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06/14/2014

Podcasts

SEGAbits & Sonic Retro E3 2014 Special

This week’s SEGAbits Swingin’ Report Show features SEGAbits/Sonic Retro E3 representatives Shigs and Nuckles as they join SEGAbits editor George in chatting all about SEGA/Atlus’ presence at E3 2014. The discussion covers all of SEGA’s software on display including hands-on impressions of the two Sonic Boom video games, Alien: Isolation and even the Nintendo published Bayonetta 2. On the Atlus side, Persona 4 Arena Ultimax, Citizens of Earth and many more are covered.

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Game News, Previews

E3 2014 Hands-On Preview: Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal (3DS)

(Thanks to Shigs from our sister-site SEGAbits for providing the write up! Go check them out, they’re classy people.)

Nuckles87 and I have been at odds with the Sonic Boom games at E3. While he was more forgiving of Rise of Lyric on Wii U, I found it a dull and mediocre experience overall. However, for Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal on 3DS, I really enjoyed this platformer while Nux was not as pleased. Surprisingly, I agreed with most of his complaints, but it didn’t affect my enjoyment of the game. So what’s in this game that makes me not only enjoy it much more than Sonic Boom on Wii U, but might be my favorite Sonic game on 3DS? Read on.

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