Super Mario Hits The Sega Mega Drive In ‘Somari’ - A Sonic The Hedgehog ROM Hack

Somari-For-Sega-Mega-DriveOne of the most infamous unofficial video game releases to date saw the all famous Italian plumber racing through Sonic The Hedgehog’s Green Hill Zone. This unusual mix of games was built from scratch for the Nintendo Famicom under the new name Somari, a title often found on dodgy multi-cartridges hailing from the Far East. With plenty of fans of this bizarre pirate game, it comes as no surprise to hear that the Mega Drive classic Sonic The Hedgehog has now been hacked into a 16-bit Somari too.

Like many of the impressive Sonic The Hedgehog ROM hacks out there, this inspired modification not only copies the unofficial release from years ago, but also introduces a selection of new moves and features to the game. Additions aside, the core gameplay remains intact and exactly as we remember - only this time round it’s Mario’s job to take down Robotnik.

Somari for the Mega Drive has recently been released over at the Sonic Retro forums, which can either be played in an emulator, or on the original hardware using a flash cartridge.

Somari (Mega Drive ROM Hack) Gameplay

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