Published on July 25th, 2012 | by Duke091


Playthrough: Sonic the Hedgehog CD

Developer: Sonic Team, Blit Software/Christian Whitehead (2011 version)
Publisher: Sega
System(s): Sega CD, PC (original version), (2011 version) Xbox LIVE Arcade, PlayStation Network, Android, iOS, Steam, Windows Phone
Release Date: November 19, 1993 (Sega CD), September 26, 1996 (PC), December 14, 2011 (XBLA/Android), December 15, 2011 (iOS), December 19, 2011 (Steam), December 20, 2011 (PSN), TBA 2012 (Windows Phone)
Note: The 2011 is enhanced contains extra content; the playthrough is of that version.

In case some of you didn’t know, Sonic the Hedgehog CD, which was originally developed by Sonic Team and published by Sega in 1993, takes place between Sonic the Hedgehog 2 and Sonic the Hedgehog 3. However, since it was only released on the Mega-CD at its initial release, there are many, myself included, who never got to play the game. It wasn’t until Sonic Gems Collection, released in 2005, that I got a chance to try it out.

For Sonic’s 20th anniversary, as well as a setup for Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II‘s story, the game has been ported to many consoles and devices, this time developed by Blit Software and Christian Whitehead.

For my playthrough of this game, I’ll be showing off the key additions to this port; namely the two different soundtracks and a second playable character. Here’s the first part of this playthrough below!

If you’re interested in seeing more of this game, you can check out the playlist here. Hope everyone enjoys time travel! There will be plenty of that in this playthrough.

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