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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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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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Sonic the Hedgehog 3 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked
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Sonic & Knuckles is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked
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Sonic Generations is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked
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Sonic the Hedgehog is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked
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Sonic Adventure 2 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked
Jun 19 2001
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Sonic Heroes is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked
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Sonic the Hedgehog CD is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked
Jan 01 1993
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Sonic Adventure is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked
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Sonic Colors is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked
Nov 11 2010
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Sonic Mania is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked
Bandysaur added 2017
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Sonic Adventure 2 Battle... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked
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Sonic Adventure DX: Dire... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked
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Sonic Advance 3 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked
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Sonic Advance is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked
Dec 20 2001
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Sonic Advance 2 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked
Dec 19 2002
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Sonic Unleashed is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked
Sonic Unleashed
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Sonic Rush is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked
2005
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Sonic Rush Adventure is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked
Sep 14 2007
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Sonic & Sega All-Sta... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked
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Sonic Mega Collection Pl... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked
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Sonic & All-Stars Ra... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked
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Sonic Lost World is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked
paulo-jĂșnior added
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Super Smash Bros. Brawl ... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked
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Sonic Battle is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked