Sonic the Hedgehog

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Sonic the Hedgehog Description

Sonic the Hedgehog is a side-scrolling platform game developed by Sonic Team in 1990 and released in 1991 by Sega. The game highlights Sonic's ability to run at high speed making sure to stay away from spikes, avoiding moving platforms or walls that might crush him, falling into bottomless pits, and drowning. Sonic will encounter robots with trapped animals inside and defeating the robot frees the imprisoned creature. Play Sonic the Hedgehog online here on Classic Reload now!

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Sonic the Hedgehog - additional information

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"STH" -- Informal title
"Sonic the Hedgehog Genesis" -- GBA title
"Sonic 1" -- Informal name
"ソニック・ザ・ヘッジホッグ" -- Japanese spelling
"바람돌이 소닉" -- Korean spelling
Sonic the Hedgehog - Cover Art Sega Genesis