Sonic Blast Is Another Game Gear Title Headed To 3DS Virtual Console

By Ishaan . June 13, 2012 . 10:00am

Europe will see another Game Gear title released for the Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console this week—Sonic Blast, which has nothing to do with the similarly-titled Sonic 3D Blast.


Sonic Blast lets you play as Sonic and Knuckles, and gives Sonic a new ability in the form of a double jump. Sonic Blast was the last Sonic game released for the Game Gear, and Europeans will be able to grab it this Thursday for €5 (or £4.50).

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  • Weird, don’t remember this game at all, I had a Sonic game on my game gear back when, but I’m pretty sure it ain’t that one. Oh well, five euro is a rather nice price, I might just pick this one up!

    • kevinposta

      This is arguably the worst of the Game Gear Sonic games.
      I highly discourage it.
      They tried to imitate Donkey Kong Country’s rendered graphics in 8 bits. And it didn’t exactly come out well.

      •  Oh, seriously? First time I’m hearing about this game honestly, thanks for the heads up! I’ll prolly look it up on youtube first or something.

        • kevinposta

           No problem!
          If you want to check one of the Game Gear ones I do recommend Sonic Chaos and Triple Trouble.
          Pretty sure Triple Trouble is in the eShop already…

  •  I always hated the look of this game. It looked almost as if they took the model of sonic in 3d blast and just photoshopped him onto a 2d background :/.

  • Very stiff Sonic game. Grafics are of course a bit before it´s time, hehe:)

  • Spirit Macardi

    I’m still waiting for Tails’ Adventure. It’s my favorite Sonic game, which is ironic considering Sonic isn’t even in it.

  • lol this reminded me of sonic adventure 7, a pirated gameboy game. Never knew they had 3D blast on gamegear

  • Cephrien

    Yeah. I remember owning this on my Game Gear when I was really young.

    Even as a child, I hated this game. (This coming from a huge Sonic fan)

    Move along, peeps.

  • ShawnOtakuSomething


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