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Sonic the Hedgehog — the dud with the most ‘tude — celebrates his 30th birthday on 23rd June 2021. Yes, it’s nearly three decades since he first burst forth onto Sega’s Mega Drive and finally presented a credible platforming challenger to Nintendo’s jumping plumber.
Last year we asked for your help to rank all the 3D Sonic games and with the big date fast approaching, it’s time to take a look at the other half of the blue blur’s back catalogue. Some might say this is the good half, although those people would receive stern looks from many (but not all) NL staffers. Wherever you fall on the Sonic spectrum, though, it’s impossible to deny the impact his first 16-bit adventures had on propelling Sega to the forefront of the home console gaming industry in the early ’90s.
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