Sonic Blast (Game Gear prototype 806)

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Sonic Blast (GG Prototype 806)
Prerelease of: Sonic Blast
System: Sega Game Gear
Build date: August 6th, 1996
ROM size: 1MB
Source: CD-R disc
Found by: drx

Sonic Blast Beta 806 for the Game Gear was released by drx during the February 23rd, 2008 proto release. This beta seems to be very similar to Beta 74.

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File: Sonic_Blast_(Prototype_806_-_Aug_06,_1996,_18.37).rar (308 kB) (info)

Various Differences


  • Game instantly goes into level select is available from the beginning, anything past Blue marine 2 crashes the game instantly.
  • There is no title screen.
  • The character select screen is text based and doesn't have character sprites.
  • There are no level intro and end title cards.
  • A Debug Mode is activated. Holding 2 will freeze character and allow the player to move him freely with the D-Pad.
  • Red Volcano Zone is named Red Volcanic Zone.
  • The song used for the ending scene in the final version is longer in this prototype.

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