Sega has released the first gameplay video for Sonic Forces, the game formerly known as Project Sonic 2017.
The video shows the Blue Blur bolting through a city under siege, collecting rings, using his homing attack to destroy enemies and, of course, leaping between platforms. All the while, Death Egg Robot sentinels can be seen in the background toppling buildings and launching bombs.
Sonic Forces is coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, and Nintendo Switch in late 2017. It runs on a brand-new engine that Sega is calling “The Hedgehog Engine 2.” The game’s new name, meanwhile, is a reference to the battle between the forces of good and evil.
In other Sonic news, Sonic Mania has been delayed from this spring to summer. A more specific release date hasn’t been provided yet, but Sega showed off the game again, teasing new enemies, preorder bonuses, a collector’s edition vinyl album, and the return of the Flying Battery Zone.