Sega 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.
In time for Sonic’s 25th anniversary, Sega also revealed it will include episodes of the hit TV series Sonic Boom with the game’s upcoming release, giving fans the ultimate Sonic experience. Sega’s newest title which will be available on the Nintendo 3DS, will deliver all-new fire and ice gameplay elements that enables players to run through the game at top speed, or take their time with deeper exploration and puzzle play.
Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice – Launch Edition will include three episodes of the breakout hit animated series – Sonic Boom. The content will be available for the very first time on DVD in North America, packaged with each Launch Edition copy of the game. Fan-favorite episodes included on the disc will include “Chili Dog Day Afternoon”, “It Wasn’t Me, It Was the One-Armed Hedgehog” which features an appearance by Metal Sonic, and the season one finale “It Takes a Village to Defeat a Hedgehog” which includes the infamous Shadow.
“This is a milestone year for Sonic, and part of the way we’re celebrating his 25th anniversary 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,” said Ivo Gerscovich, chief brand officer, SEGA of America.