Someone Scientifically Calculated Sonic The Hedgehog’s Top Speed

It turns out that he’s very fast.

1. The geniuses at Game Theory calculated that Sonic’s top speed in any videogame is 80 meters per second.

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3. 80 meters per second is 179 miles per hour. That means Sonic, at top speed, could run from New York to Chicago in four hours.

Beats your shitty Honda!

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Joe Bernstein is a senior technology reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York. Bernstein reports on and writes about the gaming industry and web culture.
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