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"Release Date: June 23, 1991 (NA+EU)
Developer: Sonic Team
Sonic the Hedgehog was Sega's second attempt to compete with Mario (the first being Alex Kidd back on the Master System) and while the blue hedgehog gained an extremely large following which resulted in "What games are better: Mario or Sonic?" debates in schools around the world, Sonic came very, very close, but was unable to surpass the pudgy plumber in overall popularity. Anyway, Sonic was a major part"