Sonic R

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  • Saturn
  • Windows PC

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Sonic R
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System(s): Sega Saturn, Windows PC
Publisher: Sega
Windows PC
Sega PC
Developer:
Sound driver: SCSP/CD-DA (20 tracks)
Peripherals supported: 3D Control Pad
Genre: Action Racing[1], Racing[2]

















Number of players:
Sega Saturn
1-2,
Windows PC
1-4
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Saturn
JP
¥5,8005,800 GS-9170
Sega Rating: All Ages
Sega Saturn
US
$49.9949.99[5] 81800
ESRB: Kids to Adults
Sega Saturn
EU
MK81800-50
ELSPA: 3+ OK
Sega Saturn
DE
MK81800-50
USK: 0
Sega Saturn
ES
MK81800-50
ELSPA: 3+ OK
Sega Saturn
PT
STJSE0741
Sega Saturn
UK
£44.9944.99[6] MK81800-50
ELSPA: 3+ OK
Sega Saturn
PL
209zł209
Sega Saturn
AU
FSON35SSC
OFLC: G
Sega Saturn
BR
191306
Tectoy: Todas as Idades
Windows PC
JP
¥7,800 (8,190)7,800 (8,190)[9] HCJ-0144
Sega Rating: All Ages
Windows PC
JP
(Ultra 2000)
Windows PC
US
85076
ESRB: Everyone
Windows PC
US
(Expert Software)
ESRB: Everyone
Windows PC
EU
MK-85076-50
ELSPA: 3+ OK
Windows PC
EU
(ES/IT Xplosiv)
Windows PC
DE
MK-85076-50
USK: 0
Windows PC
DE
(Hammer Preis)
Windows PC
DE
(Xplosiv)
USK: 0
Windows PC
DE
(Green Pepper)
DM 6.996.99[10]
USK: 6
Windows PC
ES
aDeSe: Todos los Publicos
Windows PC
ES
(Xplosiv)
aDeSe: Todos los Publicos
Windows PC
FR
(Xplosiv)
EI-1530
SELL: Tous Publics
Windows PC
PT
(Top Games)
Windows PC
PT
(Power Games)
Windows PC
UK
(Xplosiv)
XP-1263
3553260
ELSPA: 3+ OK
Windows PC
UK
(Xplosiv)
EI-1263
ELSPA: 3+ OK
Windows PC
UK
(Grabit)
GDL 094
ELSPA: 3+ OK
Windows PC
SE
(PC Best Buy)
ELSPA: 3+ OK
Windows PC
HU
ELSPA: 3+ OK
Windows PC
PL
ELSPA: 3+ OK
Windows PC
AU
(Valusoft)
THQ70475
OFLC: G
Windows PC
BR
Windows PC
SG
(Replaygem)
Windows PC
TW

Production credits

Saturn version

  • Program Design & Implementation: Jon Burton (Travellers Tales)
  • Head Artist: James Cunliffe (Travellers Tales)
  • Lead Artist: Dave Burton (Travellers Tales)
  • Game Design Director: Takashi Iizuka (Sega Enterprises Ltd.)
  • Map Design Director: Hirokazu Yasuhara (Sega of America Inc.)
  • Additional Artwork: Kazuyuki Hoshino (Sega Enterprises Ltd.)
  • Additional Artwork & Visual Advisor: Shigeru Okada (Sega Europe Limited)
  • Character Designer: Yuji Uekawa (Sega Enterprises Ltd.)
  • Music & Sound Producer: Richard Jacques (Sega Europe Limited)
  • General Producer: Yuji Naka (Sega Enterprises Ltd.)
Travellers Tales
  • Programmed by: Jon Burton
  • Polygon Model Design and Implementation: Neil Allen, Dave Burton, James Cunliffe
  • Texture Map Design and Application: Neil Allen, James Cunliffe
  • Character Animations: Dave Burton
  • Model and Animation Data Conversion: Andy Holdroyd
  • Terrain System Programming: John Hodskinson
  • Special Effects Programming: Jon Burton
  • Artificial Intelligence: Stephen Harding, Gary Vine
  • Texture Application Software: Andy Holdroyd
  • Additional Programming: Stephen Harding, Gary Vine, John Hodskinson, Andy Holdroyd
  • Development Director: Jon Burton
  • Special Thanks: Helen Burton and Helen Gavin
Sega Enterprises Ltd.
Sega Europe Limited
Sega of America Inc.
Source:
In-game credits


PC version

Traveller's Tales
  • Program design and implementation: Jon Burton
  • Head artist: James Cunliffe
  • Lead artist: Dave Burton
Sega
Traveller's Tales
  • Polygon model design and implementation: Neil Allen, Dave Burton, James Cunliffe
  • Texture map design and application: Neil Allen, James Cunliffe
  • Character animations: Dave Burton
  • Artwork: Bev Bush, Carleen Smith
  • Additional artwork: Leon Warren, Sean Maden, Jon Rashid, Will Thompson
  • Model and animation data conversion: Andy Holdroyd
  • Terrain system programming: John Hodskinson
  • Artificial intelligence: Stephen Harding, Gary Vine
  • Texture application software: Andy Holdroyd
  • 3D Engine and Porting: Steve Monks
  • Additional programming: Andy Holdroyd, John Hodskinson, Stephen Harding, Gary Vine, Neil Harding
Sega
Sega Enterprises Ltd.
Source:
In-game credits


Magazine articles

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
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Based on
0 review
Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
Computer & Video Games (UK)
75
[6]
Edge (UK)
80
[11]
Electronic Gaming Monthly (US) NTSC-U
78
[12]
Gambler (PL)
84
[13]
GamePro (US) NTSC-U
55
[14]
Gry Komputerowe (PL)
82
[15]
Mega Force (FR) PAL
92
[16]
Mega Fun (DE) PAL
55
[17]
Neo (PL) PAL
80
[18]
Next Generation (US) NTSC-U
50
[19]
Player One (FR)
89
[20]
Saturn Power (UK) PAL
96
[21]
SuperGamePower (BR)
100
[22]
Sega Saturn Magazine (UK) PAL
93
[23]
Sega Saturn Magazine (JP) NTSC-J
63
[24]
Sega Saturn Magazine (JP) NTSC-J
80
[25]
Strana Igr (RU)
80
[26]
Sega Saturn
78
Based on
17 reviews

Sonic R

Main article: Sonic R/Magazine articles.

References

  1. File:Sonicr sat jp back cover.jpg
  2. 2.0 2.1 https://sega.jp/history/hard/segasaturn/software.html (Wayback Machine: 2020-03-30 22:53)
  3. Press release: 1997-11-17: The World's Fastest Hedgehog Races To The 3D Winner's Circle With "Sonic R"
  4. https://groups.google.com/g/rec.games.video.sega/c/AdRLCHw-et4/m/RpA8JPlBJ3cJ
  5. Press release: 1997-06-19: SONIC’S BACK!
  6. 6.0 6.1 Computer & Video Games, "December 1997" (UK; 1997-11-12), page 72
  7. http://centromail.es:80/nuevo/consolas/sat.asp (Wayback Machine: 1998-01-20 17:10)
  8. http://sega.jp/search/result.php?page=9&pf=11 (Wayback Machine: 2017-03-04 04:39)
  9. http://sega.jp/pc/sonicr/ (Wayback Machine: 2013-10-30 11:00)
  10. File:SonicR PC DE Box GreenPepper.jpg
  11. Edge, "Christmas 1997" (UK; 1997-11-27), page 100
  12. Electronic Gaming Monthly, "February 1998" (US; 1998-0x-xx), page 112
  13. Gambler, "4/1998" (PL; 1998-xx-xx), page 1
  14. GamePro, "February 1998" (US; 199x-xx-xx), page 100
  15. Gry Komputerowe, "2/1998" (PL; 1998-xx-xx), page 1
  16. Mega Force, "Novembre/Décembre 1997" (FR; 1997-1x-xx), page 62
  17. Mega Fun, "12/97" (DE; 1997-11-05), page 112
  18. Neo, "Luty 1998" (PL; 1998-xx-xx), page 31
  19. Next Generation, "February 1998" (US; 1998-01-20), page 117
  20. Player One, "Décembre 1997" (FR; 1997-xx-xx), page 100
  21. Saturn Power, "January 1998" (UK; 1997-12-03), page 68
  22. SuperGamePower, "Janeiro 1998" (BR; 199x-xx-xx), page 24
  23. Sega Saturn Magazine, "December 1997" (UK; 1997-11-12), page 50
  24. Sega Saturn Magazine, "1997-43 (1997-12-12)" (JP; 1997-11-28), page 213
  25. Sega Saturn Magazine, "Readers rating final data" (JP; 2000-03), page 13
  26. Strana Igr, "Yanvar 1998" (RU; 1998-xx-xx), page 132