Sonic the Hedgehog CD/Reception

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Critical reception

Mega-CD version

Ratings

Publication awards
Unknown code! (alaabalc)
Mega Hit
Gold
Gold Game
Get It!
Yo!
Classic
Score Publication Date Region Version
91 Alaab Alcomputtar 1995 SASaudi Arabia SA [1] [details]
73 Beep! MegaDrive 1993-09-08 JPJapan JP NTSC-J [2] [details]
94 Consoles + 1993-0x-xx FRFrance FR [3] [details]
85 Computer & Video Games 1993-10-15 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [4] [details]
89 Computer + Video Giochi 1993-xx-xx ITItaly IT NTSC-J [5] [details]
92 Electronic Games (1992-1995) 1993-11-23 USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [6] [details]
85 Electronic Gaming Monthly 1993-xx-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [7] [details]
100 GamePro 199x-xx-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [8] [details]
83 GamesMaster 1993-10-21 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [9] [details]
78 GamesMaster 1993-10-07 UKUnited Kingdom UK [10] [details]
89 Hyper 199x-xx-xx AUAustralia AU [11] [details]
90 Joypad 1994-xx-xx HUHungary HU [12] [details]
78 MAN!AC 1993-11-10 DEGermany DE [13] [details]
92 Mega Action 1993-11-04 UKUnited Kingdom UK NTSC-J [14] [details]
91 Mega Force 1993-11-10 FRFrance FR PAL [15] [details]
86 Mega Fun 1993-11-24 DEGermany DE PAL [16] [details]
83 MegaTech 1993-10-20 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [17] [details]
92 Micromanía (segunda época) 199x-xx-xx ESSpain ES PAL [18] [details]
83 Mean Machines Sega 1993-09-28 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [19] [details]
91 Megazone 1993-12-29 AUAustralia AU PAL [20] [details]
89 Sega Magazin 1993-11-03 DEGermany DE PAL [21] [details]
87 Sega Magazine 1993-12-10 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [22] [details]
100 Sega News 1996-1x-xx CZCzechia CZ [23] [details]
88 Sega Power 1993-10-07 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [24] [details]
90 Sega Pro 1993-10-14 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [25] [details]
91 Sega Zone 1993-10-28 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [26] [details]
85 Sega Force Mega 1993-11-16 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [27] [details]
82 Sega Saturn Magazine 1995-08-08 JPJapan JP NTSC-J [28] [details]
90 Sonic the Comic 1993-12-11 UKUnited Kingdom UK PAL [29] [details]
92 Todo Sega 1993-xx-xx ESSpain ES PAL [30] [details]
81 Video Games 1993-12-19 DEGermany DE PAL [31] [details]
70 VideoGames 199x-xx-xx USUnited States of America US NTSC-U [32] [details]

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Region Version № reviews Average Lowest Highest Range Views
World All 32 87 70 100 30 Very positive
World NTSC-J 4 84 73 92 20 Very positive
World NTSC-U 4 87 70 100 30 Very positive
World PAL 17 87 81 92 11 Very positive
Japan JP All 2 77 73 82 9 Positive
Japan JP NTSC-J 2 77 73 82 9 Positive
United States of America US All 4 87 70 100 30 Very positive
United States of America US NTSC-U 4 87 70 100 30 Very positive
United Kingdom UK All 12 86 78 92 14 Very positive
United Kingdom UK NTSC-J 1 92 92 92 0 Very positive
United Kingdom UK PAL 10 87 83 91 8 Very positive
France FR All 2 93 91 94 3 Very positive
France FR PAL 1 91 91 91 0 Very positive
Germany DE All 4 84 78 89 11 Very positive
Germany DE PAL 3 85 81 89 8 Very positive
Spain ES All 2 92 92 92 0 Very positive
Spain ES PAL 2 92 92 92 0 Very positive
Italy IT All 1 89 89 89 0 Very positive
Italy IT NTSC-J 1 89 89 89 0 Very positive
Australia AU All 2 90 89 91 2 Very positive
Australia AU PAL 1 91 91 91 0 Very positive
Czechia CZ All 1 100 100 100 0 Very positive
Hungary HU All 1 90 90 90 0 Very positive
Saudi Arabia SA All 1 91 91 91 0 Very positive

PC version

Ratings

Publication awards
Unknown code! (pcgp)
Score Publication Date Region Version
75 Gambler 1996-xx-xx PLPoland PL [33] [details]
73 [[|Hacker]] 1996-xx-xx HRCroatia HR [34] [details]
100 LeveL 1996-03-06 CZCzechia CZ [35] [details]
92 PC Game Parade 1996-1x-xx ITItaly IT [36] [details]
70 Score 1996-03-14 CZCzechia CZ [37] [details]

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Region Version № reviews Average Lowest Highest Range Views
World All 5 82 70 100 30 Very positive
Italy IT All 1 92 92 92 0 Very positive
Czechia CZ All 2 85 70 100 30 Very positive
Croatia HR All 1 73 73 73 0 Positive
Poland PL All 1 75 75 75 0 Positive

Sales

Mega-CD version





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PC version





Date Worldwide

Software charts

Mega-CD version

PC version

References

  1. Alaab Alcomputtar, "" (SA; 1995), page 20
  2. Beep! MegaDrive, "October 1993" (JP; 1993-09-08), page 25
  3. Consoles +, "Septembre 1993" (FR; 1993-0x-xx), page 88
  4. Computer & Video Games, "November 1993" (UK; 1993-10-15), page 87
  5. Computer + Video Giochi, "Novembre 1993" (IT; 1993-xx-xx), page 67
  6. Electronic Games (1992-1995), "December 1993" (US; 1993-11-23), page 140
  7. Electronic Gaming Monthly, "November 1993" (US; 1993-xx-xx), page 48
  8. GamePro, "January 1994" (US; 199x-xx-xx), page 68
  9. GamesMaster, "November 1993" (UK; 1993-10-21), page 74
  10. GamesMaster (UK) "Series 3, episode 5" (1993-10-07, 24:00) (+0:00)
  11. Hyper, "January 1994" (AU; 199x-xx-xx), page 31
  12. Joypad, "2/1994" (HU; 1994-xx-xx), page 14
  13. MAN!AC, "12/93" (DE; 1993-11-10), page 38
  14. Mega Action, "December 1993" (UK; 1993-11-04), page 52
  15. Mega Force, "Novembre 1993" (FR; 1993-11-10), page 108
  16. Mega Fun, "12/93" (DE; 1993-11-24), page 40
  17. MegaTech, "November 1993" (UK; 1993-10-20), page 46
  18. Micromanía (segunda época), "Enero 1994" (ES; 199x-xx-xx), page 60
  19. Mean Machines Sega, "November 1993" (UK; 1993-09-28), page 76
  20. Megazone, "January 1994" (AU; 1993-12-29), page 26
  21. Sega Magazin, "November/Dezember 1993" (DE; 1993-11-03), page 74
  22. Sega Magazine, "January 1994" (UK; 1993-12-10), page 119
  23. Sega News, "Listopad 1996" (CZ; 1996-1x-xx), page 31
  24. Sega Power, "November 1993" (UK; 1993-10-07), page 90
  25. Sega Pro, "November 1993" (UK; 1993-10-14), page 38
  26. Sega Zone, "November 1993" (UK; 1993-10-28), page 30
  27. Sega Force Mega, "December 1993" (UK; 1993-11-16), page 64
  28. Sega Saturn Magazine, "September 1995" (JP; 1995-08-08), page 85
  29. Sonic the Comic, "December 11th 1993" (UK; 1993-12-11), page 10
  30. Todo Sega, "Octubre 1993" (ES; 1993-xx-xx), page 26
  31. Video Games, "1/94" (DE; 1993-12-19), page 46
  32. VideoGames, "January 1994" (US; 199x-xx-xx), page 52
  33. Gambler, "5/1996" (PL; 1996-xx-xx), page 1
  34. Hacker, "05/1996" (HR; 1996-xx-xx), page 42
  35. LeveL, "Březen 1996" (CZ; 1996-03-06), page 1
  36. PC Game Parade, "Novembre 1996" (IT; 1996-1x-xx), page 70
  37. Score, "Březen 1996" (CZ; 1996-03-14), page 38