You can make your very own Sonic the Hedgehog level now, if you want


My guess is that most, if not all, of you have played the original Sonic the Hedgehog at some point in your life. But while many of you have played the game, how many of you can actually say you designed a level? You know where I’m going with this: has released a fully working level editor, letting you try your hand at creating a level or two.

This is all fine and dandy, but there’s a catch: you need to be a premium member of in order to get the level editor. Granted, such a membership is only $5.95 per month, but I’ll understand if we’ve cultivated a readership that allergic to paying for software, music, or movies.

The Web site is also giving away this Sega Saturn-style controller with the purchase of a $15, three-month subscription:

sonicc It’s a Web site set up by Sega where you can play its old games. I probably should have mentioned that in the beginning.

via Kotaku