Sonic the Hedgehog
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The Sonic game which started it all is now optimized for mobile devices!
Race at lightning speeds across seven classic zones as Sonic the Hedgehog. Run and spin through loop-de-loops as you collect rings and defeat enemies on your mission to save the world from the evil Dr. Eggman.
This re-mastered mobile version of the SEGA Genesis classic features the full “Sonic The Hedgehog” game, plus these EXCLUSIVE features:
NEW PLAYABLE CHARACTERS
Play as Sonic’s friends Tails & Knuckles for the first time. Use their unique abilities to fly, climb, and glide around levels offering exciting new ways to explore.
OPTIMIZED FOR MOBILE
Sonic The Hedgehog now plays in widescreen at a smooth 60FPS offering unrivalled performance and the game’s legendary soundtrack has been fully re-mastered.
CHALLENGE YOUR FRIENDS
Challenge your friends in the new Time Attack Mode and check out how you rank with Leaderboards and Achievements.
Note: It's a new game! Your saved game files from previous versions will be incompatible with version 2.0.
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What's New in Version 2.1.2
- Fixes language recognition issue
- iOS9 devices now display the game's supported languages
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Can't wait for Sonic Mania!!!!!!!
Can't wait for Sonic Mania, I really hope it gets announced for iPhone soon!!!!!!!
As fantastic as the game looks, what would make it even better is if it had more playable characters, even if you had to buy them. Say like if you get Sonic, Tails and Knuckles already in the game, then if you want to play as other characters you had the opportunity to buy them. The other characters being Classic Amy, Shadow, Rouge, Cream, Silver, Blaze and Metal Sonic, that would be my dream Sonic game.
Also it would be amazing to top off Sonic 25th anniversary with Sonic 3 and Knuckles Remastered with Classic Amy, Shadow and Metal Sonic as new playable characters, please Sega and Christian Whitehead make it happen!!!!!!
Also the following Sonic games should get the remastered treatment or at least ported to iOS App Store:
Sonic Advance with Cream and Shadow as new playable characters.
Sonic Triple Trouble with Knuckles and Classic Amy as new playable characters and a 6th Special Stage.
Sonic Pocket Adventure with Tails, Knuckles and Amy as new playable characters.
Sonic Chaos with Knuckles as a new playable character and a 6th Special Stage.
Keep up the good work!!!!!!
Not suited to on-screen controls
Like many classic game conversions for iPad, there's nothing wrong with the conversion. It's the control method that's the problem. Without the tactile feedback of the joypad this game doesn't work. With on-screen controls you can never be sure where your thumbs are, so sometimes you're pushing for up when you think you're pushing for left. Makes it very difficult to control Sonic accurately, and therefore very frustrating. Pity as Sonic is a great game & this is a faithful conversion.
This was the number 1 game back in the early 90s. After a few years, a very rare thing happened in gaming - it never aged. So it's 2016 and this game is still as fresh and entertaining as the day it was released. Only the technology it plays on becomes dated. Thanks to Christian Whitehead, it once again feels modern.
Only bug is the Beat the Clock achievement which doesn't save.
- Category: Games
- Updated: 02 March 2016
- Version: 2.1.2
- Size: 33.3 MB
- Language: English
- Developer: Sega America
- © SEGA, the SEGA logo and SONIC THE HEDGEHOG are either registered trade marks or trade marks of SEGA Holdings Co., Ltd. or its affiliates. All rights reserved.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.Apple TV: Yes