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Sonic Blast (Game Gear)

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Description

Sonic Blast was released for Game Gear in conjunction with Sonic 3D Blast (aka Sonic 3D: Flickies' Island) for Genesis/MD and Saturn. It boasted similarly rendered character sprites and colorful backgrounds. The game was yet another addition to the series, plus Sega had hoped it would be a boost to the dying Game Gear's title selection at the time. Brazilian based TecToy re-released the game for Sega Master System in 1997, a year after the initial release (while many may think this is a pirated title, TecToy is indeed licensed to produce and release games under the Sega name).

Screenshots

Sonic Blast Game Gear Sonic beats him again when will he ever learn
Sonic Blast Game Gear Time your attack as the flame spins round this beast
Sonic Blast Game Gear Spikes again
Sonic Blast Game Gear Sonics turn for a bonus round

Alternate Titles

  • "G Sonic: The Hedgehog" -- Alternate Japanese title
  • "G Sonic" -- Japanese title
  • "Gソニック" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

The Dark Ages... MegaMegaMan (2216) unrated

The Press Says

Power Sonic Jan 10, 2014 8 out of 10 80
Defunct Games Dec 27, 2008 40 out of 100 40

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Trivia

Because Sega of Japan officially discontinued support for the Game Gear in 1995, the company released this game under their toy division "Kid's Gear". Because of this the Game Gear got an additional 12 months support. G Sonic is the last title to appear under the Kid's Gear label, and it's also the last official game that was released for the Game Gear in Japan.
AG Wolf (255) added Sonic Blast (Game Gear) on Jan 05, 2004
Other platforms contributed by CrankyStorming (2721) and AG Wolf (255)