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Sonic the Hedgehog Comes to Life With This Robot Replica

Sonic the Hedgehog Egg 771 - Gamers Heroes
Sonic the Hedgehog Egg 771 – Gamers Heroes
Those looking to take over the world can learn a lot from Sonic the Hedgehog’s portly villain Dr. Eggman. As an evil genius with a 300 IQ, he has created countless robotic monstrosities to take over the blue blur. Now’s your chance to claim one of these robots of your own, bringing you one step closer to world domination.

Industrial designer Cristian Castro has created just the thing for Sonic the Hedgehog fans and art aficionados alike. Dubbed the “Egg-771,” this robot is a dead ringer for Dr. Eggman’s Crabmeat. Made out of recycled materials, fiberglass, and steel (and apparently part of a Volkswagen bug), the 12’x7′ Egg-771 made the rounds at the Bones of Steel event.

Sonic the Hedgehog Egg 771 - Gamers Heroes
Sonic the Hedgehog Egg 771 – Gamers Heroes

So how much does the Egg-771 cost? It’s yours for a cool $200,000.

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Casey Scheld

Casey Scheld has more than 15 years of experience in the gaming industry as a community manager, social media director, event specialist, and (of course) gaming editor. He has previously worked with gaming start-ups like Raptr, publishers like Konami, and roller derby girls at PAX West (check out Jam City Rollergirls)! Gamers Heroes is a passion project for him, giving him a chance to tap into the underground side of gaming. He is all too eager to give these lesser-known heroes of the indie space the attention they so rightly deserve, seeking out the next gem and sharing it with the world. Previously making appearances at events like CES, GDC, and (the late) E3, he is all too happy to seek out the next big thing. For those that want to talk shop, send over a tip, or get an easy win in a fighting game of their choosing, be sure to check out his social media channels below.

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