Sonic the Hedgehog

Sonic the Hedgehog for the Sega Megadrive is a 2D, side-scrolling platformer, whose gameplay centers around Sonic's ability to run at high speed through levels incorporating springs, slopes, high falls, and loop-the-loops. The levels contain hazards in the form of robots ("badniks" in the Western game manuals) in which Dr. Robotnik has trapped animals. Although destroying a robot frees the animal within, this is not required to complete the game. The player must avoid rows of sharp spikes, falling into bottomless pits, being crushed by moving walls or platforms, and drowning (which can be avoided by breathing air bubbles periodically released from vents). Sonic's main attack is his spin, where he curls into a ball and rotates rapidly (damaging enemies and some obstacles). This can be performed by jumping in the air or rolling on the ground...

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Reviewed By Jusgav
Raising the bar & setting standards, Sonic for the megadrive is one of the all time great games.

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Platform Sega Mega Drive/Genesis
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Genre Platform
Themes Action Science fiction
Player Perspectives Side view
Game Modes Single player
Release Date 23/06/1991
Region of release Worldwide
Developer Sonic Team
Age Rating PEGI 3