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Sonic the Hedgehog (iPod)

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Sonic the Hedgehog
Publisher: Sega
Developer:
System(s): iPod
Genre: Platform
Release Date RRP Code
iOS
US
2007-12-18  ? ?
iOS
JP
2007-12-19[1] ¥600[1] ?

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Sonic the Hedgehog is a port of Sonic the Hedgehog for use on game-compatible iPods, available under the Sega Mobile banner. Game-compatible iPods include the fifth-generation iPod, iPod classic and third-generation iPod nano. The game is controlled by using the iPod's Click Wheel to move and the center button is used for jumping. Alternately there is a second control set-up in which players touch the screen to move Sonic. Either control scheme can make the game more challenging than it originally was.

The game is faithful to the console version but adds a few new features. The game has a new auto-save feature which will save the game at the beginning of any level that is reached. There is also an unlimited number of continues. An in-game tutorial is also available to help new players get accustomed to the game. The music is streamed from the iPod, and not emulated. This method is also used in Sonic Classic Collection, thus causing music oddities. When the player hits a Speed Shoes box, the music track changes to one at a faster speed. This is due to the fact that the music is streamed.

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 http://sega.jp/kt/apple/sonic (archived: 2009-12-22 09:21)
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Sonic games for the following systems
iOS
 2007  Sonic the Hedgehog (iPod)     2009  Sonic the Hedgehog (iPhone)     2010  Sonic the Hedgehog 2 | Sonic Spinball | Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games | Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode I     2011  Sonic 20th Anniversary | Sonic the Sketchhog | Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing | Sonic the Hedgehog CD     2012  Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode II | Sonic the Hedgehog Skins | Sonic Jump     2013  Sonic Dash | Sonic the Hedgehog | Sonic the Hedgehog 2 | Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed     2014  Sonic Jump Fever     2015  Sonic Runners | Sonic Dash 2: Sonic Boom     2017  Sonic Forces: Speed Battle