Sonic The Hedgehog

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It was 1990 something when I first played sonic the hedgehog on the Sega Master System. I can remember looking at cover and thinking this must be a cool game.  On the cover it had this cool looking blue hedgehog with red and white shoes and what looked like a bit of green hill zone in the background.  At the back of the cover it had screenshots of the game. I couldn’t wait to play it.
At this time Sonic was the new mascot for Sega.

When I switched it on I heard the title screen intro and it sounded awesome.

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The game play was similar to Alex Kidd. It was a platform game, going through different levels. Instead of punching the bad guys like in Alex Kidd you would jump on them. Also you would collect coins and if a bad guy gave you a hit all of your coins will go and if you had zero coins and the bad guy hits you, you will lose a life. So in sonic you had two chances instead of one like Alex Kidd.
For a master system game the soundtrack was pretty good. I liked the Bridge zone theme.

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On the third level of every zone you would have to beat the boss Robotnik.

 

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I enjoyed playing this game as it was unique and straight forward, going from A to B. At the time it was the first sonic the hedgehog game that came out. Also the bonus stages were like a pinball machine, bouncing around everywhere.

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The game was short only 17 levels so you could complete it within the hour.
It’s one of those games that you can play over and over again, which I still do.

If you haven’t checked out the master system version I suggest you should.

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