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Check out Sonic Mania’s Bonus Stages and Time Attack Mode

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A few weeks back, we reported that Sonic Mania would be including bonus stages like in past Sonic games. Today, SEGA officially announced the Bonus Stages, Time Attack Mode, and Special Stages, with some nifty videos to go along with them.

Here’s SEGA’s official description:


  • Bonus Stages – In “Blue Spheres”, players navigate Sonic, Tails, or Knuckles through a series of blue spheres to clear the stage. But be careful! Once touched, the blue spheres will turn red. Touching a red sphere instantly ends the Bonus Stage. Silver Medallions are awarded to players who complete the Bonus Stage, while collecting all the blue spheres and rings awards players with a perfect score and a Gold Medallion.
  • Time Attack – Prove you’re the best of the best in Time Attack, which lets players compete for fastest speed in the world by recording their time in the game’s online leaderboard.
  • Special Stages – Players chase down enemy UFOs to secure various Chaos Emeralds. Collecting blue spheres along the way will give their character an added boost of speed to their meter. Once the meter fills up, the Mach level increases. Just watch out and don’t speed off the stage!

Check out the video of all three above and let us know what you think in the comments below!



Marcin Gulik

Been a gamer all my life. Studied Sociology and Criminology in college, and traveled for a bit. I like long walks on the beach and I like to listen to... (wait wrong site....) Sega Dreamcast and Shenmue all the way!

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