Number of Players
1 (Single Player)
Release Date

Game Gear

  • US Nov 1996
  • JP 13th Dec 1996

3DS eShop

  • EU 14th Jun 2012, £4.50
  • JP 18th Apr 2012, ¥300
  • US 20th Jun 2013, $3.99


  • Review Sonic Blast (3DS eShop / GG)

    From the past, not a blast

    Not to be confused with Sonic 3D Blast, Sonic Blast only really shares a fondness for rendered sprites with its 16-bit namesake, sticking to more mainline Sonic staples like running, spinning and grabbing Chaos Emeralds. The rendered sprites weren't particularly impressive back in 1996 and they don't stand up too well...

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Sonic Blast Guides

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    Drop dashing into Origins

    With the release of Sonic Origins Plus on the Switch, Sonic fans can now not only play as the severely underutilised Amy in all four mainline titles, but there are now 12 Game Gear Sonic games to peruse and play at your leisure from the compilation's 'Missions' menu. Now, we're probably never going to recommend playing the...

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About The Game

Sonic Blast was released for Game Gear in conjunction with Sonic 3D Blast (aka Sonic 3D: Flickies' Island) for Mega Drive and Saturn.

It boasts similarly rendered character sprites and colorful backgrounds. The game was yet another addition to the series, plus Sega had hoped it would be a boost to the dying Game Gear's title selection at the time.