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Sonic the Hedgehog 2

MobyRank MobyScore
Wii
...
...
Game Gear
69
3.2
SEGA Master System
86
3.1
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Description

Coming back from the vacation Sonic took after foiling the plans of Dr Robotnik, he finds that Tails and all his other animal friends are missing. Sonic finds a letter waiting for him, that reads:

"Dear Sonic,

Robotnik is back, and he's captured all the animals on the island! He is holding me in a place called the Crystal Egg. In order to free me, you have to find and bring the six Chaos Emeralds.

Robotnik made me write this. He says he's waiting for you, and he's created six really nasty robots in order to 'get rid of you once and for all.' I don't know what he has planned, but Sonic, please be careful!

Sincerely, Tails."


That being more than enough motivation for him, Sonic races out to defeat Robotnik again.

The Master System version is totally different than the Sonic 2 for Genesis. Tails obviously doesn't accompany you, like he can in the Genesis release. Sonic can also not do his infamous buzzsaw roll by simply ducking and pressing jump.

Screenshots

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Game Gear Use the bubbles to float up
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 SEGA Master System Back spin
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Game Gear Use the springs to jump higher
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Game Gear You need air after a while or the timer signifies your doom

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The Press Says

GameCola.net SEGA Master System Sep, 2004 9.1 out of 10 91
Retrogaming.it SEGA Master System Apr 17, 2008 9 out of 10 90
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Game Gear Sep 26, 2005 9 out of 10 90
Power Sonic SEGA Master System Jan 10, 2014 8.5 out of 10 85
Jeuxvideo.com SEGA Master System Mar 11, 2011 16 out of 20 80
Jeuxvideo.com Game Gear Dec 15, 2011 16 out of 20 80
Power Play Game Gear Feb, 1993 78 out of 100 78
Eurogamer.net (UK) Wii Jan 18, 2009 7 out of 10 70
Nintendo Life Wii Dec 09, 2008 7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars 70
The Video Game Critic Game Gear Jul 09, 2008 C- 42

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