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Sonic R magazine articles

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This page has a list of magazine articles for Sonic R.

File Date Source Article type Title and comments Writer(s) Review score
CVG UK Freeplay 15.pdf 1997-07 Computer and Video Games #188 (Freeplay #15) News "What's Going Down at Sega?"
Paragraph mentioning "Sonic Racing", Sega's answer to Mario Kart.
CVG UK 189.pdf 1997-08 Computer and Video Games #189 News "New Games: Sonic R"
Short article showing an early demo of the game, said to be 20% complete.
CVG UK Freeplay 16.pdf 1997-08 Computer and Video Games #189 (Freeplay #16) News "The Red-Hot Rumours Dept. Burning Up!"
Short paragraph mentioning Sonic R, which also suggests Mighty the Armadillo will be in the game.
GameInformer US 054.pdf 1997-08 Game Informer #54 Preview "Saturn Preview: Sonic R"
A short preview of Sonic R in the October 1997 issue of American gaming magazine Game Informer. The screenshots are from a "40% complete" build.
SSM UK 22.pdf SSM UK 22.pdf 1997-08 Sega Saturn Magazine #22 Preview "Coming Soon: Sonic R"
A five page "exclusive" preview of Sonic R following its showing at E3 1997. The last page features an interview with Kats Sato.
CVG UK 190.pdf 1997-09 Computer and Video Games #190 Preview "Sonic R: Catch Him if You Can!"
One-page article about the game as shown at E3 1997.
ConsolesNews FR 14.pdf 1997-09 Consoles News #14 Preview "News: Sonic R"
EGM US 098.pdf 1997-09 Electronic Gaming Monthly #98 News "Sonic R"
SuperGamePower BR 043.pdf 1997-10 SuperGamePower #43 Preview "Sonic R"
SSM UK 24.pdf 1997-10 Sega Saturn Magazine #24 Preview "Coming Soon: Sonic R"
A second preview of Sonic R in the UK's Sega Saturn Magazine. The last page features an interview with Traveller's Tales programmer Jon Burton.
GamePro US 109.pdf 1997-10 GamePro #109 Preview "Sneak Previews: Sonic R"
SSM UK 25.pdf SSM UK 25.pdf 1997-11 Sega Saturn Magazine #25 Preview "Showcase: Sonic R"
SaturnPower UK 06.pdf SaturnPower UK 06.pdf 1997-11 Saturn Power #6 Preview "Preview: Sonic R"
CVG UK 193.pdf 1997-12 Computer and Video Games #193 Review "Review: Sonic R"
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SSM UK 26.pdf 1997-12 Sega Saturn Magazine #26 Review "Review: Sonic R"
A four-page review of Sonic R in the UK's Sega Saturn Magazine. The game was very well received, with a 95% graphics rating, 90% sound, 92% playability, 93% lastability, and an overall 93% score.
93
PlayerOne FR 081.pdf 1997-12 Player One #81 Review "Tests: Sonic R"
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CVG UK 194.pdf 1998-01 Computer and Video Games #194 Tips "Sonic R Supersonic Race Guide"
Three-page guide to the Saturn game, consisting of maps for the first four stages, with coin and Chaos Emerald locations. Also included are tips for beating the "Mecha" challenges.
SSM UK 27.pdf 1998-01 Sega Saturn Magazine #27 Tips "Sonic R Players Guide"
SaturnPower UK 09.pdf 1998-01 Saturn Power #9 Review "Review: Sonic R"
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SuperGamePower BR 046.pdf 1998-01 SuperGamePower #46 Review "Saturn: Sonic R"
SaturnPower UK 10.pdf 1998-02 Saturn Power #10 Tips "Tips: Sonic R"

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