Sonic Mania (Brand New Retro Inspired Sonic Game)

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Post by Grizzly » Thu Aug 04, 2016 12:01 pm

It's....Beautiful.

I can honestly not contain my excitement for both projects. Generations was fantastic, if 2017 is half as good as that then i will be happy. And Sonic Mania is exactly the kind of thing i have been wanting for decades. can't wait!
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Post by ALK » Sun Sep 04, 2016 12:21 pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fEfKC4sxTG8

Certainly not the exact same Green Hill Zone Act 1. :lol:
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Post by RetroMartin » Tue Sep 06, 2016 12:15 pm

ALK wrote:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fEfKC4sxTG8

Certainly not the exact same Green Hill Zone Act 1. :lol:
I hadnt seen that video before.

It is to start off with of course including a segue straight into act 2s layout but the difference is the upper and lower planes that werebt there before and a change of lower layout in the act 2 bit.

On a side note the guy who made that video should never play sonic again they were atrocious at it.
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Post by The Laird » Tue Sep 13, 2016 10:41 am

I saw this on Facebook and it looks great and all by why not include a physical copy? Seems bonkers!

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Post by Grizzly » Wed Sep 14, 2016 10:57 am

The Laird wrote:I saw this on Facebook and it looks great and all by why not include a physical copy? Seems bonkers!

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Sega have sadly been pushing for digital for distribution. In America the classic style sonic games probably don't do as well when boxed, i'm fine enough with it that i have ordered all three versions for the collection though.
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Post by big mean bunny » Wed Sep 14, 2016 3:25 pm

When I first started seeing that image today on social media I hoped that Sega were actually re realising a mega drive themselves, following the mini nes thing. Still think I'll get this sonic but hope it makes it to the PS Vita personally.
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Post by RetroMartin » Wed Sep 14, 2016 4:04 pm

I would get this but with no digital download code or physical copy (latter preferred) i dont see the point or have the room or cash. Missus would blow her lid if i picked it up =/
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Post by big mean bunny » Thu Sep 15, 2016 5:01 pm

RetroMartin wrote:I would get this but with no digital download code or physical copy (latter preferred) i dont see the point or have the room or cash. Missus would blow her lid if i picked it up =/

err isn't the metallic collector card with download key for the game?...
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Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Thu Sep 15, 2016 5:40 pm

If it makes it to Vita or Wii U, that'll be the "final nail" to convince me to join the current generation (even though both those seem fairly dead, ah well).
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Post by big mean bunny » Fri Sep 16, 2016 3:09 am

TwoHeadedBoy wrote:If it makes it to Vita or Wii U, that'll be the "final nail" to convince me to join the current generation (even though both those seem fairly dead, ah well).
Maybe in term of mainstream press and relevance to the modern typical gamer they are dead, but if you are this far into the gen and don't have any of the systems available then I am guessing that isn't you. The Vita os a wonderous device, it hasn't lived up to what a lot of people wanted, but its a technologically impressive device with a very good collection or games then and then the added benefit of being a portable way to play some of the Sony back catalogue.
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Post by General Opulence » Fri Sep 16, 2016 5:16 am

Imo seems misjudged from Sega, the whole appeal of the game is for the older generation who grew up with the 2D Sonic games and on average still prefer a physical disc especially if they are buying a 'collectors edition' sorry Sega you nearly had the whole package, 2D Sonic game - check, collectors edition - check, game in box as standard with 'retro' games - no check! = no buy from me!

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Post by RetroMartin » Fri Sep 16, 2016 4:22 pm

big mean bunny wrote:
RetroMartin wrote:I would get this but with no digital download code or physical copy (latter preferred) i dont see the point or have the room or cash. Missus would blow her lid if i picked it up =/

err isn't the metallic collector card with download key for the game?...
Did not realise that. Still asmuch as i want it i cang justify getting it unless it has the physical game.

Now if only i could convince christian whitehead to put mighty in the game, even if just as a 'skin' for Sonic
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Post by silvergunner » Fri Sep 16, 2016 9:23 pm

General Opulence wrote:Imo seems misjudged from Sega, the whole appeal of the game is for the older generation who grew up with the 2D Sonic games and on average still prefer a physical disc especially if they are buying a 'collectors edition' sorry Sega you nearly had the whole package, 2D Sonic game - check, collectors edition - check, game in box as standard with 'retro' games - no check! = no buy from me!
Yeah it's a shame that there is no physical disc. Looks like Europe is not getting the collectors edition anyway.

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Post by theantmeister » Mon Oct 17, 2016 7:52 am

silvergunner wrote:Yeah it's a shame that there is no physical disc. Looks like Europe is not getting the collectors edition anyway.
Apparently now we are: http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2016- ... -after-all

I've preordered just for the statue.

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Post by ALK » Thu Mar 16, 2017 7:01 pm

Flying Battery Zone is back.

https://youtu.be/GyXg9kAp4Vc

Hoping this has a remix of Act 2's music, that's perhaps my fav music in all the MD Sonic games.
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