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Oh no, I like the Hedgehog trailer

Pubes and all

I used to nod along when wiser, grizzlier journalists than I took the piss out of "hot takes". To be honest, I never really knew what they were talking about. I get it now, though, now that I've been lightly grizzled. Hot takes are stupid. TAKES are stupid. The distinction between value and preference is a blurry, hideous line that critics shouldn't think too hard about, lest they suffer a mental breakdown in the manner that people used to think blindfolded chess players might.

This is a roundabout way of admitting I think the Sonic movie looks like good fun.

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Matt Cox: Once the leader of Rock Paper Shotgun's Youth Contingent, Matt is an expert in multiplayer games, deckbuilders and battle royales. He occasionally pops back into the Treehouse to write some news for us from time to time, but he mostly spends his days teaching small children how to speak different languages in warmer climates.
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Sonic Mania

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