Today, 9 months after its reveal in February, Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric and Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal have finally been released in North America. Launch trailers have been released for both games.
Since SEGA hasn't released any review copies until launch day, we'll have to wait a while until reviews start rolling in, but when they do, we'll be keeping an eye on the games' Metacritic pages to see how Sonic and friends fare in their latest adventures.
Rise of Lyric is priced at $49.99, and Shattered Crystal at $39.99 (MSRP).Read more >
Yesterday, SEGA announced downloadable content available exclusively to those who pre-order Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric from Amazon. This DLC is a set of "luminous costumes" for Sonic, Tails, Amy and Knuckles. This offer is available to US residents only.
A first pre-order bonus had been revealed for both Rise of Lyric and Shattered Crystal two weeks ago: a Sonic action figure. This offer was available to US residents who pre-ordered from Gamestop, and Canadian residents who pre-ordered from EB Games.
You can preorder Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric at Amazon or Gamestop, and Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal at Amazon or Gamestop.Read more >
As many know, today is the day of the San Diego Comic-Con. Before it began, however, Sega released a list of secondary characters who exist in the Sonic Boom universe (television and/or video games) to give us an idea of what this world is like. The characters' descriptions and accompanying artwork are detailed below.
- Hayward, the hopeless farmhand, is a dreamer who constantly wants to go above and beyond to prove himself to others around him. Always looking to be a part of something bigger, something that makes a difference, he is in search for a reason or way to help to just show what he can do. Hayward is in Rise of Lyric.
- Pepper, a sailor like his brother Salty, was raised by his father to sail the open seas, but was never respected by his…
The votes are in, and here are your Emerald Awards winners for June 2014:
- Administrator of the Month: Murphyshane
- Chat Moderator of the Month: Glitchguy
- Rollback of the Month: Ultrasonic9000
- Editor of the Month: Sesn
- Social User of the Month: BlueFlameTheAman
- Blog of the Month: BlueFlameTheAman (HAPPY BIRTHDAY SONIC!!)
- Comic of the Month: Murphyshane (Metal Gear Sonic)
- New User of the Month: JennyDelight
- Joker of the Month: Slug-Drones
- Sol Awards: Krazy Company (given by BlueSpeeder)
I'd also like to offer my sincerest apologies for the mistakes made in the polls, including the excluding of Le Solace and Toxice from the Rollback of the Month.
As a reminder, it's never too late to give someone a Sol Award. Congratulations to all of our winners, and we will see you …Read more >
Remember that you can also nominate someone for a Sol Award by contacting me in the comments, on my talk page, or in chat.
Here are this month's nominees:
This title is awarded to the Administrator who demonstrates Admin abilities the best, Follows the Administrators' how-to guide, and actively helps the community with anything.
I apologize if the list of nominees was inaccurate in any way. Please contact me if you feel alterations for the good of the Awards could be made in the future.
Good luck to all of our nominees! 19:58, June 26, 2014 (UTC)Read more >