Our beloved Sonic the Hedgehog has made a new friend that will accompany him in the upcoming Sonic Boom game. Affectionately know as Sticks, has been confirmed on the official SEGA Blog and will “play an integral role across all Sonic Boom platforms.”
So just who is Sticks? Accordingly to the blog, she a jungle badger who has spent most of her life living alone in the wilderness. She will stand out the most since she is wilder than the other members of Sonic’s team with unparalleled animal instincts and extremely sharp survival skills. She is also a fearsome combatant and a tenacious hunter who’s armed with handmade weapons at all times, most notably a handmade boomerang that she keeps in tow.
Sticks will also appear in the Sonic Boom TV series, video games, and merchandise, forming a common thread across all iterations of the new Sonic Boom world.
Sonic Boom will release for Wii U and 3DS.
You can get a glimpse of Sticks who is voice by actress Nika Futterman in the featurette and gallery below.