Sister Sonic was a Mega-CD RPG featuring a “flirtatious and sexy” female hedgehog.

Sister Sonic was a Mega-CD RPG featuring a "flirtatious and sexy" female hedgehog.

Sister Sonic: A Sexy Hedgehog Adventure!

Are you ready for some spicy Sonic gossip? Brace yourselves, because I’ve got a juicy tidbit for you. So, once upon a time, Sega and Nihon Falcom were collaborating on a Sonic RPG for the Mega-CD console. And guess what? This game had an intriguing twist – a “flirtatious and sexy” female hedgehog! Meow!

Now, hold your horses. Despite the name, Sister Sonic wasn’t actually going to be Sonic’s sister. She was going to be a long lost relative, a “more mature girl” with some undeniable “sexy charm.” Oh, the possibilities! Unfortunately, we don’t have any actual footage of this tantalizing game, but fear not, my fellow gamers, because YouTube channel DidYouKnowGaming has come to our rescue with the truth behind its development.

So, here’s the scoop. Sister Sonic was originally intended to be a full-blown remake of the PC-88 action-RPG Popful Mail by the talented folks at Nihon Falcom. Instead of just porting the original game, they decided to swap out the lead character for a female hedgehog. Talk about a clever move to entice all us Sega fans!

Now, what makes this even more exciting is that Sister Sonic would have been the first female character in the Sonic universe. She would have remained a badass bounty hunter, just like Popful Mail. But here’s the kicker – this revamped version would have packed even more action than the original, along with fresh animations and killer sound effects that could only be achieved on the Mega-CD.

But wait, there’s more! DidYouKnowGaming has done us all a solid by debunking some of the rumors surrounding Sister Sonic’s demise. You see, fans of the original Popful Mail were not too thrilled about the game being remade with Sonic characters. They started a mail-in campaign, pleading with Sega to just bring us a remake of the original game instead. And their wish was granted!

Sega listened to the fans, and in 1994, they released Popful Mail for the Mega-CD in Japan (and a year later in the US). And guess what? It was a smash hit! So, even though Sister Sonic never saw the light of day, we still got to enjoy the adventures of Popful Mail, just as the fans had wanted. Hooray for listening to the gamers, Sega!

But hold on a sec, folks, because Sister Sonic isn’t the only Sonic RPG that almost made it. DidYouKnowGaming spills the beans on another canceled gem – the sequel to Sonic Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood. Developed by Bioware for the Nintendo DS in 2008, this game left us hanging with a cliffhanger ending. And sadly, the proposed sequel never came to be.

Picture this: Sonic and his crew would have returned from an alternate realm back to Earth, only to find it completely overrun by the dastardly Eggman. It would have been an epic, dystopian adventure, reminiscent of movies like Back to the Future 2 and The Terminator. Imagine iconic landmarks like the Eiffel Tower under the control of Eggman. Oh, the possibilities were endless!

But alas, a legal battle between Bioware, Sega, Ken Penders (author of the Sonic comics), and the publisher threw a wrench in our hopes and dreams. There were some striking similarities between the game’s characters and those in the comics, and it ended up becoming a messy situation. Oh well, we’ll always have our imaginations to create the ultimate Sonic sequel in our minds.

If you want to dive deeper into these lost Sonic game treasures, you absolutely must check out the DidYouKnowGaming video below. Prepare to have your mind blown, my friends!

And what about the future of Sonic, you ask? Fear not, my fellow hedgehog enthusiasts, because Sonic Superstars is set to grace our screens later this year. Get ready for some four-player co-op side-scrolling platforming madness! Sonic is here to stay, and we couldn’t be more thrilled.

Now, go forth, my fellow gamers, armed with this newfound knowledge of Sonic’s hidden secrets. May your gaming adventures be filled with laughter, excitement, and of course, plenty of chili dogs!