Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (ソニックザヘッジホッグ2 Sonikku za Hejjihoggu Tsū) is a platform video game developed by Sonic Team and Sega Technical Institute, and published by Sega. Originally released for the Sega Genesis in 1992, it was re-released for the Wii's Virtual Console on June 11, 2007 in North America, June 19, 2007 in Japan and on July 6, 2007 in Europe. The game was re-released on Xbox Live Arcade on September 12, 2007 and on iOS on April 20, 2010.
The story focuses on the protagonist Sonic the Hedgehog and his friend, a fox named Miles "Tails" Prower, who must stop the series antagonist Dr. Ivo Robotnik from stealing the Chaos Emeralds to power the Death Egg. Sonic and Tails must defeat Robotnik's army and free their friends.