February 2nd, 1994, 26 years ago Sonic The Hedgehog 3 was released in North America!
Taking place immediately after Sonic The Hedgehog 2, After Doctor Robotnik’s spaceship, the Death Egg, crash-lands on a mysterious floating island, Sonic and Tails attempt to retrieve the Chaos Emeralds to stop it from relaunching.
Sonic 3 introduces Knuckles the Echidna, the island guardian, who lays traps for Sonic and Tails. Gameplay is similar to previous entries, with players traversing side-scrolling levels at high speeds while collecting rings and defeating enemies.
DYK? Some portions of the Sonic The Hedgehog 3 soundtrack were produced, uncredited, by The King of Pop, Michael Jackson!