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The following is a list of magazine articles for ''[[Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball (16-bit)|Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball]]''.
  
 
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| file=CVG UK 141.pdf
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| page=16
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| cover=
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| date=1993-08
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| source=''Computer and Video Games'' #141
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| type=News
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| title=Sweet Home Chicago: Sega
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| comment=Short article mentioning the game at [[sega:Summer CES 1993|Summer CES 1993]].
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| file=MeanMachinesSega10UK.pdf
 
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| title=It's Sonic-Mania in ''Sonic Spinball''!
 
| title=It's Sonic-Mania in ''Sonic Spinball''!
 
| comment=Two-page article describing ''Sonic Spinball''<nowiki>'</nowiki>s appearance at the [[sega:Summer CES 1993|Summer CES 1993]]. It is said to be inspired by ''[[Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (16-bit)|Sonic 2]]''<nowiki>'</nowiki>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.
 
| comment=Two-page article describing ''Sonic Spinball''<nowiki>'</nowiki>s appearance at the [[sega:Summer CES 1993|Summer CES 1993]]. It is said to be inspired by ''[[Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (16-bit)|Sonic 2]]''<nowiki>'</nowiki>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.
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| file=SegaVisions US 14.pdf
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| page=32
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| cover=
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| date=1993-08
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| source=''[[sega:Sega Visions|Sega Visions]]'' #14
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| type=Preview
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| title=Genesis Sneak Peak: ''Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball''
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}}
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| file=MegaForce FR 19.pdf
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| page=29
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| cover=
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| date=1993-08
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| source=''[[sega:Mega Force|Mega Force]]'' #19
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| type=News
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| title=The Sega Villiage: ''Sonic Spinball''
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| comment=Brief coverage from ''Sonic Spinball''<nowiki>'</nowiki>s appearance at [[sega:Summer CES 1993|Summer CES 1993]].
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| writer=
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}}
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| file=EGM US 049.pdf
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| page=139
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| cover=
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| date=1993-08
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| source=''Electronic Gaming Monthly'' #49
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| type=Preview
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| title=''Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball''
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| comment=
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| writer=
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}}
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| file=CVG UK 143.pdf
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| page=78
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| cover=
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| date=1993-10
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| source=''Computer and Video Games'' #143
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| type=Preview
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| title=Preview: ''Sonic Spinball''
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| comment=Two-page preview, estimating the game to be 65% complete.
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}}
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| file=SegaVisions US 15.pdf
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| page=24
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| cover=yes
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| date=1993-10
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| source=''[[sega:Sega Visions|Sega Visions]]'' #15
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| type=Review
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| title=Just Review It: Genesis
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| file=MegaForce FR 22.pdf
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| page=90
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| cover=yes
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| date=1993-11
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| source=''[[sega:Mega Force|Mega Force]]'' #22
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| type=Review
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| title=Zapping: ''Sonic Spinball''
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| comment=
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| writer=
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| score=91
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}}
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| file=GamePro US 052.pdf
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| page=38
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| cover=yes
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| date=1993-11
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| source=''GamePro'' #52
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| type=Preview
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| title=Genesis Preview: ''Sonic Spinball'': Robotnik's Pinball Revenge
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| comment=US magazine ''GamePro''<nowiki>'</nowiki>s preview of the game, including maps of the first three levels.
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| writer=
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| file=GamePlayers US 0611.pdf
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| page=76
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| cover=
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| date=1993-11
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| source=''Game Players'' Volume 6 No. 11
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| type=Preview
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| title=''Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball''
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| comment=
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| writer=
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| file=EGM US 052.pdf
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| page=146
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| cover=
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| date=1993-11
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| source=''Electronic Gaming Monthly'' #52
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| type=Preview
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| title=''Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball''
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| comment=
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| writer=
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| file=VideoGames US 58.pdf
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| page=44
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| cover=
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| date=1993-11
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| source=''VideoGames'' #58
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| type=Preview
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| title=Video-Game Previews: ''Sonic Spinball''
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| comment=
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| writer=
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| file=CVG UK 145.pdf
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| page=77
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| cover=
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| date=1993-12
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| source=''Computer & Video Games'' #145
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| type=Review
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| title=Review: ''Sonic Spinball''
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| comment=
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| writer=Deniz Ahmet
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| score=73
 
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| writer=Richard Leadbetter, Gus Swan
 
| writer=Richard Leadbetter, Gus Swan
 
| score=81
 
| score=81
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| file=VideoGames DE 1993-12.pdf
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| page=105
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| cover=
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| date=1993-12
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| source=''Video Games'' #1993-12
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| type=Review
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| title=ROM Test: ''Sonic Spinball''
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| comment=
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| writer=
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| score=80
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| file=Mega UK 16.pdf
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| page=24
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| cover=
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| date=1994-01
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| source=''Mega'' #16
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| type=Review
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| title=Feature: ''Sonic Spinball''
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| comment=
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| writer=
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| score=83
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| file=EGM US 053.pdf
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| page=49
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| cover=
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| date=1993-03
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| source=''Electronic Gaming Monthly'' #53
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| type=Review
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| title=Review Crew: ''Sonic Spinball''
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| comment=
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| file=SegaMagazine UK 01.pdf
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| page=125
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| date=1994-01
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| source=''[[sega:Sega Magazine (UK)|Sega Magazine]]'' (UK) #1
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| type=Review
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| title=Out Now: ''Sonic Spinball''
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| comment=
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| writer=
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| score=82
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}}
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| file=SonicMag FR 02.pdf
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| page=30
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| cover=
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| date=1994-05
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| source=''[[Sonic Mag: B.D. & Jeux-Video!]]'' #2
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| type=Review
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| title=Round Test: ''Sonic Spinball''
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| comment=
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| writer=
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| score=89
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}}
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| file=MeanMachinesSega26UK.pdf
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| page=43
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| cover=
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| date=1994-12
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| source=''[[sega:Mean Machines Sega|Mean Machines Sega]]'' #26
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| type=Tips
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| title=''Sonic Spinball'': Billions of Points!
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| comment=Short paragraph explaining a cheat to gain extra points.
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| writer=Paul Bufton
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| score=
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| file=MeanMachinesSega30UK.pdf
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| page=48
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| cover=
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| date=1995-04
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| source=''[[sega:Mean Machines Sega|Mean Machines Sega]]'' #30
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| type=Tips
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| title=The Complete Sonic Tips Guide
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| comment=Single paragraph explaining a way to get extra points. Part of a retrospective of codes on Mega Drive ''Sonic'' games.
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| writer=Paul Bufton
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| file=576kb 42 HU Sonic Spinball.png
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| file=576kb_51_HU_Sega_SOS.png
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| comment=Tips
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| file=VP 1 CZ SOR3 Sonic Spinball.jpg
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| source=vp
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| issueno=1
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| source=vd
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| issueno=29
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| page=28
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| file=VD_29_RU.pdf
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| cover=yes
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| title=
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| comment=
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| file=Joker_05_SI.pdf
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| page=4
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| cover=
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| issueno=5
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| source=joker
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| type=
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==Megaforce==
 
===CES Chicago (July/August 1993)===
 
This clip from the foreign language Megaforce magazine has a preview of ''Sonic Spinball''. The article has prototype screenshots of the game.
 
 
{{magthumb|MEGA Force Issue19 July-August1993 - Page 029.jpg}}
 
  
 
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[[Category:Magazine articles]]
 
[[Category:Magazine articles]]

Latest revision as of 09:45, 26 August 2019

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.
Logo-pdf.svg
Logo-pdf.svg Tips
Logo-pdf.svg
VD 29 RU.pdf Logo-pdf.svg
Logo-pdf.svg


Full-length articles

Sonic the Comic

Sonic's Triple Whammy

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

Scd Spinball-Chaos-CD-271193.jpg

MegaTech

Sonic's Back!

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

Ss Megatech 1993 A.jpg


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