Last week Sega
revealed a nostalgia-laden collector’s edition for its upcoming Sonic Mania
reboot, but the company isn’t done appealing to the fond childhood memories of
Sonic fans. A new mock commercial for the special edition hearkens back to a
classic Sega ad.
The new video below shows off the many bonuses of the
collector’s edition, and we’re not talking about the statuette or oversized
While humorous in its own right, the new video apes a Sonic 2
commercial that debuted back in 1993, which arguably is even funnier than the
The fact that the Sonic Mania collector’s edition cashes in
on nostalgia shouldn’t be any surprise – the entire game is a throwback to
Sonic’s golden years, sporting the series’ classic art style and physics. Whether
that’s enough to break Sonic’s long-running curse remains to be seen, but based
on our early hands-on
impressions, the Blue Blur is on the right track.
Sonic Mania launches next spring on PS4, Xbox One, and PC