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Everything You Wanted To Know About Sonic The Hedgehog Physics

Back when the first Sonic game was released in 1991, developers had to get extremely creative with console hardware. While we take physics for granted in games now, it was a tricky business making objects jump, fall and otherwise move correctly back then. These days, with the ability to dive into old ROMs for the likes of the Mega Drive, we can see exactly how ingenious these coders were.
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