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Video Game / Sonic the Hedgehog The Screen Saver

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The One With… Sonic as a screensaver.

Sonic the Hedgehog The Screen Saver, also known as Sonic the Screen Saver, is a 1996 program for Windows. It's a stand-alone product in Japan but was bundled with Sonic & Knuckles Collection internationally.

As the name implies, it's a Sonic the Hedgehog themed screen saver program. The program features Sonic artwork from the Sega internal magazine/news-letter Harmony alongside music from the Sonic the Hedgehog. There are also little sprite-based animations that occur between images.


The artworks consists mostly of mundane depictions of Sonic, Tails, and the "animal critters" hanging out. The art shown in Sonic the Hedgehog The Screen Saver has been reused in several other compilation games such as Sonic Jam.

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