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The Sonic Boom TV Series Will Air On November 8th

News has emerged from this year’s Sonic Boom event at New York Comic Con that the Sonic Boom television series will air November 8th on the Cartoon Network.  The Sonic Boom video game for the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U will arrive on November 11th.

Thanks, Kallum S

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Sega 3D Classics Collection Announced For Retail Release In Japan

Sega has announced its plans to group several of its 3D Classics into one package for a retail release. The upcoming collection includes the 3D renditions of Space Harrier, Fantasy Zone, Outrun, Streets of Rage, Shinobi 2, Ecco the Dolphin, Space Harrier and Out Run. Priced at 3,980 yen, it will launch in Japan on December 18th for Nintendo 3DS. There’s currently no word on whether the compilation will hit the West.

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Sonic Boom Wii U Available In North America One Week Early

Sega has announced via its official Sonic the Hedgehog Twitter account that Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric for Wii U will be released in North America a week earlier than anticipated. Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric will now arrive on November 11th.

Thanks, MasterPikachu6

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Sega Announces Tokyo Game Show Lineup

This year’s Tokyo Game Show will soon be upon us and publisher and developer Sega has outlined its plans for the event. They will be showing off new trailers for Sonic Boom on the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U and will also have playable builds at the event. Here’s the games that Sega will be showcasing at TGS.

Trailers:

  • Ryu ga Gotoku 0
  • Phantasy Star Nova
  • Phantasy Star Online 2
  • Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax
  • Hero Bank 2
  • Shining Resonance
  • Puyopuyo Tetris
  • Sonic Toon 3DS
  • Sonic Toon WiiU
  • World End Eclipse
  • Etrian Odyssey Untold 2

Playable:

  • Phantasy Star Nova
  • DengekiBunko Fighting Climax
  • Hero Bank 2
  • PuyopuyoTetris
  • Sonic Toon 3DS
  • Sonic Toon WiiU

Some Stage Events of interest:

  • Phantasy Star Nova presentation (9/18, 12pm)
    – There will be news updates about the game from the developers
  • Ryu ga Gotoku Zero presentation (9/18, 1pm)
    – The first stage event for the game, usually at every TGS that’s when they show off the long gameplay and cutscene trailers for RgG games
  • New Hatsune Miku Project announcement (9/18, 3pm)
    – New project announcement, no platform announced yet
  • Phantasy Star Online 2 presentation (9/19, 3:30pm)
    – There will be new developments and collaborations announced for the game
  • Phantasy Star Nova TGS demo playthrough (9/20, 2pm)
    – The developers will play through the TGS demo live
  • Atlus presentation (9/20, 2:30pm)
    – One hour presentation for Atlus on their upcoming games. The only one specifically mentioned is EO Untold 2, but maybe there’ll be something on upcoming Persona stuff?
  • Shining Resonance Gameplay presentation (9/21, 3pm)
    – First time they’re showing gameplay footage of the game

Thanks, Kyle

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Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric Supports Multiple Control Options

Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric will present multiple control options to players. The upcoming action-adventure title’s producer, Stephen Frost, confirmed via Twitter that it will support all the official Wii U and Wii controllers for multiplayer and cooperative modes. Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric will release on November 18th for Wii U. Those who pre-order the game from Amazon will receive a code to unlock exclusive luminous costumes for Sonic, Tails, Amy and Knuckles.

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Sega Reveals Pre-Order Bonus for Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric

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Sega has revealed a pre-order incentive for Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric. Consumers who pre-order the upcoming action-adventure title through Amazon will receive a code to unlock exclusive luminous costumes for Sonic, Tails, Amy and Knuckles. The offer will also be extended to all existing pre-orders. Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric is set to launch November 18 for Wii U.