Silver Sonic made its appearance and battled Sonic, but was eventually defeated. A frequent artist error in the comics is that, in flashback panels, Sonic is shown having his modern appearance when he is supposed to have his classic appearance. This may be obvious, but there is no "real" Shadow the Hedgehog. Sonic's Spin Dash, from Sonic the Hedgehog #253. With Duo keeping the Chaos Devil busy, the blue heroes made the last leg of their trek through the Wily Egg, stopping at a Wily/Eggman-themed boss door. They thus stripped Coral of her title, and informed the Freedom Fighters that they were required to leave the city the following day.  The movie was filmed in 2018, with a release date initially set for November 8, 2019. Artwork featuring this design and drawn by Akira Watanabe was displayed on the package artwork for Sonic the Hedgehog. Sonic and Mega Man battling each other, from Mega Man #50. He was also shorter and stubbier as a child, but has grown significantly taller and thinner since then.  Sonic hates oppression and staunchly defends freedom.  The show ran for 104 11-minute episodes between 2014 and 2017 on Cartoon Network in the US and Canal J and Gulli in France. The group's name struck a chord in Sonic, but he had little time to think on it as the trio of Robot Masters attacked. Naka's original prototype was a platform game that involved a fast-moving character rolling in a ball through a long winding tube, and this concept was subsequently fleshed out with Oshima's character design and levels conceived by designer Hirokazu Yasuhara. Sonic's archenemy is none other than the diabolical Dr. Eggman, whose attempts at world domination have always been thwarted by Sonic. Joined by X, Mega Man's descendant from the future, Sticks the Badger, a resident of alternate reality not-too removed from his own, and their allies, the heroes then boarded the Sky Patrol to launch their campaign against Sigma. They were also stunned to encounter a new, and yet familiar face: Ben Muttski, Sonic's Mobini dog of the old reality turned Mobian. Attire Eventually, Sonic tricked Punk into crashing into his own teammate, Enker. Mega Man and Proto Man then noted the strangeness of the Copybot and Genesis Unit returning, as intelligent robots from their world were incredibly complex and nearly impossible to rebuild. Joined by Mighty and Ray, the trio journeyed to the nearby Soumerca Egg Army base, only to be ambushed by Egg Boss Thunderbolt, whose electrical attack proved the final push to complete Sonic's transformation into the savage Werehog.. He is also shown to have a capacity to forgive and become friendly to those he previously distrusted in a flash, as seen by how he quickly forgave Mega Man even after the they had been trying to destroy each other just moments before, much to the boy robot's surprise. It's getting nowhere and I'm getting really sick of it all. Sonic battles three of the Deadly Six, from Sonic the Hedgehog: Worlds Unite Battles #1. Sonic faces the Egg Destroyer Battlesuit, from Sonic the Hedgehog #289.  Sonic began to transform again, only to be interrupted by the Dark Guardian throwing Rotor into him. By then, the Super Genesis Wave was already starting to reshape all reality, so Sonic taught Mega Man how to use Chaos Control to restore their worlds to normal. Mega Man then tricked Sonic into following him through the portal and they (along with Tails Man) arrived back in Mega City. With new friends in tow, Sonic and the Freedom Fighters chased down the two doctors, with Miles "Tails" Prower close to Sonic's side as his sidekick and best buddy. Sonic and Rotor briefly argued over helping Coral and her friends, but Amy diffused the situation and suggested that they take them aboard the Sky Patrol. The two doctors fled to Westside Island where they continued with their original plans, and Sonic would chase them down; however, his victory over the villains inspired the creation of the Freedom Fighters, who resided in Westside Island's Knothole, a hideaway from Dr. Eggman, who conquered their original home, Mobotropolis.  And he was voted 10th out of the top 50 video game characters of all time in Guinness World Records 2011 Gamers' Edition. Eggman would not stay down easily, and eventually set out to relaunch the Death Egg from where it had crash-landed on Angel Island. Harness Sonic's new Drop Dash, Tails' flight, and Knuckles' climbing abilities to overcome the evil Dr. Eggman's robots. Since then, they have remained arch-rivals, but also comrades, and have helped each other out on numerous occasions. They eventually succeeded, trapping Metal Sonic in another dimension while Sonic returned home with the Emerald.. Knuckles was convinced that Sonic and Tails were trying to steal the Emerald, and he attacked Sonic and stole the Chaos Emeralds from him after the pair arrived on the island. Sonic's usual behavior getting on Silver's nerves, from Sonic/Mega Man Free Comic Book Day 2015. While Sega was seeking a flagship series to compete with Nintendo's Mario series, several character designs were submitted by its research and development department. He is also stated to be the fastest thing alive in any world.. On the next island, Flower Park Zone, Sonic and Tails came across Amy, who was following Sonic in an attempt to travel with him. Upon learning that Knuckles had left Angel Island after being forced to shatter the Master Emerald, Sonic offered to throw the fight so that Knuckles could resume his quest. They soon ran into further resistance in the form of the Chaos Devil, which quickly overwhelmed them. Sonic joined Break Man in traveling to the world of Alex Kidd, where they recruited Alex Kidd and Stella to their cause.  Actor Ben Schwartz voiced the character in the Paramount Pictures feature film, which was released on February 14, 2020.. Inspired by the word "super" Sonic had Mega Man hoist both of them up to the Genesis Reactor, where the Chaos Emeralds were. As they headed for Castle Acorn, Sonic's memories of this new reality came to him, including the circumstances of Dr. Robotnik's initial meeting with King Acorn. Not only had the entire multiverse imploded, but the damage caused the entire planet to break into large fragments. Fortunately, Amy arrived just in time to subdue Eta, and the heroes were able to escape the train with the two scientists. In the end, the twins were defeated, and both Sonic and Eggman were set free. These include Sonic Spinball, Sonic Labyrinth (1995), the racing games Sonic Drift (1994), Sonic Drift 2 (1995), Sonic R (1996), Sonic Riders (2006), Sonic Rivals (2006), Sonic Rivals 2 (2007), Sonic Riders: Zero Gravity (2008), and Sonic Free Riders (2010), the fighting games Sonic the Fighters (1996) and Sonic Battle (2003), the mobile game Sonic Jump (2005), and the role-playing video game Sonic Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood (2008). Sonic the Hedgehog Making their way to Knothole in the Wood Zone, Sonic and Tails found Antoine and Chuck, whom they were both happy to see given all the changes to reality and Antoine's previous condition. They would contend against two versions of Dr. Eggman and the evil Time-Eater.  Sonic would go on and face new foes, such as the Babylon Rogues and their leader-yet another speedy rival-Jet the Hawk. However, he was intercepted and trapped in crystal by the twins before he could escape, and Sonic caught up with him moments later, only to be trapped in crystal himself by Wendy, and taken away by the Naugus Twins. When the doctor hatched a plan involving his airship, the Egg Carrier, and the water-based Demi-God Chaos, Sonic teamed up with his friends in order to put a stop to the dictator once more.  He appears in the crossover party game series Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games and is also a playable character in all three Sega Superstars games. The Freedom Fighters' search for the final Chaos Emerald led Sonic to the planetary fragment on which Green Hill Zone rested, and he wound up running underneath it.  Although he is mostly quick-witted and easygoing, he has a short temper and is often impatient with slower things. However, with his new powers and the aid of Mighty and Ray, he proved triumphant, and soon returned to the Sky Patrol. Sega sponsored the group's "Wonder 3" tour, painting Sonic on the tour bus, distributing pamphlets advertising the game, and having footage of the game broadcast above stage prior to its release. After these early victories, peace returned to South Island, until Sonic's friend, Tails, was kidnapped by Dr. Eggman. The tactic worked, and the three detectives were soon restored to normal.. However, this plan almost immediately backfired; Metal Sonic disoriented Mega Man with his speed, while Bass fired too rapidly for Sonic to get in the mid-battle banter he favored. After encountering Eggman, the two defeated him and retrieved one of the Ancient Gears that Eggman had found as well as saved captured Mobini. Additionally, he is willing to put his life on the line for his loved ones. They have known each other for a long time, but their relationship is somewhat complicated. As they argued, Tails Man attacked them on Eggman's and Wily's orders. As their fight proceeded, Sonic bragged about having taken down hundreds of robots in the past; when the fight appeared to be a stalemate, Sonic decided to use the surroundings to his advantage, running through Green Hill Zone's loops to boost into Mega Man and then bounce around him in the springs before knocking him off his feet, only to be punched back by the Blue Bomber.  He would then lead Antoine and Big to Shamar, where an effort to rescue the local Gaia Key Guardian Ehsan from the Midesta Egg Army had them team up with the Desert Raiders to rescue Ehsan, earning them two more keys.