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Sonic the Hedgehog (1991) Game Information

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Sonic the Hedgehog (1991)
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Overall Rank:

173

Avg. Rating:

3.80/5

# of Ratings:

23

US Release Date:

06/23/1991

JP Release Date:

07/26/1991

Platform:

Sega Genesis
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Multiplayer:

No

Developer:

Sonic Team

Publisher:

Sega

Genres:

Action (2D Platformer)

Synopsis:

Also Available On:

Game Gear, Sega Master System

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Megadrive 01/17/2018 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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4.5/5 

Cute and colourful platformer that's the original and still the best of the Sonic games.

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Chris Kavan 03/24/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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3/5 

I was never a huge Sega fan, but even I played Sonic. While it looked quite a bit better, I never got behind this as much as Mario. I understand the guy is supposed to be fast, but half the time I didn't know where to look... and then I ran into some spikes or an enemy and died or lost my rings... then died. Fun but oh so infuriating.

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03/27/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Classic for the Genesis

I love Sonic games, and this is the one that started it all. The speed, bright graphics, quirky enemies, and playful music hooked me immediately. However, after replaying this game recently I realized compared to its successors its extremely short. There are also quite a few instant-death moments (probably the most frustrating of which is at the last boss).

Rating of
4/5 

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