Updated on 05/08/2017

5/4/17- SITE BACK UP
 
   The site was down due to technical issues and has now been fully restored! Sorry for any inconvenience.
4/20/17- HOME PAGE RE-DESIGN
 
   The Sonic Zone home page has been re-designed for a more contemporary look and feel!
3/6/17- GENERAL INTERFACE
 
   You may notice some minor graphical changes to SZ. The most notable change is that the SZ chat is now uniform throughout the entire site. No longer will you see multiple chat colors / styles that may cause font readability issues. The Home, Music, and TV pages have all been slightly updated to improve the interface. The website's server has been renewed for another year. This means that we are approaching our 10th year online!
2/9/17- SONIC BOOM SEASON 2
 
   Sonic Boom Season 2 Episodes 1-7 have been added to Sonic Zone TV!
9/30/16- SONIC BOOM: RISE OF LYRIC
 
   We've added the Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric OST in high quality (320kbps). Download it now from the Music page!
8/15/16- LAYOUT UPDATE
 
   The home page has had an interface update in order to make the space more useful for larger resolutions. Also remember that SZPLUS Summer is ending on 8/31! If you aren't a member yet, be sure to join by then to gain access to all the content without a post requirement!
6/24/16- DOLPHIN UPDATE
 
   We've updated the Gamecube / Wii emulator Dolphin to version 5.0. This is a big release, so be sure to update your copy!
6/6/16- SZPLUS SUMMER
 
   Now through August 31, ALL Sonic Zone Forum members will have access to the Sonic exclusive downloads!
2/19/16- MUSIC UPDATES - PART 3
 
   Recently updated soundtracks to HQ (320kbps): Sonic Rush, Sonic Rush Adventure, Sonic and the Secret Rings,
2/16/16- MUSIC UPDATES - PART 2
 
    Recently updated soundtracks to 320kbps quality include Sonic the Hedgehog (Genesis), Sonic Colors (Wii), Sonic Generations (Console + 3DS), Sonic Adventure 2, Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed, Sonic Unleashed, Sonic '06, Sonic & the Black Knight, Sonic R, and Sonic the Fighters! Be sure to update your copies today!
2/3/16- MUSIC UPDATES - PART 1
 
    We're currently working on re-uploading the soundtrack downloads to a higher quality of 320kbps. Today we updated Sonic the Hedgehog 2, Sonic the Hedgehog 3, Sonic & Knuckles, Sonic 3D Blast (Saturn), and Sonic Adventure. Stay tuned for more updates soon!
11/17/15- NEW ADDITIONS
 
     Today, Shadow the Hedgehog (Gamecube), Sonic Unleashed (Wii), and the Sonic Boom Season 1 finale have been added to SZ!
10/2/15- NEW PLUS DOWNLOADS
 
     Today we added Sonic Mega Collection Plus for PC and Sonic 3D Blast for SEGA Saturn to Sonic Zone Plus!
9/4/15- SONIC UNDERGROUND
 
     We're excited to bring you Sonic Underground episodes streaming on Sonic Zone TV as of today! To start off, we've added episodes
1-25 with the rest to come very soon!
8/17/15- SONIC BOOM - MAJOR UPDATE!
 
     We've added a total of 22 episodes of Sonic Boom to Sonic Zone TV. This brings us completely up to date on the series as of now. Sorry that it had taken us so long to update them, but we will try to keep them updated as they air again going forward best we can!
8/16/15- DOWNLOADS BACK UP
 
     All downloads on the site should now work once again. Thanks for your patience while we got that issue sorted out.
8/6/15- OUR APOLOGIES
 
     Due to excess server usage, we've been forced to make changes regarding access to downloads on Sonic Zone. To resolve this, we have reinstated the 10 post requirement to access the Member Downloads. We feel it is important to continue providing these downloads but in order to comply with our server, we need to limit the server's usage. Thankfully, it will still be fairly easy to gain access to the exclusive downloads. For the time being, all downloads on the site may be broken and bringing you to an error page. We're working on getting this resolved ASAP. Thank you so much for your understanding and continued support in advance.
7/8/15 - SONIC ZONE MEMBER DOWNLOADS
 
     Sonic Zone Plus is now Member Downloads. You now have full access to all downloads by simply registering on the forum.
No posting is required!
5/29/15 - SONIC ZONE LIVE ON TWITCH
 
     We had many requests from the community to switch over to Twitch. While we really did like Hitbox overall, we felt for the good of Sonic Zone Live that it would be the best idea to switch. Please follow us at www.twitch.tv/soniczonelive!
4/9/15 - SONIC THE HEDGEHOG - SEASON 1
 
     Added Sat-AM Sonic the Hedgehog Season 1 (Episodes 1-13) to the Sonic Zone TV library.
4/4/15 - SONIC X - SEASON 3
 
     Added Sonic X Season 2, Episodes 53-78 to the Sonic Zone TV library, completing the Sonic X series!
4/3/15 - SONIC X - SEASON 2
 
     Added Sonic X Season 2, Episodes 27-52 to the Sonic Zone TV library.
11/25/14 - ADVENTURES OF SONIC THE HEDGEHOG / SONIC X SEASON 1
 
     You can now watch all episodes of Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog and Sonic X Season 1 on Sonic Zone. Seasons 2 and 3 of Sonic X will be added soon.
11/15/14 - INTRODUCING SONIC ZONE TV
 
     It's been a long time in the making, and to celebrate our 7th year on the NET, we've been working on an entirely brand new section of Sonic Zone that will give you streaming access to Sonic TV shows, all using nothing more than an HTML5 video player. Introducing Sonic Zone TV! To start, we have given users the first 4 episodes of the brand new TV show, "Sonic Boom" and will keep it updated when new episodes come out. Visit back frequently, as we will be adding more and more Sonic TV shows such as Sonic X, Sonic Underground, and more! Stay tuned, our 7th year is going to be a great one!
8/23/14 - DOLPHIN EMULATOR
 
     Updated Dolphin to latest version (4.0.27)
7/7/14 - PLUS-FOR-ALL SUMMER
 
     Now through September 1st, all Sonic Zone PLUS content is now free for EVERYONE! Spread the news!
7/7/14 - SONIC ZONE LIVE
 
     Today we have (finally) added a brand new, dedicated 'Sonic Zone Live' page to the site which will allow for an overall better viewing experience for our stream. We also added the latest working PSP emulator to download.
5/3/14 - THE STATE OF SONIC ZONE
 
     Click here to read about the current state of Sonic Zone and what the future holds.
3/26/14 - SONIC 2006
 
     It was brought to our attention that we never added the Sonic the Hedgehog (2006) soundtrack to Sonic Zone Version 16. The download is now back up on the music page. Sorry for the inconvenience.
1/14/14 - 3 NEW DOWNLOADS
 
     Sonic Zone PLUS members can now download Sonic CD (2012), Sonic Adventure 2 HD (PC), and Sonic 4: Episode II (PC)!
1/13/14 - SONIC ADVENTURE DX
 
     We've created a new download of SADX for those of you who have had issues with our old download. Please be sure to follow the included instructions, and have fun!
1/6/14 - SONIC ANDROID GAMES
 
     You can now download all 'Sonic' Android games from Sonic Zone (Includes: Sonic 1, Sonic 2, Sonic CD, Sonic Jump, Sonic Dash, Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing)!
1/5/14 - NEW GAMES PAGE LAYOUT
 
     We took some time to redesign the Games page. The music page will be redesigned as well in the near future.
12/19/13 - SONIC LOST WORLD SOUNDTRACK
 
     The complete high-quality soundtrack for Sonic Lost World (Wii U) is now available to download on the music page.
12/5/13 - SONIC AND ALL-STARS TRANSFORMED SOUNDTRACK
 
     The Sonic & All-Stars Transformed OST is now available to download on the music page.
11/7/13 - FORUM MAKEOVER
 
     Today we worked hard to give the forum a much-needed makeover, and plan to try and make it look more like the main site in the near future. We hope you enjoy the brighter colors and sleeker look of the new forum theme!
11/1/13 - 6 YEARS OF SONIC ZONE
 
     We want to thank our community for being with us over the past 6 years! November 20th marks our 6th year on the NET, and we are proud to still be one of the most active Sonic the Hedgehog communities on the web today!
8/21/13 - MINOR CHANGES
 
     For the moment, we've decided we will not be adding a 'Videos' section of Sonic Zone. You may still continue to access the video downloads via the Plus Downloads Center on the forum. We've re-arranged a few things on the main site, and Sonic Zone 16 is no longer in beta.
7/10/13 - FORUM ISSUES
 
     We have reverted the forum to a default theme which has a working CAPTCHA system for registration to prevent bots from registering. We plan to work on a new layout for the forum soon.
6/24/13 - SONIC ZONE VERSION 16 BETA
 
     Welcome to the all-new Sonic Zone! This is a work-in-progress, but we wanted to give you the new layout as soon as we could. Please let the community know what you think of the new version and plan on some cool updates in the near future!
6/2/13 -  MORE BLUE COMING SOON
 
     Sonic ZONE Version 16 is currently in the works! Get ready for an all-new layout, with more content than ever before! Sonic ZONE's fresh new layout will bring some life into the site which hasn't changed much over the past year. Version 16 will be coming soon, so stay tuned!
4/2/13 -  FORUM RESTORED
 
     After over a month of hard work trying to get the forum restored, we were FINALLY successful. You should now be able to log in and post with no issues. Enjoy the forum once again; we certainly missed it! Thank you all for being so patient over the past month.
3/31/13 - BACK ONLINE
 
    We've successfully transferred most of the files over to our new host and things should slowly be getting back to normal. The next step will be to finally getting the forum back online and running again. Please allow some time to get everything back to the way it was, but just know we're trying our best and appreciate  your patience and understanding throughout this mess.
3/24/13 - SONIC ZONE FORUM
 
     After countless hours of attempting to upgrade the forum system, we were unsuccessful, which means we are going to be putting the old forum back up as soon as possible. It has been down a long time, and should be back up soon. We are very sorry for the inconvenience and truly appreciate your patience.
3/6/13 - RENEWED THROUGH 2014
 
     We are pleased to inform the community that I have officially extended Sonic ZONE to April, 2014. It was money I shouldn't have spent and I will be running the donation drive until April 9th as planned with double rewards. We originally were aiming for a 3 year renewal but I can only afford to do up to the year. Please consider a donation because it would greatly help.
3/3/13 - IMPORTANT CHANGES & INFORMATION
 
     To better comply with copyright laws, we have decided to pull the plug on most of the downloads we've had up on Sonic ZONE PLUS. You are still able to get Sonic games and videos but we have removed the software, games, etc. The requirement has also been lowered to just 20 posts on Sonic ZONE Forum. We also are in a tough financial situation. If we can't get closer to our $300 goal, we may need to shut down Sonic ZONE come April 11, 2013. Any donation amount is greatly appreciated and will go toward the server costs. Thank you for any help you can provide us.
1/29/13 - SONIC GAMES
 
     Sonic Colors (Wii), and Sonic & the Black Knight have been added to the Sonic ZONE PLUS downloads! Also, The Dolphin (Gamecube & Wii) emulator has been updated to the latest version (3.5.336).
12/26/12 - DONATION DRIVE WITH DOUBLE REWARDS!
   
 Sonic ZONE needs your help! We will be running a donation drive again to help cover the cost of running the Sonic ZONE server for another 2 years. We are looking at a goal of $300. We have had successful donation drives in the past and hope to do the same this time around. Any little bit you can give is much appreciated. For a limited time, you will also receive double the rewards for any donation amount. The donation drive will run now through March 23, 2013. For more information regarding donation benefits, click here.
11/28/12 - OUR APOLOGIES
   
It was brought to our attention that the forum's registration system has had an error occurring when one tried registering for an account. We have spotted & resolved the issue and you should have no issues registering now. Sorry for the inconvenience, and please feel free to register and join our community today! www.soniczone.net/register
11/25/12 - DOLPHIN
   
 The Dolphin Gamecube/Wii emulator has been updated to the latest build. We have also included both x86 and x64 versions.
11/20/12 - HAPPY BIRTHDAY, SONIC ZONE!
   
 5 years ago today, I launched Sonic ROMs; an unofficial Sonic the Hedgehog fansite which would allow Sonic the Hedgehog fans worldwide to be able to get free Sonic games with 1 click while also providing a community to get to know one another. 5 years later, we are still here, and I would personally like to thank each and every one of you who visit the site, and appreciate the hard work I have put into Sonic ZONE throughout the years. As long as I have your support, I plan to continue to build the site and improve it as much as possible. Happy birthday, Sonic ZONE!
11/6/12 - SHADOW THE HEDGEHOG
   
 The 'Shadow the Hedgehog'  complete soundtrack has been added to the Games & Music page.
11/2/12 - FUSION 32X BIOS & KNUCKLES' CHAOTIX
     The Knuckles' Chaotix ROM has been fixed, and we updated the Fusion emulator to include 32X BIOS.
10/31/12 - THE RETURN OF SONIC ROMS
     In celebration of Sonic ZONE's 5th anniversary month, Sonic ZONE has brought back the large collection of Sonic ROMs & games to the former 'Music' page. The Music section now also includes a button to download the game when available. We have also brought back the emulators on the Games Index page. Thank you for being an active member, and enjoy your Sonic games!
10/18/12 - SONIC 4 MUSIC
     
Both Sonic 4 Episode 1 and 2's soundtracks have been re-uploaded in higher quality, and we also added many tracks missing from the original soundtracks. You can download the individual tracks or the new full soundtracks and replace them with your new ones. Enjoy!
7/30/12 - DOWNLOAD OF THE WEEK
 
   You can now download a randomly selected download from our Sonic ZONE + section once a week for FREE (no membership required) right from the Sonic ZONE home page! Be sure to become a PLUS member to get unlimited access to tons of downloads!
6/28/12 - INTRODUCING SONIC ZONE +
   
 First, we would like to thank you for helping SZ reach 1,000 Facebook likes! As promised, we are bringing back the exclusive section, similar to how it was before. VIP has been renamed to Sonic ZONE Plus. SZ+ is here to reward those who contribute to the community. A SZ+ membership will only require either 50 posts on the Sonic ZONE Forum, or a $5 (or more) donation to Sonic ZONE! Thank you again for being part of Sonic ZONE!
6/15/12 - MUSIC SECTION NEARING COMPLETION!
     
Today's music soundtrack completions  include Knuckles' Chaotix, Sonic Rivals, Sonic Rivals 2, and Sonic and the Black Knight. We are getting close to completing the music section (finally) and will begin working on Sonic Theater as soon as it's all up-to-date and complete! Stay tuned...
6/8/12 - RESTORING LOST FILES
   
 If you have been here within the past day, you may have noticed the site broke, and seemed to disappear. What happened was we got hacked, or someone gained access to our server and deleted major core files. At first, we thought there was no way to get the files back, but luckily found out our host keeps many backups of all files on the server. We are in the process of restoring everything, and this may take a while but just know everything will be back to normal soon. As of now, the site's pages are back, and we are working to restore all the downloads. Sorry for the inconvenience!
5/23/12 - MUSIC UPDATES
     
Today we completed the following music pages: Sonic Spinball, Sonic Riders, Sonic 2006, Sonic & the Secret Rings. We've made a lot of progress, and the Music section should be complete soon! Once completed, we will move on to the SONIC Theater!
4/27/12 - FUTURE OF SONIC ZONE: COMMUNITY PROJECT?
     
We are trying to think of ways to build SONIC ZONE back up with high traffic and a better reputation. Since the take-down of the ROMs (and the title change to 'SONIC ZONE'), the site clearly hasn't been performing as well with traffic, reputation, and loyal members. We are looking to possibly start a major community project, preferably a community video game, similar to one that Sonic Retro has done with Sonic 2 HD. What do you think of this? Do you have experience and knowledge with developing a video game? We are looking for  a team of talented individuals who have the knowledge and skills to develop a great Sonic the Hedgehog game. Feel free to throw us some ideas, and send an email to John Gillis if you are interested, or have any ideas! Let's work together and become the #1 Sonic fansite site on the NET like we once were!
4/21/12 - NEW MUSIC SECTION IN PROGRESS!
     
We are pleased to be able to officially welcome you to our long-awaited, brand-new music section of SONIC ZONE! As of now, you will notice some pages being incomplete; we still have a lot of work to do, but many of your favorite Sonic games'  list of individual tracks are now available to download. Check back frequently for updates, and enjoy our new section!
4/15/12- NEW SONIC ZONE EMBLEM
     
Site owner John Gillis designed the new SONIC ZONE Emblem! The new HD emblem took about 6 hours of work total -
we hope you like it!
Click here to view the new HD emblem!
3/24/12- GAME DISCUSSION BOARDS
     
Each game available from the music section will now have its own discussion board on the forum for better organization. The new music section coming soon will include a link to its discussion board on the forum.
3/23/12- VERSION 15: WHERE WE STAND
     
We wanted to update the community on the progress of Version 15 and where it stands as of now. We worked for many hours within the past day designing the new Music Section's user interface (UI). Now that the interface is complete, it shouldn't be too long before we start rolling out the new pages! After the music pages are complete, we will move forward with the next section, 'SONIC Theater'!
3/06/12 - RETURN OF THE VIP EXCLUSIVE CENTER?
     
Would you like us to bring back our VIP Exclusive Center Downloads section? All you have to do is share our Facebook page! We will bring the section back when we reach our 1,000th 'like'!
3/04/12- MUSIC PAGE UPDATED, FIXED FOR CHROME USERS
     
We noticed and fixed an issue where the music page wasn't showing up right on the Google Chrome web browser.
3/03/12 - MUSIC PAGES
     We updated the music page today, and we will be working to expand the section with individual game pages and files. Users will have the option to download individual songs from soundtracks, or continue to download the entire soundtrack as you can now. Check back frequently for updates!
3/02/12 - TEMPORARY DOWNTIME THROUGHOUT ENTIRE SITE
     
Within the next 48 hours, the server on which SONIC ZONE is located will be undergoing upgrade maintenance, which may leave this site inaccessible for a couple hours. Keep in mind this is only going to be brief, and the site will run normal afterward. Sorry in advance for any inconvenience.
2/22/12 - VERSION 15 FORUM INTEGRATION
   
 Updated SONIC ZONE Forum's background to better match the new SONIC ZONE Version 15 layout. We will continue to update the forum to make it look better with the main site's layout. Keep checking back for updates!
2/18/12 - NEW DONATION CENTER
    
Today we created a new Donation Center page (with an updated benefits chart), and you will now be able to view previous Version 15 updates on the new News Archive page.  
2/12/12 - SONIC ZONE VERSION 15 BETA
   
 Welcome to SONIC ZONE Version 15 BETA! This the early stages of our new layout of SONIC ZONE. Version 15 will include not only the content that we had before, but also better individual navigation of the Music pages and also introducing SONIC THEATER, a section of SONIC ZONE with lots of Sonic TV Show downloads! Keep visiting back for updates!
     
     

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