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Check Out This New Sonic Mania Gameplay

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Here at GameSpew, we’re quite excited about the return of 2D Sonic.

Honestly, set for release on the 15th of August on the Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC, Sonic Mania has us pretty stoked. It’s a celebration of what made Sonic so great, mixing just enough of the old with the new to give us something that’s familiar yet still feverishly exciting.

Take the Chemical Plant Zone for example. We still vividly remember it from Sonic 2. A fiendish level it was, but it had one hell of a music track to go alongside it. You’ll be happy to know that it’s set to return in Sonic Mania, but as you can see in the gameplay video below, it’s gone through some changes to keep us on our toes.

There’s also some new gameplay featuring Tails, which shows us a little more of the revamped Chemical Plant Zone.

Looks good doesn’t it? Although, we’re not quite sure if we like what they’ve done with the music. Hopefully it’ll grow on us as we play just like the original track did all those years ago.

Sonic Mania truly seems to be the return of classic Sonic, and we simply can not wait to get our grubby hands on it. Roll on August!

Editor in Chief // An avid gamer since discovering the wonders of the Acorn Electron in the '80s, Rich has nearly played more games than he's had hot dinners. Not one to put all his eggs in one basket, Rich is happy to play games of all genres, but he particularly enjoys racing games and anything that's full of non-stop action, especially if it includes a good dose of humour, horror or crudeness!