Total Nerd The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked  

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List Rules Game must be part of the Sonic the Hedgehog series, not just feature Sonic characters as part of the game.

In the best Sonic games, you're always flying by the seat of your 16-bit pants, barely reacting fast enough to obstacles. As for which Sonic the Hedgehog games are the best, that award takes longer to determine. Fans such as yourself have voted for their favorite Sonic game of all time. Does the list agree with you? Voice your opinion quickly and vote now! So whether you're a fan of Sonic & Knuckles or Sonic the Hedgehog 2, be sure to vote!

The list of best Sonic the Hedgehog games below have been ranked from best to worst with cover art when available. If you think the coolest Sonic the Hedgehog game to play isn't as high as it should be then make sure to vote it up so that it has the chance to rise to the top. Are you and a friend arguing over what the greatest Sonic the Hedgehog game of all time is? Use this list of fun to play Sonic the Hedgehog video games to see how many people would agree with you and end the squabble once and for all. Be sure to share this full list of iconic Sonic the Hedgehog games by clicking one of the social media icons on the top or bottom of the page.

If you're wondering, "What are the greatest Sonic the Hedgehog games?" or "What is the best Sonic the Hedgehog game of all time?" then this list should answer your questions.
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469 147
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

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2
422 129
Sonic the Hedgehog 3 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

3
387 94
Sonic & Knuckles is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

4
461 167
Sonic Adventure 2 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

5
339 124
Sonic the Hedgehog is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

6
385 154
Sonic Adventure is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

7
325 139
Sonic Generations is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

8
240 91
Sonic the Hedgehog CD is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

9
328 165
Sonic Heroes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

10
212 99
Sonic Adventure DX: Director's... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

11
218 74
Sonic Adventure 2 Battle is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

12
202 81
Sonic Colors is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

13
227 113
Sonic Rush is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked
Sonic Rush 2005

14
184 84
Sonic Advance is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

15
151 73
Sonic Advance 2 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

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154 80
Sonic Advance 3 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

17
162 88
Super Smash Bros. Brawl is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

18
214 105
Sonic Unleashed is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked
Sonic Unleashed

19
144 83
Sonic Rush Adventure is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked
Sonic Rush Adventure Sep 14 2007

20
140 96
Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

21
130 78
Sonic Battle is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

22
141 100
Sonic Riders is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

23
93 42
Sonic Mega Collection Plus is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

24
115 73
Sonic Gems Collection is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

25
65 32
Sonic & All-Stars Racing Trans... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

26
85 55
Sonic Classic Collection is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

27
61 40
Sonic Lost World is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked
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113 94
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic G... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

29
95 76
Sonic Rivals 2 is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

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164 150
Shadow the Hedgehog is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

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90 64
Sonic & Knuckles Collection is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

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89 75
Sonic Riders: Shooting Star St... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

33
74 53
Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode ... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

34
132 126
Sonic and the Black Knight is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

35
76 65
Sonic the Fighters is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

36
86 68
Sonic Rivals is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

37
67 34
Chaotix is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

38
93 86
Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

39
74 61
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70 59
Sonic World Adventure is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

41
97 101
Sonic R is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked
Sonic R 1997

42
72 71
Sonic & Tails 2 is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

43
84 76
Sonic Mega Collection is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

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44
109 116
Sonic and the Secret Rings is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

45
71 64
Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode ... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

46
86 82
Sonic Chronicles: The Dark Bro... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

47
59 54
Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machi... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

48
65 74
Sonic the Hedgehog Pocket Adve... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

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52 51
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic W... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

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49 56
Sonic & Tails is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked