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Sonic Boom
Publisher: Sega
Commodore Amiga
Amstrad CPC
Atari ST
Commodore 64
ZX Spectrum
Activision
Developer:
System(s): Sega System 16, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum
Genre: Shoot-'em-Up






























Release Date RRP Code
Arcade
JP
1987-12 ¥?  ?
Arcade
EU
1988-01 £?  ?


Commodore Amiga
UK
£24.99[1] ?
Atari ST
UK
£24.99[1] ?
Amstrad CPC
UK (Cassette)
£? ?
Amstrad CPC
UK (Disk)
£? ?
Amstrad CPC
ES (Cassette)
?Ptas ?
Commodore 64
UK (Cassette)
£? ?
ZX Spectrum
UK (Cassette)
£? ?



Sonic Boom is a 1987 vertical shoot-'em-up developed and published by Sega. The player pilots a jet and must six levels worth of enemies to stop the world from being destroyed.

The game was ported to the Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64 and ZX Spectrum computers. These ports were handled by Activision.

Magazine articles

Main article: Sonic Boom/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

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Physical scans

System 16 version

System 16, JP

Amiga version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
53 №103, p85[1]
78 №31, p50[2]
55 №30, p38[3]
90 №5, p154/155[4]
Commodore Amiga
69
Based on
4 reviews

Amiga, UK
SonicBoom Amiga EU Box Front.jpg
Cover

Amstrad CPC version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
60 №45, p95[5]
37 №31, p50[2]
80 №5, p154/155[4]
Amstrad CPC
59
Based on
3 reviews

Amstrad CPC, UK (cassette)

Amstrad CPC, UK (disk)
SonicBoom CPC UK Box Front Disk.jpg
Cover
Amstrad CPC, ES
(cassette) (The Hit Squad)
SonicBoom CPC ES Box THS.jpg
Cover

Atari ST version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
79 №31, p50[2]
55 №30, p38[3]
90 №5, p154/155[4]
Atari ST
75
Based on
3 reviews

Atari ST, UK
SonicBoom AtariST EU Box Back.jpgNospine.pngSonicBoom AtariST EU Box Front.jpg
Cover
SonicBoom AtariST EU Disk1.jpg
Disk 1
SonicBoom AtariST EU Disk2.jpg
Disk 2

Commodore 64 version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
64 №31, p50[2]
49 №46, p44/45[6]
Atari ST
57
Based on
2 reviews

Commodore 64, UK
SonicBoom C64 EU Box Back.jpgNospine.pngSonicBoom C64 EU Box Front.jpg
Cover
SonicBoom C64 EU Cassette.jpg
Cassette

ZX Spectrum version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
76 №31, p50[2]
60 №100, p69[7]
52 №54, p83[8]
47 №46, p44/45[6]
Atari ST
59
Based on
4 reviews

ZX Spectrum, UK
SonicBoom Spectrum UK Box Back.jpgNospine.pngSonicBoom Spectrum UK Box Front.jpg
Cover
SonicBoom Spectrum UK Cassette.jpg
Cassette

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 File:CVG UK 103.pdf, page 85
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 File:TGM UK 31.pdf, page 50
  3. 3.0 3.1 File:Generation4 FR 022.pdf, page 30
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 File:Joystick FR 005.pdf, page 154
  5. File:Amstar FR 45.pdf, page 95
  6. 6.0 6.1 File:Zzap IT 46.pdf, page 44
  7. File:SinclairUser UK 100.pdf, page 69
  8. File:YourSinclair UK 54.pdf, page 83