Gamescom Opening Night Live delivered what many Sonic fans had been expecting: news on Sonic Superstars. In fact, we ended up receiving a minute and a half trailer for the game. No new zones were revealed, but we did finally get a release date, as well as our first look at battle mode, battle mode character customization, battle mode stages, and lots more footage of the game’s multiplayer mode in action!
Battle mode seems to be centered around playing as robot characters, that you can put together using different parts from different robots:
Battle mode has a variety of locales, both new and old, including one based in Green Hill. Mecha Knuckles also appears to be playable:
We also got our first look at a boss battle from the cyber level boss, and what looks like a spinning mechanism in Pinball Carnival and some sort of target hitting challenge in Bridge Island:
Here’s some other screenshots I grabbed from the trailer, including something that looks like some sort of level start portal from Bridge Island Act 2:
Finally, you can check out the full trailer below: