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Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric  



Sega reveals Sonic Boom release dates, package art


2:30 PM on 07.24.2014
GOTTA GO FASTSega reveals Sonic Boom release dates, package art photo



Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric (that's the Wii U one) is dashing to North America on November 18, Sega announced today. It won't beat its portable (and more promising) companion to market, though, as Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal will arrive at the finish line come November 11.

Alongside the franchise's first CG-animated series, the games comprise Sega's new Sonic Boom "initiative" targeted toward a younger, new generation of fans. The titles also mark the final components of Sega's exclusivity deal with Nintendo, which also included Sonic Lost World and Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games.

Sega reveals Sonic Boom release dates, package art photo
Sega reveals Sonic Boom release dates, package art photo




Fans continue to uncover the secrets of Sonic Boom mystery patch photo


Sonic Boom Wii U gets a massive 1GB mystery patch photo


Review: Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric photo
Review: Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric
10:00 AM on 11.20.2014


Sonic Boom can be hilarious without game-breaking bugs photo


Sonic Boom's game-breaking bugs are delightfully anticlimactic photo


Go try the Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal demo now on 3DS photo


Sonic and friends save a real life cat in this Sonic Boom commercial photo


Sonic Boom dashing to Wii U a week early photo


Here's another incentive to pre-order Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric photo


The latest Sonic Boom trailer is rife with quips and a movie announcer dude photo


Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric Updates, Screenshots, & Videos







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11:00 AM on 01.28.2015
Fans continue to uncover the secrets of Sonic Boom mystery patch

Sonic Boom recently got a huge patch on Wii U. Like 1GB huge, and developer Big Red Button wouldn't tell anyone what was in it. Fans have surmised some of the contents, but the hunt is still on for other changes. One of the ...more



8:00 AM on 01.19.2015
Sonic Boom Wii U gets a massive 1GB mystery patch

Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric was a messy game, and it's taken far too long to patch it. After weeks of waiting though European fans have finally gotten a fix of sorts (it's not out yet in the US), but the problem is Sega hasn't ...more



10:00 AM on 11.20.2014
Review: Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric

As a character, Sonic gets a bad rap these days. No matter what is announced, I can practically hear the collective groaning from my desk. Like any popular franchise with consecutive releases, some of them are going to be goo...more



9:45 PM on 11.12.2014
Sonic Boom can be hilarious without game-breaking bugs

Used to be Sonic games would at least let you stand in shin-high, Interstellar water. I stood in a lot of low water tending to my chao homies in their gardens (Dark Garden for life). This series was so much be...more



4:30 PM on 11.10.2014
Sonic Boom's game-breaking bugs are delightfully anticlimactic

Ah, Sonic Boom. I'm just in it for the laughs. I checked out after Shadow the Hedgehog and Sonic Heroes.  Did you know I actually missed the Janet Jackson Super Bowl nipple slip because I left at halftime to go pla...more



10:00 AM on 11.06.2014
Go try the Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal demo now on 3DS

Nintendo has announced that the demo for Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal, the 3DS edition of the Sonic Boom series, is now available. Full disclosure -- we haven't obtained a review copy yet for either version, and I hear we're not alone. At the very least, the demo for the 3DS game can give you some idea of what to expect.more



9:00 AM on 11.04.2014
Sonic and friends save a real life cat in this Sonic Boom commercial

Although I know it's not cool to like Sonic in just about every context, this new commercial for Sonic Boom is pretty cute. It basically involves Sonic and his crew rescuing a cat in real life in over-the-top fashion, which reminds me of the gloriously cheesy '90s commercials I grew up with. I'm half-expecting Crash Bandicoot to jump out and say "booyah grandma!" at any point.more



10:30 AM on 09.18.2014
Sonic Boom dashing to Wii U a week early

In a year when so many titles have been delayed, Sega is bucking trends. The rogue publisher has announced plans to actually hasten the release of Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric. Quelle surprise! The Wii U action platformer will now cross the finish line a week early, launching on November 11 alongside its Nintendo 3DS companion, Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal.more



8:30 PM on 08.26.2014
Here's another incentive to pre-order Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric

Starting August 25, anyone who pre-orders Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric for the Wii U from Amazon will receive a exclusive character costume pack that can be used in the game. Fans who pre-order will receive a code to unlock the ...more



4:30 PM on 08.15.2014
The latest Sonic Boom trailer is rife with quips and a movie announcer dude

Are you tired of Sonic Boom yet? Oh, you are? Well, I guess you won't want to check out this new trailer, then. See if I care. The latest trailer details some of the enemies and villains Sonic will face up against,...more




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A better look at our beloved Conker in Project Spark

That last trailer for Conker's arrival in Project Spark didn't go over so well. There was no getting around the disappointment of seeing a long abandoned (but never forgotten!) character return not in his own adventure, but ...more



10:00 PM on 04.15.2015
Sayonara Umihara Kawase+ hooks onto PS Vita next week

The newly remastered version of Sayonara Umihara Kawase, the grappling hook platformer which originally launched on the 3DS two years ago, will be making its way onto PS Vita on April 21. The remaster will feature updated gr...more



4:00 AM on 04.14.2015
Lorne Lanning confirms remake of Oddworld: Abe's Exoddus is happening

Oddworld Inhabitants developer Lorne Lanning has confirmed that a remake of Oddworld: Abe's Exoddus is on its way. Talking in a recent Twitch stream, Lanning added that after speaking with fans of the platformer series during...more



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