Sonic the Hedgehog 30 years old today

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Sonic the Hedgehog 30 years old today

Post by oldtimer » Wed Jun 23, 2021 12:06 pm

According to the news....
I remember getting a megadrive with Sonic and thinking this is the best ever!!!
Still have my copy along with 100s of other megadrive games.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/newsbeat-57566746
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Post by TheAlex » Wed Jun 23, 2021 5:01 pm

I think the best SNES games hold up better than the best Megadrive games, but Sonic 2 is a Megadrive game I still think plays great. The 90s Sega vs Nintendo rivalry with the mascots of Sonic and Mario at the helm was good fun too.

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Post by mr jenzie » Wed Jun 23, 2021 5:11 pm

anyone still have 1+2+3+knuckles?

i know i do
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Re: Sonic the Hedgehog 30 years old today

Post by DPrinny » Wed Jun 23, 2021 7:22 pm

Sega did a concert thing for it, great to see some Master system games get some love, but was missing a few awesome tracks from earlier Sonic games and Sonic CD was mostly not there
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UGTlBHN ... heHedgehog

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Re: Sonic the Hedgehog 30 years old today

Post by Cafeman » Thu Jun 24, 2021 5:30 pm

Well I must have been 22 years old when Sonic came out.

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Post by DPrinny » Fri Jun 25, 2021 1:55 pm

https://twitter.com/SonicOfficialJP/sta ... 1769010180

In weird news, Sonic is becoming a VTuber

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Re: Sonic the Hedgehog 30 years old today

Post by oldtimer » Fri Jun 25, 2021 3:49 pm

Never really enjoyed Sonic 3D , for me its got to be Sonic 1 and 2 plus Sonic CD.
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Post by srj672 » Tue Jun 29, 2021 12:36 pm

Still love the Sonic 1 soundtrack to this day, an absolute masterpiece.

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Re: Sonic the Hedgehog 30 years old today

Post by Whazeboo » Thu Jul 01, 2021 4:58 am

I must confess I've never played any of Sonic's 2D outings. Must be the only one. ;)
Which 2D Sonic game is the best? I've read Sonic & Knuckles on the MegaDrive must be quite good.

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Post by DPrinny » Thu Jul 01, 2021 10:02 am

Whazeboo wrote:
Thu Jul 01, 2021 4:58 am
I must confess I've never played any of Sonic's 2D outings. Must be the only one. ;)
Which 2D Sonic game is the best? I've read Sonic & Knuckles on the MegaDrive must be quite good.
They are all good, S&K is basically Sonic 3 part 2 and is needed to see the true ending of the game

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Post by Nemesis » Thu Jul 01, 2021 4:00 pm

The only Sonic game that took my fancy was the first game on the Master System. Although the first stage on the original Megadrive game is pretty iconic.
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Post by srj672 » Fri Jul 02, 2021 3:19 pm

Nemesis wrote:
Thu Jul 01, 2021 4:00 pm
The only Sonic game that took my fancy was the first game on the Master System. Although the first stage on the original Megadrive game is pretty iconic.
I had the Game Gear version and loved it. Loved the different zones. The Jungle Zone music is among the best ever!

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Re: Sonic the Hedgehog 30 years old today

Post by SpecChum81 » Sat Jul 03, 2021 2:37 pm

Wow, 30 years!!

I'd had my Mega Drive a couple of years by that point (Altered Beast pack), but I certainly remember getting it not long after it come out!

Still a game I love as much as I did then and replay fairly it often, Sonic 2 as well!

I also used to enjoy watching the cartoon as well...

Happy Birthday Sonic, hope you enjoyed your celebrations!! :-)
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Re: Sonic the Hedgehog 30 years old today

Post by Sergio Georgini » Mon Jul 05, 2021 1:12 pm

Whazeboo wrote:
Thu Jul 01, 2021 4:58 am
I must confess I've never played any of Sonic's 2D outings. Must be the only one. ;)
Which 2D Sonic game is the best? I've read Sonic & Knuckles on the MegaDrive must be quite good.

Definitely start from the beginning (Sonic 1 Megadrive)! See how the games evolve......Enjoy!

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Re: Sonic the Hedgehog 30 years old today

Post by pratty » Wed Jul 07, 2021 6:26 am

The recent Sonic Mania is probably the best 2D Sonic game I've played. Though it's been a while since I played the Megadrive originals to be fair. The Sonic Advance and Sonic Rush games are supposed to be very good too.
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