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Aspect Radio Screen

Sonic 2 2013 The Screen optimization for the Remastered version is very different compared to the Mega Drive screen.

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Original Version
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2013 Version

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 have an 4:3 Aspect Radio. Meanwhile, Sonic 2 (2013) have a 16:9 Aspect Radio.

Title Screen

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Megadrive Title
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2013 Title

Sound Test/Level Select

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Megadrive Sound Test
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2013 Sound Test

This Sound Test is'nt so different to original version.

2P Menu

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Original Menu
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Original Second Menu
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2013 Menu
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2013 Second Menu

Levels

Hidden Palace Zone

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Sonic 2 Prototype Hidden Palace
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Sonic 2 (2013) Hidden Palace

You can access to this level in Mystic Cave Act 2 for the 2013 version. In the Simon Wai prototype, this level is a prototype, not finished yet.

Mystic Cave Zone

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Original
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2013

In the Original Act, this size are a secure Dead. In the remaster, this place became into the Hidden Palace Zone entrance.

Tails can Fly

In this remaster, Tails can fly and take Sonic in the Air.

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Knuckles in Sonic 2

The Knuckles abilities are intact, the green title card is fixed here and the shield there's no white.

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The Ending

In the original end credits, after that, just went out the Sonic 2 cutscene logo. In the remaster, now there's a post-credits cutscene about the canceled Sonic the Hedgehog 3 & Knuckles remaster.

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Original Ending
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2013 Ending

In the 2013 remaster, the game is concluided with Dr. Eggman arriving to Angel Island.

Special Stage

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Original Special Stage
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2013 Special Stage

The original Special Stage have a pixelart style. But the 2013 remaster have a 3D style

Multiplayer

Multiplayer Vision

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Original version
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2013 version

Japanese Mega Drive games often trim the ™ symbol because it doesn't mean anything in Japan. Sonic 2 is no different - the Sega logo is altered...

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (16-bit)
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