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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It's super Sonic!


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23 June 1991 (USA)  »

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Sonikku za Hejjihoggu  »

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One of the reasons Sonic can't swim is that Yuji Naka and other staff mistakenly thought hedgehogs couldn't swim. 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 »

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10 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have this game for my Sega Genesis. Plug the cassette in and the choir sings "SEGA!" That part was so cool. I love this game. Sonic looked so cute in his old style. Yuji Naka created the adorable and cute and speedy little hedgehog sporting sneakers. I love the Green Hill Zone theme. Sonic really put Sega on the map. His arch nemesis is a scientist who kidnapped animals and robotized them. The Scientist's name is Dr. Eggman. Every time you defeat Dr. Eggman, he gets away. You have got to find all six Chaos Emeralds and put an end to Eggman's conundrums. Sonic is much faster then Speedy Gonzalez and cuter than an Italian plumber.


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