Sonic is back! The 20th anniversary of everyone’s favorite blue hedgehog will be celebrated next month when Sonic Generations is released! Spanning the past two decades of Sonic’s game catalog, Generations will cater to fans new and old. Now, get a glimpse of the action in this brand new trailer.

The release date for Sonic Generations was was revealed last month, earlier this week we showed you a trailer revealing levels from the Dreamcast era, and now SEGA is excited to release the much anticipated Sonic Generations Modern Era Trailer, which reveals three new levels inspired by iconic stages from modern Sonic titles. These re-imagined zones consist of Crisis City, Rooftop Run, and Planet wisp, which have been redesigned for Classic Sonic gameplay and sport completely new modern stages for Modern Sonic.

Set across three spectacular eras from Sonic the Hedgehog’s past, this epic game has been re-mastered and re-built in glorious HD and you can play any levels in both classic side scrolling 2D as well as modern 3D style play that has been utilized more recently. And of course a true Sonic game is nothing without his twin-tailed fox sidekick Tails, who was revealed back in August!

Take a look at the brand new trailer below full of all the modern era Sonic levels:

Remember, both Sonics, Classic and Modern, come complete with their trademark special moves: Spin Dash and Spin Attack for Classic Sonic, and the Homing Attack and Sonic Boost for Modern Sonic.

Ranters, now that we’ve seen trailers for the Genesis, Dreamcast, and Modern eras in the game, which looks best to you? Could Sonic Generations really be the game to return Sonic to top form? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

Sonic Generations releases November 1, 2011, on Xbox 360 and PS3 in North America, November 4, 2011, in Europe. Interested players can nab this awesome Sonic Generations Collector’s Edition for either platform! The release date for the 3DS iteration of the game has yet to be announced.

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