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  • Publisher: SEGA
  • Genre: Arcade
  • Device: Universal
  • Size: 31.7 MB
  • Version: 3.0.9
  • Price: Free
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App description: The Sonic game that started it all is now free-to-play and 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.

Sonic the Hedgehog joins the SEGA Forever Classic Games Collection, a treasure trove of free SEGA console classics brought to life on mobile for the first time!"

FEATURES
- OPTIMIZED FOR MOBILE Sonic The Hedgehog now plays in widescreen at a smooth 60FPS offering unrivalled performance and the games legendary soundtrack has been fully re-mastered.
- GOTTA GO FAST - Challenge yourself with an all-new Time Attack mode!
- NEW PLAYABLE CHARACTERS Play as Sonics friends Tails and Knuckles for the first time. Use their unique abilities to fly, climb, and glide around levels offering exciting new ways to explore.
- CONTROLLER SUPPORT Sonic The Hedgehog offers exclusive support for the Power A Moga, Nyko, XBOX, and all HID controllers.


SEGA FOREVER FEATURES
- PLAY FREE
- LEADERBOARDS compete with the world for high scores
- CONTROLLER SUPPORT: MFi compatible controllers
- GAMES RELEASED EVERY MONTH - Download them all!
- INCLUDES iOS 10 STICKER PACKS

RETRO REVIEWS
- "Believe the hype - this is the tidiest, smoothest and most exhilarating game you'll have ever seen." [97%] - Andy Smith, SEGA Power #22 (September 1991)
- Difficult without being frustrating, addictive without being repetitive, and altogether a joy to play. [925/1000] - Gary Whitta, ACE #47 (August 1991)
- "One of the best Mega Drive games I've ever played" [92%] - Rich Leadbetter, Mean Machines #10 (July 1991)

TRIVIA
- Sonic Jam contained the first release of Sonic The Hedgehog that gave Sonic his spin dash move, which returns again in this remake
- Sonic The Hedgehog was also released in arcades on SEGA's Mega-Tech and Mega Play systems
- Rabbit and armadillo characters were considered for Sonic before settling on a hedgehog design
- While "Eggman" is Dr. Robotnik's nickname in the West, he has always been known as "Eggman" in Japan

CLASSIC GAME FACTS
- First released in the US on June 23rd, 1991
- It took Yuji Naka almost a year to finish designing Green Hill Zone Act 1
- Spring Yard Zone and Scrap Brain Zone were originally called Sparkling Zone and Clock Work Zone
- Music composed by Masato Nakamura of Dreams Come True fame

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Terms of Use: http://www.sega.com/terms

Game apps are ad-supported and no in-app purchases are required to progress; ad-free play option available with in-app purchase.

SEGA. All rights reserved. SEGA, the SEGA logo, Sonic the Hedgehog, SEGA Forever, and the SEGA Forever logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of SEGA Holdings Co., Ltd. or its affiliates.
06-21-2017, 09:02 AM
#2
Joined: Sep 2012
Location: New York, NY
Posts: 1,549
Is this new? Available in the US?

06-21-2017, 09:14 AM
#3
Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 196
Great game for sure, that being said though hasn't this always been in the AppStore?
06-21-2017, 09:16 AM
#4
Joined: Apr 2011
Location: Natural State
Posts: 538
I wonder if this has anything to do with Sega Forever. That's launching tomorrow.

If you'd like me to beta test your app, PM me for TestFlight info.
06-21-2017, 09:19 AM
#5
Joined: Dec 2015
Posts: 196
Quote:
Originally Posted by cabuckn View Post
I wonder if this has anything to do with Sega Forever. That's launching tomorrow.
Yeah, after my last post I investigated a bit. They s by out a tweet saying some of heir games will be rolling out starting today. I believe four games today. I am confused though. I thought it was a streaming service. Like you pay something every month and get access to a growing library of sega games? Either way I am happy to get some more sega games on my tablet for sure.

Edit: HOLY $&@" they are releasing Phantasy Star II and Kid Chameleon!! Those games are so great. I hope PSII is out today.

Last edited by Kainamor; 06-21-2017 at 09:22 AM.
06-21-2017, 09:23 AM
#6
Joined: May 2010
Location: Deepest Circle, Hell
Posts: 9,193
Quote:
Originally Posted by Kainamor View Post
Yeah, after my last post I investigated a bit. They s by out a tweet saying some of heir games will be rolling out starting today. I believe four games today. I am confused though. I thought it was a streaming service. Like you pay something every month and get access to a growing library of sega games? Either way I am happy to get some more sega games on my tablet for sure.
Nah it's not a streaming service. They're just releasing a ton of classics on a monthly basis for free (with the ability to disable non-SEGA ads).

And yes...Phantasy Star II is out tomorrow.

Everyone's favorite chamber of death, doom and decomposition.
06-21-2017, 09:46 AM
#7
Joined: Mar 2017
Posts: 284
not available in French app store. very strange because the version 2 has been removed from French app store (IDK when).
is it a premium game ?
06-21-2017, 09:51 AM
#8
I think this is a link to the original Sonic 1 that has been pulled from the AppStore. Making this a duplicate thread. If Sonic 1 is part of the Sonic Forever releases, it's not in the AppStore yet.
06-21-2017, 10:03 AM
#9
Joined: Nov 2014
Location: Eos
Posts: 3,383
Quote:
Originally Posted by metalcasket View Post
Nah it's not a streaming service. They're just releasing a ton of classics on a monthly basis for free (with the ability to disable non-SEGA ads).

And yes...Phantasy Star II is out tomorrow.
OMG you just said Phantasy Star II im gonna go insane haha I know where my money is going this week to Sega to disable ads and as a thank you!
06-21-2017, 11:23 AM
#10
Joined: Feb 1983
Location: Barcelona
Posts: 1,268,988
This is a different app ID from the original Sonic the Hedgehog, I'm sort of doubtful that owning the previous game will result in a free no-ads, but we'll see.