Sonic Team


One of SEGA's most loved creatives, Sonic Team took their name from their phenomenally successful Sonic the Hedgehog series. They were formerly SEGA AM8.

At the head of the development team is Yuji Naka, producer and visionary, under his leadership they have realised some of the most beautiful gaming moments ever. The creator of Sonic, Naoto Oshima, left Sonic Team to form his own studio, Artoon.

Sonic Team is currently situated in San Francisco, California. Their official website is at

The Sonic Team has also worked on television series adaptations of one of their most popular games they've developed and the basis of the name for the development team, Sonic.


They also had involvement in Sonic 3D Blast and Sonic R, despite coding duties being handled by Traveller's Tales.

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