Sonic Makes a Return to 16-Bit with a New 2D Platformer, Sonic Mania

Sonic Mania has just been announced at this year’s San Diego Comic Con, a 16-bit reimagining of the classic 2D platformer. Check out the trailer below:

Sonic Mania will include remade levels from Sonic The Hedgehog, Sonic the Hedgehog 2, Sonic CD, and Sonic The Hedgehog 3 and Knuckles, along with entirely new areas. The game is being developed by SEGA of America, PagodaWest Games, and developers Christian Whitehead and Simon Thomley.

Additionally, the game will feature Sonic, Tails and Knuckles as playable characters.

Sonic Mania is set to launch on PlayStation 4, Xbox one, and PC in Spring 2017 (Autumn for us Aussies).