Sonic the Hedgehog

Sonic the Hedgehog (SMS)

2008

System
Master System
Publisher
SEGA
Developer
Ancient

7.2

Game Rating

User Ratings: 255

Our Review: 7/10

Overview

Number of Players
Single Player
Genre
Platformer
Release Date

Wii (Wii Shop)

  • US 4th Aug 2008, 500 points
  • EU 19th Sep 2008, 500 points
  • JP 5th Aug 2008, 500 points
Series
Sonic, Sonic the Hedgehog
Tags
Platformer, 2D
Controller Support
All
Also Available On
GG, MD, PS3

Screenshots (9)

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Reviews

  • Review Sonic the Hedgehog (Virtual Console / Master System)

    Sonic's back in 8-bit style.

    Following the undoubted success of Sonic The Hedgehog on the Mega Drive it seems only fitting that a version of the game was created for the Sega’s 8-bit wonder, the Master System which still had strong support in Europe at the time. This game was also something of a swan song to North American gamers who had took a...

About The Game

Based on the original Sega Mega Drive / Genesis version, Sonic The Hedgehog was re-created as the first Sonic game for the Sega Master System. Not just a straight port, this version includes new stages, bosses, some different zones and a level map.

The most noticeable difference, however, is that the Chaos Emeralds have to be found within certain stages other than the Special Stages. Dash through six Zones (including special zones that were only available for the Sega Master System version) and face Dr. Eggman (a.k.a. Dr. Robotnik) at the end of every Zone.