Game Development:Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (8-bit)

From Sonic Retro

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 had gone through several changes over its development process. There are several rejected ideas, level designs, and other things that were left on the cutting room floor. The following details several of these things.

Early Game Design

These scans come from various magazines. They show Sonic 2 when it was in earlier stages of development.

AutoDemo Screenshots

These screenshots are consistent with the content seen in the Sonic 2 AutoDemo, and were most likely captured from that release.

Under Ground Zone

Sky High Zone

Aqua Lake Zone

Green Hills Zone


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