Sega Mega Drive Powers Up With 'Metal Sonic Hyperdrive' ROM Hack Of Sonic 1

Metal-Sonic-Hyperdrive-ROM-HackEveryone loves the bad guy, right? Well as of now you can take a robotic grip on Sonic The Hedgehog's first outing with an all new Sega Mega Drive ROM hack. Metal Sonic Hyperdrive puts you in control of a graphically enhanced version of the 16-bit classic as well as Metal Sonic himself.

Originally released quite sometime ago for the Sonic Hacking Contest 2013, Metal Sonic Hyperdrive has since been updated to feature more finesse and authentic CD-styled action.

The ROM hack features unique music, new playable characters - including Kirby and Somari, and different play modes amongst other enhancements.

Metal Sonic Hyperdrive (Mega Drive ROM Hack) Gameplay

A downloadable patch for Metal Sonic Hyperdrive can now be found at As usual, to enjoy this ROM hack patch you will need to have an original Sonic the Hedgehog 1 ROM file to which you can apply this patch to. Full instructions on how to patch this ROM can be found within the download, or you can refer to this handy ROM patching guide on YouTube.

Link: Download Metal Sonic Hyperdrive ROM Hack Patch

Last Updated ( 21 March 2014 )  


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