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.

1
592 193
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

2
530 167
Sonic the Hedgehog 3 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

3
417 152
Sonic the Hedgehog is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

4
297 124
Sonic the Hedgehog CD is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

5
499 130
Sonic & Knuckles is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

6
566 207
Sonic Adventure 2 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

7
381 202
Sonic Heroes is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

8
375 171
Sonic Generations is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

9
469 183
Sonic Adventure is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

10
262 126
Sonic Adventure DX: Director's... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

11
215 103
Sonic Advance is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

12
179 94
Sonic Advance 2 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

13
257 136
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
177 103
Sonic Advance 3 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

Charting The Tragic Decline Of Sonic The Hedgehog

15
280 89
Sonic Adventure 2 Battle is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

16
230 103
Sonic Colors is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked
Sonic Colors Nov 11 2010

17
266 134
Sonic Unleashed is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked
Sonic Unleashed

18
164 118
Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

19
195 120
Super Smash Bros. Brawl is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

20
159 112
Sonic Rush Adventure is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked
Sonic Rush Adventure Sep 14 2007

21
162 126
Sonic Riders is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

The Best Qualities in a Leader

22
154 99
Sonic Battle is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

23
125 103
Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

24
135 94
Sonic Gems Collection is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

25
82 47
Sonic & All-Stars Racing Trans... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

26
113 55
Sonic Mega Collection Plus is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

27
129 118
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
77 60
Sonic Lost World is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked
paulo-jĂșnior added Sonic Lost World

Unspeakably Weird Sonic Fan Art That Will Make You Question Everything

29
105 98
Sonic Rivals 2 is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

30
148 152
Sonic and the Black Knight is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

31
91 81
Sonic the Fighters is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

32
104 74
Sonic Classic Collection is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

33
109 78
Sonic & Knuckles Collection is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

34
79 67
Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machi... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

35
195 180
Shadow the Hedgehog is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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97 101
Sonic Riders: Shooting Star St... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

37
82 83
Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode ... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

38
55 9
Sonic Mania is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked
Bandysaur added Sonic Mania

39
75 97
Sonic 3D: Flickies' Island is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

40
113 124
Sonic R is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked
Sonic R 1997

41
87 70
Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode ... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

42
85 89
Sonic & Tails 2 is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

The Best Government Simulation Games of All Time

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101 86
Sonic Mega Collection is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

44
121 144
Sonic and the Secret Rings is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

45
95 90
Sonic Rivals is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked
Sonic Rivals Nov 24 2006

46
85 78
Ranker Video

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74 84
Tails Adventures is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

48
80 77
Sonic World Adventure is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

49
73 93
Sonic the Hedgehog Pocket Adve... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

50
73 51
Chaotix is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked