Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (8-bit)

1992 8-bit video game

Sonic the Hedgehog 2[a] is a platform game developed by Aspect and published by Sega for the Master System and Game Gear. The Master System version was released in Europe on October 1992. The Game Gear version was released in Europe in October 1992, and in North America and Japan in November 1992. It's a sequel to Sonic the Hedgehog for Master System and Game Gear.

Sonic the Hedgehog 2
Developer(s)Aspect
Publisher(s)Sega
Composer(s)
  • Naofumi Hataya
  • Masafumi Ogata
SeriesSonic the Hedgehog
Platform(s)Master System, Game Gear
ReleaseMaster System
  • PAL: October 16, 1992
Game Gear
  • EU: October 29, 1992
  • NA: November 17, 1992
  • JP: November 21, 1992
  • AU: November 30, 1992
Genre(s)Platform game
Mode(s)Single player

The Master System version of the game was not released outside Europe and Brazil. The Master System version was released for the Wii's Virtual Console in 2008.[1]

ReceptionEdit

Reception
Review scores
PublicationScore
Master SystemSGG
GameProN/A      [2]
IGN8/10 (Wii)[3]N/A
Mean Machines95% [4]N/A
Mega Zone93% [5]N/A
Sega Force92% [6]93% [6]
Sega Force Mega92% [8]93% [7]
Sega Master Force92% [9]N/A
Award
PublicationAward
Electronic Gaming MonthlyBest Game of the Year
(Portable Game Systems)[10]

NotesEdit

  1. Japanese: ソニック・ザ・ヘッジホッグ2 (ツー) Hepburn: Sonikku za Hejjihoggu Tsū?

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Two WiiWare Games and One Virtual Console Game Added to Wii Shop Channel". Nintendo of America. 2008-12-08. Retrieved 2008-12-10.
  2. "Game Gear Pro Review: Sonic the Hedgehog 2". GamePro. No. 44. March 1993. p. 164.
  3. Thomas, Lucas M. (December 9, 2008). "Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (Master System Version) Review: The name's the same, but it's a totally different game". IGN. Retrieved 9 February 2012.
  4. "Master System Review: Sonic the Hedgehog 2". Mean Machines. No. 2. November 1992. p. 66. Retrieved 3 February 2012.
  5. "Sonic the Hedgehog 2". Mega Zone (25): 31–3. January 1993. Retrieved 3 February 2012.
  6. 6.0 6.1 "Reviewed: Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (Master System & Game Gear)". Sega Force (12): 30–33. December 1992. Retrieved 3 February 2012.
  7. "Game Gear Guide". Sega Force Mega. 2 (7): 78. January 1994.
  8. "Master Market". Sega Force Mega. 2 (7): 79–80 [80]. January 1994.
  9. "Sega Master Force Issue 2". Sega Master Force (2): 13. September 1993. Retrieved November 19, 2015.
  10. "Electronic Gaming Monthly's Buyer's Guide". 1993. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)