Sonic turns 20 years old in 2011. In our world he would be an adult, but he can never really grow up can he?
No, he can't. Sonic has evolved in the past twenty years, but he is still at the same age - in his next game and probably beyond that.
You made a lot of games with Sonic over the last couple of decades. Is he something of a child to you?
Yeah, he's like a child of mine. I've known Sonic longer than my own children, so he really does feel like a child to me.
In time for the anniversary there is a new game is in pipeline. What can you tell us about it?
Three years ago we started thinking...