1991, what a year. So many wonderful things happened, and of course, the most wonderful was my birthd-what? Nobody cares and I’m not here to talk about that?
Initially codenamed “Defeat Mario” and amazingly developed by a seven-person team, Sonic the Hedgehog arrived as the first game in what would become the most well-known franchise of Sega. In a 2d side-scrolling platform adventure, we’re introduced to Sonic, a blue hedgehog that aims to stop the evil schemes of the villainous Dr. Robotnik, while also trying to obtain the six Chaos Emeralds. After 29 years, we can certainly say he succeeded.