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Sonic Mania

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Based on 124 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Aug 15, 2017
Xbox OneAug 15, 2017
PCAug 29, 2017
Nintendo SwitchAug 15, 2017

Developers: Christian Whitehead, Headcannon, PagodaWest Games

Publisher: Sega

Genres: Action, Platformer

Experience the ultimate celebration of past and future in Sonic Mania, an all-new 2D Sonic adventure running at a crisp 60FPS with stunning HD retro-style graphics. Multiple playable characters give you the ability to go explosively fast as Sonic, soar as Tails, or power through tough obstacles with Knuckles’ brute strength. You can re-live the Sonic of the past with an exciting new twist on classic zones while fighting against new bosses and Dr. Eggman’s evil robot army. Go head-to-head with players in Competition Mode or play in Co-Op Mode with a friend. Sonic Mania is developed by Christian Whitehead, Headcannon, and PagodaWest Games in collaboration with Sonic Team. Welcome to Sonic Mania!

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82 / 100
Andy Kelly

A breakneck platformer that uses classic Sonic as a foundation for something fresh and exciting.

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8.7 / 10.0

Sonic Mania is the classic throwback longtime series fans have been clamoring for.

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1992 is alive and well. Christian Whitehead and team turn in a beautiful rewrite of the 16-bit Sonic games with all-new stages.

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