Serving as a prequel to the stories revealed in the TV series, the Sonic Boom video game will deliver a totally different experience to previous Sonic games with collaborative gameplay at its core. Developed in the U.S by California-based Big Red Button Entertainment (Wii U) and Sanzaru Games (Nintendo 3DS) in collaboration with Sonic Team, this is the third title to be released as part of an exclusive deal with Nintendo. Sonic Boom will take advantage of the innovative hardware of both the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS, with traditional elements of Sonic games, such as speed, also featured. The videogame will also introduce exploration, combat and a new Enerbeam tether mechanic that will allow the Sonic Boom world to be discovered in totally unique ways.
Platforms: PS4 3DS (Reviewed on n3DS) Publisher: Sega Developer: Sanzaru Games Disclosure: Review copy provided by the publisher. The Case: "Wait...you're saying it's good?" Right off the bat, Sonic Boom: Fire and Ice is the most fun I've had playing a Sonic game since Sonic 3 & Knuckles. I can't say it's the best Sonic game since then, as I haven't played too much of Generations or Colors lately, but it's definitely fun. Up front, I had skipped the previous 3DS game Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal, because I was unfortunate enough to get the Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric review and it soured me on both entries. After beating Sonic Boom: Fire and Ice with 100% completion, I remembered that Shattered Crystal... Read Review