Sonic Boom

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

















Number of players: 1-2
Release Date RRP Code
Arcade (System 16)
JP
¥? ?
Arcade (System 16)
UK
£? ?



























Commodore Amiga
UK
£24.99[2] ?
Atari ST
UK
£24.99[2] ?
Amstrad CPC
UK
(Cassette)
£? ?
Amstrad CPC
UK
(Disk)
£? ?
Amstrad CPC
ES
(Cassette)
?Ptas ?
Commodore 64
UK
(Cassette)
£? ?
Commodore 64
ES
(Cassette)
? ?
ZX Spectrum
UK
(Cassette)
£? ?




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Sonic Boom (ソニックブーム) 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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System 16 JP flyer
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Home computers print advert in Génération 4 (FR) #22: "Mai 1990" (1990-0x-xx)

Physical scans

System 16 version

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Instuction card(s)

Amiga version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
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0 review
Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
Amiga Joker (DE)
19
[3]
Computer & Video Games (UK)
53
[2]
The Games Machine (UK)
78
[4]
Génération 4 (FR)
55
[5]
Joystick (FR)
90
[6]
Micromanía (segunda época) (ES)
60
[7]
Power Play (DE)
46
[8]
Commodore Amiga
57
Based on
7 reviews

Sonic Boom

Amiga, UK
SonicBoom Amiga EU Box Front.jpg
Cover

Amstrad CPC version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
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Based on
0 review
Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
Amstar (FR)
60
[9]
The Games Machine (UK)
37
[4]
Joystick (FR)
80
[6]
Amstrad CPC
59
Based on
3 reviews

Sonic Boom

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
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Based on
0 review
Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
The Games Machine (UK)
79
[4]
Génération 4 (FR)
55
[5]
Joystick (FR)
90
[6]
Atari ST
75
Based on
3 reviews

Sonic Boom

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

Commodore 64 version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
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Based on
0 review
Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
Aktueller Software Markt (DE)
17
[10]
The Games Machine (UK)
64
[4]
Zzap! (IT)
47
[11]
Commodore 64
43
Based on
3 reviews

Sonic Boom

Commodore 64, UK
SonicBoom C64 EU Box Back.jpgNospine.pngSonicBoom C64 EU Box Front.jpg
Cover
SonicBoom C64 EU Cassette.jpg
Cassette
Commodore 64, ES (cassette)
SonicBoom C64 ES Box Back Cassette.jpgNospine-small.pngSonicBoom C64 ES Box Front Cassette.jpg
Cover
SonicBoom C64 ES Cassette.jpg
Cassette

ZX Spectrum version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
{{{{{icon}}}|L}} Division by zero.
Based on
0 review
Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
The Games Machine (UK)
76
[4]
Sinclair User (UK)
60
[12]
Your Sinclair (UK)
52
[13]
Zzap! (IT)
49
[11]
ZX Spectrum
59
Based on
4 reviews

Sonic Boom

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

References


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