Sonic The Hedgehog 2 (Sega Game Gear, 1992)
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|The second installment of Sonic the Hedgehog shot straight to the Game Gear system bringing along seven hair raising new levels and hours of excitement. Continuing the series' lightning legacy, Sega's 16-bit adventure treats you to intense high-speed battles versus some of Dr. Eggman's most maniacal plots. Sonic returns home from vacation only to discover Tails left behind a mysterious note and all of his animal friends were gone. Determined to save his double-tailed companion, Sonic speeds through 21 individual battles like only he can. Utilizing all of his best moves plus a few new tricks like soaring on a hang glider or taking a wild ride in a mine cart, Sonic bravely makes his way through each act before facing a different robotic boss. When he finally reaches the last level, he'll be forced to face his arch nemesis, Dr. Ivo Robotnik, without help from rejuvenating bonus rings.
The Game Gear version received a positive review from GamePro staff writer The Unknown Gamer, focusing praise on both the gameplay and the impressive graphics for the small handheld console. It gave the game scores of 5 for graphics, 4 for sound, 4.5 for control, and 5 for overall fun factor. Sega Force gave the Game Gear version a 93% score, describing it as the "most challenging" and "toughest version of Sonic 2." French magazine Mega Force also gave the game a positive review. In 1993, it was awarded as the Best Portable Game of 1992 by Electronic Gaming Monthly.
|Publisher||Sega of America, Inc.|
|Game||Sonic The Hedgehog 2|
|Platform||Sega Game Gear|
|Number of Players||1|
|Game Special Features||
|Game Series||Sonic the Hedgehog Series|
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