Sonic the Hedgehog has been a popular video game character for 30 years. It has entertained 3 generations of people now and with the new movie coming out this year, Sonic is set to entertain a new generation of youngsters who will be making him their own. Sonic isn’t a Gen Z creation and yet they are ready to embrace the little blue guy as their own.

In this video, IGN breaks down why Sonic is still so cool and how he’s perfect mascot for a new generation of people born after the original Sega systems were released.