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The following is a list of magazine articles for Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball.

File Date Source Title and comments
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1993-06-30














Mean Machines Sega (UK) #10: "August 1993"
"It's Sonic-Mania in Sonic Spinball!"
Two-page article describing Sonic Spinball's appearance at the Summer CES 1993. It is said to be inspired by Sonic 2's Casino Night Zone, and can have up to four players, although when released was in fact a single-player game. Its launch date is expected on "Segamania Day", in November 1993.
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1993-07-15














Computer & Video Games (UK) #141: "August 1993"
"Sweet Home Chicago: Sega"
Short article mentioning the game at Summer CES 1993.
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Sega Visions (US) #14: "August/September 1993"
"Genesis Sneak Peak: Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball"
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1993-xx-xx














Mega Force (FR) #19: "Ete 1993"
"The Sega Villiage: Sonic Spinball"
Brief coverage from Sonic Spinball's appearance at Summer CES 1993.
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1993-xx-xx














Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #49: "August 1993"
"Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball"
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1993-09-15














Computer & Video Games (UK) #143: "October 1993"
"Preview: Sonic Spinball"
Two-page preview, estimating the game to be 65% complete.
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1993-xx-xx














Sega Visions (US) #15: "October/November 1993"
"Just Review It: Genesis"
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1993-09-28














Mean Machines Sega (UK) #13: "November 1993"
"Preview: Sonic Spinball"
Single-page preview of the game, again mentioning its connection to Casino Night Zone, as well as the Veg-O-Fortress. The game is said to be 70% complete with an expected November release.
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1993-xx-xx














Mega Force (FR) #22: "Novembre 1993"
"Zapping: Sonic Spinball"
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1993-xx-xx














GamePro (US) #52: "November 1993"
"Genesis Preview: Sonic Spinball: Robotnik's Pinball Revenge"
US magazine GamePro's preview of the game, including maps of the first three levels.
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1993-xx-xx














Game Players (US) Vol. 6 No. 11 "November 1993"
"Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball"
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1993-xx-xx














Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #52: "November 1993"
"Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball"
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1993-xx-xx














VideoGames (US) #58: "November 1993"
"Video-Game Previews: Sonic Spinball"
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1993-10-xx














Mean Machines Sega (UK) #14: "December 1993"
"Review: Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball"
Three-page review, covering the game's story, first three levels and gameplay mechanics. The writers describe the game as fun, but with average graphics and music. They also complain that the game is too short.
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1993-xx-xx














Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #53: "December 1993"
"Review Crew"
Review scores: 8/10, 7/10, 6/10, 7/10
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1993-11-xx














Sega Power (UK) #49: "December 1993"
"Mega Drive Review: Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball"
Review score: 90% (Gold)
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1993-11-15














Computer & Video Games (UK) #145: "December 1993"
"Review: Sonic Spinball"
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1993-11-20














MegaTech (UK) #24: "December 1993"
A review from MegaTech, giving the game is 89 for presentation, 92 for graphics, 90 for sound, 92 for short term play, 82 for long term play, and 86 for the overall score.
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1993-11-22














Video Games (DE) #12/93
"ROM Test: Sonic Spinball"
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Mega (UK) #16: "January 1994"
"Feature: Sonic Spinball"
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1993-xx-xx














Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #53: "December 1993"
"Review Crew: Sonic Spinball"
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1993-12-10














Sega Magazine (UK) #1: "January 1994"
"Out Now: Sonic Spinball"
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1993-11-11














Sega Pro (UK) #26: "December 1993"
"Mega Drive Review: Sonic Spinball"
Review score: 79%
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1994-xx-xx














Sonic Mag: B.D. & Jeux-Video! (FR) #2: "Mai 1994"
"Round Test: Sonic Spinball"
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1994-10-28














Mean Machines Sega (UK) #26: "December 1994"
"Sonic Spinball: Billions of Points!"
Short paragraph explaining a cheat to gain extra points.
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1995-02-28














Mean Machines Sega (UK) #30: "April 1995"
"The Complete Sonic Tips Guide"
Single paragraph explaining a way to get extra points. Part of a retrospective of codes on Mega Drive Sonic games.
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Full-length articles

Sonic the Comic

Sonic's Triple Whammy

This clip covers 3 Sonic games, one of which is Sonic Spinball.

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MegaTech

Sonic's Back!

A short article talking about Sonic Spinball being the next game in the Sonic series.

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