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Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (8-bit) magazine articles

From Sonic Retro

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

File Date Source Title and comments
Megazone AU 25.pdf 1992-xx-xx Megazone (AU) #25: "December/January 1992/1993"


File Date Source Title and comments
ConsolesPlus FR 011.pdf "CES Previews: Sonic II"
Early screenshots and news from Summer CES 1992.
MegaPlay US 11.pdf MegaPlay US 11.pdf "Coming Attractions"
A quick news bite, with screenshots of the Sonic 2 rolling demo.
Joypad FR 011.pdf "Sonic the Hedgehog II"
Megazone AU 23.pdf "Sonic II"
EGM US 038.pdf "Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
Joypad FR 012.pdf "Preview: Sonic the Hedgehog 2 - Sonic II Sur Game Gear"
GamePro US 039.pdf "Game Gear Preview"
One-page preview in GamePro featuring screenshots from the rolling demo.
CVG UK 132.pdf "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.
MeanMachinesSega02UK.pdf "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 PlayerOne FR 025.pdf "Master S.: Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
Four-page review of the game.
SegaPro DE 01.pdf SegaPro DE 01.pdf "Pro News: Supersonic"
From the German edition of Sega Pro.
SegaVisions US 10.pdf SegaVisions US 10.pdf "Sega Game Feature: Sonic 2 Game Gear"
MegaForce FR 11.pdf "Zapping: Master System - Sonic 2"
MeanMachinesSega03UK.pdf "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.
Gamers DE 1993-01.pdf "Master System Test: Sonic 2"
Go UK 14.pdf Go UK 14.pdf "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 OKConsolas ES 12.pdf "Pararela: Sonic 2"
HobbyConsolas ES 015.pdf "Lo Más Nuevo: Sonic 2 - Anillos de Oro"
MegaForce FR 13.pdf "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.
VideoGames DE 1993-01.pdf "ROM Check: Sonic 2"
HobbyConsolas ES 016.pdf "Lo Más Nuevo: Sonic the Hedgehog 2 - Al Rescate Del Zorro"
ASM DE 1993-02.pdf "Konsolen: 8 Bit Sonic"
MeanMachinesSega05UK.pdf "Tips: Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
Half-page article explaining the level select cheat in the Game Gear version of the game.
SegaVisions US 11.pdf "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.
MeanMachinesSega06UK.pdf "Tips: Sonic 2"
Short article explaining the level select cheat in the Game Gear version of the game.
GamePro US 044.pdf "Game Gear ProReview: Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
CVG UK 137.pdf "Cheat Mode: Sonic 2"
Paragraph describing the level select cheat in the Game Gear version of the game.
MeanMachinesSega07UK.pdf "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 TodoSega ES 01.pdf "Sonic 2"
EGM US 045.pdf "Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
MeanMachinesSega08UK.pdf "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.
GamePro US 046.pdf "S.W.A.T.Pro: Sonic The Hedgehog 2 (Game Gear)"
MegaForce FR 18.pdf "Sonic The Hedgehog 2"
MeanMachinesSega10UK.pdf "Tips: Sonic II"
Short article explaining the Game Gear version's level select cheat.
SegaVisions US 14.pdf "Viz Kidz!: Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
Go UK 24.pdf "The All-Time Gear Greats: Sonic 2"
The game is listed as one of the ten best Game Gear games.
MeanMachinesSega16UK.pdf "Tips: Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
Short article detailing an exploit to gain extra lives in Sky High Zone.


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