Sonic Mania

Sonic Mania

2017

System
Switch eShop
Publisher
SEGA
Developer
Christian Whitehead

8.4

Game Rating

User Ratings: 418

Our Review: 9/10

Sonic Mania News

August2021

  • Feature Tee Lopes Talks Sonic, Streets Of Rage, And Making Music On A PS1

    "Video games were a portal that allowed me to discover music"

    Fans of certain beloved Sega franchises should be very familiar with this composer's name by now. Tee Lopes started out on the VGM scene releasing remixed and reimagined versions of some of gaming's most beloved music, with a special focus on one blue hedgehog in particular, and his...

  • News Sonic Mania Is Now 4 Years Old

    A game that brought Sonic back to his best

    Sonic Mania is now four years old, which may not be a huge landmark but, well, this Sonic-nerd wants to celebrate it anyway. It is the game, after all, that reminds players old and new that, actually, there's more to Sonic than 'alright' 3D platformers. Created by a group of small developers and super-fans...

July2021

May2021

February2021

January2021

October2020

August2020

July2020

May2020

February2020

December2019

November2019

  • News A Sonic Mania-Style 'Drop Dash' Almost Made It Into Sonic 3

    New Sonic 3 prototype surfaces

    One of Sonic Mania's most unique gameplay features was the addition of a 'drop dash' move which allows characters to roll into a wrecking ball the moment they hit the ground – but it turns out we almost had this move in Sonic 3, which was released decades earlier. A prototype version of the third Sonic game has...

  • News Yes, The Sonic Movie Redesign Was Led By Sonic Mania Animator Tyson Hesse

    The fans were right

    The revised design of Sonic the Hedgehog in Paramount's upcoming movie has been revealed, and it's been widely praised as a huge, massive, incalculable improvement on the character seen in the original trailer. Following the debacle surrounding the initial reveal (Sonicgate? Hedgehogate? It's always a -gate), it was rumoured that...

October2019

June2019

May2019

April2019

March2019

February2019

December2018

  • Video Sonic Mania Adventures Animation Returns For A Holiday Special

    Warm the coldest of hearts

    One of the DLC highlights this year was the add-on content for the 2017 release Sonic Mania. The Plus version of the game added new characters, an encore mode and four-player split-screen. As we begin to reflect on all the wonderful games released over the past year, the official Sonic The Hedgehog YouTube Channel

July2018

April2018

March2018

February2018

January2018

December2017

  • News Sega Lowers Full Year Forecast Amid Pachinko Performance Problems

    Sales and profit predictions both take a dive

    Sega has reduced its full year sales and profit forecasts for the current financial year amid struggles in the pachinko industry. Full-year net sales of $3.38bn and profits of $98.1m were originally predicted by the Japanese veteran, but it has now revised these totals to $2.94bn and $44.6m...

September2017

August2017