Sonic the Hedgehog (Didj game)

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Sonic the Hedgehog
System(s): Didj custom learning system
Genre: Educational
Release Date RRP Code Rating
Template:Didj US 2008  ? ?

Sonic the Hedgehog is an early childhood educational cartridge for the Didj handheld game console. It is the second Sonic-themed game to be released for a Leapfrog game console.

There are about 10,000 words that are available for download ready to be used in the games many word puzzles. Levels are themed after Emerald Hill Zone, Hydrocity Zone, Scrap Brain Zone, Chemical Plant Zone, and many others.


Sonic's moves are comparable to the 16-bit games although he is equipped with new moves such as a homing attack and a wall grip. There are also rings and badniks scattered around the level, not to mention boss encounters.

The game features a large number of word puzzles which are accessible by finding and going through large rings that are scattered around the levels. Once going through the large ring the player is transported to another room where the word puzzles are given to the player. The words puzzles require words to be spelled out by using the contraptions in the room. If a word puzzle is solved the player is rewarded a large amount of rings.


Physical scans

Didj, US
Sonic Didj Cart.JPG

External Links

Sonic games for other consoles
Sonic Jam (1998) | Sonic the Hedgehog Pocket Adventure (1999) | SonicN (2003) | Sonic X (2007) | Sonic the Hedgehog (Didj game) (2008)
Pre-release Sonic games for other consoles
Sonic the Hedgehog Pocket Adventure (preview) | Sonic the Hedgehog Pocket Adventure: Trial