IGN: Sonic the Hedgehog iPhone Review

Sonic the Hedgehog is a wonderful game that is betrayed here by uneven optimization and emulation. The controls are also just not as precise as they need to be for such a twitch-based game. You need to make lightning-fast reflexes and responses to reach the best paths, grab the most rings, and avoid smashing into Eggman's baddies. If SEGA can fix the framerate issues and make Sonic play smoother, some of the control issues might recede. Until then, though, save your download dollars.

Presentation - 6.0
Graphics - 7.0
Sound - 8.0
Gameplay - 6.0
Lasting Appeal - 6.0
Overall -

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soxfan20054069d ago

Proper, standardized controls are a necessity for gaming, and unless the iphone is redesigned with better gaming controls, it will always rank behind PSP and DS for portable gaming.