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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
618 208
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

2
556 179
Sonic the Hedgehog 3 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

3
433 165
Sonic the Hedgehog is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

4
311 136
Sonic the Hedgehog CD is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

5
602 215
Sonic Adventure 2 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

6
414 210
Sonic Heroes is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

7
521 144
Sonic & Knuckles is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

8
393 176
Sonic Generations is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

9
494 192
Sonic Adventure is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

10
281 132
Sonic Adventure DX: Director's... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

11
230 110
Sonic Advance is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

12
191 105
Sonic Advance 2 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

13
271 144
Sonic Rush is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked
2005

14
188 109
Sonic Advance 3 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

15
294 91
Sonic Adventure 2 Battle is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

16
246 107
Sonic Colors is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

17
288 145
Sonic Unleashed is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked
Sonic Unleashed

18
176 127
Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

19
209 130
Super Smash Bros. Brawl is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

20
167 122
Sonic Rush Adventure is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

21
171 136
Sonic Riders is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

22
163 106
Sonic Battle is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

23
128 111
Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

24
139 100
Sonic Gems Collection is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

25
86 53
Sonic & All-Stars Racing Trans... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

26
115 59
Sonic Mega Collection Plus is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

27
139 128
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
82 66
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
160 159
Sonic and the Black Knight is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

30
74 13
Sonic Mania is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked
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31
113 80
Sonic Classic Collection is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

32
111 105
Sonic Rivals 2 is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

33
98 88
Sonic the Fighters is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

34
206 186
Shadow the Hedgehog is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

35
104 106
Sonic Riders: Shooting Star St... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

36
86 85
Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode ... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

37
114 85
Sonic & Knuckles Collection is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

38
84 74
Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machi... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

39
93 71
Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode ... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

40
120 132
Sonic R is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked
1997

41
78 105
Sonic 3D: Flickies' Island is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

42
89 95
Sonic & Tails 2 is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

43
105 91
Sonic Mega Collection is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

44
100 93
Sonic Rivals is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

45
127 157
Sonic and the Secret Rings is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

46
92 85
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47
78 91
Tails Adventures is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

48
83 81
Sonic World Adventure is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

49
76 98
Sonic the Hedgehog Pocket Adve... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked

50
75 55
Chaotix is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games of All Time, Ranked