Posts tagged sonic-the-hedgehog


If you still haven’t installed the Amazon Appstore on your Android-powered device, then today’s the day to change that and get the terrific Sonic CD free as part of the retail giant’s Free App of the Day promotion. It’s a must-have game for 16-bit platform fans, and it’ll save you $2.99.


Amazon has announced that it is giving away a bunch of awesome Android games for Thanksgiving weekend. The retailers Ultimate Game Collection includes favorites like Sonic the Hedgehog, Angry Birds Space, and Fruit Ninja — all of which are now free for a limited time through the Amazon Appstore.


Sega reduced all of its Sonic games on iOS to just 99¢ earlier this week to celebrate the game’s 23rd anniversary, and we had thought that Android gamers had been left out. But the company has today announced that the sale is now available in Google Play, too.


The original Sonic the Hedgehog, which first made its debut on the Sega Genesis back in 1991, is finally available on Android, four years after coming to the iPhone. The title is largely identical to the 1991 release, but it’s been optimized for modern, touch-based devices and offers some exclusive content only available on mobile.


The original Sonic the Hedgehog, originally released in 1991 on the Sega MegaDrive, has already been ported to mobile platforms (iOS), but it’s yet to make its debut on Android. Fortunately for Sonic fans, that’s about to change. At the Game Developer Conference in San Francisco this week, Sega has confirmed that its classic platform will be hitting Google Play in April.

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