Sonic Drift is a Sonic racing game released in Japan for the Game Gear on March 18, 1994. On March 17, 1995, a sequel, Sonic Drift 2, was released

Sonic Drift

in Japan as well as North America. 

Gameplay Edit

In Sonic Drift, players race around a track, collect power-ups, and try to make it to the finish line first with a chosen Sonic character. The playable characters include Sonic, Tails, Amy, and Dr. Eggman. They all have different karts and special powers.

Driver Kart Power
Sonic the Hedgehog Cyclone Dash
Miles "Tails" Prower MTP-01 Wheel Wind Jump
Amy Rose Breeze Heart Attack
Dr. Eggman Egg Typhoon Mine

The courses are all zones from the Genesis game Sonic the Hedgehog. They include: 

  • Green Hill
  • Marble
  • Spring Yard
  • Labyrinth
  • Star Light
  • Scrap Brain

Trivia Edit

  • This is Sonic's first racing game and also the first time he's seen driving a car.
  • When you're invincible, the jingle is a sped-up version of a song from Sonic CD"You Can do Anything".
  • Sonic Drift was most likely created to compete with Nintendo's Mario Kart.
  • Although Sonic Drift was supposed to be Japan-exclusive, it was released in North America in the Playstation 2 game Sonic Mega Collection Plus.
  • This is the first Sonic game in which Amy is a playable character.

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