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Here’s 15 minutes of Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric footage

There’s been quite a bit of Sonic Boom floating around the Internet in the weeks ahead of E3 as SEGA lifted the embargo on a preview event it held.

It seemed the consensus from many media outlets was the game, up to that point, was kinda meh.

During E3, SEGA had a playable demo of both Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric and Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal. What we have here is 15 minutes of off-screen Rise of Lyric footage showing three areas of playthrough, featuring both the speed and adventure levels we’ve heard so much about.

As hopeful as I’ve been on this game, I have to admit the speed level looks pretty uninspired and the combat doesn’t look like it’s worth writing home about. I’m still holding my final verdict until I actually get to play the game, though, since, ya know, that’s kind of important when forming an opinion.

Chris Powell

Chris is the editor-in-chief at SEGA Nerds and Mega Visions Magazine. Over the years, he's written for publications like Joystiq, PSP Fanboy, RETRO magazine, among others. Oh yeah, he's also been a diehard SEGA Nerd his entire life.

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