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Game of the Year 1994: Sonic 3 & Knuckles | Power Up Gaming
Release Date 18 October, 1994 Platforms Sega Mega Drive (Genesis) Genre Platformer Modes Single Player Multiplayer Developer Sega Technical Institute Sonic Team Publisher Sega As 2014 draws to a close, the staff here at Power Up Gaming are currently considering which games of the past year are most worthy of their praise. It's been a year of highs – but also of considerable lows, with some stellar titles being overshadowed by a few bug-riddled messes. As a result, we've decided to take a step back in time to a gaming era where things were, for the most part, much simpler. Twenty years ago, titles including Super Metroid, Super Street Fighter II Turbo, Donkey Kong Country and Tekken were amongst the many contenders for game of the year 1994. For us, however, it was Sega's last entry in its 2D Sonic the Hedgehog series that was most worthy of the accolade. Today, we fondly revisit a staple of many of our childhoods: Sonic the Hedgehog 3 & Knuckles. In the early 1990s, with