We love Sonic Mania here at Nintendo Life - so much so former editor Thomas Whitehead gave the triumphant retro revival a glowing 9/10 back in 2017 - but did you much of its innovation follows in the footsteps of the equally ingenious Sonic CD?
The Power Team over on the iretrogamer channel have had that very thought on the brain, so they've sat down to discuss how Sonic CD helped evolve the classic speedster formula and how both a technical and creative leap lives on in the throwback love letter that is Mania.
Did you enjoy Sonic Mania much as we did? Did you pick up Sonic CD back in the day, or were you were more of an OG Mega Drive/Genesis kind of gamer? Let us know your thoughts in the usual fashion...