The Deadly Six have managed to recruit some new allies in the form of Nightmaren monsters inspired from the game NiGHTS into Dreams. Sonic has been sucked in to a world of nightmares created by Wizeman and he must defeat the Deadly Six who are riding high atop gigantic Nightmaren monsters in an exclusive level accessed via a redeemable code. The Deadly Six Edition is available when pre-ordering the game or whilst stocks last. The NiGHTMARE DLC can be played at any point in the game and on completion of the level a Black Bomb Colour Power is rewarded to the player which usually only obtainable from Miiverse.
The versus races on the Wii U allow you to compete against a friend across courses especially redesigned for multiplayer madness. Split across three unique modes, one person plays using the screen on the Wii U GamePad and the other can play using the TV and Wii remote. Sonic Lost World on the 3DS offers versus races for up to 4 players locally and online. Both offer exclusive multiplayer power ups to try and help you or hinder your rivals in the ultimate supersonic showdown!
Additionally call up backup for Sonic with the brand new remote control (R/C) vehicles for the Wii U which offer supportive co-op using the Wii remote. Remote controlled planes, choppers, UFOs and more are at your disposal as you slow down time, lift Sonic to reach undiscovered locations and even turn him invisible! On the 3DS R/C vehicles can be summoned at any time and by using items found in the game you can create your vehicles in Tails’ Lab. Sonic Lost World also supports the ability share R/C vehicles from the 3DS to the Wii U versions so that players can to expand their collection and find new ways to play.
The fun doesn’t end there thanks to Sonic Lost World’s Miiverse capabilities. You can share items with your friends & community members via Miiverse and as these items are shared, they will continue to grow so that you can unlock their full potential! Fans of the classic Sonic power-ups will also have plenty to enjoy with the return of Power Sneakers, Shields and Invincibility. In addition to all this you‘ll be able to blast your enemies out of the way with the exclusive Black Bomb Colour Power only available via Miiverse.
Watch Sonic blast through the stages and rise against the Deadly Six in this exclusive Sonic: Lost World trailer from Gamescom 2013. Sonic: Lost World is exclusive to the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U and will launch on October 22nd in North America, and on October 18th in Europe. Will you be buying?
SEGA Europe president Jurgen Post says that the hopes Wii U and Nintendo 3DS exclusive Sonic Lost World can turn things around for the struggling console. Post says that he “is concerned” about the current sales of Wii U, but he hopes that Sonic can help things. He also believes that Nintendo’s E3 2013 showing has gone some way to helping the console.
“The Lost World might just be our best Sonic game yet. it is one of the games that can help them. I saw Nintendo’s briefing at E3 and it has a very strong line-up of games for Wii U. I think it’s helping people think that things might change.”
“Historically, Sonic games have always sold very well on Nintendo platforms, so it’s a good fit. And Nintendo and SEGA have always worked together in a positive way – the first game Sonic debuted on after we stopped making hardware was a Nintendo platform.”
New footage from Wii U and Nintendo 3DS exclusive Sonic Lost World has appeared online. The new gameplay video shows off two of the worlds that players will encounter when the game is released this October. The new worlds in question are Desert Ruins and the sumptuous Silent Forest. Will you be purchasing Sonic Lost World later this year?
Sonic Team head Takashi Iizuka has told the Official Nintendo Magazine that the company really wants to win back platforming fans with Sonic Lost World. Iizuka hopes that he can entice Mario fans to play the game as its exclusive to Nintendo platforms. Iizuka reiterated that more recent Sonic games had more of an emphasis on speed, but with Sonic Lost World platforming is their main emphasis. Here’s what he had to say to the publication.
“Sonic started out as a platform title but, as we got to the more recent ones, it changed to be a more speed-based game. Recent fans will be familiar with that speed-based gaming, but with Lost World, we wanted to win back the platform fans. We don’t just want old Sonic fans to come back, though: we want Mario players and other platform gamers to enjoy the new game, too.”
Takashi Iizuka, the producer of Sonic Lost World, has confirmed that the Wii U version of Sonic’s latest adventure won’t feature online multiplayer. The Nintendo 3DS version of Sonic Lost World has 4-player versus racing over the Internet. Iizuka wouldn’t reveal why the Wii U version is lacking online multiplayer and only has local. Here’s what he had to say.
“We’ll have different multiplayer modes on both Wii U and 3DS. On the Wii U, there’s booth cooperative and versus multiplayer. In cooperative play, Sonic will be using the Wii U GamePad and someone can be supporting Sonic in co-op with the Wii Remote. In versus mode, one player will be playing on the TV screen and the other player will be racing using the GamePad so you don’t have to have split screen. You both have your own screen and can race each other. The Wii U multiplayer is not on the Internet. It’s basically everyone sitting on the same couch. The 3DS for the first time we’re having 4-player versus racing over Wi-Fi and the Internet.”
SEGA has revealed that long-standing Sonic collaborator Dimps will be developing Sonic Lost World for the Nintendo 3DS. Sonic Lost World for the Nintendo 3DS contains unique content which isn’t contained in the Wii U version of the game.
Sonic Team’s Takashi Iizuka says that level layouts are entirely different in order “to match the screen size and hardware so players can enjoy both versions with a fresh feeling.” The Nintendo 3DS version also includes an exclusive versus mode for up to four players, and also has a number of features that can be unlocked by linking up with the Wii U version.
Last month, Nintendo announced that it had struck a deal with SEGA to bring three upcoming Sonic games, including Sonic Lost World, exclusively to Nintendo platforms. Although it was rumored earlier this week that all three games would be launching this year, SEGA has confirmed to IGN Executive Editor Rich George that this isn’t the case. According to the publisher, the third Nintendo-exclusive Sonic game will not arrive in 2013.
SEGA Germany has confirmed that all three Nintendo exclusive Sonic titles will be coming in 2013. We already know about Sonic Lost World and Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games. The third game is rumoured to be a Sonic and Mario Kart crossover which is being developed by the Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed team over at Sumo Digital. We will undoubtedly get more information on the three Sonic titles at E3.
Online gaming publication IGN has received the chance to take a look at three levels of Wii U and Nintendo 3DS exclusive, Sonic Lost World. The developers over at Sonic Team say that they have created an all-new design for 3D Sonic games with Sonic: Lost World and that they hope to use this design for future titles. Here’s a roundup of what was shown to the team over at IGN.
- Levels include ‘Wind Hill’ & ‘Desert Ruins’
- Desert Ruins consists of a Cake, Candy and sweet themed environment.
- Sonic builds up speed slowly, the player decides when he wants to go faster and then with another button decides when he wants to unleash the next level of speed.
- Parkor system, designed to allow players to navigate objects at speed without coming to a dead stop.
- Wisp’s are back, as are the wisp powers.
- 2 player “support” mode confirmed.
- Sonic is the only playable character.
- Tails, Knuckles & Amy appear in the story, they are not playable.
- The planet is called ‘Lost Hex.’
- Rescuing animals will influence various unlockable content.
- Red Rings are back.
- Gold cannons are used to unlock secret/alternative paths.