Sonic the Hedgehog ZX

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Sonic The Hedgehog ZX
Version: GHZ/FIZ Demo
Last release: 2009-01-24
System: Sega Mega Drive
Original game: Sonic the Hedgehog (16-bit)
Credits: CarrascoZX0, SonicVaan, Team ZX

Sonic The Hedgehog ZX (also known as Sonic 1 ZX or S1HZX for short) is a hack made by CarrascoZX0 and his team, Team ZX. This hack features the ability to play as Sonic the Hedgehog or Knuckles the Echidna. The hack also features new art, abilities, level layouts, music and much more!

In the 2009 release of this game once you change the country to Japan on the emulator, level select can be activated.


  • Ability to play either as Sonic or Knuckles
  • Sonic the Hedgehog 3 Sonic sprites
  • Super-Peelout (Sonic)
  • New Music (XM to SMPS & Music Ports From Other Games)
  • New Art and Level Art
  • S1HL - Z80 Sound Driver
  • Different Songs in Different Acts
  • Dynamic Palettes
  • Super Sonic & Super Knuckles
  • Act 4's
  • Extended Level Layouts
  • and much more!


  • Forgotten Isle Zone
  • Ancient Ruins Zone (Name Pending)
  • Casinopolis Zone (Name Pending)
  • Ice Cap Zone (Name Pending)
  • Starry Sky Zone
  • Egg Utopia Zone
  • The Final Fight

Credits and Special Thanks

Team ZX Staff

  • SonicVaan - Co-Leader of Sonic the Hedgehog ZX, ASM, and beta-testing.
  • naggeneration111 - Beta-tester

Special Thanks

  • UtopiaUK - For his wonderful help with level art!
  • Master3k - For porting lots of music from Chaotix and some ports from other games.


Download.svg Download Sonic the Hedgehog ZX
File: Sonic The Hedgehog ZX January 24 2009 GHZ-FIZ (679 kB) (info)
Current version: GHZ/FIZ Demo

External links

Sonic Retro
Sonic The Hedgehog ZX - Release Thread
at Sonic Retro.