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
515 173
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

2
473 145
Sonic the Hedgehog 3 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

3
434 111
Sonic & Knuckles is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

4
510 185
Sonic Adventure 2 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

5
373 140
Sonic the Hedgehog is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

6
422 170
Sonic Adventure is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

7
354 151
Sonic Generations is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

8
271 103
Sonic the Hedgehog CD is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

9
360 180
Sonic Heroes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

10
240 115
Sonic Adventure DX: Director's... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

11
243 82
Sonic Adventure 2 Battle is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

12
220 91
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
247 123
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
202 93
Sonic Advance is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

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15
168 83
Sonic Advance 2 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

16
168 89
Sonic Advance 3 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

17
248 120
Sonic Unleashed is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked
Sonic Unleashed

18
179 103
Super Smash Bros. Brawl is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

19
156 107
Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

20
154 96
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
146 86
Sonic Battle is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains

22
154 114
Sonic Riders is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

23
103 50
Sonic Mega Collection Plus is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

24
128 85
Sonic Gems Collection is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

25
76 38
Sonic & All-Stars Racing Trans... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

26
72 49
Sonic Lost World is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked
paulo-jĂșnior added Sonic Lost World

27
96 66
Sonic Classic Collection is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

28
102 83
Sonic Rivals 2 is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

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29
123 106
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic G... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

30
100 71
Sonic & Knuckles Collection is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

31
83 59
Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode ... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

32
181 165
Shadow the Hedgehog is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

33
30 4
Sonic Mania is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked
Bandysaur added Sonic Mania

34
142 140
Sonic and the Black Knight is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

35
104 96
Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

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36
83 74
Sonic the Fighters is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

37
93 76
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
94 89
Sonic Riders: Shooting Star St... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

39
68 42
Chaotix is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

40
77 65
Sonic World Adventure is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

41
93 82
Sonic Mega Collection is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

42
79 67
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106 113
Sonic R is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked
Sonic R 1997

44
70 59
Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machi... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

45
79 73
Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode ... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

46
78 80
Sonic & Tails 2 is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

47
116 129
Sonic and the Secret Rings is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

48
73 81
Sonic the Hedgehog Pocket Adve... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

49
91 93
Sonic Chronicles: The Dark Bro... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

50
68 76
Tails Adventures is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked