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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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470 147
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
423 129
Sonic the Hedgehog 3 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

3
388 94
Sonic & Knuckles is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

4
462 167
Sonic Adventure 2 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

5
340 124
Sonic the Hedgehog is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

6
386 154
Sonic Adventure is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

7
326 139
Sonic Generations is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

8
241 91
Sonic the Hedgehog CD is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

9
329 165
Sonic Heroes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

10
213 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
Sonic Colors Nov 11 2010

13
228 113
Sonic Rush is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked
Sonic Rush Nov 15 2005

14
184 85
Sonic Advance is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

15
151 74
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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16
154 81
Sonic Advance 3 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

17
163 89
Super Smash Bros. Brawl is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

18
215 105
Sonic Unleashed is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked
Sonic Unleashed

19
144 84
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
141 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
131 78
Sonic Battle is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

22
141 101
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 74
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
86 55
Sonic Classic Collection is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

27
114 94
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic G... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

28
61 40
Sonic Lost World is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked
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29
95 77
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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30
67 34
Chaotix is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

31
90 75
Sonic Riders: Shooting Star St... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

32
90 65
Sonic & Knuckles Collection is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

33
133 126
Sonic and the Black Knight is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

34
74 53
Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode ... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

35
165 150
Shadow the Hedgehog is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

36
76 66
Sonic the Fighters is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

37
86 69
Sonic Rivals is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked
Sonic Rivals Nov 24 2006

38
93 87
Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

39
75 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
97 102
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 72
Sonic & Tails 2 is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked
Sonic & Tails 2 Nov 11 1994

43
109 117
Sonic and the Secret Rings is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

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84 77
Sonic Mega Collection 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 83
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 55
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 75
Sonic the Hedgehog Pocket Adve... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

49
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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59 70
Tails Adventures is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked
Tails Adventures Sep 22 1995