Roger Craig Smith plans to continue voicing Sonic the Hedgehog in video game projects despite his brief departure from the role.
Roger Craig Smith will continue to voice Sonic the Hedgehog in various video game projects.
“I cannot express my gratitude for the [Sonic] team and community, “Smith tweeted.” I look forward to honoring your support and passion as I am officially back. [Sonic the Hedgehog] in games. I can’t wait for you to see what we have planned! THANK YOU … from the bottom of my blue heart. ”Smith’s tweet was accompanied by a picture of a broken blue heart stitched back together.
I cannot fully express my gratitude for him @Herizo Sonic crew and community.
I hope to honor your support and passion as I am officially back. #Sonic the Hedgehog in games.
I can’t wait for you to see what we have planned!
THANK YOU … from the bottom of my blue heart. pic.twitter.com/KOLi2MJnUi
– Roger Craig Smith (@RogerCraigSmith) May 26, 2021
In January, Smith announced that he would no longer be playing Sonic after a decade of playing the character. He first voiced the fan-favorite hedgehog in Sonic Colors and continued to reprise the role in games including LEGO Dimensions Y Sonic forces. Smith has also voiced Sonic in projects like the Break up ralph movies and the Sonic boom animated series.
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Craig recently introduced the Sonic Central Livestream, which revealed a series of Sonic-centric projects to coincide with the 30th anniversary of the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise. This includes a two-part animated series. Sonic Colors: Rise of the Wisps (starring Smith) and Sonic Colors Latest, a new HD version of Sonic Colors.
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