For other articles named Sonic the Hedgehog, see Sonic the Hedgehog (Disambiguation)Sonic the Hedgehog was released in 1991 for the Sega Genesis, and was developed and published by Sega.
The Game is a Side-Scrolling Platformer. The player must control Sonic the Hedgehog and run the the end of the level. The player can collect rings to earn point. If a player is attacked, but has Rings, he simply falls back and loses his rings. If the player is attacked when without rings, Sonic loses a life. When all lives are lost, the game is over.
Doctor Ivo Robotnik plans to steal the Chaos Emeralds use their immense power. To assist him, he has kidnapped many animals and put them in aggressive robots (Which require the Animals to function). However, a fast blue Hedgehog name Sonic comes to thwart Robotnik's plans.