The Sonic 25th Anniversary celebrations are underway right now at the House of Blues, and it kicked off with a bombshell announcement none saw coming. Sonic Mania is a retro-inspired 2D Sonic the Hedgehog title developed under the combined efforts of Christian "The Taxman" Whitehead, Headcannon, and PagodaWest Games. The game will feature remixed versions of familiar zones, as well as a host of brand new stages for fans old and new to explore as Sonic, Tails, and Knuckles.

Sonic Mania launches in Spring 2017 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. Be sure to check out the trailer above and give us your thoughts in the comments!