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Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball magazine articles

From Sonic Retro

The following is a list of magazine articles for Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball.

File Date Source Title and comments
Logo-pdf.svg "Sweet Home Chicago: Sega"
Short article mentioning the game at Summer CES 1993.
MeanMachinesSega10UK.pdf Logo-pdf.svg "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.
Logo-pdf.svg "Genesis Sneak Peak: Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball"
Logo-pdf.svg "The Sega Villiage: Sonic Spinball"
Brief coverage from Sonic Spinball's appearance at Summer CES 1993.
Logo-pdf.svg "Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball"
Logo-pdf.svg "Preview: Sonic Spinball"
Two-page preview, estimating the game to be 65% complete.
SegaVisions US 15.pdf Logo-pdf.svg "Just Review It: Genesis"
Logo-pdf.svg "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.
MegaForce FR 22.pdf Logo-pdf.svg "Zapping: Sonic Spinball"
GamePro US 052.pdf Logo-pdf.svg "Genesis Preview: Sonic Spinball: Robotnik's Pinball Revenge"
US magazine GamePro's preview of the game, including maps of the first three levels.
Logo-pdf.svg "Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball"
Logo-pdf.svg "Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball"
Logo-pdf.svg "Video-Game Previews: Sonic Spinball"
Logo-pdf.svg "Review: Sonic Spinball"
Logo-pdf.svg "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.
Logo-pdf.svg "ROM Test: Sonic Spinball"
Logo-pdf.svg "Feature: Sonic Spinball"
Logo-pdf.svg "Review Crew: Sonic Spinball"
Logo-pdf.svg "Out Now: Sonic Spinball"
Logo-pdf.svg "Round Test: Sonic Spinball"
Logo-pdf.svg "Sonic Spinball: Billions of Points!"
Short paragraph explaining a cheat to gain extra points.
Logo-pdf.svg "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.


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Sonic the Comic

Sonic's Triple Whammy

This clip covers 3 Sonic games, one of which is Sonic Spinball.

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MegaTech

Sonic's Back!

A short article talking about Sonic Spinball being the next game in the Sonic series.

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