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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 Release Dates Announced For Europe

Sonic the Hedgehog, one of the most recognisable figures in video game history will be speeding his way back to fans – both old and new – this November. Today SEGA announces that in Europe both Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric for Wii U developed by LA-based Big Red Button, and Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal for Nintendo 3DS developed by Sanzaru Games of San Francisco, will be released on 21st November.

Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric and Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal star the electrifying team – Sonic, Tails, Knuckles, Amy and newcomer Sticks – who will band together to defeat both familiar and new powerful enemies. The games are part of the brand-new Sonic Boom initiative, an all-new Sonic experience that will usher in new gameplay based on action-adventure combat, new characters and environments as well as new storylines that will carry through the franchise’s first CG-animated series.

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Thanks, Sonicguy726

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Pre-ordering Sonic Boom Will Get You An Exclusive Sonic Figurine At GameStop

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Good news for Sonic fans in the United States as US retail chain GameStop has announced that those who decide to pre-order Sonic Boom with the retailer on the Nintendo 3DS or the Wii U will be eligible to get a free Sonic figurine. The figure comes at no extra cost, so if you’re thinking of getting the game then it’s worth pre-ordering with GameStop.

Thanks, Gamertimeus

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Here’s A Look At The New Speed Stage For Sonic Boom Wii U From SDCC

A brand new stage for Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric on Wii U was showcased at this weekend’s San Diego Comic Con event. As you can see from the video posted above it’s an ultra fast stage showing Sonic and his famous companions jumping, running and swinging their way through the stage. Sonic’s latest adventure is due out this November.

Thanks, Jeremy