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SEGA have announced that their speed-obsessed, spiky-headed mascot, Sonic the Hedgehog, will soon be headlining a new take one of iOS’ most enduringly popular gaming genres — the Temple Run or Pitfall!-esque 3D endless runner. And yeah, that certainly sounds like a match made in heaven! Here’s what they’ve revealed about the game, entitled Sonic Dash, so far over on the official SEGA blog:

Our hero will be doing what he does best — making a fast and frenzied 3D dash through stunning stages, as he navigates over, around, and through interminable dangers. Challenge your friends and compete on leaderboards — you may know who the fastest is, but, for how long?

SEGA will be releasing more information (and hopefully a gameplay trailer) very soon. Update: Aaand here’s some pretty terrific gameplay footage courtesy of Touchgameplay:

Source: TouchArcade via SEGA Blog