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File Date Source Title and comments
Logo-pdf.svg 1991-xx-xx GamePro (US), "December 1991" "Overseas CD News: Sega Gears for Winter CES"
A quick hint by US magazine, GamePro that Sonic the Hedgehog 2 might appear at Winter CES 1992 (it didn't). Already rumours are abound saying the game will be shipped on a 16 megabit (2MB) cartridge - the final ROM is half the size.
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-02-20 MegaTech (UK), "March 1992" "Sonic Booms Again!"
MegaTech confirms the existence of a Sonic sequel, set to arrive later in 1992.
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-xx-xx Sega Visions (US), "May/June 1992" "Are U Up 2 This?"
Sega Visions informs its readers of upcoming Sega products, including the newly announced Sonic the Hedgehog 2.
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-xx-xx Electronic Gaming Monthly (US), "July 1992" "Interface: Sonic 2...when?"
In response to reader Andy Barnowitz, EGM describes a Sonic 2 game with planned time travel; the past being inhabited by dinosaurs and the future having pollution and being controlled by machines.
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-xx-xx Electronic Gaming Monthly (US), "July 1992" "Gaming Gossip"
Time travel confirmed again later in the issue.
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-06-27 Mean Machines (UK), "July 1992" "Sega's Scrumptious"
Brief article about the game's appearance at the Summer CES 1992 at Chicago. The writer describes attempting to capture footage of the game with a camcorder, before being removed by bouncers. The game is described as being in a "very early" state, and two blurry stills from the footage show Emerald Hill Zone.
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-06-xx Sega Force (UK), "July 1992" "Sonic 2 Unmasked!"
Sega Force reports of the build seen at Summer CES 1992, talking about a one level demo recycling music from the original game.
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-07-xx Ação Games (BR), "Julho 1992" "Sega Ataca de Sonic 2 e Diabo da Tasmânia"
News
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-0x-xx User (GR), "Ávgoustos 1992"
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-07-15 Computer & Video Games (UK), "August 1992" "Sonic 2 - It's True!"
Announcement from Summer CES 1992.
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1992-xx-xx Mega Play (US), "August 1992" "Coming Attractions"
A quick news bite, with early Sonic 2 mockup pictures and mention of time travel.
Logo-pdf.svg 199x-xx-xx Sega Zone (AU), "No. 6" "News: Sonic Mania"
News
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1992-xx-xx Electronic Gaming Monthly (US), "August 1992" "Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
A three page preview of Sonic the Hedgehog 2 in the August 1992 issue of Electronic Gaming Monthly. According to the fact file the game was 40% done at the time this preview was put together. This is interesting as it refers to time travel being a part of the game, but this was left out from the retail version. The final page talks about the Mega-CD port, which ultimately became Sonic CD.
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-07-1x Joypad (FR), "Août/Septembre 1992" "Sonic the Hedgehog II"
News
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-xx-xx Megazone (AU), "August/September 1992" "Sonic II"
News
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1992-08-27 Mean Machines (UK), "September 1992" "News: Sonic 2"
Single-page article previewing the game, describes how the game builds on the speed which the previous Sonic the Hedgehog was known for, and how the two-player cooperative works with a new character called "Two Tails". Screenshots are all either mockups or from an early version of the game. A new Mega-CD game is also mentioned, called "Super Sonic".
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1992-xx-xx Sega Mega Drive Advanced Gaming (UK), "September 1992" "Special Feature: Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
Without many facts to go by, Mega Drive Advanced Gaming speculates what Sonic 2 could entail, as well as providing a list of ideas. Without a name for Tails, the magazine calls him "Wayne".
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-08-13 Sega Force (UK), "September 1992" "You Ain't Seen Notin' Yet!"
News
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-xx-xx Hobby Consolas (ES), "Septiembre 1992" "En Pantalla: Primeras imágenes de Sonic 2"
News
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-0x-xx Joypad (FR), "Septembre 1992" "Preview: Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
Preview
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-09-15 Computer & Video Games (UK), "October 1992" "Special Report: Sonic 2"
Preview
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-09-xx Mean Machines Sega (UK), "October 1992" "Preview: Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
Two-page article including various screenshots and a description of the two-player mode. An enhanced Mega-CD version of the game is mentioned, called "Super Sonic", which was eventually abandoned in favour of Sonic the Hedgehog CD.
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-10-10 Player One (FR), "Octobre 1992" "Stop Info: Sonic 2 Bientot sur vos Ecrans"
Two-page preview of Sonic the Hedgehog 2 in the October 1992 issue of Player One magazine. Most of the images seem to be prototype images.
xxxx-xx-xx Gamers (BR), "Ano 1 No. 5" "Preview: Sonic 2"
Preview
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1992-xx-xx Mega Force (FR), "Octobre 1992" "Preview: Sonic 2"
A two page preview of Sonic the Hedgehog 2 in the October 1992 issue of the French edition of Mega Force. The picture of the Emerald Hill Zone Robotnik fight comes from a prototype as he is dropping straight down rather than at an angle.
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1992-xx-xx Megazone (AU), "October/November 1992" "Coming Soon: Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
Preview
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1992-09-10 Sega Force (UK), "October 1992" "Bigger, Better, Faster!"
Preview
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1992-09-10 Sega Pro (UK), "October 1992"
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-09-17 Mega (UK), "October 1992" "Previews: Sonic 2"
Mega publishes the three initial mock-up screenshots and mentions the game having 35 levels (fifteen more than the final game). It is also mentions that time travel will be part of the game, which is achieved when when Sonic reaches top speed. A Mega-CD port is also mentioned which will have enhanced sound and cartoon quality slideshows.
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-09-20 MegaTech (UK), "October 1992" Preview article.
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-xx-xx Hobby Consolas (ES), "Octubre 1992" "iSuperview: Sonic la vielto!"
Preview
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-xx-xx Electronic Gaming Monthly (US), "October 1992" "Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
Preview
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-xx-xx GameFan (US), "Volume 1, Issue 1: October 1992"
Logo-pdf.svg 199x-xx-xx Sega Zone (AU), "No. 7" "Sonic 2"
Preview
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-10-01 Sega Power (UK), "November 1992" "Power Previews: Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
A two page preview of Sonic the Hedgehog 2 in the November 1992 issue of Sega Power. This issue has a number of prototype images of the game.
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-10-15 Computer & Video Games (UK), "November 1992" "World Exclusive Review: Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
Two page review. The special stage is described as graphically impressive and the review is positive overall, though one writer suggests the game may be too easy.

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94%
94
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Logo-pdf.svg 1992-10-xx Mean Machines Sega (UK), "November 1992" "Review: Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
Four-page review giving the game 89 for "Presentation", 97 for "Graphics", 89 for "Sound", 94 for "Playability", 97 for "Lastability", and 96 for the Overall score.

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Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL 96% Mega Game
96
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1992-10-28 Sega Zone (UK), "November 1992" "Mega Drive Review: Sonic 2"
The magazine's first-ever review, spanning four pages. The game scored a 92% and is given the "Mega Zone" award.
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PAL 92% Mega Zone
92
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Logo-pdf.svg 1992-1x-xx Joypad (FR), "Novembre 1992"

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95% Superstar
95
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1992-11-10 Player One (FR), "Novembre 1992" "Mega D.: Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
Four-page review of the game.
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97%
97
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1992-11-xx Supergame (BR), "Novembro 1992" "Bomba!: Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
A five-page preview of Sonic the Hedgehog 2 in the November 1992 issue of Supergame magazine. Several images for prototype levels are shown, including Hidden Palace Zone, Wood Zone, and the name Dust Hill Zone is used for Mystic Cave Zone.
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-10-28 Video Games (DE), "11/92" "News: Sonic 2: Die Rückkehr des Igels"
News
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1992-xx-xx Sega Pro (DE), "November 1992" "Pro News: Supersonic"
From the German edition of Sega Pro.
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-11-05 Sega Power (UK), "December 1992"

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PAL 89%
89
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1992-10-15 Mega (UK), "November 1992" "Game Review: Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
A six page review in the November 1992 issue of Mega. The article mentions the game having 18 zones with 2 acts each, which is not true in the final game. The game scores a 10 for graphics, 9 for sound, 9 for gameplay, 7 for game size, 10 for addiction, and 94 percent for the overall score.
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94%
94
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Logo-pdf.svg 1992-11-09 Mega Force (FR), "Novembre 1992" "Zapping: Mega Drive - Sonic 2"
Review

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Son: Super Graphisme: Genial Animation: Genial Maniabilite: Genial
95
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Logo-pdf.svg 1992-12-16 Ação Games (BR), "Dezembro 1992" "As Mil Faces Das Fases"
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1992-xx-xx Sega Visions (US), "November/December 1992" "Sega Game Feature: Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
Preview
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1992-xx-xx GamePro (US), "November 1992" "Genesis Preview: Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
Preview
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1992-xx-xx Consoles + (FR), "Octobre 1992"
Review
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92% Mega Hit
92
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Logo-pdf.svg 1992-xx-xx Hobby Consolas (ES), "Noviembre 1992" "Lo Más Nuevo: Sonic 2"
Review
Review
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96%
96
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Logo-pdf.svg 1992-xx-xx Electronic Gaming Monthly (US), "November 1992" "International News: The Joy of Specs..."
News
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1992-xx-xx Sega Force (US), "1992" "Sonic the Hedgehog Returns"
Preview
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-xx-xx Sega Force (US), "1992" "Genesis Giants: Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
Another brief summary of the game from EGM.
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-xx-xx Electronic Gaming Monthly (US), "November 1992" "Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
Preview
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1992-11-05 Sega Force (UK), "December 1992" "Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
Review
Review
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97% Sega Force Smash
97
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Logo-pdf.svg 1992-11-10 Electronic Games (1992-1995) (US), "December 1992" "Video Game Gallery: Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
Review
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NTSC-U 91%
91
[Info]
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1992-11-13 Aktueller Software Markt (DE), "Dezember 1992" "Spel des Monats: Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
Review

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11/12   10/12   11/12   11/12   11/12 ASM Hit
90
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Logo-pdf.svg 1992-11-19 Gamers (DE), "Dezember/Januar 1993"
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1-
87
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Logo-pdf.svg 1992-11-19 Mega (UK), "December 1992" "Rip 'n' Tip: Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
Tips
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-11-23 Video Games (DE), "12/92" "Test: Sonic 2"
Review

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83% Classic
83
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Logo-pdf.svg 1992-11-27 Sega Pro (DE), "Dezember 1992" "Pro Review: Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
From the German edition of Sega Pro.
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92% Yo!
92
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Logo-pdf.svg 1992-xx-xx Electronic Gaming Monthly (US), "December 1992" "Review Crew: Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
Review

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NTSC-U 8/10   10/10   8/10   9/10 Gold
88
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Logo-pdf.svg 1992-xx-xx Electronic Gaming Monthly (US), "December 1992" "Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
Preview
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1992-xx-xx GameFan (US), "Volume 1, Issue 2: December 1992"

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98%   99%
99
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1992-xx-xx GameFan (US), "Volume 1, Issue 2: December 1992" "Sega Review: Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-1x-xx Joystick (FR), "Décembre 1992"

Review
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PAL 96%
96
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Logo-pdf.svg 1992-1x-xx Micromanía (segunda época) (ES), "Diciembre 1992"

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82
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Logo-pdf.svg 1992-xx-xx Pixel (GR), "Dekémvrios 1992"
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-xx-xx Megazone (AU), "December/January 1992/1993"
Review
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96%
96
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Logo-pdf.svg 1992-12-10 Sega Pro (UK), "Christmas 1992"

Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL 94% Yo!
94
[Info]
1992-12-17 Morgunblaðið (IS), ""
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-12-23 Mega Force (FR), "Hors Série: Le Guide Sega"
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-12-28 Mean Machines Sega (UK), "January 1993" "Sonic for Pope"
Small article describing the game's successful launch day ("Sonic 2sday"), with Sega selling out of 750,000 copies in the UK.
xxxx-xx-xx Gamers (BR), "Ano 2 No. 6" "Mega Drive Test: Sonic 2"
Review
Logo-pdf.svg 1992-12-03 GamesMaster (UK), "January 1993" "Sonic 2"
UK gaming magazine GamesMaster made an interesting impression in its first issue, giving Sonic 2 a 65% for being too similar to its predecessor and, as is highlighted many times across the article, for being too easy (although they loved the two-player mode).
Review
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65%
65
[Info]
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1992-12-09 Play Time (DE), "1/93" "Super Sonic: Sonic 2"
Review

Review
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91% Play Time Star
91
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1993-0x-xx Bad Influence! (UK), "xxxx 1993"
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PAL RatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Full.svgRatingStar Full.svg
100
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1993-01-14 Sega Force (SE), "1/93" "Mega Drive: Sonic 2"
From the Swedish Sega Force.

Review
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100%
100
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 199x-xx-xx GamePro (US), "January 1993" "Genesis ProReview: Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
Review

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NTSC-U
Graphics: 5 Sound: 4.5 Gameplay: 5 FunFactor: 5
98
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 199x-xx-xx Game Informer (US), "January/February 1993" "Sega Sizzles With Their Super Sequel Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
Review
8.75, 9.25, 9.25
Review
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NTSC-U 9.08/10
91
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Logo-pdf.svg 1993-01-15 Computer & Video Games (UK), "February 1993" "Cheat Mode: Sonic 2"
Small section listing Action Replay codes for infinite lives, keeping 99 rings and debug mode.
Logo-pdf.svg 1993-0x-xx User (GR), "Fevrouários 1993"
Review
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PAL 97% User Hit
97
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Logo-pdf.svg 1993-01-28 Mean Machines Sega (UK), "February 1993" "Tips: Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
Half-page article detailing exploits for collecting Chaos Emeralds and extra lives, followed by Action Replay codes on the next page.
Logo-pdf.svg 1993-01-xx Sega Pro (DE), "Februar 1993" "Sonic 2: 16 Seiten zum Heraustrennen und Sammeln"
From the German edition of Sega Pro.
Logo-pdf.svg 1993-xx-xx Pixel (GR), "Fevrouários 1993"
Logo-pdf.svg 199x-xx-xx Sega Visions (US), "February/March 1993" "Sonic the Hedgehog: Sega's Official Player's Guide"
A preview of Sonic the Hedgehog 1 & 2: Sega's Official Player's Guide in Sega Visions, covering Oil Ocean Zone.
Logo-pdf.svg 1993-02-28 Mean Machines Sega (UK), "March 1993" "Tips: Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
Short article explaining the level select code.
Logo-pdf.svg 1993-02-15 Computer & Video Games (UK), "March 1993" "Cheat Mode: Sonic 2"
Short paragraph describing the level select code.
Logo-pdf.svg 1993-xx-xx GamePro (US), "March 1993" "Bonus Section: Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Part 1"
First half of a guide to Sonic 2 in the US magazine, GamePro.
Logo-pdf.svg 1993-xx-xx Electronic Gaming Monthly (US), "March 1993" "Interface: Blast Away..."
Letters
Logo-pdf.svg 1993-xx-xx Electronic Gaming Monthly (US), "March 1993" "Tricks of the Trade: Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
Tips
Logo-pdf.svg 1993-xx-xx Electronic Gaming Monthly (US), "March 1993" "Game Over: Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
Tips
Logo-pdf.svg 1993-03-26 Mean Machines Sega (UK), "April 1993" "Tips: Sonic the Hedgehog"
Paragraph describing an exploit for infinite lives in two-player mode.
Logo-pdf.svg 1993-03-24 Video Games (DE), "4/93" "Warpzone: Super Sonic Attack"
Tips
Logo-pdf.svg 1993-xx-xx GamePro (US), "April 1993" "Bonus Section: Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Part 2"
Second half of a guide to Sonic 2 in the US magazine, GamePro.
Logo-pdf.svg 1993-xx-xx Megazone (AU), "April/May 1993" "News Zone: Sonic - More Popular than Sex!"
A clip describing on how pre-orders of Sonic the Hedgehog 2 were greater than the pre-orders for Madonnas book, named "Sex". It also beat out the "Terminator 2" video and the CD "Simply Red" in terms of pre-orders.
Logo-pdf.svg 199x-xx-xx VideoGames & Computer Entertainment (US), "April 1993" "Could it be...?"
VG&CE points out the existence of Genocide City Zone in a prototype build of Sonic 2.
Logo-pdf.svg 199x-xx-xx VideoGames & Computer Entertainment (US), "April 1993" "Easter Egg Hunt: Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
Tips
Logo-pdf.svg 1993-xx-xx GamePro (US), "May 1993" "S.W.A.T.Pro: Sonic The Hedgehog 2 (Genesis)"
Tips
Logo-pdf.svg 1993-xx-xx Electronic Gaming Monthly (US), "May 1993" "Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
A clip showing how to perform the 14 continues cheat code.
Logo-pdf.svg 1993-05-20 Mega (UK), "June 1993" "Interview - Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
A two page feature for Sonic the Hedgehog 2 in a June 1993 Mega issue. This issue features a faux interview with Sonic and related characters such as Flicky. It also describes Sonics origin story and life according to a popular Sonic comic book being published at that time.
Logo-pdf.svg 1993-05-25 Mean Machines Sega (UK), "July 1993" "Tips: Sonic the Hedgehog"
Article describing the sound test codes for level select and debug mode cheats. For some reason, most of the screenshots are from the Master System version of the game.
Logo-pdf.svg 1993-xx-xx GamePro (US), "June 1993" "The Mail: Sonic Mystery"
A letter from Matt Lane in Randleman, North Carolina asks GamePro about the scrapped levels, Hidden Palace Zone and Dust Hill Zone previewed in the months prior. The response mentions Hidden Palace by name (being also attached to a screenshot), and describes Dust Hill.
Logo-pdf.svg 1993-07-15 HiScore (DK), "15 Juli - 15 September"
Review
Version Rating Awards Calculated score
PAL 82%
82
[Info]
Logo-pdf.svg 1993-xx-xx 576 KByte (HU), "Július-Augusztus 1993"
Logo-pdf.svg 1993-09-15 Computer & Video Games (UK), "October 1993" "Cheat Mode: Sonic 2"
Short article explaining the code for level select and 14 continues.
Logo-pdf.svg 1993-09-28 Mean Machines Sega (UK), "November 1993" "Tips: Sonic II"
Short article explaining an infinite lives exploit in two-player mode.
Logo-pdf.svg 1993-xx-xx GamePro (US), "November 1993" "Hot SWAT '93: Sonic The Hedgehog 2"
Tips
Logo-pdf.svg 1993-xx-xx 576 KByte (HU), "November 1993"
Logo-pdf.svg 1993-05-14 ABC (CZ), "Ročník 37, 17"
Wiz 20 IL Sonic 2.jpg 1992-xx-xx Wiz (IL), "11/92"
Guru 1993-11 HU Chuck Rock 2 Sonic 2.png 1993-xx-xx Guru (HU), "1993-11"
Guru 1994-01 HU James Pond 2.png 1994-xx-xx Guru (HU), "1994-01" Tips
Guru 1994-02 HU Retrospection.png 1994-xx-xx Guru (HU), "1994-02"
1994-04-28 Video-Ace Dendy (RU), "" Tips
Logo-pdf.svg 1994-xx-xx Joker (SI), "Maj 1994" Tips
Logo-pdf.svg 1994-xx-xx Top Secret (PL), "Październik 1994" Tips
1994-11-28 Video-Ace Dendy (RU), "" Tips
VAD 17 RU Sonic 2.jpg 1995-03-28 Video-Ace Dendy (RU), ""
Logo-pdf.svg 1995-xx-xx 576 KByte (HU), "Március 1995" Tips
1995-xx-xx Tricks (RU), "2/95" Tips
1995-xx-xx Tricks (RU), "2/95" Tips with Pro action replay
Logo-pdf.svg 1995-02-28 Mean Machines Sega (UK), "April 1995" "The Complete Sonic Tips Guide"
Article explaining the level select code, and tricks for getting Chaos Emeralds and extra lives. Part of a retrospective of codes on Mega Drive Sonic games.
1995-04-03 Sega Mega Drive Review (RU), "1"
Review
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44/50

  • 9/10
  • 9/10
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  • 10/10
  • 8/10
  • total-44/50
88
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Logo-pdf.svg 1995-xx-xx Top Secret (PL), "Czerwiec 1995" Tips
Logo-pdf.svg 1995-10-01 Velikiy Drakon (RU), "" Tips
Logo-pdf.svg 1995-11-27 Velikiy Drakon (RU), "" Tips
1995-xx-xx Yunyy tehnik (RU), "12-1995"
Logo-pdf.svg 1996-01-10 Velikiy Drakon (RU), "" Tips
Logo-pdf.svg 1996-xx-xx Top Secret (PL), "Marzec 1996" Tips
Logo-pdf.svg 1996-07-01 Velikiy Drakon (RU), "" Tips
1996-07-24 Sonic the Comic (UK), "2 August 1996" "Review Zone"
£19.99 price drop review.
Review
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PAL 91%
91
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Logo-pdf.svg 1996-08-15 Velikiy Drakon (RU), "" Tips
Cover article
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1996-12-01 Velikiy Drakon (RU), ""
Cover article
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1996-12-01 Velikiy Drakon (RU), ""
Logo-pdf.svg 1997-02-05 Velikiy Drakon (RU), "" Tips
Logo-pdf.svg 1997-03-15 Velikiy Drakon (RU), "" Tips
Logo-pdf.svg 2000-09-01 Velikiy Drakon (RU), "" Tips
Logo-pdf.svg 2001-10-25 Computer & Video Games (UK), "November 2001" "100 Best Games Ever: Sonic the Hedgehog 2"
Short paragraph placing the game as the 55th best ever.
Logo-pdf.svg 2001-12-15 Velikiy Drakon (RU), "" Tips
2002-xx-xx 576 Konzol (HU), "Április 2002"
Logo-pdf.svg 2003-07-11 Velikiy Drakon (RU), "" Tips