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File Date Source Title and comments
Logo-pdf.svg 1994-1x-xx Game Players (US), "Vol. 7 No. 12 December 1994" Game Players misinforms its readers about a 32X Sonic game, using images from Sonic Ride.
Logo-pdf.svg 199x-xx-xx Electronic Gaming Monthly (US), "January 1995" "Gaming Gossip"
EGM reports that Sonic Chaotic, a 32X game in development for over a year and "programmed on Silicon Graphics workstations" will be released in June 1995. According to the magazine, it will feature Sonic, Tails, Knuckles and "Red Sonic".
Logo-pdf.svg 199x-xx-xx Super Juegos (ES), "Enero 1995" Knuckles' Ringstar
Logo-pdf.svg 1995-01-30 Mean Machines Sega (UK), "March 1995" "Chaos Over Knuckles"
Two-page preview of the game, which is referred to as "Knuckles Ringstar", although the title screen with the correct name is visible. The article mentions the graphics and special effects which take advantage of the 32X hardware, the elastic band mechanic, and the polygonal Special Stage.
Logo-pdf.svg 1995-xx-xx CD Consoles (FR), "Février 1995" News
Logo-pdf.svg 1995-0x-xx Game Players (US), "Vol. 8 No. 2 February 1995" "Game Gossip: We Got it Right"
Game Players reports that it was contacted by Sega for its earlier print of Sonic Chaotic. The firm confirms a Sonic game will be released for the 32X and that they'll "be 'red' with envy".
Logo-pdf.svg 1995-0x-xx SuperGamePower (BR), "Fevereiro 1995" Winter CES 1995
Logo-pdf.svg 1995-0x-xx Todo Sega (ES), "Febrero 1995" Knuckles' Ringstar
Logo-pdf.svg 199x-xx-xx Sega Visions (US), "February/March 1995" News
Logo-pdf.svg 1995-02-08 Sega Saturn Magazine (JP), "March 1995" "Hyper Mega Express"
Preview
Logo-pdf.svg 1995-02-08 Saturn Fan (JP), "1995 March" "New Space"
2 pages
Logo-pdf.svg 1995-02-15 Computer & Video Games (UK), "March 1995" "Preview: Knuckles Ringstar"
Two-page preview of the game, which is referred to as "Knuckles Ringstar", and is said to be 70% complete. Development is stated to have begun as far back as January 1994.
Cover article
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1995-02-15 Sega Magazine (UK), "March 1995"
Logo-pdf.svg 1995-02-16 Sega Power (UK), "April 1995" "Work in Progress: Chaotix"
a single page feature giving a preview of Chaotix in an issue of Sega Power. The level title card shows that this is a prototype as Espio is listed above Knuckles and Heavy is listed as Heaby.
Logo-pdf.svg 1995-02-28 Mean Machines Sega (UK), "April 1995" "Work in Progress: Chaotix"
Four-page preview of the upcoming game. The article discusses topics such as graphical improvements over previous Mega Drive games, the elastic band connecting two characters, the tutorial level at the start of the game, and the falling bonus stage. It is said to be scheduled for release in June or July.
Logo-pdf.svg 1995-0x-xx Consoles + (FR), "Mars 1995" "Previews: Chaotix"
Logo-pdf.svg 1995-0x-xx Electronic Gaming Monthly (US), "March 1995" Preview
Logo-pdf.svg 1995-0x-xx Electronic Gaming Monthly (US), "1995 Video Game Preview Guide" Winter CES 1995
Logo-pdf.svg 1995-xx-xx GameFan (US), "Volume 3, Issue 3: March 1995"
Logo-pdf.svg 1995-0x-xx Sega Megazone (AU), "March 1995" "Chaotix"
Logo-pdf.svg 1995-xx-xx Select Round (FR), "Mars 1995"
Logo-pdf.svg 1995-03-08 Sega Saturn Magazine (JP), "April 1995" "Mega・Gear dog race"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
NTSC-J 7/10   7/10   5/10   4/10
58
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1995-xx-xx GameFan (US), "Volume 3, Issue 4: April 1995" "Game Preview - Chaotix"
Six-page feature of Chaotix in a issue of GameFan. Some prototype screens are shown, including a prototype title screen which shows the star of the game was Espio the Chameleon at the time.
Logo-pdf.svg 1995-0x-xx Game Players (US), "Vol. 8 No. 4 April 1995" "Game Gossip: Sega's Virtua Land"
Game Players reports a change of name to Knuckles Chaotix.
Logo-pdf.svg 1995-0x-xx Game Players (US), "Vol. 8 No. 4 April 1995" "Previews: Knuckles Chaotix"
Logo-pdf.svg 1995-0x-xx Games World: The Magazine (UK), "April 1995" Preview
Logo-pdf.svg 1995-xx-xx Mega Console (IT), "Aprile 1995" Preview
Logo-pdf.svg 1995-0x-xx Sega Megazone (AU), "April 1995"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
87%
87
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Logo-pdf.svg 1995-03-23 Sega Pro (UK), "Easter 1995" "Preview"
Logo-pdf.svg 1995-0x-xx Electronic Gaming Monthly (US), "April 1995" Preview
Logo-pdf.svg 1995-04-07 Saturn Fan (JP), "1995 May" "New Space"
2 pages
Logo-pdf.svg 1995-04-12 Sega Magazin (DE), "Mai 1995" "Special: Chaotix"
Logo-pdf.svg 1995-0x-xx Games World Magazin (DE), "" Preview
Logo-pdf.svg 1995-04-19 Video Games (DE), "5/95" "Preview: Chaotix"
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1995-04-28 Mean Machines Sega (UK), "June 1995" "Cover Story: Chaotix"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL 84%
84
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Logo-pdf.svg 1995-0x-xx Electronic Gaming Monthly (US), "May 1995" "Review Crew: Knuckles: Chaotix"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
NTSC-U 7.5/10   7/10   7.5/10   7.5/10
74
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Logo-pdf.svg 1995-xx-xx GameFan (US), "Volume 3, Issue 5: May 1995"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
98%   98%   97%
98
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Logo-pdf.svg 1995-xx-xx GamePro (US), "May 1995" "Short ProShots: Chaotix"
Logo-pdf.svg 1995-xx-xx Sega Visions (US), "May 1995"
Logo-pdf.svg 1995-0x-xx SuperGamePower (BR), "Maio 1995" "Pré-Estréia: Chaotix"
Logo-pdf.svg 1995-05-03 GamePro (DE), "Juni 1995" News
Logo-pdf.svg 1995-05-10 MAN!AC (DE), "06/95" "Spiele-Tests: Chaotix"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL 81%
81
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Logo-pdf.svg 1995-05-11 Sega Pro (UK), "June 1995"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL 84%
84
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Logo-pdf.svg 1995-05-15 Sega Magazine (UK), "June 1995" "Mega Drive 32X Showcase: Ultimate Chaotix"
Logo-pdf.svg 1995-05-15 Sega Magazine (UK), "June 1995" "Mega Drive 32X Review: Chaotix"
Later in the magazine, a review. The game is given a 93 for presentation, 86 for graphics, 83 for sound, 79 for challenge, 82 for playability, 78 for lastability and a 81 for the overall score.
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL 81%
81
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1995-05-17 Sega Magazin (DE), "Juni 1995" "Review: Knuckles Chaotix"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL 82%
82
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1995-05-17 Video Games (DE), "6/95"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL 78%
78
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1995-05-18 Sega Power (UK), "July 1995"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL 86%
86
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1995-05-23 Next Generation (US), "June 1995"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
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25
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Logo-pdf.svg 1995-05-24 Mega Fun (DE), "06/95"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL 72%
72
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1995-xx-xx CD Consoles (FR), "Juin 1995" "Les Critiques: Chaotix"

Review
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44
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1995-0x-xx Consoles + (FR), "Juin 1995"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
75%
75
[Info]
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1995-05-xx Computer & Video Games (UK), "June 1995" "Review: Chaotix"
Three-page review of the game. Writer Steve Merret praises the game's graphics, but complains that once the player is used to the unusual controls, the game becomes too easy.

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL 75%
75
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Logo-pdf.svg 1995-xx-xx GamePro (US), "June 1995" "ProReview: Knuckles Chaotix"
GamePro awards a less-than-favourable 3.0 for Graphics, 3.0 for Sound, 2.5 for Control, and 2.0 for Fun Factor, criticising the empty levels and the Ring-tethering mechanic.

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
NTSC-U
Graphics: 3 Sound: 3 Gameplay: 2.5 FunFactor: 2
53
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Logo-pdf.svg 1995-0x-xx Gamers (DE), "Juni 1995" "Preview: Chaotix"
Logo-pdf.svg 1995-0x-xx Game Players (US), "Vol. 8 No. 6 June 1995" "32X Review: Knuckles' Chaotix"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
NTSC-U 41%
41
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Logo-pdf.svg 1995-xx-xx Hobby Consolas (ES), "Junio 1995" "Preview: Chaotix"
Logo-pdf.svg 1995-0x-xx VideoGames (US), "June 1995" "Capsule Reviews: Knuckles Chaotix"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
NTSC-U 8/10
80
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Logo-pdf.svg 1995-06-08 Saturn Fan (JP), "1995 July" "Ranking Street"
Game Seisekihyou

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
NTSC-J 4.09/5   3.41/5   3.09/5   2.91/5   3.36/5   3.55/5
68
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Logo-pdf.svg 1995-06-07 GamePro (DE), "Juli 1995" "MD 32X Test: Chaotix"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL 2-
67
[Info]
1995-06-10 Sonic the Comic (UK), "23rd June 1995" "Review Zone"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL 88%
88
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1995-06-14 Gamers (DE), "Juli 1995" "MD 32X Test: Chaotix"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL 2-
67
[Info]
PowerUp UK 1995-07-01.jpg 1995-07-01 Power Up! (UK), "Saturday, July 01, 1995"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
87%
87
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1995-0x-xx Electronic Games (1992-1995) (US), "July 1995"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
NTSC-U B-
67
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Logo-pdf.svg 1995-xx-xx Hobby Consolas (ES), "Julio 1995" "Lo Más Nuevo: Chaotix"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL 87%
87
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Logo-pdf.svg 1995-0x-xx Todo Sega (ES), "Julio 1995"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
88%
88
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1995-0x-xx Top Consoles (FR), "Julliet/Août 1995" "Test: Chaotix"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL 14/20
70
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Logo-pdf.svg 1995-0x-xx Player One (FR), "Septembre 1995"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
75%
75
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Freak 30 IL Knuckles Chaotix.jpg 1995-xx-xx Freak (IL), "4/95"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
88%

  • Graphics-89%
  • Sound-85%
  • Gameplay-90%
  • Lifespan-87%
  • Overall-88%
88
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