The gang's all here.Sonic Boom
is an upcoming entry in the Sonic the Hedgehog
franchise based on the Sonic Boom
cartoon. It will be released for the Wii U
and Nintendo 3DS
and carry the subtitles Rise of Lyric
and Shattered Crystal
Serving as a prequel to the stories revealed in the TV series, the Sonic Boom
video game will deliver a totally different experience to previous Sonic games with collaborative gameplay at its core. Developed in the U.S by California-based Big Red Button Entertainment (Wii U) and Sanzaru Games (Nintendo 3DS) in collaboration with Sonic Team, this is the third title to be released as part of an exclusive deal with Nintendo. Sonic Boom
will take advantage of the innovative hardware of both the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS, with traditional elements of Sonic games, such as speed, also featured. The video game will also introduce exploration, combat and a new Enerbeam tether mechanic. It will also feature a main hub and missions branching off that.
The first trailer can be seen here
. The E3 trailer is here.
Tropes for the cartoon should be placed here
Something to note is Sega has clarified that Sonic Boom
will not reboot the franchise, nor is it taking the place of the mainline canon of Sonic
games. There are more than the four playable characters returning and the Chaos Emeralds are absent for the time being. Amy is playable in the Wii U version, while Sticks is playable in the 3DS version.
The games will be released in the US on November 11 (Shattered Crystal
) and 18 (Rise of Lyric
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