Sonic Frontiers Story Overview Revealed

The Official Sonic the Hedgehog twitter account has today revealed a new Sonic Frontiers synopsis video, that includes detals on the game story, and new tidbits on progression and gimmicks that will feature throughout!

Included in this video are a multitude of facts such as:

  • Sonic is separated from his friends Amy and Tails in Cyberspace, and must find them by solving the mystery of Starfall Islands
  • The first Starfall Island is called Kronos
  • Game can be played “in order that matches your gameplay style”
  • Portal gears, which allow access to Cyber Space levels, are collected by defeating bosses
  • Vault keys achieved through completion of Cyber Space level challenges allow the player to collect the Chaos emeralds
  • The attack which creates a trail around enemies is named the “Cyloop”

With a little over two months until the release of Sonic Frontiers, we are likely to see more tidbits about the game emerge. Stay tuned for more information as it comes!

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Iizuka: With Sonic Frontiers, We’ll Introduce New Combat Styles

GamesRadar recently caught up with Sonic Team’s head Takashi Iizuka, to talk about what we can expect from the new Sonic the Hedgehog mainline title, due later this year.

While Iizuka remains tight-lipped about the detail of he drops tid-bits of information in the interview, including the introduction of “new combat styles” in the 2022 release.

GamesRadar were particularly probing about what Sonic Team have meant about “Open-zone freedom” and if this is the same as fully open world, but Iizuka still remains evasive:

“One of the biggest questions hanging over Sonic Frontiers is whether it will be set throughout a fully open world or whether the various biomes of Starfall Islands will be self-contained. SEGA has been careful with its language so far, referring to the 2022 release as being set in the ‘franchise‚Äôs first ever open-zone-inspired experience’ or explaining that it will offer ‘open-zone freedom’. When I ask Iizuka for clarity, he’s only willing to confirm that further details will be coming soon: “We don’t have too much more to share regarding the environment just yet, but stay tuned for more details this year.”

As always we will keep you up-to-date on any new developments with Sonic Fronitiers!

Source: GamesRadar

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