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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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1
642 223
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

2
584 189
Sonic the Hedgehog 3 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

3
447 176
Sonic the Hedgehog is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

4
544 152
Sonic & Knuckles is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

5
325 151
Sonic the Hedgehog CD is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

6
429 225
Sonic Heroes is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

7
417 182
Sonic Generations is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

8
632 223
Sonic Adventure 2 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

9
514 201
Sonic Adventure is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

10
240 116
Sonic Advance is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

11
295 138
Sonic Adventure DX: Director's... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

12
197 113
Sonic Advance 3 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

13
309 93
Sonic Adventure 2 Battle is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

14
280 149
Sonic Rush is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked
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15
195 112
Sonic Advance 2 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

16
257 111
Sonic Colors is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

17
300 151
Sonic Unleashed is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked
Sonic Unleashed

18
180 133
Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

19
215 138
Super Smash Bros. Brawl is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

20
99 14
Sonic Mania is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked
Bandysaur added 2017

21
172 127
Sonic Rush Adventure is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

22
175 138
Sonic Riders is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

23
166 112
Sonic Battle is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

24
142 105
Sonic Gems Collection is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

25
131 117
Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked