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Sonic Boom creative director explains all the tape

7:30 PM on 02.25.2014 // Steven Hansen
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Not keeping it...under wraps

Is it just me or does the Sonic Boom gameplay in this behind the scenes video actually look better than it did with the initial reveal? And everything is so nice...and colorful. Oh no. No no no. No falling into the Sonic Cycle for me. Booooo. Hisssssss. Sonic is dead.

Anyway, Bob Rafei, Big Red Button CEO/Creative Director, actually specifically talked about all the tape and character redesigns. "For example, the sport tape that I thought was a good example of showing how active the character is, shows how fast these guys are moving," while the neckerchief is an homage to the adventure genre (see: Uncharted 3 for another example).




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destructoid's previous coverage:
Sonic Boom


  Jul 23

Sonic Boom also has characters not covered in tape

Like 'sexy purple Rosie the Riveter hedgehog' and 'old tails-less tails'


  Feb 07

Big Red Button lead talks Sonic Boom gameplay

'Linear experience with spokes and discoveries'


  Feb 06

Sega announces Cartoon Network and TOMY parternship

Sonic Boom will be two games, a TV show, and a toy line


  Feb 06

Sega reveals new Sonic Boom sub-franchise and game

The crew has a new look, and the game ties into the show


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