Sonic the Hedgehog (8-bit)

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    JP

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Sonic the Hedgehog
System(s): Sega Master System, Sega Game Gear, Palm OS, Virtual Console
Publisher: Sega
Developer:
Genre: Action[3][4][5]

















Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Master System
US
$29.9529.95[7]
Sega Master System
EU
7076
Sega Master System
PT
MSJ7076
Sega Master System
UK
£29.9929.99[8][9] 7076
Sega Master System
AU
Sega Master System
BR
Sega Master System
KR
GB-2012
Sega Game Gear
JP
¥3,8003,800 G-3307
Sega Game Gear
JP
(Meisaku)
G-3334
Sega Game Gear
US
2408
Sega Game Gear
EU
2408
Sega Game Gear
PT
Sega Game Gear
UK
£29.9929.99[11][12] 2408
Sega Game Gear
BR
013550
Palm OS
US
$19.95 ?



Wii Virtual Console
JP
500pts500[16]
CERO: A
Wii Virtual Console
US
500pts500[17]
ESRB: Everyone
Wii Virtual Console
EU
500pts500[18]
Wii Virtual Console
AU
600pts600[19]
OFLC: G
Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console
JP
¥286 (300)286 (300)[20]
CERO: A
Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console
US
$4.994.99[21]
ESRB: Everyone
Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console
EU
€4.994.99[23]
PEGI: 3+
Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console
DE
€4.994.99[23]
USK: 6
Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console
UK
£4.494.49[23]
PEGI: 3+
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Production credits

Master System version

  • Sonic the Hedgehog Original Character Design: ©Sega
Programming
Art
Sound
Special Thanks

Game Gear version

Programming
Art
Sound
Special Thanks
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
Ação Games (BR) NTSC-U
100
[26]
Aktueller Software Markt (DE)
90
[27]
Computer & Video Games (UK) PAL
90
[8]
Game Mania (UK)
90
[28]
Game Power (IT)
95
[29]
GamePro (US) NTSC-U
88
[30]
Gamers (DE) PAL
87
[31]
Games-X (UK)
100
[32]
Game Zone (UK) PAL
90
[33]
Hobbytes (RO)
82
[34]
Joypad (FR)
97
[35]
Mega Force (FR) PAL
95
[36]
Micromanía (segunda época) (ES)
80
[37]
Micromanía (segunda época) (ES) PAL
77
[38]
Mean Machines (UK) PAL
90
[39]
Mean Machines Sega (UK)
90
[40]
Play Time (DE) PAL
87
[41]
Sega Power (UK)
96
[9]
Sega Power (UK)
100
[42]
Sega Pro (UK)
96
[43]
Sega Force (UK)
95
[44]
Sega Master Force (UK)
92
[45]
Video Games (DE)
81
[46]
Sega Master System
91
Based on
23 reviews

Sonic the Hedgehog (8-bit)

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
{{{{{icon}}}|L}} Division by zero.
Based on
0 review
Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
ACE (UK)
75
[47]
ACE (UK) PAL
75
[11]
Beep! MegaDrive (JP) NTSC-J
73
[48]
Computer & Video Games (UK) PAL
93
[49]
Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) NTSC-U
88
[50]
Famitsu (JP) NTSC-J
58
[51]
Game Mania (UK)
90
[52]
Game Power (IT)
95
[53]
GamePro (US) NTSC-U
96
[54]
Game Zone (UK) PAL
94
[55]
Hippon Super (JP) NTSC-J
60
[56]
Hobby Consolas (ES) PAL
94
[57]
Mega Force (FR) PAL
95
[58]
Micromanía (segunda época) (ES)
85
[59]
Mean Machines Sega (UK) PAL
91
[60]
Megazone (AU)
90
[61]
Power Play (DE)
81
[62]
Sega Power (UK) PAL
94
[12]
Sega Pro (UK)
96
[63]
Sega Pro (UK)
96
[64]
Sega Force (UK)
89
[65]
Sega Saturn Magazine (JP) NTSC-J
71
[66]
User (GR) PAL
95
[67]
Sega Game Gear
86
Based on
23 reviews

Sonic the Hedgehog (8-bit)

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References

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  49. Computer & Video Games, "January 1992 (Go! Issue 3)" (UK; 1991-12-15), page 6
  50. Electronic Gaming Monthly, "February 1992" (US; 199x-xx-xx), page 30
  51. Famitsu, "1992-01-03" (JP; 1991-12-20), page 44
  52. Game Mania, "May 1993" (UK; 1993-xx-xx), page 70
  53. Game Power, "Marzo 1992" (IT; 1992-0x-xx), page 70
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