Sonic the Hedgehog 3

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Sonic the Hedgehog 3
System(s): Sega Mega Drive, Virtual Console, Xbox 360
Publisher: Sega
Developer:
Sound driver: SMPS Z80 (modified) (Sonic & Knuckles)
Genre: Action[1][2]

















Number of players: 1-2
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega Drive
JP
¥5,8005,800 G-5531
Sega Mega Drive
US
$69.9969.99[4] 1079
Videogame Rating Council: GA
Sega Mega Drive
US
(Mega Hit)
$19.9919.99[5] 1079
ESRB: Kids to Adults
Sega Mega Drive
EU
1079
Sega Mega Drive
PT
MDJ1079
Sega Mega Drive
UK
£49.9949.99[7][8] 1079
Sega Mega Drive
SE
(Rental)
Sega Mega Drive
GR
Sega Mega Drive
AU
$149.95149.95[10]
Sega Mega Drive
AU
(Platinum)
FSON07SMC
Sega Mega Drive
BR
046190
Sega Mega Drive
KR
GM93050JG
Sega Mega Drive
AS
1079
Xbox 360
JP
400MSP400
CERO: A
Xbox 360
JP
(Otameshiban)
FREEfree
CERO: A
Xbox 360
US
400MSP400[11]
ESRB: Everyone
Xbox 360
US
(Trial Game)
FREEfree
ESRB: Everyone
Xbox 360
EU
400MSP400[13]
PEGI: 3+
Xbox 360
EU
(Trial Game)
FREEfree
PEGI: 3+
Xbox 360
DE
400MSP400[14]
USK: 6
Xbox 360
DE
(Trial Game)
FREEfree
USK: 6
Xbox 360
UK
400MSP400[12]
PEGI: 3+
Xbox 360
UK
(Trial Game)
FREEfree
PEGI: 3+
Xbox 360
AU
400MSP400[15]
OFLC: G
Xbox 360
AU
(Trial Game)
FREEfree
OFLC: G
Xbox 360
KR
GRB: All
Xbox 360
KR
(Pyeong-gapan Game)
FREEfree
GRB: All
Wii Virtual Console
JP
600pts600[19]
CERO: A
Wii Virtual Console
US
800pts800[20]
ESRB: Everyone
Wii Virtual Console
EU
800pts800[21]
Wii Virtual Console
AU
800pts800[23]
OFLC: G
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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)
92
[24]
Beep! MegaDrive (JP) NTSC-J
80
[25]
Computer & Video Games (UK)
94
[26]
Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) NTSC-U
95
[27]
GamePro (US) NTSC-U
95
[4]
GamesMaster (UK)
90
[28]
Hyper (AU)
90
[29]
Joypad (FR) PAL
94
[30]
Micromanía (segunda época) (ES)
95
[31]
Mean Machines Sega (UK) PAL
94
[32]
Player One (FR)
98
[33]
Playjoy (YU)
86
[34]
Score (CZ)
80
[35]
Sega Magazine (UK)
95
[36]
Sega Zone (UK) PAL
93
[37]
Sonic Mag: B.D. & Jeux-Video! (FR) PAL
90
[38]
Video Games (DE)
83
[39]
Sega Mega Drive
91
Based on
17 reviews
Main article: Sonic the Hedgehog 3/Magazine articles.

References

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