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The following is a list of magazine articles for Chaotix.

File Date Source Title and comments
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1994-xx-xx














Game Players (US) Vol. 7 No. 12 "December 1994"
Game Players misinforms its readers about a 32X Sonic game, using images from Sonic Ride.
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1995-xx-xx














Game Players (US) Vol. 8 No. 2 "February 1995"
"Game Gossip: We Got it Right"
Game Players reports that it was contacted by Sega for its earlier print of Sonic Chaotic. The firm confirms a Sonic game will be released for the 32X and that they'll "be 'red' with envy".
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1995-01-30














Mean Machines Sega (UK) #29: "March 1995"
"Chaos Over Knuckles"
Two-page preview of the game, which is referred to as "Knuckles Ringstar", although the title screen with the correct name is visible. The article mentions the graphics and special effects which take advantage of the 32X hardware, the elastic band mechanic, and the polygonal Special Stage.
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1995-02-15














Computer & Video Games (UK) #160: "March 1995"
"Preview: Knuckles Ringstar"
Two-page preview of the game, which is referred to as "Knuckles Ringstar", and is said to be 70% complete. Development is stated to have begun as far back as January 1994.
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1995-02-15














Sega Magazine (UK) #15: "March 1995"
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1995-xx-xx














GameFan (US) Volume 3, Issue 3: "March 1995"
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Sega Megazone (AU) #49: "March 1995"
"Chaotix"
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1995-02-28














Mean Machines Sega (UK) #30: "April 1995"
"Work in Progress: Chaotix"
Four-page preview of the upcoming game. The article discusses topics such as graphical improvements over previous Mega Drive games, the elastic band connecting two characters, the tutorial level at the start of the game, and the falling bonus stage. It is said to be scheduled for release in June or July.
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1995-03-08














Sega Saturn Magazine (JP) #4: "April 1995"
"Mega・Gear dog race"
Review scores: 7/10, 7/10, 5/10, 4/10 - Combined score: 5.75/10
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1995-xx-xx














Game Players (US) Vol. 8 No. 4 "April 1995"
"Game Gossip: Sega's Virtua Land"
Game Players reports a change of name to Knuckles Chaotix.
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1995-xx-xx














Game Players (US) Vol. 8 No. 4 "April 1995"
"Previews: Knuckles Chaotix"
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1995-xx-xx














Sega Megazone (AU) #50: "xxxx xxxx"
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Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #70: "May 1995"
"Review Crew: Knuckles: Chaotix"
Review scores: 7.5, 7.0, 7.5, 7.5
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GamePro (US) #70: "May 1995"
"Short ProShots: Chaotix"
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SuperGamePower (BR) #14: "Maio 1995"
"Pré-Estréia: Chaotix"
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1995-04-12














Sega Magazin (DE) #18: "Mai 1995"
"Special: Chaotix"
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1995-04-19














Video Games (DE) #5/95
"Preview: Chaotix"
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1995-04-28














Mean Machines Sega (UK) #32: "June 1995"
"Cover Story: Chaotix"
Review score: 84%
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1995-05-10














MAN!AC (DE) #06/95
"Spiele-Tests: Chaotix"
Review score: 81%
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1995-05-15














Sega Magazine (UK) #18: "June 1995"
"Mega Drive 32X Showcase: Ultimate Chaotix"
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1995-05-15














Sega Magazine (UK) #18: "June 1995"
"Mega Drive 32X Review: Chaotix"
Later in the magazine, a review. The game is given a 93 for presentation, 86 for graphics, 83 for sound, 79 for challenge, 82 for playability, 78 for lastability and a 81 for the overall score.
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1995-05-17














Sega Magazin (DE) #19: "Juni 1995"
"Review: Knuckles Chaotix"
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CD Consoles (FR) #8: "Juin 1995"
"Les Critiques: Chaotix"
Review score: 1 star for Créativité, 3 stars for Jouabilité, 3 stars for Graphismes, 2 stars for Son, and 2 stars for Potentiel.
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1995-05-xx














Computer & Video Games (UK) #163: "June 1995"
"Review: Chaotix"
Three-page review of the game. The writer praises the game's graphics, but complains that once the player is used to the unusual controls, the game becomes too easy.
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1995-xx-xx














GamePro (US) #71: "June 1995"
"ProReview: Knuckles Chaotix"
GamePro awards a less-than-favourable 3.0 for Graphics, 3.0 for Sound, 2.5 for Control, and 2.0 for Fun Factor, criticising the empty levels and the Ring-tethering mechanic.
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1995-xx-xx














Gamers (DE) #6/95: "Juni 1995"
"Preview: Chaotix"
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1995-xx-xx














Game Players (US) Vol. 8 No. 6 "June 1995"
"32X Review: Knuckles' Chaotix"
Review score: 41%
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Hobby Consolas (ES) #45: "Junio 1995"
"Preview: Chaotix"
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VideoGames (US) #77: "June 1995"
"Capsule Reviews: Knuckles Chaotix"
Review score: 8/10
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1995-06-07














GamePro (DE) "Juli 1995"
"MD 32X Test: Chaotix"
From the German edition of GamePro. Review score: 2- (67%)
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Gamers (DE) #7/95: "Juli 1995"
"MD 32X Test: Chaotix"
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Hobby Consolas (ES) #46: "Julio 1995"
"Lo Más Nuevo: Chaotix"
Review score: 87%
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1995-xx-xx














Top Consoles (FR) #4: "Julliet/Août 1995"
"Test: Chaotix"
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