Sonic 3D Blast (2010)

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This page is for the emulated re-release of the Mega Drive/Genesis version. For the original port of the Sega Saturn version, see Sonic 3D Blast.

Sonic 3D Blast
Sonic 3D Blast cover
Developers
Sonic Team
Traveller's Tales
Publishers
Sega
Release dates
Windows (emulator) June 1, 2010
macOS (OS X) (emulator) May 29, 2018[1]
Linux (emulator) May 29, 2018[1]
Taxonomy
Series Sonic the Hedgehog
Sonic 3D Blast (2010) on IGDB
Sonic 3D Blast (2010) guide on StrategyWiki
Sonic 3D Blast (2010) on MobyGames
Sonic 3D Blast (2010) on Wikipedia
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Sonic's Schoolhouse 1996
Sonic 3D Blast 1997
Sonic & Knuckles Collection 1997
Sonic R (1998) 1998
Sonic R (2004) 2004
Sonic Adventure (series)
Sonic Heroes 2004
Sonic Mega Collection Plus 2006
Sonic Riders 2006
Sonic Racing (series)
Sonic 3D Blast (2010) 2010
Sonic the Hedgehog 2010
Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine 2010
Sonic Spinball 2010
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 2011
Sonic 3 & Knuckles 2011
Sonic Generations 2011
Sonic CD (2012) 2012
Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode I 2012
Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II 2012
Sonic Dash 2014
Sonic Lost World 2015
Sonic Mania 2017
Sonic Forces 2017
Sonic the Hedgehog (Mobile Decompilation) 2021
Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (Mobile Decompilation) 2021
Sonic Colors: Ultimate 2021
Sonic Origins 2022
Sonic Frontiers 2022

General information

Official developer's site
Official publisher site
Sonic Retro - A huge fan site for everything Sonic the Hedgehog. Mods for all the games can be found here

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
GamersGate (unavailable)
DRM-free after installation (requires an internet connection during installation)
Windows
Steam
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
All versions require Steam DRM; DRM-free versions are no longer sold.

Essential improvements[edit]

Sonic 3D Blast Director's Cut[edit]

Adds game saving via a password system.
Adds new Time Challenge mode and level editor.
Adds overworld map and completion percentage.
Fixes bugs and refines controls, including the addition of Super Sonic.
Also available as a xdelta patch from the director's website.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\SEGA Mega Drive Classics\setup.dat
%USERPROFILE%\Documents\SEGA Genesis Classics\setup.dat
macOS (OS X)
Linux
It's unknown whether this game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux. Please fill in this information.
Configuration settings are shared between all Sega Mega Drive and Genesis Classics games.
Folder name varies by region.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\SEGA Mega Drive Classics\0008
%USERPROFILE%\Documents\SEGA Genesis Classics\0008
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Folder name varies by region.

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
OneDrive
Requires enabling backup of the Documents folder in OneDrive on all computers.
Steam Cloud

Video[edit]

Launcher options menu.
Launcher options menu.

Input[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
The mouse can only be used in the launcher.
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
Full controller support
Only the launcher options menu cannot be navigated with a gamepad.
Controller remapping
Controller sensitivity
Control sticks function identically to D-pad.
Controller Y-axis inversion
Additional information
Controller hotplugging
Haptic feedback
Simultaneous controller+KB/M

Audio[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP or greater
Processor (CPU) 1 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 50 MB
Video card (GPU) 32 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9 compatible

References