Sonic Mania, new 2D sidescrolling Sonic game (Switch/PS4/XB1/PC)

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Re: Sonic Mania, new 2D sidescrolling Sonic game (PS4/XB1/PC)

Post by SuperPang » August 15th, 2017, 5:32 pm

Switch version a bit buggy apparently. Bet it looks glorious on that screen though. There's a scanline option, not the best I've seen but very welcome.

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Post by geotrig » August 15th, 2017, 6:08 pm

699 rubles in Russia =9.92 is eur ish :shifty: no brainer
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Post by cools » August 15th, 2017, 7:27 pm

That was easy.

(Go to accounts.nintendo.com in a browser. Change the region of your account. Open the eShop on the Switch. Faff around buying it in a different language with a credit card. Change your region back in the browser. Shows up as purchased in the UK eShop)
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Post by Dache » August 15th, 2017, 7:53 pm

SuperPang wrote:Switch version a bit buggy apparently.
There's a couple of issues with the system buttons (Photo, Home and power) not responding for a few seconds, which I'm surprised got past Nintendo, as they're usually on the ball with that kind of thing. Otherwise, there's a couple of in-game bugs that are shared across platforms, but the devs have already said they're working on patches for everything.

I played a bit last night (Switch ver) and didn't run into any bugs that I noticed. It's really, really great. Definitely the most inventive (and hard) bosses the series has ever seen.

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Re: Sonic Mania, new 2D sidescrolling Sonic game (PS4/XB1/PC)

Post by Chris » August 15th, 2017, 9:08 pm

Dache wrote:
SuperPang wrote:most inventive (and hard) bosses the series has ever seen.
That sounds great! Can't wait for the PC version to drop by the end of the month.

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Post by cools » August 15th, 2017, 9:16 pm

I can break mine between levels 4-5 every time! How the hell that made it through testing I have no idea. Haven't spotted any other bugs so far.

Game is fantastic otherwise, they've done a brilliant job making a new true Sonic game.

The CRT filters are well chosen for 720p, just right.

Fix the bugs and sell me a cart, Sega.
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Post by geotrig » August 15th, 2017, 9:21 pm

cools wrote:I can break mine between levels 4-5 every time! How the hell that made it through testing I have no idea. Haven't spotted any other bugs so far.

Game is fantastic otherwise, they've done a brilliant job making a new true Sonic game.

The CRT filters are well chosen for 720p, just right.

Fix the bugs and sell me a cart, Sega.
Agree thought the filters seem about right , haven't noticed any bugs yet but I'm crap at sonic.... Looks great on the big screen and small with cry sharp filter :cool:
Really think this game is perfect for switch.
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Post by pubjoe » August 15th, 2017, 10:24 pm

:awe: 90s time machine. Sonic's been on at mine all afternoon. It's fantastic. I love how the Act 2's are jazzed up and I love the bosses. It's one of the few games that's kept me, my nearly 15 year old and nearly 5 year old sons equally entertained. It's as good as people like to remember Sonic - which is a slight bit better than it ever actually was.

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Post by pubjoe » August 15th, 2017, 10:28 pm

Chances must be very low for a physical release turning up after the collector's boxed eshop code's been and gone.

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Post by SuperPang » August 15th, 2017, 10:40 pm

I wish you could've heard the noise this grown man made at that bit at the end of Chemical Plant 2 :lol:

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Post by cools » August 15th, 2017, 10:52 pm

Yeah, that bit seems to have been skipped by the testers...

I'd have been royally annoyed if Robotnik was a decent adversary.
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Post by pubjoe » August 15th, 2017, 10:54 pm

:lol: My inner Andy Crane popped out then too.

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Post by geotrig » August 16th, 2017, 11:51 pm

I've never spent a huge amount of time before on any sonic game didn't own a MD bitd so only got the odd few games at mates places and in the local toy shops ,i never really" got it "and still don't to some extent. But i am enjoying it so far.
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Post by cools » August 21st, 2017, 1:24 pm

Oil Ocean is a bit of a difficulty spike.
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Post by Shadolf » August 21st, 2017, 3:31 pm

Bought it yesterday on PS4 and played all night. Definately the best Sonic game ever in my opinion. It has a really nice flow and I really like the graphics and leveldesign.
Still hoping for a physical edition. And I hope they are already working on Sonic Mania 2 :awe: .
Does anyone know the numbers? How good does it sell? I really hope it goes strong so that the people at SEGA are getting that it´s the right direction.

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Re: Sonic Mania, new 2D sidescrolling Sonic game (Switch/PS4/XB1/PC)

Post by geotrig » August 28th, 2017, 8:39 pm

Hadn't any issues with this all along and the last night it did nothing but glitch :problem:
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Re: Sonic Mania, new 2D sidescrolling Sonic game (Switch/PS4/XB1/PC)

Post by wigsplitta » September 2nd, 2017, 8:22 pm

I've been playing the Xbone version for the past couple of weeks and really enjoying it.
I can also confirm that the replay value is great, having managed to delete my mid-game save state by accident on the second day :palm: :lol:
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Re: Sonic Mania, new 2D sidescrolling Sonic game (Switch/PS4/XB1/PC)

Post by cools » September 2nd, 2017, 8:39 pm

I'm properly struggling on Titanic Monarch, timing out on zone 1 and zone 2.
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Post by nem » September 3rd, 2017, 12:32 pm

I hate to admit it but I haven't bought this because the PC version has terrible DRM (Denuvo).

Now I wish I had next gen console. Game looks really, really good :(

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Post by wigsplitta » September 3rd, 2017, 3:57 pm

I haven't got to Titanic Monarch yet. I made it to Mirage Saloon, before erasing all traces. I've been trying to maximise chaos emeralds and blue spheres on the replay levels, but I'm not doing too great. I haven't reset a game mid level this many times since the N64 Goldeneye speed runs :shifty:
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