Well its time for the yearly butchering of Sonic it would seem. SEGA® today announced that its highly anticipated title Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice, hitting shelves September 27, will be at this year’s E3, where gamers and Sonic fans alike will be able to get their hands on the game for the first time. Just in time for the 25th anniversary and to kill your childhood one more time. SEGA’s newest title which will be available on the Nintendo 3DS™ family of systems, will deliver all-new fire and ice game play elements that enables players to run through the game at top speed, or take their time with deeper exploration and puzzle play. Does that sound like sonic? Gotta go slower to solve these puzzles? No it doesn’t.
So confident is SEGA that this will be a disaster that they are giving away three episodes of free SEGA’s press release says ” The content will be available for the very first time on DVD in North America, packaged with each Launch Edition copy of the game.” This does not give me confidence SEGA in fact it makes me think this game is so bad you have to give me free crap to get anyone to even look at it! The press release went on to quote Ivo Gerscovich, chief brand officer, SEGA of America. “This is a milestone year for Sonic, and part of the way we’re celebrating his 25thanniversary is by thanking fans with exciting promotions and content. This is the first time that we’re going to package a game with Sonic Boom episodes, and we feel it will serve as a special gift to the fans,”
Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice for Nintendo 3DS will be available in stores and in the Nintendo eShop throughout North America on September 27, 2016 for $39.99 and is available for pre-order now at sonicthehedgehog.com/boom.