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Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (8-bit) magazine articles

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This page has a list of articles for Sonic the Hedgehog 2 and covers short magazine articles not deserving of their own page.

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Megazone (AU) #25: "December/January 1992/1993"


File Date Source Title and comments
Logo-pdf.svg "CES Previews: Sonic II"
Early screenshots and news from Summer CES 1992.
MegaPlay US 11.pdf Logo-pdf.svg "Coming Attractions"
A quick news bite, with screenshots of the Sonic 2 rolling demo.
Logo-pdf.svg "Sonic the Hedgehog II"
Logo-pdf.svg "Sonic II"
Logo-pdf.svg "Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
Logo-pdf.svg "Preview: Sonic the Hedgehog 2 - Sonic II Sur Game Gear"
Logo-pdf.svg "Game Gear Preview"
One-page preview in GamePro featuring screenshots from the rolling demo.
Logo-pdf.svg "World Exclusive Review: Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
Two page review of the Master System version. The game is compared favourably to the original game, both graphically and in gameplay. One writer is disappointed by the lack of Tails following the player.
Logo-pdf.svg "Review: Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
Three-page review of the Master System version of the game. The reviewer gives the game glowing praise and a 95 out of 100 score.
PlayerOne FR 025.pdf Logo-pdf.svg "Master S.: Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
Four-page review of the game.
SegaPro DE 01.pdf Logo-pdf.svg "Pro News: Supersonic"
From the German edition of Sega Pro.
SegaVisions US 10.pdf Logo-pdf.svg "Sega Game Feature: Sonic 2 Game Gear"
Logo-pdf.svg "Zapping: Master System - Sonic 2"
Logo-pdf.svg "Game Gear Round-Up: Sonic the Hedgehog II"
Single-page review of the Game Gear version of the game. The reviewer describes the game as almost identical to the Master System version, but criticises the reduced field of view of the Game Gear screen.
Logo-pdf.svg "Master System Test: Sonic 2"
Go UK 14.pdf Logo-pdf.svg "Review: Sonic 2"
Two page review of the Game Gear version found in the December 1992 edition of Go!, a supplement to Computer and Video Games which dealt with handheld titles.
OKConsolas ES 12.pdf Logo-pdf.svg "Pararela: Sonic 2"
Logo-pdf.svg "Lo Más Nuevo: Sonic 2 - Anillos de Oro"
Logo-pdf.svg "Game Gear Zapping: Sonic 2"
A French language review of the Game Gear version of the game, in the January 1993 issue of Mega Force.
Logo-pdf.svg "ROM Check: Sonic 2"
Logo-pdf.svg "Lo Más Nuevo: Sonic the Hedgehog 2 - Al Rescate Del Zorro"
Logo-pdf.svg "Konsolen: 8 Bit Sonic"
Logo-pdf.svg "Tips: Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
Half-page article explaining the level select cheat in the Game Gear version of the game.
Logo-pdf.svg "Sonic the Hedgehog: Sega's Official Player's Guide"
A preview of Sonic the Hedgehog 1 & 2: Sega's Official Player's Guide in Sega Visions, with a brief look at the Game Gear release.
Logo-pdf.svg "Tips: Sonic 2"
Short article explaining the level select cheat in the Game Gear version of the game.
Logo-pdf.svg "Game Gear ProReview: Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
Logo-pdf.svg "Cheat Mode: Sonic 2"
Paragraph describing the level select cheat in the Game Gear version of the game.
Logo-pdf.svg "Tips: Sonic 2"
Paragraph explaining the level select cheat in the Game Gear version of the game. The same cheat has been featured in three consecutive issues of Mean Machines Sega.
TodoSega ES 01.pdf Logo-pdf.svg "Sonic 2"
Logo-pdf.svg "Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
Logo-pdf.svg "Tips: Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
Short article explaining the level select cheat in the Master System version of the game. The next page describes an exploit for getting extra lives.
Logo-pdf.svg "S.W.A.T.Pro: Sonic The Hedgehog 2 (Game Gear)"
Logo-pdf.svg "Sonic The Hedgehog 2"
Logo-pdf.svg "Tips: Sonic II"
Short article explaining the Game Gear version's level select cheat.
Logo-pdf.svg "Viz Kidz!: Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
Logo-pdf.svg "The All-Time Gear Greats: Sonic 2"
The game is listed as one of the ten best Game Gear games.
Logo-pdf.svg "Tips: Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
Short article detailing an exploit to gain extra lives in Sky High Zone.


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