Sega has officially announced that it has plans to release Episode 2 of Sonic the Hedgehog 4. The upcoming game is going to have a re-introduction to Metal Sonic as an antagonist and Tails returning as Sonic’s Sidekick.
During a Gamespot interview, Digital Brand manager Ken Balough mentioned that there will brand new graphics and a physics engine for the newest episode. These changes are based on fan feedback.
In addition to the changes with the latest episode, Balough said that Sonic would no longer stick to walls or uncurl from his ball form when jumping out from a hill.
Episode 2 doesn’t have a set day for release but is planned for 2012. The title will be available for Playstation 3, Xbox 360, Windows Mobile 7, Android, and iOS. No word has been made of a Nintendo Wii release.