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  • Summary: Sonic and Tails are back for another adventure as they again battle the evil Dr. Eggman (aka Dr. Robotnik), who is desperately trying to collect all the Chaos Emeralds to rebuild his Death Egg. Our heroes must again find the Chaos Emeralds before Dr. Eggman does, but winning the race won'tSonic and Tails are back for another adventure as they again battle the evil Dr. Eggman (aka Dr. Robotnik), who is desperately trying to collect all the Chaos Emeralds to rebuild his Death Egg. Our heroes must again find the Chaos Emeralds before Dr. Eggman does, but winning the race won't be easy this time - a new adversary, Knuckles the Echidna, has arrived on the scene and will do whatever he can to keep Sonic and Tails from reaching their goal. Grab all the golden rings, find various bonus zones and overcome Knuckles and Dr. Eggman as you rocket through the third chapter in Sonic's adventures. Expand
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  1. May 16, 2012
    9
    (both games combined) Sonic the Hedgehog 3 & Knuckles is definitely the best Sonic game ever. The gameplay is amazing with fun levels and lots(both games combined) Sonic the Hedgehog 3 & Knuckles is definitely the best Sonic game ever. The gameplay is amazing with fun levels and lots of zones. You can also play as Knuckles! There's a save system as well and great special stages. The music is great, but I like Sonic 2's better. And this is the best looking game on the Genesis. The game offers a lot of content with 3 playable characters, multiplayer, and much more. Overall, Sonic 3 & Knuckles is a wonderful game. I give it a 93. Expand
  2. Sep 12, 2013
    9
    sonic the hedgehog 2 was great but what could top that, sonic the hedgehog 3 that's what. sonic the hedgehog 3 is amazing and one of the bestsonic the hedgehog 2 was great but what could top that, sonic the hedgehog 3 that's what. sonic the hedgehog 3 is amazing and one of the best games on the Genesis, there have been some improvements to the games like tails fly and swim, and sonic can produce a shield for a split second this attack really doesn't help that much but I always use it when there's a hard boss. there are also elemental shields, the fire shield which protects you from fire, the bubble shield which protects you from drowning, and the electrical shield which protects you from electricity but that's very rare, but it give you a double jump and also attracts rings. when you start the game, you see one of the best parts, there's a save feature, YES, GOODBYE CONTINUES!!!!! you can now save what zone you were on, and restart from that point. the zones are, angel island zone, a green hill like level but halfway through act 1 the island bursts intro flames. hydrocity zone which is by far the most decent water level in the sonic Genesis games, marble garden zone, this is a very annoying level but thankfully it has more rings than any other zone in the game. carnival night zone, many people remember this zone for that barrel where you had to press up and down, many gamers were stuck for a long time. ice cap zone, the first sonic ice level and the music is great. launch base zone the final level and is not even close to as hard as scrap brain zone or metropolis zone, this zone is still challenging though. this is also the first sonic game to use story telling elements, so basically what happens is dr robotnik tricks knuckles into thinking that sonic stole the chaos emerald so knuckles chases sonic. this game is only part one, part 2 is sonic and knuckles, you see, this game was supposed to be on one cartridge but because it couldn't fit it was split across two, but you can play it as one game with the lock on technology. Sonic the hedgehog 3 is an amazing game and the best sonic game on the Genesis. Expand