Sonic Mania Plus

Game review by Jeff Haynes, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Speedy action game's new content kicks it into overdrive.

Parents say

age 7+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 6+

Based on 19 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 12+

only rated so high for how hard it is.

this game is fine for kids over ages 4 and older or any age really, but my 13 year old has lot's of trouble playing this game. This game gives even my 46 year old fiance has some troubles playing this game through the amount of hard bosses and hard moments. There are 12 stages and two acts for every stage, and 1 boss for every act. my son is stuck on stage 6 and had been stuck on stage 4 for over a month. But overall is a great game.

This title has:

Great role models
Easy to play/use
age 3+

The best Sonic game in over a decade!

It's a retro styled platformer that is true to the old school Sega Genesis/Mega Drive games. It's totally fun and is actually better than Sonic Generations which was also pretty good (I played Generations on the 3DS). It has levels that are altered versions of the the levels from the the older games and a few original levels to spice things up. It's also worth noting that the 2 "new" characters Mighty the armadillo and Ray the squirrel are from games that either never made it outside of Japan or haven't been in a game in years (Mighty's only other appearance that I know of was in Chaotic, a spin off game about Knuckles).

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