Sonic Spinball

Sonic Spinball

2007

System
Mega Drive
Publisher
SEGA
Developer
SEGA Technical Institute

6.8

Game Rating

User Ratings: 8

Our Review: 4/10

Overview

Number of Players
Single Player
Genre
Simulation
Release Date

Wii Shop

  • 12th Mar 2007, 800 points (USA)
  • 5th Apr 2007, 800 points (UK/EU)
  • 13th Mar 2007, 600 points (JPN)
Series
Sonic
Controller Support
All

Screenshots (6)

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Reviews

  • 5

    Virtual Console / Sega Mega Drive

    Review Sonic Spinball

    You spin me round, round baby right round

    When Sega knew they had hit on their hands with the Sonic series they decided to take the same route Nintendo had done with Mario - basically to place their lead mascot in as many different games as possible. Mario crossed over to puzzle (Dr Mario), sports (Mario Golf) and racing (Mario Kart) games, and...

About The Game

Dr. Eggman (aka Dr. Robotnik) has taken over Mt. Mobius and turned it into a mechanical base. He is using energy from the magma flowing under the volcano to power his Veg-O-Fortress. He has the power to transform helpless animals into robots.

Sonic the Hedgehog must take down this fortress to free the enslaved animals. The only way to make that happen is to trigger an eruption in the volcano it's built on. Sonic knows this can be done by removing the Chaos Emeralds that keep the volcano stable.

Dr. Eggman, however, is also aware of the fragile relationship that exists between the emeralds and the mountain, and he's set up an elaborate Pinball Defense System to make sure the precious jewels don't go anywhere.