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LEGO Ideas: Sonic the Hedgehog – Green Hill Zone


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LEGO have just released a Sonic the Hedgehog – Green Hill Zone Ideas set, and this is definitely one for both LEGO and Sonic fans alike.

Conceived by 24-year-old, UK based LEGO superfan Viv Grannell, through the LEGO Ideas platform, this new analogue version of the Green Hill Zone gives fans the chance to build and display a piece of gaming history. 

Sonic the Hedgehog™ blasted onto the screens of gamers worldwide in 1991, racing to grab gold rings as he ran through the first level of the game — the now-iconic Green Hill Zone — a bright-green landscape with a look inspired by the California hillsSonic has kept up the tradition of featuring the much-loved Green Hill Zone in many new versions of the game over the past 30 years — and now the zone can be tackled in a new way; a “real life” LEGO version.

Lots of fun details and easter eggs have been incorporated into 1,125-piece set including five minifigures – an updated version of Sonic, Crabmeat, Moto Bug, Dr. Eggman and the Phantom Ruby.  Also included are 10 boxes of golden-coloured Rings and a Technic lever to spring Sonic and friends into the air. And just like in the game, you can earn a gem reward as you build the set! This fun-filled LEGO build results in a dynamic display set or one that can be played with by any Sonic or LEGO fan for years to come.

  • Age – 18+
  • Model measures: 
  • Height:  17cm/7” 
  • Width: 36cm / 14”
  • Depth: 6cm / 2.5”
  • 1125 pieces
  • The latest LEGO x SEGA set, which features:
    •  5 minifigures, including a new version of Sonic and also Crab, Motobug, Dr. Eggman, and Phantom Ruby
    • 10 ring boxes 
    • Modular build, which can be linked to other architecture sets
    • Interactive elements and easter eggs, such as:
      • A Technic lever on the spring module to launch Sonic and his friends into the air 
      • Sit Dr Eggman inside the Egg Robot 
      • Just like in the game – get a gem reward as you build the set 
      • Super speed and shied TV screens also included
  • Price: £59.99 

You can learn more about the Sonic the Hedgehog – Green Hill Zone Ideas set from the LEGO website.

Andrew Edney
Andrew Edney
I am the owner and editor of this site. I have been interested in gadgets and tech since I was a little kid. I have also written a number of books on various tech subjects. I also blog for The Huffington Post and for FHM. And I am honoured to be a Microsoft MVP since January 2008 - again this year as an Xbox MVP.
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