Whether plowing through breakable walls, spinning along a corkscrew tunnel, or frantically running toward the finish line after grabbing Sonic's trademark power-up (his running shoes), Sonic the Hedgehog 2 is all but a non-stop thrill-ride.
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 is a wonderful game… on other platforms. The iPhone edition suffers due to imprecise controls (partially out of SEGA's hands) that make it difficult to truly appreciate what an achievement Sonic 2 was on the Genesis.
At best, it's an alright game, but everything good about it was good in 1992. The iPhone itself has added nothing, and you could get five better games on iTunes for the cost of one mediocre Genesis port.
Despite everything that made Sonic 2 the top selling game for the SEGA Genesis being left in this iPhone port, it just can't stack up to the original 20 year old console system that defined a generation of gamers.
This game is fun BUT i need to see all the screen and use a Real controller. i have the Genesis version (real, not "genisis collection" or anything) its so much easier that having a small screen a small pad and no contoller.…Full Review »