Posts From Noah Copeland

Reasonable Assessment: Sonic’s Social Media Is Smart

On June 1st of 2015, Kellie Parker ended her seven year tenure as Sonic the Hedgehog’s social media manager. A short time later, a familiar face by the name of Aaron Webber took the reins. No one was prepared for what was

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Reasonable Assessment: SEGA Doubling-Down on Classic Sonic

The first Sonic game I ever played was Sonic Adventure 2. The second was Sonic 3 & Knuckles. My first experience with Sonic involved a healthy dose of both Classic and Modern Sonic. Both black eyes and green eyes. I say

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Reasonable Assessment: Sega Does What Nintendon’t

I logged onto my gmail account and got a big ol’ fat email with the subject line “Album Recalled.” My band’s cover of the Punch Out! theme was taken down from several platforms via copyright strike by Nintendo. As you

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Bets Showdown: What’s Going Down at the 25th Anniversary Party?

So who likes fun and games? Time to play The Bet Showdown. The San Deigo Sonic party is coming up, and the team here at TSSZ has made our predictions. What is going to happen at the party? What will

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Reasonable Assessment: Rumors Have Become Ridiculous

On April 27th, earlier this year, the “bombshell” news came out that Nintendo’s NX console was to be released in 2017. If you were on social media that day, you definitely saw disappointment and groaning. Personally speaking, my feed was

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Reasonable Assessment: Hope For Fire & Ice

“Oh dear, Noah. Please don’t tell me you’re actually about to say something positive about a Sonic Boom game!” Actually, I am. “Noah! This is the Internet! They’ll eat you alive! Turn back now. It’s not too late!” Actually, maybe it

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Reasonable Assessment: Sonic 3 & Knuckles’ Story & The Monomyth

In the 1994 SEGA Genesis classic, Sonic 3 & Knuckles, the hero is Sonic, Tails is the ally, and Knuckles is the trickster. Sounds obvious, right? I’m not speaking as generally as you might think. I’m specifically referring to a concept called

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Reasonable Assessment: The SXSW Panel Is More Important Than You Think

Hello, hello. I’m Noah and I’m new the commentator at TSSZ. Welcome to my segment! Sit down and rev up a spindash. We’re about to get started. For my first article, I’d like to address a certain sentiment that seems

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