This page has a list of articles for Sonic the Hedgehog CD and covers short magazine articles not deserving of their own page.
|File||Date||Source||Article type||Title and comments||Writer(s)||Review score|
|1992-09||Sega Visions #9|| "Sega Interview"
After an interview with Yuji Naka, Sega Visions claims that a Sega Mega-CD version of Sonic the Hedgehog 2 is coming, with extra levels and "special bonus rounds" between zones.
|1992-10||Mean Machines Sega #1||Preview|| "Mega CD Sonic Update"
Short article describing the game as an enhanced version of Sonic the Hedgehog 2 called "Super Sonic".
|1992-10||Mega #1|| "Top 100: Sonic the Hedgehog"
While Mega explains its decision to rate the original Sonic the Hedgehog as the third best Mega Drive game available in the UK, it briefly alludes to Sonic the Hedgehog 2 and a Mega-CD game, Super Sonic.
|1992-10||Mega #1|| "Mega Mouth"
Later in the issue, Mega briefly predicts a Mega-CD port of Sonic 2, but is likely speculating at this point.
|1993-01||Mega #4||News|| "Super Sonic"
Mega reminds its readers of Super Sonic. The magazine pairs this with a screenshot of the original Sonic the Hedgehog, though does not otherwise suggest the two games are linked. The publication merely confirms "high quality" music is on the cards.
|1993-02||Mean Machines Sega #5||News|| "Sonic Speaks!"
Short article about the game, still called "Super Sonic" at this point, and how voice acting will be included.
|1993-04||Sega Force #16||News|| "Gutter Talk!: Sonic CD Slips Up"
UK magazine Sega Force reports that sales of Sonic the Hedgehog 2 in Japan have fallen below expectations, leading to a rethink in Sonic CD's development. No longer will it be an enhanced version of the Mega Drive game.
|1993-06||Computer and Video Games #139||News|| "Super Sonic"
Brief mention of the game, still referred to here as "Super Sonic", said to be released in Japan "any week now".
|1993-09||Mean Machines Sega #11||News|| "Super Speedy Sonic"
Short preview of the game, with comments about Sonic speaking, animated cutscenes and CD music.
|1993-10||Mean Machines Sega #12||Preview|| "Preview: Sonic CD"
Five-page preview and cover article. Topics covered include the soundtrack, Sonic's girlfriend "Rosy", the time travel game mechanic, and all six zones. Oil slicks are visible on the Special Stage floor, which were removed before the final release. The game is estimated to be 70% complete, with an expected October release date.
|1993-10||Mega Force #21||Preview|| "Preview: Sonic CD"
|1993-11||Mean Machines Sega #13||Review|| "Review: Sonic CD"
Three-page review, detailing the game's story (including Sonic's girlfriend "Rosy"), time travel, and CD-quality soundtrack. Overall the review is positive, although the writers criticise the lack of innovation and monotonous levels. The soundtrack is received favourably, with a score of 94% for sound, and an overall score of 83%.
|Tom Guise, Richard Leadbetter||83|
|1993-11||Sega Magazin #2||Review|| "Review: Sonic CD"
A two-page review for the game. It gets a 85% for graphics, 88% for sound, and a 89% overall.
|1993-11||Video Games #1993-11||Preview|| "Warpzone: Sonic the Hedgehog CD"
|1993-11||Mega Force #22||Review|| "Zapping: Sonic CD"
|1993-12||Sega Visions #16||Preview|| "Sega Game Feature: Sega CD - Sonic CD"
|1993-12||GamePro #53||Preview|| "Sega CD PreView: Sonic CD"
|1994-01||Video Games #1994-01||Review|| "ROM Test: Sonic CD"
|1994-01||GamePro #54||Review|| "Sega CD ProReview: Sonic The Hedgehog CD"
||"The Unknown Gamer"|
|1994-01||Micromanía #68||Review|| "Sonic CD"
|1994-03||Mean Machines Sega #17||Tips|| "Mega-CD Tips: Sonic CD"
Short paragraph describing the level select code.
|1994-05||Mean Machines Sega #19||Tips|| "Tips: Sonic CD"
Short paragraph describing the level select code, repeated from issue #17.
|1994-07||Video Games #1994-07||Tips|| "Interface: Sonic CD"
|1994-10||Game Players #Vol. 7, Issue 10||Tips|| "Game Players 94010: Sonic CD"
|1995-04||Mean Machines Sega #30||Tips|| "The Complete Sonic Tips Guide"
Single paragraph explaining the level select code. Part of a retrospective of codes on Mega Drive Sonic games.
This clip from "Electronic Gaming Monthly" has an announcement for Sonic CD but announces the game as a port of Sonic 2.
This clip refers to Sonic CD as Sonic 2 CD.
This clip contains a quote given to the press on what to expect of Sonic CD.
This letter addresses the music of Sonic CD. The game was referenced as CD Sonic the Hedgehog.
This clip mentions the game having sharp intermissions which probably refers to the cutscene of Sonic riding a CD.
This clip mentions how Sonic CD is over 70 levels large.
This clip from MegaTech mentions Sonic CD under the name of Super Sonic and as a enhanced Sonic 2.
This clip refers to Amy as Rosy and also mentions the fact that the Sonic game on Sega CD isn't Sonic 2. Many magazines had refered to a Sonic 2 for Sega CD but it turns out it was Sonic CD.
This clip refers to Sonic CD as Super Sonic.
This clip contains a long Al Nilsen quote on his expectations for Sonic CD.
This clip mentions how the game is being displayed at Sega's London Headquarters.
This clip mentions Sonic 2 for the Sega CD as having cartoon quality slideshows.
This clip mentions the cartoon animation that takes place between levels. This was not used in the final game.
This article shows a prototype picture of Sonic CD.
This page has a few images of a early Sonic CD.
This clip reveals Sonic's voice actor in Sonic CD to be Keiko Utoku.
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