Sonic R

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  • Windows PC

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Sonic R
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System(s): Sega Saturn, Windows PC
Publisher: Sega
Windows PC
Sega PC
Developer:
Sound driver: SCSP/CD-DA (20 tracks)
Peripherals supported: 3D Control Pad
Genre: Action Racing[1], Racing[2]

















Number of players:
Sega Saturn
1-2,
Windows PC
1-4
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Saturn
JP
¥5,8005,800 GS-9170
Sega Rating: All Ages
Sega Saturn
US
$49.9949.99[5] 81800
ESRB: Kids to Adults
Sega Saturn
EU
MK81800-50
ELSPA: 3+ OK
Sega Saturn
DE
MK81800-50
USK: 0
Sega Saturn
ES
MK81800-50
ELSPA: 3+ OK
Sega Saturn
PT
STJSE0741
Sega Saturn
UK
£44.9944.99[6] MK81800-50
ELSPA: 3+ OK
Sega Saturn
PL
209zł209
Sega Saturn
AU
FSON35SSC
OFLC: G
Sega Saturn
BR
191306
Tectoy: Todas as Idades
Windows PC
JP
¥7,800 (8,190)7,800 (8,190)[9] HCJ-0144
Sega Rating: All Ages
Windows PC
JP
(Ultra 2000)
Windows PC
US
85076
ESRB: Everyone
Windows PC
US
(Expert Software)
ESRB: Everyone
Windows PC
EU
MK-85076-50
ELSPA: 3+ OK
Windows PC
EU
(ES/IT Xplosiv)
Windows PC
DE
MK-85076-50
USK: 0
Windows PC
DE
(Hammer Preis)
Windows PC
DE
(Xplosiv)
USK: 0
Windows PC
DE
(Green Pepper)
DM 6.996.99[10]
USK: 6
Windows PC
ES
aDeSe: Todos los Publicos
Windows PC
ES
(Xplosiv)
aDeSe: Todos los Publicos
Windows PC
FR
(Xplosiv)
EI-1530
SELL: Tous Publics
Windows PC
PT
(Top Games)
Windows PC
PT
(Power Games)
Windows PC
UK
(Xplosiv)
XP-1263
3553260
ELSPA: 3+ OK
Windows PC
UK
(Xplosiv)
EI-1263
ELSPA: 3+ OK
Windows PC
UK
(Grabit)
GDL 094
ELSPA: 3+ OK
Windows PC
SE
(PC Best Buy)
ELSPA: 3+ OK
Windows PC
HU
ELSPA: 3+ OK
Windows PC
PL
ELSPA: 3+ OK
Windows PC
AU
(Valusoft)
THQ70475
OFLC: G
Windows PC
BR
Windows PC
SG
(Replaygem)
Windows PC
TW

Production credits

Saturn version

  • Program Design & Implementation: Jon Burton (Travellers Tales)
  • Head Artist: James Cunliffe (Travellers Tales)
  • Lead Artist: Dave Burton (Travellers Tales)
  • Game Design Director: Takashi Iizuka (Sega Enterprises Ltd.)
  • Map Design Director: Hirokazu Yasuhara (Sega of America Inc.)
  • Additional Artwork: Kazuyuki Hoshino (Sega Enterprises Ltd.)
  • Additional Artwork & Visual Advisor: Shigeru Okada (Sega Europe Limited)
  • Character Designer: Yuji Uekawa (Sega Enterprises Ltd.)
  • Music & Sound Producer: Richard Jacques (Sega Europe Limited)
  • General Producer: Yuji Naka (Sega Enterprises Ltd.)
Travellers Tales
  • Programmed by: Jon Burton
  • Polygon Model Design and Implementation: Neil Allen, Dave Burton, James Cunliffe
  • Texture Map Design and Application: Neil Allen, James Cunliffe
  • Character Animations: Dave Burton
  • Model and Animation Data Conversion: Andy Holdroyd
  • Terrain System Programming: John Hodskinson
  • Special Effects Programming: Jon Burton
  • Artificial Intelligence: Stephen Harding, Gary Vine
  • Texture Application Software: Andy Holdroyd
  • Additional Programming: Stephen Harding, Gary Vine, John Hodskinson, Andy Holdroyd
  • Development Director: Jon Burton
  • Special Thanks: Helen Burton and Helen Gavin
Sega Enterprises Ltd.
Sega Europe Limited
Sega of America Inc.
  • Map Design Director: Hirokazu Yasuhara
  • Project Coordinators: Jason Kuo, Dave Locke
  • Product Managers: Kristin McCloskey, Terese Russell
  • Lead Tester: Fernando Valderrama
  • Assistant Lead Tester: Jeff Junio
  • Special Thanks: Scott Allen, Sandy Castagnola, Curtis Clarkson, Geraldine Dessimoz, Marci Ditter, Sheri Hockaday, Michael Jablonn, Judy Nybo, Paul Sears, Seedy Lounge, Eric Smith, Dan Stevens, Bernie Stolar, Mark Subotnick, Shuji Utsumi, Mike Wallis
Source:
In-game credits


PC version

Traveller's Tales
  • Program design and implementation: Jon Burton
  • Head artist: James Cunliffe
  • Lead artist: Dave Burton
Sega
Traveller's Tales
  • Polygon model design and implementation: Neil Allen, Dave Burton, James Cunliffe
  • Texture map design and application: Neil Allen, James Cunliffe
  • Character animations: Dave Burton
  • Artwork: Bev Bush, Carleen Smith
  • Additional artwork: Leon Warren, Sean Maden, Jon Rashid, Will Thompson
  • Model and animation data conversion: Andy Holdroyd
  • Terrain system programming: John Hodskinson
  • Artificial intelligence: Stephen Harding, Gary Vine
  • Texture application software: Andy Holdroyd
  • 3D Engine and Porting: Steve Monks
  • Additional programming: Andy Holdroyd, John Hodskinson, Stephen Harding, Gary Vine, Neil Harding
Sega
Sega Enterprises Ltd.
Source:
In-game credits


Magazine articles

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
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Based on
0 review
Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
Computer & Video Games (UK)
75
[6]
Edge (UK)
80
[11]
Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) NTSC-U
78
[12]
Gambler (PL)
84
[13]
GamePro (US) NTSC-U
55
[14]
Gry Komputerowe (PL)
82
[15]
Mega Force (FR) PAL
92
[16]
Mega Fun (DE) PAL
55
[17]
Neo (PL) PAL
80
[18]
Player One (FR)
89
[19]
Saturn Power (UK) PAL
96
[20]
SuperGamePower (BR)
100
[21]
Sega Saturn Magazine (UK) PAL
93
[22]
Sega Saturn Magazine (JP) NTSC-J
63
[23]
Sega Saturn Magazine (JP) NTSC-J
80
[24]
Strana Igr (RU)
80
[25]
Sega Saturn
80
Based on
16 reviews

Sonic R

Main article: Sonic R/Magazine articles.

References

  1. File:Sonicr sat jp back cover.jpg
  2. 2.0 2.1 https://sega.jp/history/hard/segasaturn/software.html (Wayback Machine: 2020-03-30 22:53)
  3. Press release: 1997-11-17: The World's Fastest Hedgehog Races To The 3D Winner's Circle With "Sonic R"
  4. https://groups.google.com/g/rec.games.video.sega/c/AdRLCHw-et4/m/RpA8JPlBJ3cJ
  5. Press release: 1997-06-19: SONIC’S BACK!
  6. 6.0 6.1 Computer & Video Games, "December 1997" (UK; 1997-11-12), page 72
  7. http://centromail.es:80/nuevo/consolas/sat.asp (Wayback Machine: 1998-01-20 17:10)
  8. http://sega.jp/search/result.php?page=9&pf=11 (Wayback Machine: 2017-03-04 04:39)
  9. http://sega.jp/pc/sonicr/ (Wayback Machine: 2013-10-30 11:00)
  10. File:SonicR PC DE Box GreenPepper.jpg
  11. Edge, "Christmas 1997" (UK; 1997-11-27), page 100
  12. Electronic Gaming Monthly, "February 1998" (US; 1998-0x-xx), page 112
  13. Gambler, "4/1998" (PL; 1998-xx-xx), page 1
  14. GamePro, "February 1998" (US; 199x-xx-xx), page 100
  15. Gry Komputerowe, "2/1998" (PL; 1998-xx-xx), page 1
  16. Mega Force, "Novembre/Décembre 1997" (FR; 1997-1x-xx), page 62
  17. Mega Fun, "12/97" (DE; 1997-11-05), page 112
  18. Neo, "Luty 1998" (PL; 1998-xx-xx), page 31
  19. Player One, "Décembre 1997" (FR; 1997-xx-xx), page 100
  20. Saturn Power, "January 1998" (UK; 1997-12-03), page 68
  21. SuperGamePower, "Janeiro 1998" (BR; 199x-xx-xx), page 24
  22. Sega Saturn Magazine, "December 1997" (UK; 1997-11-12), page 50
  23. Sega Saturn Magazine, "1997-43 (1997-12-12)" (JP; 1997-11-28), page 213
  24. Sega Saturn Magazine, "Readers rating final data" (JP; 2000-03), page 13
  25. Strana Igr, "Yanvar 1998" (RU; 1998-xx-xx), page 132