Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (Mega Drive)

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Sonic the Hedgehog 2
System(s): Sega Mega Drive, Mega-Tech, Mega Play, PlayStation 3, Virtual Console, Xbox 360, Steam, iOS
Publisher: Sega
Developer:
Sound driver: SMPS Z80 (modified) (SMPS 68000/Sonic the Hedgehog port)
Genre: Action[1][2]

















Number of players: 1-2
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
JP
¥6,8006,800 G-4088
Sega Mega Drive
US
$54.9954.99[3] 1051
Sega Mega Drive
EU
1051
Sega Mega Drive
DE
DM 99.9599.95[5] 1051
Sega Mega Drive
UK
£39.9939.99[4] 1051
Sega Mega Drive
SE
(Rental)
Sega Mega Drive
GR
Sega Mega Drive
AU
FSON01SMC
Sega Mega Drive
AU
(Gold)
FSON01SMC
Sega Mega Drive
CA
Sega Mega Drive
BR
044130
Sega Mega Drive
BR
(Red)
044130
Tectoy: Todas as Idades
Sega Mega Drive
KR
₩6,8006,800 GM8073JG
Sega Mega Drive
AS
1051-40
Sega Mega Drive
ZA
Arcade (Mega Play)
JP
¥? ?
Arcade (Mega-Tech System)
UK
£? ?




















Wii Virtual Console
JP
600pts600[7]
CERO: A
Wii Virtual Console
US
800pts800[8]
ESRB: Everyone
Wii Virtual Console
EU
800pts800[9]
Wii Virtual Console
AU
800pts800[11]
OFLC: G
Xbox 360
JP
400MSP400[18]
CERO: A
Xbox 360
JP
(Otameshiban)
FREEfree
CERO: A
Xbox 360
US
400MSP400[12]
ESRB: Everyone
Xbox 360
US
(Trial Game)
FREEfree
ESRB: Everyone
Xbox 360
EU
400MSP400[15]
PEGI: 7+
Xbox 360
EU
(Trial Game)
FREEfree
PEGI: 7+
Xbox 360
DE
400MSP400[16]
USK: 6
Xbox 360
DE
(Trial Game)
FREEfree
USK: 6
Xbox 360
UK
400MSP400[14]
PEGI: 7+
Xbox 360
UK
(Trial Game)
FREEfree
PEGI: 7+
Xbox 360
AU
400MSP400[17]
OFLC: G
Xbox 360
AU
(Trial Game)
FREEfree
OFLC: G
Xbox 360
KR
GRB: All
iOS
JP
¥667 (700)700i[22]
iOS
US
$5.995.99[21]
4+
iOS
EU
4+
iOS
UK
4+
Steam
US
$4.994.99[24] 71163
ESRB: Everyone
Steam
EU
€4.494.49[24] 71163
PEGI: 3+
Steam
DE
€4.494.49[24] 71163
USK: 6
Steam
UK
£3.993.99[24] 71163
PEGI: 3+
Steam
AU
$6.996.99[24] 71163
OFLC: G
Steam Linux
US
$4.994.99[26] 71163
ESRB: Everyone
Steam Linux
EU
€4.494.49[26] 71163
PEGI: 3+
Steam Linux
DE
€4.494.49[26] 71163
USK: 6
Steam Linux
UK
£3.993.99[26] 71163
PEGI: 3+
Steam Linux
AU
$5.995.99[26] 71163
OFLC: G
Steam OS X
US
$4.994.99[26] 71163
ESRB: Everyone
Steam OS X
EU
€4.494.49[26] 71163
PEGI: 3+
Steam OS X
DE
€4.494.49[26] 71163
USK: 6
Steam OS X
UK
£3.993.99[26] 71163
PEGI: 3+
Steam OS X
AU
$5.995.99[26] 71163
OFLC: G
Sony PlayStation 3
JP
¥571 (600)571 (600)[32] NPJB-00127
CERO: A
Sony PlayStation 3
EU
€4.494.49[28] NPEB-00477
PEGI: 3+
Sony PlayStation 3
DE
€4.494.49[29] NPEB-00477
USK: 0
Sony PlayStation 3
UK
£3.693.69[30] NPEB-00477
PEGI: 3+
Sony PlayStation 3
AU
$6.756.75[31] NPEB-00477
OFLC: G
Sony PlayStation 3
KR
NPHB-00378
GRB: All
Sony PlayStation 3
TW
NT$146146[34] NPHB-00378
GSRR: 6+
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Magazine articles

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
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Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
Aktueller Software Markt (DE)
90
[35]
Bad Influence! (UK) PAL
100
[36]
Computer & Video Games (UK)
94
[37]
Electronic Games (1992-1995) (US) NTSC-U
91
[38]
Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) NTSC-U
88
[39]
GameFan (US)
99
[40]
GamePro (US) NTSC-U
98
[41]
GamesMaster (UK)
65
[42]
Game Informer (US) NTSC-U
85
[43]
HiScore (DK) PAL
82
[44]
Hobby Consolas (ES)
96
[45]
Joypad (FR)
95
[46]
Joystick (FR) PAL
96
[47]
Mega (UK)
94
[48]
Mega Force (FR)
95
[49]
Micromanía (segunda época) (ES)
82
[50]
Mean Machines Sega (UK) PAL
96
[4]
Megazone (AU)
93
[51]
Player One (FR)
97
[52]
Play Time (DE)
91
[53]
Sega Pro (UK) PAL
94
[54]
Sega Zone (UK) PAL
92
[55]
Sega Force (SE)
100
[56]
Sega Force (UK)
97
[57]
Sonic the Comic (UK) PAL
91
[58]
User (GR) PAL
97
[59]
Video Games (DE)
83
[60]
Sega Mega Drive
92
Based on
27 reviews
Main article: Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (Mega Drive)/Magazine articles.

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