Sega has announced The Murder of Sonic the Hedgehog, a very real new visual novel to celebrate April Fool’s Day.
The new and free visual noel is now available for Windows PC (via Steam). The game is described as a “labor of love” that has fans trying to figure out who killed the legendary blue blur.
Here’s a rundown on the very real game, plus its reveal trailer:
It’s Amy Rose’s birthday, and she’s hosting a murder mystery party on the Mirage Express!
When Sonic the Hedgehog becomes the game’s victim, everyone is off to get to the bottom of things. However, something feels a bit off – is this really an innocent game or is something more sinister afoot?
Join the colorful cast of the Sonic the Hedgehog series in an exciting new adventure!
- New & familiar faces – Interrogate some of your favorite characters as you figure out what happened to Sonic. Play as a new character who is starting their first day working on the Mirage Express, and meet the kind Conductor who is finally retiring from his long run with the train!
- All aboard! – Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of the Mirage Express, featuring fully hand-drawn landscapes and characters.
- Canon or Headcanon? – You know what they say: everything is canon*.