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The Murder of Sonic the Hedgehog Hits 1 Million Downloads as One of Steam’s Highest Rated Games Ever

The Murder of Sonic the Hedgehog officially surpassed 1 million downloads, making it one of the highest rated games ever on Steam.

Katie – MiniKitty, social media manager for Sonic the Hedgehog, twitter “Over 1,000,000 people got The Murder of Sonic the Hedgehog. It’s currently the 61st highest rated game of all time on Steam. It’s totally unreal. Thank you so much.”

For those unfamiliar, Murder at Sonic the Hedgehog is a murder mystery/visual novel game that made a surprise release on Steam just before April Fool’s Day 2023. A party where Sonic is a victim. But things soon start feeling a little strange.

As a new character, it’s your job to interrogate Sonic’s friends and try to uncover the truth about this mystery on the train known as the Mirage Express.

The Murder of Sonic the Hedgehog follows 2022’s Sonic Frontiers and just got a big update with a new challenge mode, photo mode and a jukebox where players can listen to their favorite Sonic songs.

For more, check out the first 17 minutes of The Murder of Sonic the Hedgehog, our review of Sonic Frontiers, and all the other great April Fool’s jokes in the gaming world.

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Adam Bankhurst is a news writer for IGN. You can follow him on Twitter @Adam Bankhurst and Cramp.

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