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Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric and Shattered Crystal bolt ahead to November 11 release

Both upcoming Sonic the Hedgehog titles Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric and Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal will now release on November 11 in North America.


Sega announced the first entries into Sega's new Sonic "universe" will be pulled forward earlier this week, ahead of a November 18 release. Given the fact that November 18 already marks the release of several big names in gaming, such as Grand Theft Auto V on next-gen consoles, Far Cry 4, and Dragon Age: Inquisition, it's easy to see why this change could have been made.

Of course, this change only affects the North American release of both games, with the European editions still set for a November 21 debut.

Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric for Wii U from Big Red Button offers a cooperative adventure in which Sonic and company encounter a bizarre cyborg snake named Lyric.

Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal, the 3DS counterpart from Sanzaru Games, will introduce new badger character Sticks to aid Sonic and friends in a side-scrolling adventure in a much different vein of Rise of Lyric.

Thanks, CVG.

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