Yesterday, Sega debuted roughly 30 seconds of Sonic Frontiers open-world gameplay and immediately, now you can watch greater than seven minutes of gameplay, courtesy of IGN. It’s principally an prolonged take a look at what was showcased yesterday and it appears to be like nice.
Proper off the bat, it’s stunning – wanting extra real looking than any Sonic sport earlier than, too – and it’s clear that velocity is the secret as a result of there’s nearly nothing in the best way of stopping the Blue Blur. It’s cliche to say, however it appears to be like like if you happen to see one thing within the distance, there’s a manner so that you can velocity all the best way over there, be it by rail, ramp, on floor, or one thing else. Have a look for your self beneath:
As you may see, working isn’t all that’s on this prolonged gameplay look. There are many Sonic staples, like on-ground boosts, bumpers, and extra. Plus, there are towers that act as platforming challenges, tasking you with reaching the highest. Elsewhere, there are easy puzzles to resolve that contain stepping on lit switches in addition to a velocity wheel (suppose: hamster wheel, or hedgehog wheel, I suppose) that appears to do one thing to the encircling space. Possibly it defogs a map, or unlocks new areas to discover. Solely time will inform for now.
Sadly, we don’t but have a launch date for Sonic Frontiers, however it’s coming someday this 12 months, so hopefully we don’t have to attend an excessive amount of longer. Whereas ready to be taught extra, take a look at this trailer from final December, after which take a look at this different snippet of Sonic Frontiers gameplay that debuted yesterday.
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