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The legacy

The original game was released for the Sega Genesis console with additional hardware that allowed the console from the late 80's to launch games on CD. From the point of view of gameplay, the game is not much different from other ones of the series of that time: it is a side-scrolling 2D platformer where the main goal of the player is to go as fast as possible. The game is often called the best in the series. In the development, it ought to be an improved version of the game Sonic The Hedgehog 2, but because of the low sales of the last, it was decided not to advertise connection between the two. Later the game was released on Sony PlayStation 2, Nintendo GameCube as part of the Sonic Gems Collection. The remastered version that uses a new engine was released for various platforms and mobile devices in 2011.

The plot

The plot of the game tells how Sonic goes to Never Lake, where the extraterrestrial body Little Planet appears at the end of the last month of each year. However, this time the main villain of the Sonic universe Dr. Robotnik tied the planet to the top of the mountain and began to transform its surface with the help of its robots into a huge factory. Sonic goes to the rescue to encounter not only Dr. Robotnik but also other characters in the series, such as Metal Sonic.

Key features

The gameplay of the game has not changed: Sonic must complete levels and defeat bosses at the end of each world. After collecting 50 rings, a special level becomes available, on which the player must destroy six UFOs. The version of the game for Steam includes the ability to play in 16: 9, leaderboards and a bunch achievements.

Release date
Blit Software
Age rating
10+ Everyone 10+

System requirements for iOS

iPad 2 Wifi, iPad 2 3G, iPhone 4S, iPad Third Gen, iPad Third Gen 4G, iPhone 5, iPod Touch Fifth Gen, iPad Fourth Gen, iPad Fourth Gen 4G, iPad Mini, iPad Mini 4G, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPad Air, iPad Air Cellular, iPad Mini Retina, iPad Mini Retina Cellular, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad Air 2, iPad Air 2 Cellular, iPad Mini 3, iPad Mini 3 Cellular, iPod Touch Sixth Gen, iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPad Mini 4, iPad Mini 4 Cellular, iPad Pro, iPad Pro Cellular, iPad Pro 9.7, iPad Pro 9.7 Cellular, iPhone SE, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPad 6 1 1, iPad 6 1 2

System requirements for PC

  • OS: Windows XP
  • Processor: Pentium IV 1 ghz
  • Memory: 1GB ram
  • Graphics: directx9 video card
  • DirectX®: 9
  • Hard Drive: 286 MB
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Sonic CD reviews and comments

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Microsoft from Deutsch
It's a real Classic on the Sega CD if it can now take it anywhere unfortunately there are advertising
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Microsoft from Danish
If advertisements are such a big problem then set it on airplane mode while playing, then you'll get rid of all the advertisements.
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Microsoft from Dutch
Its a fun game but i completed act one act and i got kicked from the game and those ads are SO anoying Please remove the ads
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Microsoft from Dutch
The game is pretty good, it doesn,t work all time but that is not a problem for me, most of the time, anyways good work on it
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Microsoft from Swedish
When I Passed zone 3 so when you would break the metal thing so when I did it fasnade I at the place where you went down
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Microsoft from Italian
You have created a new entry in the main menu that allows you to play it, instead of being played back to each new game
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Microsoft from Swedish
Been Looking forward to this release since I saw the first time 2009! The Game is sooo good and it is a cruelly good port of the original! Now I want to see the previous Sonicspelen be ported in the same way!
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Microsoft from Swedish
The Control on the iPad is absolutely okay and clearly functioning. On The iPhone, however, it will be, at least for me, far too pluttigt which gives constant error printing and makes the game more or less ospelbart.
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Microsoft from Danish
Impossible to play with all the advertisements! The Game itself is brilliant and brings much nostalgia, but crumbs the toes of the advertising bombardment you get thrown in sight constantly! Uninstall after 2 lanes...
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Microsoft from Italian
Nice game I also have the Sega drive with all the games but on the phone you have removed something that had to remain in the story you HAVE REMOVED THE INITIAL MOVIE SONIC WHEN you START a NEW GAME is that is the best piece I hope you put it back
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