The following is a list of magazine articles for Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball.
|File||Date||Source||Article type||Title and comments||Writer(s)||Review score|
|1993-08||Computer and Video Games #141||News|| "Sweet Home Chicago: Sega"
Short article mentioning the game at Summer CES 1993.
|1993-08||Mean Machines Sega #10||News|| "It's Sonic-Mania in Sonic Spinball!"
Two-page article describing Sonic Spinball's appearance at the Summer CES 1993. It is said to be inspired by Sonic 2's Casino Night Zone, and can have up to four players, although when released was in fact a single-player game. Its launch date is expected on "Segamania Day", in November 1993.
|1993-08||Sega Visions #14||Preview|| "Genesis Sneak Peak: Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball"
|1993-08||Mega Force #19||News|| "The Sega Villiage: Sonic Spinball"
Brief coverage from Sonic Spinball's appearance at Summer CES 1993.
|1993-08||Electronic Gaming Monthly #49||Preview|| "Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball"
|1993-10||Computer and Video Games #143||Preview|| "Preview: Sonic Spinball"
Two-page preview, estimating the game to be 65% complete.
|1993-10||Sega Visions #15||Review|| "Just Review It: Genesis"
|1993-11||Mean Machines Sega #13||Preview|| "Preview: Sonic Spinball"
Single-page preview of the game, again mentioning its connection to Casino Night Zone, as well as the Veg-O-Fortress. The game is said to be 70% complete with an expected November release.
|1993-11||Mega Force #22||Review|| "Zapping: Sonic Spinball"
|1993-11||GamePro #52||Preview|| "Genesis Preview: Sonic Spinball: Robotnik's Pinball Revenge"
US magazine GamePro's preview of the game, including maps of the first three levels.
|1993-11||Game Players Volume 6 No. 11||Preview|| "Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball"
|1993-11||Electronic Gaming Monthly #52||Preview|| "Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball"
|1993-11||VideoGames #58||Preview|| "Video-Game Previews: Sonic Spinball"
|1993-12||Computer & Video Games #145||Review|| "Review: Sonic Spinball"
|1993-12||Mean Machines Sega #14||Review|| "Review: Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball"
Three-page review, covering the game's story, first three levels and gameplay mechanics. The writers describe the game as fun, but with average graphics and music. They also complain that the game is too short.
|Richard Leadbetter, Gus Swan||81|
|1993-12||Video Games #1993-12||Review|| "ROM Test: Sonic Spinball"
|1994-01||Mega #16||Review|| "Feature: Sonic Spinball"
|1993-03||Electronic Gaming Monthly #53||Review|| "Review Crew: Sonic Spinball"
|1994-01||Sega Magazine (UK) #1||Review|| "Out Now: Sonic Spinball"
|1994-05||Sonic Mag: B.D. & Jeux-Video! #2||Review|| "Round Test: Sonic Spinball"
|1994-12||Mean Machines Sega #26||Tips|| "Sonic Spinball: Billions of Points!"
Short paragraph explaining a cheat to gain extra points.
|1995-04||Mean Machines Sega #30||Tips|| "The Complete Sonic Tips Guide"
Single paragraph explaining a way to get extra points. Part of a retrospective of codes on Mega Drive Sonic games.
This clip covers 3 Sonic games, one of which is Sonic Spinball.
A short article talking about Sonic Spinball being the next game in the Sonic series.