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Dr. Robotnik has stolen all the Chaos Emeralds, yet again, but when the experiment for his new weapon goes wrong, the Emeralds get scattered across the island. While Sonic & Tails are out searching for them, Robotnik finds the yellow emerald and convinces Knuckles the Echidna that Sonic wants to steal all the other Emeralds. While all this is happening, Nack the Weasel seizes his chance to take the emeralds for himself while everyone else is pre-occupied. Now it's a 4-way race to retrieve the emeralds.

The gameplay is like the other Sonic titles, but this is only available on the Game Gear. The player can choose to play as Sonic or Tails (who can fly), and you're trying to reach the Chaos Emeralds before anyone else. A change from other Sonic games is that when hit, all rings are not lost, only a set amount (30–50 depending on the level) is lost.


Sonic the Hedgehog: Triple Trouble Game Gear Knuckles is up to no good
Sonic the Hedgehog: Triple Trouble Game Gear Level two
Sonic the Hedgehog: Triple Trouble Game Gear Yay! Rocket shoes!
Sonic the Hedgehog: Triple Trouble Game Gear Level four

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Alternate Titles

  • "Sonic & Tails 2" -- Japanese title
  • "ソニック&テイルス2" -- Japanese spelling

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Critic Reviews

The Video Game Critic Game Gear Jul 09, 2008 A 100
neXGam Game Gear Dec 27, 2009 9.1 out of 10 91
SEGA-Mag (Objectif-SEGA) Game Gear Jan 18, 2013 9 out of 10 90
Shin Force Game Gear Aug 09, 1999 8.9 out of 10 89
Play Time Game Gear Dec, 1994 80 out of 100 80
GamePro (US) Game Gear Nov, 1994 4 out of 5 80
Video Games Game Gear Dec, 1994 77 out of 100 77
Mega Fun Game Gear Dec, 1994 76 out of 100 76
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Game Gear Nov, 1994 6.8 out of 10 68
Mag'64 Nintendo 3DS Apr 29, 2012 6 out of 10 60


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