The upcoming Sonic Boom games land on the 3DS and Wii U on November 11 and 18, respectively. The playable parts of Sega's new-look re-imagination of their super-fast mascot have different names: Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric for the Nintendo home console and Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal for the handheld. »
About three weeks ago in a hotel in Los Angeles, I got to play four levels of the upcoming Sonic Boom. It felt like good family fun: fairly easy combat, some trickier platforming, and a little bit of that iconic Sonic speedrunning through rings. »
Remember, the guy who does Sonic's voice just did a turn as Batman.
Hey, the guy who just did Batman's voice will be doing Sonic next. A new behind-the-scenes video for Sonic Boom looks at how Sega's signature character will be changing in his new video game and TV show. A few quick glimpses of the Sonic Boom game… »
Did you wonder what caused all the changes in Sonic's new design? Well there's your answer right above. It has to be Little Mac, the newly announced character in Super Smash Bros. Wii U! »
If you didn't care for the dubstep in the Sonic Boom announcement trailer, these guys remixed it (with dialogue intact) using "Sonic Boom," the title theme of Sonic CD from 20 years ago. The music choice may be literally more outdated than dubstep—what the hell is this? 2011?—but it's much more timeless. »
Sonic's celebrating more than 20 years as a video game icon. So it makes sense that Sega's giving their furry blue mascot a bit of a facelift—nothing drastic, mind you—along with a new game and TV show in the hopes of keeping the hedgehog moving at top speed. »