A GameStop Expo stream of the convention’s playable demos of Sonic Boom has just recently finished at the time of this article’s writing. While the majority of the gameplay of both versions didn’t show anything new off nor was there anything new mentioned by Derrek Peel, Senior Marketing Manager at SEGA, the end dropped a goodie: footage of a 3DS rival race with Metal Sonic.
It turns out that not only is the race similar to Sonic CD and Sonic Rivals but Metal Sonic can also use an Enerbeam much like the main characters can, something of which we hadn’t seen yet.
The GameStop Expo is still ongoing however you can still catch an archive of the demo (beginning around 2:03:30 into the video) on Twitch.
UPDATE: There’s now a video on YouTube:
This post was originally written by the author for TSSZ News.