Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (16-bit) print advertisements

From Sonic Retro

The following are advertisements placed in various print media to promote the release of Sonic the Hedgehog 2.



Supergame BR 18.pdfSupergame BR 18.pdf

Print advert in

Supergame (BR) #18: "Janeiro 1993" (1993-01-xx)

Czech Republic and Slovakia





HobbyConsolas ES 013.pdfHobbyConsolas ES 013.pdfHobbyConsolas ES 013.pdf

Print advert in

Hobby Consolas (ES) #13: "Octubre 1992" (1992-xx-xx)
also published in:

  • Hobby Consolas (ES) #14: "Noviembre 1992" (1992-xx-xx)[1]

  • Hobby Consolas (ES) #15: "Diciembre 1992" (1992-xx-xx)[2]


United States

EGM US 041.pdfEGM US 041.pdf

Print advert in

Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) #41: "December 1992" (1992-xx-xx)

GamePro US 052.pdf

Print advert in

GamePro (US) #52: "November 1993" (1993-xx-xx)


Acme Merchandise

This is an advertisement for T-shirts created by the Syndey, Australian company called "Acme Merchandise". This specific ad is for T-shirts that only bear Sonic the Hedgehog 2 logos and artwork.

Acme Merch AU 02.pdf


This advertisement for Captron and G&G Home Video contains a 10 dollar off coupon.

S2 ElectronicGamingMonthly Issue41 December1992 Page159.jpg

Master the Game

This is an advertisement for a game software store which has Sonic 2 artwork as a watermark.

S2 ElectronicGamingMonthly March1993 Issue44 Page156.jpg

Sears Funtronics

This Sears advertisement contains the mockup of Dust Hill Zone

S2 SegaVisions 1993 February March Page6.jpg

If Santa Goofed

This advertisement includes coupons for several games, including both versions of Sonic 2.

S2 ElectronicGamingMonthly Issue42 January1993 Page10.jpg
S2 ElectronicGamingMonthly Issue42 January1993 Page11.jpg

Oh What Fun It Is To Save

This 3 page advertisement displays the prices for various Sega Software, including the Sonic 2 special pack-in deals for the Mega Drive and Game Gear.

S2 GamePro Issue53 December1993 Page41.jpg
S2 GamePro Issue53 December1993 Page42.jpg
S2 GamePro Issue53 December1993 Page43.jpg

Tec Toy

This is an advertisement for the 8-bit and 16-bit ports of Sonic the Hedgehog 2 by Tec Toy, the distributor of Sega products in Brazil. This advertisement was placed in April of 1993.



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