Dr. Eggman’s (AKA Dr. Robotnik’s) Death Egg was once again blasted by Sonic, crash-landing on the peak of a volcano on the Floating Island. Dr. Eggman is still at large, and Sonic can’t allow him to get his hands on the Master Emerald and repair the Death Egg. Sonic must also keep Knuckles off his back but Knuckles has problems too.
User reviews: Positive (17 reviews)
Release Date: Jan 26, 2011

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Dr. Eggman’s (AKA Dr. Robotnik’s) Death Egg was once again blasted by Sonic, crash-landing on the peak of a volcano on the Floating Island.

Dr. Eggman is still at large, and Sonic can’t allow him to get his hands on the Master Emerald and repair the Death Egg. Sonic must also keep Knuckles off his back but Knuckles has problems too. As guardian of the Floating Island and all the Emeralds, Knuckles must do his part to keep the island safe. While they’re going the rounds with each other, who will stop Dr. Eggman?

System Requirements

    Minimum:

    • OS: Windows® XP or higher
    • Graphics: 32MB or greater graphics card
    • DirectX®: DirectX® 9.0 or greater
    • Hard Drive: 50MB free disc space
Helpful customer reviews
93 of 107 people (87%) found this review helpful
This is the best Sonic game, and possibly the best 2D platformer, ever!
Posted: October 25, 2013
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36 of 37 people (97%) found this review helpful
Great grapics, music, and gameplay. Has great replay value too, with 3 different characters to play as, and 14 different emeralds to collect. Tied with Sonic 2 as my favorite platformers on the Genesis, you can't make a mistake giving this game a go.
Posted: November 6, 2011
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46 of 60 people (77%) found this review helpful
Best SMD game!
Posted: November 9, 2013
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27 of 39 people (69%) found this review helpful
What, you're asking if I'd recommend Sonic3? Seriously? Of course I recommend it! This game is pretty much the best game on the Mega Drive, after Dynamite Headdy!
Posted: July 5, 2013
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13 of 18 people (72%) found this review helpful
Absolute awesomeness!!
I'm glad Sega decided to bring back the good ol' classics. *Nostalgia*

My Rating: 10/10
Posted: January 26, 2011
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9 of 11 people (82%) found this review helpful
Take Sonic and Tails, throw in Knuckles, and you have an awesome game designed for ALL THREE characters. Sonic alone is your typical Sonic game in which you have to save the day. Play as Tails and you can explore parts of the same game from different routes, also Super Tails is a badass. Play as Knuckles and you play along HIS routes which are separate from the first two and get a different side of the story.

Oh did I mention Tails can fly and swim? That means if you have a friend, you can do co-op, Tails will sadly get left behind a lot, but there are times where your friend can fly you around the levels. THE BEST old school sonic game, I got hours of fun from this, I still have it in it's original form also.
Posted: November 10, 2011
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8 of 10 people (80%) found this review helpful
Probably the best Genesis era Sonic game. It's simply a must-have, if you didn't buy it any of the other 3 billion times it was put in a collection, may an omnipotent being who may or may not exist have mercy on your hypothetical soul.

Seriously, if you haven't played this yet do it. Right now. Right there, click it and buy. I'll be waiting.
Posted: October 29, 2011
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
I'm certain that many people alreaady have played this in some form either on here or another platform. Nevertheless, it is a timeless classic and is worth coming back to time and time again.
Posted: March 8, 2013
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Best classic game ever.
Posted: November 7, 2011
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
First expansion pack on console to my knowledge. We always felt Sonic 3 was unfinished and we aren't sure if this was planned, but it seemed like it in retrospect. Some of those levels had parts we knew for a fact were there but you couldn't get to until the expansion. Besides that it felt rushed and truncated. The expansion made up for it, but I'm sure at high cost to my mom. lol. The expansion was pure magic. Like the coolest thing ever.
Posted: December 27, 2011
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0 of 2 people (0%) found this review helpful
メガドラパックには入ってないよ
Posted: September 24, 2011
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