Sonic the Hedgehog universe

Group Description

Sonic the Hedgehog is a series of games released by Sega and originally developed by its Sonic Team division. The titular character, a semi-anthropomorphic hedgehog who can run at supersonic speed, was created to fill the role of Sega's official mascot (replacing Alex Kidd) and a character who was supposed to compete in popularity with Nintendo's Mario. In most games Sonic is the main protagonist, and his quest usually involves stopping the evil genius Dr. Ivo "Eggman" Robotnik from conquering the world.

Most of the games in the series, starting with the first Sonic the Hedgehog (1991), are fast-paced platformers, though spin-offs may belong to other genres as well. Speed is the defining feature of Sonic games, with the protagonist rushing through stages and being catapulted forward by springs, loops, and other devices. Sonic also collects rings that protect him from damage or grant other bonuses. Collecting special Chaos Emeralds is a recurrent plot device which has also been used for gameplay purposes (such as bonus stages).
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sorted in ascending orderGame TitleYearPlatformPublisherUser Score
Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine1993Game Gear, Genesis, Nintendo 3DS, SEGA Master System, Wii, WindowsSEGA of America, Inc.3.57
Knuckles' Chaotix1995SEGA 32XSEGA of America, Inc.3.57
Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games2012Nintendo 3DSSEGA of America, Inc.1.83
Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games2011WiiSEGA of America, Inc.4.20
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games2007WiiSEGA of America, Inc.3.77
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games2008Nintendo DSSEGA of America, Inc.3.57
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games2009WiiSEGA of America, Inc.3.67
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games2009Nintendo DSSEGA of America, Inc....
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games: Sochi 20142013Wii UNintendo of America Inc....
Neo Sonic Universe2003Windows2.27
Open Sonic the Hedgehog2009Linux, Macintosh, Windows4.38
SegaSonic Cosmo Fighter1993ArcadeSEGA Enterprises Ltd.5.00
SegaSonic Popcorn Shop1993ArcadeSEGA Enterprises Ltd.5.00
SegaSonic The Hedgehog1993ArcadeSEGA Enterprises Ltd.3.50
Shadow the Hedgehog2005GameCube, PlayStation 2, XboxSEGA of America, Inc.3.49
Sonic 2 In 11995Game GearSEGA Europe Ltd.5.00
Sonic 3 and Knuckles2011WindowsSEGA Corporation4.33
Sonic 3D Blast1996Genesis, SEGA Saturn, Wii, WindowsSEGA of America, Inc.3.34
Sonic Action 4 Pack2001WindowsActivision Value Publishing, Inc....
Sonic Advance2001Android, Game Boy Advance, N-Gage, Wii USEGA of America, Inc.3.92
Sonic Advance 22002Game Boy AdvanceSEGA Corporation4.03
Sonic Advance 32004Game Boy AdvanceTHQ Inc.4.10
Sonic Adventure1998Dreamcast, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360SEGA of America, Inc.4.05
Sonic Adventure 22001Dreamcast, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360SEGA of America, Inc.3.98
Sonic Adventure 2 (10th Anniversary Birthday Pack)2001DreamcastSEGA Corporation5.00
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Selected Covers

Sonic Advance 3 Game Boy Advance Front Cover
Front cover for Sonic Advance 3
Knuckles' Chaotix SEGA 32X Front Cover
Front cover for Knuckles' Chaotix
Sonic Advance 2 Game Boy Advance Front Cover
Front cover for Sonic Advance 2

Selected Screenshots

Title screen.
Screenshot from Sonic Advance 3
Title Screen
Screenshot from Knuckles' Chaotix
Title Screen
Screenshot from Sonic Advance 2