Aug 13th, 2014


Over the past few months we’ve had a wealth of information released about the upcoming Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric that’s currently in development by Big Red Button. While the initial character reveal only showcased playable characters like Sonic, Tails, Knuckles, and Amy, we’ve seen some additional concept art for characters that the player will encounter within the world. They’re all based on animals like the original cast and have some pretty unique designs.

According to developer Big Red Button, there are still two fan favorite characters left to be showcased that haven’t made an appearance yet. No hints were given as to who the characters might be, leaving it up to fans to speculate.

“We looked at the rich universe and history of Sonic and began to gravitate towards characters that best fit into our objective to make an epic adventure game. Dr Eggman was a very fun character to explore and created a really fun dynamic to Lyric’s straight man super villain vibe. Also there are two fan favourite characters that we’re excited to add.”

Which characters have yet to be showcased that you think could be added to the game? Sonic Boom is scheduled to release in November, so perhaps we’ll see more info on this reveal before then.

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  • Vile-Okami

    Please don’t be Angst the Hedgehog…

  • Brandon Gardner

    Shadow the Hedgehog

  • Christian Schoff


  • Nathan C.

    Buff Shadow confirmed. =]

    • Ducked

      I hope they don’t make Shadow buff.

      • abe

        That’d be stupid, they’ll give him an emo fringe

  • Rickson Griffith


    • Matty Harris


  • Jake

    Shadow and possibly Blaze. But what I really want is a chao garden.

    • abe

      This a thousand times.

  • abe

    Shadow and Creme are my guess

  • ActivesiN

    not even Shadow could save this game

    • CydeFxt

      Why not wait till this game is released before making your expert analysis.

  • C4


  • BIG Franky

    Shadow is a lock…. Blaze is probable…. I would categorize Vector or Metal Sonic as fun maybes.

    • Phoenix Maybe

      Actually in the 3DS trailer for Sonic Boom you can see Metal Sonic for a split second, but not as a playable character.

  • Rich Garriques

    i really hope its shadow and chaos

  • Ducked

    I’m actually anticipating the 3DS version more. Since it’s a 2D Sonic game, and Sanzaru has given me reason to trust them after they made Sly Cooper Thieves in Time.

  • Arkamarky

    Shadow,Silver,Blaze,Rouge who knows!

    • C4

      Shadow and Rouge are popular. Silver and Blaze (isn’t that a guy from the fighting game?) I’m not sure.

      • Arkamarky

        If Silver and Blaze were popular enough to be in Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games maybe they will be in the game

        • C4

          Good point.

  • Squid

    Watch them be like “We are capturing the personalities of the characters and adding abilities that fit them” and give shadow a gun.

    • I don’t really know much about Sonic anymore but…IF THEY GIVE SHADOW ANOTHER FUCKING GUN I’LL EXPLODE!!! (Sorry for the caps)

    • Dean Winchester

      why?cause hes black?

  • Lusunup
  • TheSpeedymouse

    Shadow and maybe Cream.

  • Anthony

    They should put Gator!!!!!

  • gamesplayswill

    Sorry, I saw Sanic, I had to.

  • Matthew Lambert

    Shadow and Silver, i hope

  • Tywin Lannister

    I hope it’s Mighty the Armadillo and Ray the Flying Squirrel.

  • TheSpeedymouse

    Guys, Metal Sonic is already been found in a trailer plus Shadow… Those will be the two characters.

  • H3adHunt3r

    Blaze, Shadow, and Shade I hope will all be in this.

  • gtosheex


  • Dodge Pribyl

    It’s no use, it will be Silver the Hedgehog.

  • Sonic 2099 The Hedgehog

    I Choose Shadow The Hedgehog and Silver The Hedgehog.

  • christopher weathers

    It’s been confirmed shadow and metal sonic in the mix as well!

  • Epicstuf

    Shadow with a gun and that Sliver guy that controls gravity. YEAHS!

  • TheBrainJemin
    • Matty Harris

      What… these guys. If you see episode 28 of adventures of sonic the hedgehog, them two made a mistake on sonic and tails

  • J_Joestar

    Shadow and Boobs are my bet, though Cream might be a close third.

  • Willie The Lucario Master

    All hail Shadow!

  • john oldt


  • niall


  • Vorpal Blade

    Bunnie Rabbot + Sally Acorn.

  • Eva Amore

    I swear to black Jesus if they add chip I’m not going to buy this game. I don’t want to hear “piece of cake” over and over again lmao.