A blue hedgehog with supersonic speed must rescue animals from being turned into robots by a mad scientist.
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Sonic is a blue hedgehog who has the unusual ability (for a hedgehog) to run fast. When the evil Dr. Robotnik begins to assimilate all the creatures on the planet into robots, Sonic must use his ability to stop Robotnik. Sonic must battle through 6 zones (3 acts each) and then face off against Robotnik in one final zone. Written by Anonymous

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23 June 1991 (USA)  »

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Sonikku za Hejjihoggu  »

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1.78 : 1
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Spring Yard Zone was the first stage drawn and finalized. See more »

Crazy Credits

While the credits are playing, Sonic is in front of a microphone opening his mouth and tapping his foot. See more »


Featured in Sonic Generations (2011) See more »

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A Classic Sega Genesis Game
26 July 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The Good old days when Sega Genesis and Super Nintendo went head to head to be the king of home video game systems

Both systems had their own collection of video game titles that remain popular with those who love games.

One Game the Sega Genesis had that got people talking was Sonic The Hedgehog.

Perhaps the fastest video game character ever created as speed is Sonic's best skill as you pick up the game to play you'll going to see that Sonic can do a lot of things a normal character wouldn't do.

You can pick up the game on Sega Genesis as well as on the Sega Collection for Playstation 3 so this game is a must have for any video game fan

The game has you collecting rings to help with your lives, also you can collect power ups to help you in the level.

The game features some of the best graphics in any video and today it is still impressive the level designs are just superb and the attention to the 2D animation is impressive as well as good character art work.

The controls are easy to pick up and play so it is a good sign to the player that the game is simple to master but it takes time to get through the levels.

The Game Play remains fun as you try to prove yourself as the best in score.

However the game is not easy to beat as you must be prepare for anything that the game throws at you but if you are willing to go all the way then you're set.

The game is just a classic and remains one of the most popular games ever.

I give Sonic The Hedgehog an 8 out of 10

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