Sonic the Hedgehog (16-bit) print advertisements

From Sonic Retro

The following are advertisements placed in various print media to promote the release of Sonic the Hedgehog.

United Kingdom

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Think Fast

This advertisement is similar to the below advertisements but is on a single page. There is a prototype image of Spring Yard Zone from when it was still Sparkling Zone.


Get Ready for the Sonic Boom

This is a three page advertisement which features Sonic running through the pages scattering images of the game about. Notably, the Marble Zone image features the famed UFO's.

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Sega Limited Editions

This three page advertisement promotes Sega merchandise, mostly related to Sonic.

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Sega Hot Line

This is an advertisement for the Sega Hotline, a phone service which gives information on various Sega games.



  1. File:CVG UK 116.pdf, page 12
  2. File:CVG UK 117.pdf, page 52

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