Detailed Reviews

Review Title Posted Author Rating
Dude, I thought you said there was gonna be speed at this party? 06/26/01 Aussie2B
A great old-school experience for a gamer who didn't grow up with the classics 11/20/13 CaliGamer25850
Great game, but Sonic 2 is way better. 07/02/12 Chunkey Simmons
Nearly perfect... 10/31/02 cutiepie
A true Jump & Run all-time classic! 11/10/06 darthjulian
Faster then a speeding bullet and beloved jewel of Sega. His name is Sonic (the Hedgehog, that is) 09/03/02 Dogg
It's Definitely Revolutionary, but not a great start to the series. 02/24/01 HisDudeness
In the beginning... 06/06/03 Internet Nomad
I want to go, go, go, there's no stopping me 01/18/06 Mariner
The game that started the highly-rated series on its course, and it is easy to see why !! 08/15/07 Mister Sinister
Sonic's legendary debut may be rough on the edges but at the core is brilliant. 07/02/12 nastynate3118
Zoom into another warped history lesson courtesy of Overdrive.... 11/18/04 Overdrive
Sonic's first outing was also his finest. 01/29/07 psyduck22
The game that single handedly saved the video game industry! 10/09/06 red soul
The game that put Sega on the map 05/20/02 Retro
If you like it, you shoulda put a ring on it. 04/10/13 Ryan Harrison
In the Zone 09/21/14 SethBlizzard
Weakest 2D Sonic game, but a strong start to the series 01/18/11 SniperNightOwl
A Classic Series First Trembling Steps On the Big Stage 03/15/12 Suprak the Stud
Sonic the hedghog a game that gives me heartache.. 12/01/03 SweetEternity
Watch out! When he comes through -- Sonic the Hedgehog! 05/30/06 ZFS
The beginning of Sonic the Hedgehog. 04/26/07 Zylo the wolf

Full Reviews

Review Title Posted Author Rating
Where it all started, and when Sonic was GOOD! 10/31/11 AntoG86
Sega's platforming icon started with a sonicboom, almost. 01/04/06 BigCj34
A Hedgehog of Blue Distinction 04/02/09 Dan_pentagram
Ain't nothing gonna break my stride... 09/06/05 discoinferno84
A classic game that led to a classic series 09/29/04 GavLuvsGA
The original Sonic the Hedgehog is always a blast! 03/19/04 hermitpenguinfrog
Sega's answer to Mario: Blue haired animal versus fat plumber...tough choice... 02/03/02 KasketDarkfyre
17 Years Later... 06/26/08 key_of_destiny0
The Game That Defined Blast Processing 08/13/12 leeko_link
One of the best 16bit era games, and one of my favorites. 09/24/07 Link165
A Faster Game the More you Give to It 06/10/16 Lord-Spencer
The legend starts here! 01/20/04 Numbuh 128bit
Good but not what it is supposed to be 11/19/10 Ofisil
Still, ya gotta love it for being classic 12/28/04 peach freak
In hindsight, Sonic 2 was way, way better. 12/22/09 Phediuk
The game that made Nintendo cry 03/19/04 Platinum Sonic 10
The original sonic game... 02/02/04 reddragonflame
Sonic has taken Megaman's title as the Blue Bomber! A classic game, this is. 01/31/05 Scarface
Another great classic 05/21/06 Shadeix
The first may not be the best, but still darn good! 12/16/02 Sinspawn_X
Beginner's luck? 05/15/13 SneakTheSnake
A game for all ages that every Genesis fan should play/have 08/31/07 SnerdWilliams
The beginning... 08/08/05 Sonic Singularity
What Really Made Sonic Special, And It's More Than Speed 10/01/12 TakuShaya
The beginning of a legend. 08/28/12 TKDBoy1889
The Game That Proved To All That Nintendo Was Only Second Best 08/03/09 Truck_1_0_1_
The true mascot for Sega! 08/29/05 Webster1209

Quick Reviews

Review Title Posted Author Rating
Feels very rushed and lacking the platforming polish. 09/14/17 BaconPancakes
I use to think Sonic Adventure 2 was the best sonic game ever until I played Sonic the Hedgehog on the Sega Genesis..... 10/13/08 BenhTheMan
A Great Start To A Great Series 12/20/12 BlackWarriorX
A decent game, but Super Mario World was a much better bet 03/27/00 Brak
Sega at its Finest 11/09/15 buruburu1
The beginning of the blue hedgehog's career. 12/26/08 Calamity
A fun, original Sonic classic! 01/23/00 CChan
Still one of the greatest platformers of all time 04/27/09 ChateauNoir
From The Book of Doodleheimer - Spiked superheroes are a necessity in today's world. 05/20/02 Doodleheimer
A blue blur in gaming history... 10/27/01 FrenZy
Where it ALL started.... 02/03/01 Goku
The blue bomber's first appearance is worthy of standing against Mario. 09/29/01 GSephiroth
And So It Goes 03/17/10 hazuki_dojo_98
A decent start to one of my favorite series 04/10/13 irrewonderful
Sega's Mario is not a Human nor Ape 02/06/08 joeyissoweird
Super Speed, Super Game 09/14/07 JordanM
One of the best games in history. 10/13/00 JPeeples
Overall, Fun 07/07/15 Kwing
A revolutionary game from back when Sega actually cared about their fans 10/06/02 LordAtomic
The Original Sega Speed-side-scrolling Hog! 09/29/01 Mage
A Legend is Born; Room for Improvement 11/22/01 MManos
A good start for a classic series. 01/13/09 neonreaper
The Introduction of a Legend 04/08/00 NTsui
The beginning of a legacy. 03/26/13 Orbunaut1696
A good classic game, showed off the power of Genesis 07/16/01 Psycho Penguin
The great start to a great series. Ah. I love it when that happens! 05/02/00 Rick
It's Sonic, what's to say? 11/25/06 seebs1
Sonic returns, in all his 16-bit glory. 11/29/06 ShadowGuardian9
The first game of Sonic where it all began! 08/05/10 SONIC_305
A Good Game To Start A Good Franchise! 01/04/12 SonicGamer74
One of the best Genesis games 06/15/01 sonikuu
A platform classic which has earn its place in history 02/25/01 stonedwal
A must-have 06/14/01 Super Mario
The fastest thing alive speeds onto the Genesis 08/28/01 theshinerufus
Say "no" to a game like this? I think not. 08/21/02 Ultimante Life Form
My first review is dedicated to the classic that bought me into gaming 10/15/07 veryhandsome
The platform of a great character and series. 02/05/09 Vyse_skies

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