Sonic the Hedgehog™ Classic

Sonic the Hedgehog™ Classic

Mario. With his iconic blue design and lightning-fast speed, Sonic became a beloved mascot for Sega and a symbol of the golden age of gaming. Now, Sonic the Hedgehog™ Classic brings the legendary game to our smartphones and tablets, allowing a new generation of gamers to experience the thrill of this iconic title.

Revisiting the Magic of Sonic's World

Sonic, the Hedgehog™ Classic, stays true to its roots, offering the same gameplay mechanics, level design, and vibrant graphics that made the original game a smash hit. Players take control of the blue hedgehog as he races through various levels, collecting rings and defeating enemies to save his friends and stop the evil, Dr. Robotnik. The game features the same seven zones from the original 1991 release, each with its unique challenges, enemies, and boss battles.

The controls have been adapted for touchscreen devices, offering a virtual joystick and buttons for jumping and spinning. While this new control scheme can take some getting used to, especially for those accustomed to the original console controls, they generally work well and allow for smooth and responsive gameplay.

However, the game is not without its flaws. It is supported by ads, which can be intrusive and disruptive to the gaming experience. Players have the option to remove ads through an in-app purchase, but this may be a sticking point for some. Additionally, the game does not feature any additional content or enhancements beyond the original seven zones, which may leave some gamers wanting more.

A Nostalgic Trip Worth Taking

Despite its shortcomings, Sonic the Hedgehog™ Classic has received generally positive reviews from users, who appreciate the faithful adaptation of the original game and the opportunity to relive a piece of gaming history. The game's vibrant graphics, catchy soundtrack, and challenging levels have stood the test of time, offering hours of entertainment for both newcomers and long-time fans of the franchise.

While some may be disappointed by the lack of new content and the presence of ads, Sonic the Hedgehog™ Classic still provides a fun and engaging gaming experience that showcases why Sonic remains an enduring icon in the world of video games.


  • True-to-the-original gameplay experience
  • Timeless music and sound effects
  • Classic level design and gameplay mechanics
  • Vibrant graphics and catchy soundtrack
  • Accessible and responsive touchscreen controls


  • Ads can interrupt gameplay
  • removal requires payment
  • Limited to original game content without updates or expansions
  • The potential learning curve for adapting to touchscreen controls

Graphics and Sound 10

Controls 9

Gameplay 10

Lasting Appeal 10