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Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (8-bit) magazine articles

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This page has a list of articles for Sonic the Hedgehog 2 and covers short magazine articles not deserving of their own page.

File Date Source Article type Title and comments Writer(s) Review score
ConsolesPlus FR 011.pdf 1992-07 Consoles + #11 Preview "CES Previews: Sonic II"
Early screenshots and news from Summer CES 1992.
MegaPlay US 11.pdf MegaPlay US 11.pdf 1992-08 Mega Play #11 News "Coming Attractions"
A quick news bite, with screenshots of the Sonic 2 rolling demo.
Joypad FR 011.pdf 1992-08 Joypad #11 News "Sonic the Hedgehog II"
Megazone AU 23.pdf 1992-08 Megazone #23 News "Sonic II"
EGM US 038.pdf 1992-09 Electronic Gaming Monthly #38 Preview "Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
Joypad FR 012.pdf 1992-09 Joypad #12 Preview "Preview: Sonic the Hedgehog 2 - Sonic II Sur Game Gear"
GamePro US 039.pdf 1992-10 GamePro #39 News "Game Gear Preview"
One-page preview in GamePro featuring screenshots from the rolling demo.
CVG UK 132.pdf 1992-11 Computer and Video Games #132 Review "World Exclusive Review: Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
Two page review of the Master System version. The game is compared favourably to the original game, both graphically and in gameplay. One writer is disappointed by the lack of Tails following the player.
Paul Rand, Tim Boone 93
MeanMachinesSega02UK.pdf 1992-11 Mean Machines Sega #2 Review "Review: Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
Three-page review of the Master System version of the game. The reviewer gives the game glowing praise and a 95 out of 100 score.
Paul Davies, Julian "Jaz" Rignall 95
PlayerOne FR 025.pdf PlayerOne FR 025.pdf 1992-11 Player One #25 Review "Master S.: Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
Four-page review of the game.
Crevette 95
SegaPro DE 01.pdf SegaPro DE 01.pdf 1992-11 Sega Pro #1 News "Pro News: Supersonic"
From the German edition of Sega Pro.
SegaVisions US 10.pdf SegaVisions US 10.pdf 1992-11 Sega Visions #10 Preview "Sega Game Feature: Sonic 2 Game Gear"
MegaForce FR 11.pdf 1992-11 Mega Force #11 Review "Zapping: Master System - Sonic 2"
MeanMachinesSega03UK.pdf 1992-12 Mean Machines Sega #3 Review "Game Gear Round-Up: Sonic the Hedgehog II"
Single-page review of the Game Gear version of the game. The reviewer describes the game as almost identical to the Master System version, but criticises the reduced field of view of the Game Gear screen.
Paul Davies 80
Gamers DE 1993-01.pdf 1992-12 Gamers #6 Review "Master System Test: Sonic 2"
Go UK 14.pdf Go UK 14.pdf 1992-12 Computer and Video Games #133 (Go! #14) Review "Review: Sonic 2"
Two page review of the Game Gear version found in the December 1992 edition of Go!, a supplement to Computer and Video Games which dealt with handheld titles.
92
OKConsolas ES 12.pdf OKConsolas ES 12.pdf 1992-12 OK Consolas #12 Review "Pararela: Sonic 2"
92
HobbyConsolas ES 015.pdf 1992-12 Hobby Consolas #15 Review "Lo Más Nuevo: Sonic 2 - Anillos de Oro"
93
MegaForce FR 13.pdf 1993-01 Mega Force #13 Review "Game Gear Zapping: Sonic 2"
A French language review of the Game Gear version of the game, in the January 1993 issue of Mega Force.
VideoGames DE 1993-01.pdf 1993-01 Video Games #1993-01 Review "ROM Check: Sonic 2"
80
HobbyConsolas ES 016.pdf 1993-01 Hobby Consolas #16 Review "Lo Más Nuevo: Sonic the Hedgehog 2 - Al Rescate Del Zorro"
91
ASM DE 1993-02.pdf 1993-02 Aktueller Software Markt #1993-02 Review "Konsolen: 8 Bit Sonic"
83
MeanMachinesSega05UK.pdf 1993-02 Mean Machines Sega #5 Tips "Tips: Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
Half-page article explaining the level select cheat in the Game Gear version of the game.
SegaVisions US 11.pdf 1993-02 Sega Visions #11 Tips "Sonic the Hedgehog: Sega's Official Player's Guide"
A preview of Sonic the Hedgehog 1 & 2: Sega's Official Player's Guide in Sega Visions, with a brief look at the Game Gear release.
MeanMachinesSega06UK.pdf 1993-03 Mean Machines Sega #6 Tips "Tips: Sonic 2"
Short article explaining the level select cheat in the Game Gear version of the game.
GamePro US 044.pdf 1993-03 GamePro #44 Review "Game Gear ProReview: Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
CVG UK 137.pdf 1993-04 Computer and Video Games #137 Tips "Cheat Mode: Sonic 2"
Paragraph describing the level select cheat in the Game Gear version of the game.
MeanMachinesSega07UK.pdf 1993-04 Mean Machines Sega #7 Tips "Tips: Sonic 2"
Paragraph explaining the level select cheat in the Game Gear version of the game. The same cheat has been featured in three consecutive issues of Mean Machines Sega.
TodoSega ES 01.pdf TodoSega ES 01.pdf 1993-04 Todo Sega #1 Tips "Sonic 2"
EGM US 045.pdf 1993-04 Electronic Gaming Monthly #45 Tips "Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
MeanMachinesSega08UK.pdf 1993-05 Mean Machines Sega #8 Tips "Tips: Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
Short article explaining the level select cheat in the Master System version of the game. The next page describes an exploit for getting extra lives.
GamePro US 046.pdf 1993-05 GamePro #46 Tips "S.W.A.T.Pro: Sonic The Hedgehog 2 (Game Gear)"
MegaForce FR 18.pdf 1993-06 Mega Force #18 Tips "Sonic The Hedgehog 2"
MeanMachinesSega10UK.pdf 1993-08 Mean Machines Sega #10 Tips "Tips: Sonic II"
Short article explaining the Game Gear version's level select cheat.
SegaVisions US 14.pdf 1993-08 Sega Visions #14 Tips "Viz Kidz!: Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
Go UK 24.pdf 1993-10 Computer and Video Games #143 (Go! #24) Review "The All-Time Gear Greats: Sonic 2"
The game is listed as one of the ten best Game Gear games.
MeanMachinesSega16UK.pdf 1994-02 Mean Machines Sega #16 Tips "Tips: Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
Short article detailing an exploit to gain extra lives in Sky High Zone.
Paul Glancey


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