Many of us have fond memories of playing classic games on their old consoles. Many of us still play emulators on Android devices. But now, Sonic The Hedgehog is coming to Android! The game has been modified to fit the widescreen form factor of modern smartphones, providing traditional Sonic gameplay with a few new twists.
In the Android version, you can now unlock Tails and Knuckles as playable characters. There is also a time attack mode for those who are skillful enough. The game is coming out later today on the Play Store for $2.99, a pretty reasonable price for such a gem in gaming. How many of you are going to buy it?
SAN FRANCISCO & LONDON – May 16, 2013– SEGA® of America, Inc. and SEGA® Europe Ltd. today announced debut of Sonic The Hedgehog™ for Android. The SEGA Genesis favorite will be available today on Google Play for $2.99/£1.99/€2.69/AUD$2.99. This release gives fans a whole new look at Sonic’s world, optimized with widescreen support and exclusive features for mobile phones. Additionally, the all-new update allows gamers to unlock Sonic’s pals Tails and Knuckles as playable characters for the very first time. Sonic The Hedgehog is currently available for iOS through the App Store and this all-new content will be offered as a free update for gamers already playing on their iPhone ®, iPad ® and iPod ® touch.
Following in the footsteps of the critically acclaimed Sonic CD in 2011, Sonic The Hedgehog has received an equally robust overhaul. Through widescreen support, fans will see the game better than ever on their mobile devices and will be able to zoom through Zones at a smooth 60 frames per second. In addition to playing as Tails and Knuckles, Sonic enthusiasts will also enjoy a remastered original soundtrack, new leaderboards and achievements, and an all-new Time Attack mode.
In Sonic the Hedgehog, Dr. Eggman has used his wicked ways to turn all of the animals of Mobius into mechanical monsters – and it’s up to Sonic to save the world! Players can sprint, run and spin their agile blue hero through electrifying loop-de-loops to gather rings, navigate challenging Special Stages, and collect the fabled Chaos Emeralds in order to stop Dr. Eggman’s schemes for world domination.