Sonic: After the Sequel is a 2013 platform video game created by
Brazilian student Felipe Daneluz (LakeFeperd). It is an unofficial work
based on the Sonic the Hedgehog series' canon and set between the
official games Sonic 2 and Sonic 3. Daneluz's second Sonic game, it
follows Sonic: Before the Sequel, which was set after the original Sonic
the Hedgehog. Like its predecessor, After the Sequel stars Sonic the
Hedgehog and his sidekick Tails in a quest to retrieve Chaos Emeralds
from Doctor Eggman. After the Sequel was inspired by Sonic Heroes and
other games both inside and outside the Sonic series, and it was
developed with Sonic Worlds, an engine that does not require expertise
in computer programming. It was released as a free download for Windows
personal computers. The game was very well received by video game
journalists, who lauded its preservation of retro Sonic gameplay and its
eclectic, 1990s-style soundtrack. The trilogy of Before the Sequel,
After the Sequel, and their successor Sonic Chrono Adventure performed
unusually well for fangames, having been downloaded 120,000 times by
March 2014. Sega has not sent Daneluz a cease and desist order for the
Read more: <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sonic:_After_the_Sequel>
Today's selected anniversaries:
Cyrus the Great captured Babylon, incorporating the Neo-
Babylonian Empire and making the Achaemenid Empire the largest in the
history of the world.
Lt. William Broughton, a member of Captain George Vancouver's
discovery expedition, observed a peak in what is now Oregon, US, and
named it Mount Hood after British admiral Samuel Hood.
About 16 million shares were traded on the New York Stock
Exchange on "Black Tuesday", a record that stood for almost 40 years,
making a total of $30 billion that had been lost over two days.
British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher opened the last
segment of the M25 motorway, an orbital road encircling London that is
one of the world's longest.
Representatives of the member states of the European Union
signed the European Constitution in Rome.
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Wikiquote quote of the day:
I saw a Divine Being. I'm afraid I'm going to have to revise all
my various books and opinions.
--Alfred Jules Ayer