Sonic the Hedgehog (redemption game)

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Sonic the Hedgehog
System(s): Arcade
Publisher: Sting International
Genre: Redemption
Release Date RRP Code Rating
1993  ? ?

Sonic the Hedgehog is a 1993 redemption game manufactured by Leisure America and distributed by Sting International under license from Sega. The game is played by inserting a coin which rolls toward a screen. Tickets are awarded depending on where the coin hits, similar in concept to ten-pin bowling.


US Patent


Sales flyer

A double-sided promotional flyer was handed out to arcade operators to promote the game.

Sonic the Hedgehog is Sega's answer to the demand for high powered, fast collection, redemption Sonic's many features include swift operator adjustments for complete ticket payout control and audit functions.

You don't ask for higher collections, you capture them.

Sonic has international mass market appeal and fame with dynamic sights and sounds direct from the record breaking video game Sonic the Hedgehog and Sonic the Hedgehog 2 which has sold millions and millions of cartridges for Sega's Genesis home entertainment system. A syndicated after school cartoon series, comics books, news releases, and a long list of record breaking sales to consumer markets worldwide, guarantee Sonic's success in the coin-op market for years to come.

Features include:

  • Three dedicated, interchangeable, playfield options which deliver diversified gameplay and ticket awards in less than 10 minutes!
  • Revolutionary operating system is virtually maintenance free!
  • Digital stereo sound and music, advanced tri-color dot matrix animated display, dynamic cabinet and playfield graphics, and operator adjustable attract modes, deliver high performance point of play attraction in any location.
  • Sonic's challenging and proven gameplay is enjoyed by all ages.

Flyer scans


Sonic the Hedgehog games for the following systems
 1991  Waku Waku Sonic Patrol Car     1993  Sonic the Hedgehog | SegaSonic Cosmo Fighter | Sonic the Hedgehog 2 | SegaSonic the Hedgehog     1996  Sonic the Fighters     2011  Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing Arcade     2015  Sonic Dash Extreme‎‎     2016  Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Arcade Edition     2020  Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 - Arcade Edition    
 1992  UFO SegaSonic     1993  Sonic the Hedgehog | SegaSonic Popcorn Shop     1994  Sonic no Space Tours | SegaSonic Wataame Scramble | Sonic Canball | Air Circus | Curling Holiday     1997  Sonic the Hedgehog AWP     2002  Sonic & Tails Spinner     2003  CR Sonic     2007  Sonic Spinner     2008  Sonic Live!     2009  Sonic Hopper!     2010  Sonic Sports Basketball     2012  Sonic Sports Air Hockey | Oh! Ring | In the Barrel     2013  Sonic Athletics | Sonic Ghost Shooting | Sonic Brain Ranking‎‎     2016  Sonic Blast Ball‎‎     2019  Sonic Sports Kids Basketball‎‎    
 Unknown date  CoroCoro Fever (199x) | Darts Shot (199x) | Mogu-Mogu Rush (201x) | Neo Target (201x) | Circles Shoot (201x)