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  3. 8 (1006)
  4. 7 (248)
  5. 6 (81)
  6. 5 (47)
  7. 4 (19)
  8. 3 (8)
  9. 2 (13)
  10. 1 (47)

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  • Review Score:9.8

    Incredible Experience!

    Wow, this is an amazing game, even 14 years later its still fun and addictive to play. Gameplay: Frustrating at times, but the sheer speed is great and addictiveness is unbeatable. Graphics: incredible for its time... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8

    The character that introduced me to the world of gaming. And now it's time to review him. Enjoy the show.

    If your reading this then I like to point out that this review was released on my 20th birthday. And as a celebration this is a review of a game that had a huge impact in my life at a young age. A character that took my ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    Sonic at his best.

    Sega's first big Genesis game was Sonic the Hedgehog. The original completely left out what other platformers were like before it... slow. Sonic the Hedgehog's formula was fast, and it worked, but there was something abo... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.7

    Sonic 2 plays as one of the most impressive and enjoyable 2D platformers in recent history.

    First of all, it's easy to say that Sonic 2 is a much better, much more fun game than Sonic 1 was. However, because of some tech-cleanups, the game is fairly easier, thanks to the introduction of Sonic's spin technique. ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.9

    Best 2D Sonic game. This game sold over 400,000 copies the day it came out. Gameplay: Sonic fans got tons of speed atcion when the put the Genesis cart in. You also play with Tails, a cute fox that first appeared i... Read Full Review

    0 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.2

    One of the Best

    In 1992 Sonic 2 was out and one o the best thing about sonic 2 is that there are 2 acts makeing you go threw the worlds faster. Once again sonic is after Robintik. This game was Tails's Debut so this is a vary good game ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:9.8

    I can't believe I'm still playing this game.

    That's a sign of a great game. If you can't stop playing it when you first get it, you've got a very good game, but if you're still playing it 13 or 14 years later then it's a classic. Sonic 2 is the best sonic game by i... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    Sonic in his Genesis glory!

    Sonic is back, and better than ever! Sonic 2 gives us some new improvements that the first game didn't have. They added a spin dash attack to the game, which can really help you on getting through hidden stuff around any... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.3

    Sonic 2 is a very solid platformer, although the gameplay gets stagnant during the final stages.

    I think a lot of people first played Sonic 2 when they originally purchased their Genesis. It was one of those console launch pank in games, and it was a great way to promote the system, the cool company mascot in a game... Read Full Review

    1 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:10

    Best Sonic game!

    Everyone says that Sonic 3 & Knuckles(a game that appears when you put Sonic 3 and Sonic & Knuckles into the Genesis at the same time, using the Lock-on feature) is the best Sonic game. But, in my opinion, the be... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful