Sega announced Sonic Boom Fire and Ice for 3ds

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We've (Sega) just announced our newest Sonic title – Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice! The game will be releasing for Nintendo 3DS this Holiday. Before we get into the fun stuff, check out the trailer, below!

 

Now that you’ve seen it in action, here’s more info and some screenshots, which I’ve pulled out from today’s Press Release:

 Developed by Sanzaru Games Inc., Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice is a single player game with collaborative gameplay components that shares key characters, events, and lore of the Sonic Boom universe. Players will see Sonic and his friends in familiar settings as they embark on a brand new adventure to battle Dr. Eggman as well as an all-new super villain, D-Fekt. The team’s adventures will bring them to locations both familiar and new as they explore, race and protect their world.

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To create an entirely new experience, Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice will infuse fire and ice elements throughout gameplay, enabling new abilities to play out in special character moves and interactions with environments. The new title also delivers gameplay that enables players to run through the game at top speed, or take their time with deeper exploration and puzzle play.

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New to the title is the introduction of Bot Racing, a supplemental game tied to the single player story with multiplayer gameplay. The new Bot Racing feature is an extension of Sonic Boom: Fire &; Ice that is purely about racing and speed, where a user will unlock character themed Bots to challenge friends on fast courses or tracks.