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Sonic 3D: Flickies' Island magazine articles

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This page has a list of articles for Sonic 3D: Flickies' Island and covers short magazine articles not deserving of their own page.

File Date Source Title and comments
File:EGM US 083.pdf














1996-xx-xx














Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #83: "June 1996"
"Special Feature: Sonic 3-D"
File:MeanMachinesSega45UK.pdf File:MeanMachinesSega45UK.pdf














1996-06-03














Mean Machines Sega (UK) #45: "July 1996"
"Cover Story: Sonic 3D"
File:CVG UK 176.pdf














1996-06-12














Computer & Video Games (UK) #176: "July 1996"
"E3 Show Report: Mega Drive - Sonic Blast"
File:CVG UK 177.pdf














1996-07-11














Computer & Video Games (UK) #177: "August 1996"
"New Games: Sonic 3D"
Two-page preview of the Mega Drive version. Screenshots from an early version labelled "E3 Demo" are shown. Most are from Green Grove Zone, and two are from Gene Gadget Zone which is said to be the second level (in fact it's the sixth).
File:SuperGamePower BR 029.pdf 1996-xx-xx SuperGamePower (BR) #29: "Agosto 1996" "Pré Estréia: Sonic Blast"
File:GamePlayers US 0908.pdf














1996-07-09














Game Players (US) Vol. 9 No. 8 "August 1996"
"Genesis Games: Sonic Blast"
File:GamePro US 095.pdf














1996-xx-xx














GamePro (US) #95: "August 1996"
"Sonic Blast: The Ultimate 3D Adventure"
File:CVG UK 179.pdf














1996-09-09














Computer & Video Games (UK) #179: "October 1996"
"Coming Soon: Sonic 3D"
Two-page preview of the Mega Drive version. The first six zones are shown, and the game is said to be 70% complete. Special stages are yet to be added, according to the writer.
File:SSM UK 12.pdf














1996-09-18














Sega Saturn Magazine (UK) #12: "October 1996"
"Sonic Xtreme Canned"
A paragraph in the UK Sega Saturn Magazine explaining that a Saturn port of Sonic 3D: Flickies' Island will be released instead of the now cancelled Sonic X-treme. There were no screenshots of the Saturn version available at the time, so the magazine uses Mega Drive ones.
File:MeanMachinesSega48UK.pdf














1996-09-03














Mean Machines Sega (UK) #48: "October 1996"
"Megadrive Preview: Sonic 3D"
File:SuperGamePower BR 032.pdf 1996-xx-xx SuperGamePower (BR) #32: "Novembro 1996" "Pré Estréia: Sonic 3D Blast"
File:UltraGamePlayers US 090.pdf














1996-10-08














Ultra Game Players (US) #90: "November 1996"
File:CVG UK 180.pdf














1996-10-09














Computer & Video Games (UK) #180: "November 1996"
"Review: Sonic 3D Flickys Island"
File:MeanMachinesSega49UK.pdf














1996-10-04














Mean Machines Sega (UK) #49: "November 1996"
"Megadrive Review: Sonic 3D"
File:EGM US 088.pdf














1996-xx-xx














Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #88: "November 1996"
"Next Wave: Sonic 3D Blast"
File:TipsandTricks US 022.pdf














1996-xx-xx














Tips & Tricks (US) #22: "December 1996"
"Select Games"
File:SuperGamePower BR 033.pdf 1996-xx-xx SuperGamePower (BR) #33: "Dezembro 1996" "Mega: Sonic 3D Blast"
File:EGM US 089.pdf














1996-xx-xx














Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #89: "December 1996"
"Sonic 3D Blast"
File:EGM US 089.pdf














1996-xx-xx














Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #89: "December 1996"
"Next Wave: Sonic 3D Blast"
File:TipsandTricks US 023.pdf














xxxx-xx-xx














Tips & Tricks (US) #23: "xxxx xxxx"
"Select Games"
File:SuperGamePower BR 034.pdf 199x-xx-xx SuperGamePower (BR) #34: "Janeiro 1997" "Detonado: Sonic 3D Blast"
File:SSM UK 15.pdf File:SSM UK 15.pdf














1996-12-17














Sega Saturn Magazine (UK) #15: "January 1997"
"Showcase: Sonic 3D"
File:UltraGamePlayers US 093.pdf














199x-xx-xx














Ultra Game Players (US) #93: "January 1997"
"Review: Saturn - Sonic 3D Blast"
File:MeanMachinesSega51UK.pdf














1996-12-06














Mean Machines Sega (UK) #51: "January 1997"
"News: Sonic 3D Blast"
File:GamePro US 100.pdf














1997-xx-xx














GamePro (US) #100: "January 1997"
"Sonic 3D Blast"
File:CVG UK 183.pdf














1997-02-12














Computer & Video Games (UK) #184: "March 1997"
"Coming Soon: Sonic 3D"
Two-page preview of the Saturn version. The article covers the new special stage, improved graphics and new map screens. The game is said to be 95% complete.
File:Hyper AU 038.pdf 1996-xx-xx Hyper (AU) #38: "December 1996"
File:TipsandTricks US 024.pdf














xxxx-xx-xx














Tips & Tricks (US) #24: "xxxx xxxx"
"Genesis/Saturn Strategy"
File:SuperGamePower BR 035.pdf 1997-xx-xx SuperGamePower (BR) #35: "Fevereiro 1997" "Saturn: Sonic 3D Blast"
File:SSM UK 16.pdf














1997-01-16














Sega Saturn Magazine (UK) #16: "February 1997"
"Review: Sonic Blast 3D"
File:CVG UK 184.pdf














1997-02-12














Computer & Video Games (UK) #184: "March 1997"
"Review: Sonic 3D"
Two-page review of the Saturn version. The reviewer describes the game as disappointing overall, but praises the new Sonic Team-produced special stages.
File:CVG UK Freeplay 11.pdf














1997-02-12














Computer & Video Games (UK) Freeplay #11: "March 1997"
"Tips: Sonic 3D: Flickies' Island"
Short article explaining two ways to access the level select in the Mega Drive version.
File:Hyper AU 041.pdf 1997-xx-xx Hyper (AU) #41: "March 1997" "Previews: Sonic Blast 3D"
File:Hyper AU 042.pdf 1997-xx-xx Hyper (AU) #42: "April 1997" "Review: Sonic 3D Blast"


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