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Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (iPhone)

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Sonic the Hedgehog 2
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Publisher: Sega
Developer:
System(s): iPhone, iPod Touch
Release Date RRP Code
iOS
US
2010-04-21[1] $5.99[2] ?
iOS
EU
2010-04-21[1]  ? ?
iOS
JP
2010-05-04[3] ¥700[4] ?

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Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (ソニック・ザ・ヘッジホッグ2) is a game for the iPhone and iPod Touch. Rather than being a port, it is a ROM inside an emulator that somewhat accurately emulates the original Sonic the Hedgehog 2 for the Mega Drive. The emulator is called iGenesis.

The game is controlled by a directional pad and a button which appears onscreen as the game starts. It is possible to shrink the screen so that using the controls will not block the view. This moves the start button between the buttons rather than at the top-right in full screen mode. A game save option is available and allows a game to be resumed after being turned off. A 2-Player mode is also available via Bluetooth.

This version is no longer available, as anyone who purchased this version received a free update to a rebuilt version using the Retro Engine.

Versions

Version history

System Version Size Date Comment Ref Icon
iOS
0000010000020000150000000000001.2.15 5.2MB 201011222010-11-22 [5]
iOS
0000010000020000010000000000001.2.1 4.9MB 201007302010-07-30 [6]
iOS
0000010000000000000000000000001.0 2.8MB 201004202010-04-20 [7]

Artwork

Trivia

  • The game can only be played as Sonic and Tails.
  • While the game's resolution is stretched to fit the iPhone screen during normal gameplay, the Special Stages retain their original resolution.

External links

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 http://blogs.sega.com/2010/04/21/sonic-the-hedgehog-2-now-available-on-iphone-ipod-touch-and-ipad/
  2. http://blogs.sega.com/2010/08/26/segas-back-to-school-iphone-sale/
  3. http://www.4gamer.net/games/109/G010968/
  4. http://sega.jp/kt/apple/sonic2/ (archived: 2010-05-13 17:20)
  5. http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sonic-the-hedgehog-2/id347411942?mt=8 (archived: 2011-03-26 16:28)
  6. http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sonic-the-hedgehog-2/id347411942?mt=8 (archived: 2010-10-03 06:04)
  7. http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sonic-the-hedgehog-2/id347411942?mt=8 (archived: 2010-04-26 18:40)


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