New trailer, streaming schedule as 2021 Sonic Hacking Contest nears

Here’s where you can watch and play the latest fan mods and hacks as the 2021 Sonic Hacking Contest nears.

Fans can expect more than 81 total entries in this year’s Sonic Hacking Contest according to a press release issued by event organizers today, which included a list of entries, an official trailer, and a livestreaming schedule.

The trailer, produced by content creator redhotsonic, featured a variety of fan-made hacks and mods.

Contest entries

The Hacking Contest portion will have a total of 41 entries. Entries submitted to the Contest are evaluated by judges, and will have the chance to win trophies in various categories if they receive enough votes from the community.


  1. A.I.R Eevee in Sonic 1 by SonicFan214
  2. Big the Cat in Sonic the Hedgehog by E-122-Psi
  3. Hellfire Saga by Hardline Team
  4. Silver Sonic: The Revenge by Roebloz
  5. SNOLF: Tournament Edition by drmelon
  6. Sonic 1 Blastless DX by vladikcomper
  7. Sonic 1 Definitive by Inferno
  8. Sonic 1 Flash Flood by TheInvisibleSun
  9. Sonic 2 Desyned by GTKoopa
  10. Sonic 2 Tailsplosion by GTKoopa
  11. Sonic 3 & Knuckles: Epilogue by TheBlad768
  12. Sonic 3C Delta by Chainspike
  13. SONIC DELTA 40Mb (Sonic Delta Next) by Neto
  14. Sonic Sunventure SHC 2021 by Scrap_Brain
  15. Sonic the Hackable – Splash Hill Demo by CHRdutch
  16. Sonic the Hedgehog – Anniversary Edition by SophieDude
  17. Sonic the Hedgehog 2 – Anniversary Edition by SophieDude
  18. Sonic the Hedgehog 2: Pink Edition by E-122-Psi
  19. Sonic The Hedgehog: Ancient Isles by Catswell
  20. Tails Advent by lordxernom
  21. VTuber in Sonic 1 by ProjectFM


  1. Apotos & Shamar Adventure Pack by tuanpingas
  2. Dash Adventure 2 by Revenir
  3. MISSION REPLACEMENT: SA1 Gamma-Timer Variant over Kill X Many Missions by Twilord
  4. Shivery Mountainsides by Goalringmod27
  5. Sonic ‘06 – Emerald Coast by Nonami
  6. Sonic ’06 – Seaside Hill by Knuxfan24
  7. Sonic 06 Definitive Experience by brianuuu
  8. Sonic 06 Legacy of Solaris by JotaroPowered
  9. Sonic Forces Overclocked – Freight Frenzy DEMO – SHC2021 Edition by TheDuckDealer
  10. Sonic Forces Re-imagined – SHC 2021 Demo by brandonj
  11. Sonic Riders DX by AirKingNeo
  12. Sonic Riders Regravitified v1.0 by Xithl_kikorl
  13. Tropical Resort Act 1 in Sonic Forces by RobowilOFFICIAL
  14. Yoshi’s Island Zone DLC Restoration by Death


  1. Mystic Cave Zone Mania-fied by campbellsonic
  2. Sonic 2 Mania SHC2021 Demo by AChickMcNuggie
  3. SONIC CD: EPISODE METAL by jackelzxa
  4. Sonic the Hedgehog Forever by Team Forever
  5. Sonic the Hedgehog: Lost Island Demo by CartoonsAnimate22
  6. Sonic Vintage by ZachmanAwesomeness

Expo entries

On the other hand, entries in the Hacking Expo – 40 in total – will not be judged. It will serve as a public showcase of the respective mods and hacks, similar in style to the Sonic Amateur Games Expo.


  1. Another South Island Adventure by DeltaWooloo
  2. Cursed Sonic 3 & Knuckles by MainMemory
  3. Dr Robotnik’s Mean Bean Machine – Spanish Translations (Latin America and European) by RadioTails
  4. Kaizonic Through Islands by FetalPepper66
  5. Sonic & Knuckles Master Edition SHC21 by Xebninmaj
  6. Sonic 1: 50hz = 60Hz (240p Edition) by vladikcomper
  7. Sonic 1: Encore Mode by VictorHedgehog
  8. Sonic 2 but with Chaotix Physics by Jdpense
  9. Sonic 2 CD Remix 2021 Demo by Pacca
  10. Sonic 2 PN Arcade by PikaNoob
  11. Sonic 2 Tag Team by Jdpense
  12. Sonic Black and White by TheInvisibleSun
  13. SONIC DEBUT by MCTravisYT
  14. Sonic Magnified by Giovanni
  15. Sonic Maxidrive (Rust Hill Demo for SHC 2021 Expo) by Speems
  16. Sonic Renovation by Adriano
  17. Sonic the Hedgehog 2: The Return of Dr. Eggman by Alex Field
  18. Sonic The Hedgehog: Dark’s World Defeat: SHC Demo by rayisexpic
  19. Sonic: Angel Island Adventrue – The First Half (AIZ Demo) by saan1ty


  1. Autodemo Windy Valley Hardmode (unfinished) by PurpleTwirler
  2. Colors Sonic by saguinee
  3. Cursed Hedgehogs 2: Ken the Penders™ by PkN0PE
  4. Customizable Results Music by MandM
  5. Kate the Wolf in SA2 by MainMemory
  6. Link Sonic by MandM
  7. Mushroom Zone Neo by PurpleTwirler
  8. SA1: The Emblem Challenge by Speeps
  9. Sonic ‘06 – Greenflower Zone by Knuxfan24
  10. Sonic 06: Super Hard Mode by GordonRamsay
  11. Sonic Adventure 2: Full Story by Xanderoni
  12. Sonic Colors DX Revised (HD overhaul) by threethan
  13. Sonic Colors: Episode Shadow by Lady_Luna
  14. Sonic Forces DLC Project Demo by SuperSonicThomas
  15. Sonic Generations – LATAM Translation Mod v2.0 by senorDane
  16. Sonic Heroes Advenced by Shadow Side
  17. Sonic Heroes: Encore Mode V0.7 by Sovic91
  18. Sony Hawk’s Pro Skater by Goalringmod27
  19. STH2006 Project Demo 5 by brianuuu


  1. Burrotis’s Super Sonic in Sonic CD by SoN1c2001
  2. GORGEOUS LABYRINTH MOD [SHC2021 EXPO] by DarkVampireDee

Livestream schedule

Event organizers also unveiled the official livestream schedule for the 2021 event. Tails’ Channel host Evan Tingle will showcase a number of fan hacks and mods on 16 October at 10:00 am ET.

All streams can be watched on the official Contest website,

Name of programmeBSTEDTPDT
Official Preshow – Retro entries7:00 pm2:00 pm11:00 am
Official Preshow – 3D entries10:00 pm5:00 pm2:00 pm
Official Preshow – 2D PC entries1:00 pm8:00 pm5:00 pm
Official Sonic Hacking Contest streaming schedule for Sunday 10 October 2021
Name of programmeBSTEDTPDT
Argick11:00 am6:00 am3:00 am
Nuckles5:00 pm12:00 pm9:00 am
Redhotsonic7:00 pm2:00 pm11:00 am
MegaGWolf9:00 pm4:00 pm1:00 pm
SomeCallMeJohnny11:00 pm6:00 pm3:00 pm
JustJesss2:00 am9:00 pm6:00 pm
Official Sonic Hacking Contest streaming schedule for Monday 11 October 2021
Name of programmeBSTEDTPDT
Argick11:00 am6:00 am3:00 am
Nuckles5:00 pm12:00 pm9:00 am
Redhotsonic7:00 pm2:00 pm11:00 am
MegaGWolf9:00 pm4:00 pm1:00 pm
SomeCallMeJohnny11:00 pm6:00 pm3:00 pm
JustJesss2:00 am9:00 pm6:00 pm
Official Sonic Hacking Contest streaming schedule for Tuesday 12 October 2021

In addition to the official trailer, a new deadline for developers to book a stream was dated – 8 October. Plus, the traditional “Results Show” programme, a long-time staple to the Contest Week, will not be televised this year in favour of written results publicized by the media, including by Tails’ Channel.

The Hacking Contest will run between 11 through 17 October, and Tails’ Channel will provide coverage.

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