Sonic Superstars — 10 Minutes of Gameplay

Following Sega announcing the newest 2D outing for the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise, Sonic Superstars, IGN revealed ten minutes of gameplay. Classic platforming is showcased alongside a boss battle at the end.

Sonic Superstars is a brand-new 2D adventure featuring Sonic, Tails, Knuckles, and Amy, taking place on the North Star Islands. New gameplay features include the Emerald Powers when Chaos Emeralds are acquired, such as enabling the ability to create clones or climb waterfalls.

Further, the visuals have received a notable upgrade, and Fang the Sniper from older Sonic the Hedgehog comics and video games, such as Sonic the Hedgehog Triple Trouble, will appear as an antagonist in Sonic Superstars.

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Classic Sonic the Hedgehog designer Naoto Oshima has returned with a brand new villain. Fans can also anticipate “movements, physics, and controls feel familiar and appeal to recent and legacy fans alike.” Local four-player co-op will be available throughout the entire story, too.

Sonic series producer Takashi Iizuka has confirmed that no stages from previous 2D Sonic games will appear.

In case you missed it, check out our announcement coverage comprising screenshots, a trailer, and more.

You can view the ten minutes of revealed Sonic Superstars gameplay below:

Sonic Superstars will release digitally and physically for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam and the Epic Games Store in Fall 2023 for $59.99 USD.

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