Sonic the Hedgehog (8-bit)

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Sonic the Hedgehog
System(s): Sega Master System, Sega Game Gear, Palm OS, Virtual Console
Publisher: Sega
Developer:
Genre: Action[3][4][5]

















Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Master System
US
$29.9529.95[7] 7076
Sega Master System
EU
7076
Sega Master System
PT
MSJ7076
Sega Master System
UK
£29.9929.99[10][11] 7076
Sega Master System
AU
Sega Master System
BR
Sega Master System
KR
GB-2012
Sega Game Gear
JP
¥3,8003,800 G-3307
Sega Game Gear
JP
(Meisaku)
G-3334
Sega Game Gear
US
$39.9539.95[13] 2408
Sega Game Gear
EU
2408
Sega Game Gear
PT
Sega Game Gear
UK
£29.9929.99[16][17] 2408
Sega Game Gear
CZ
Sega Game Gear
BR
013550
Palm OS
US
$19.95 ?



Wii Virtual Console
JP
500pts500[21]
CERO: A
Wii Virtual Console
US
500pts500[22]
ESRB: Everyone
Wii Virtual Console
EU
500pts500[23]
PEGI: 3+
Wii Virtual Console
AU
600pts600[24]
OFLC: General (G)
Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console
JP
¥286 (300)286 (300)[25]
CERO: A
Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console
US
$4.994.99[26]
ESRB: Everyone
Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console
EU
€4.994.99[28]
PEGI: 3+
Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console
DE
€4.994.99[28]
USK: 6
Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console
UK
£4.494.49[28]
PEGI: 3+
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Production credits

Master System version

  • Sonic the Hedgehog Original Character Design: ©Sega
Programming
Art
Sound
Special Thanks
Source:
In-game credits[31]

Game Gear version

Programming
Art
Sound
Special Thanks
Source:
In-game credits[32]

Magazine articles

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
{{{{{icon}}}|L}} Division by zero.
Based on
0 review
Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
(BR) NTSC-U
100
[33]
(DE)
90
[34]
(UK) PAL
90
[10]
(UK)
90
[35]
(IT)
95
[36]
(US) NTSC-U
88
[37]
(DE) PAL
87
[38]
(UK)
100
[39]
(UK) PAL
90
[40]
(RO)
82
[41]
(FR)
97
[42]
(FR) PAL
95
[43]
(ES)
80
[44]
(ES) PAL
77
[45]
(UK) PAL
90
[46]
(UK)
90
[47]
(DE) PAL
87
[48]
(UK)
96
[11]
(UK)
100
[49]
(UK)
96
[50]
(UK)
95
[51]
(UK)
92
[52]
(DE)
81
[53]
Sega Master System
91
Based on
23 reviews

Sonic the Hedgehog (8-bit)

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
{{{{{icon}}}|L}} Division by zero.
Based on
0 review
Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
(UK) PAL
75
[16]
(UK)
75
[54]
(JP) NTSC-J
73
[55]
(UK) PAL
93
[56]
(US) NTSC-U
88
[57]
(JP) NTSC-J
58
[58]
(UK)
90
[59]
(IT)
95
[60]
(US) NTSC-U
96
[61]
(UK) PAL
94
[62]
(JP) NTSC-J
60
[63]
(ES) PAL
94
[64]
(FR) PAL
95
[65]
(ES)
85
[66]
(UK) PAL
91
[67]
(AU)
90
[68]
(DE)
81
[69]
(UK) PAL
94
[17]
(UK)
96
[70]
(UK)
96
[71]
(UK)
89
[72]
(JP) NTSC-J
71
[73]
(GR) PAL
95
[74]
(US) NTSC-U
90
[13]
Sega Game Gear
86
Based on
24 reviews

Sonic the Hedgehog (8-bit)

Main article: Sonic the Hedgehog (8-bit)/Magazine articles.

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Master System
CRC32 b519e833
MD5 dc13a61eafe75c13c15b5ece419ac57b
SHA-1 6b9677e4a9abb37765d6db4658f4324251807e07
256kB Cartridge (US/EU/BR)
Sega Game Gear
CRC32 3e31cb8c
MD5 8a95b36139206a5ba13a38bb626aee25
SHA-1 8923295c96b2e05da0a83a827fd709b033fc7332
256kB Cartridge (US/JP) Revision 00
Sega Game Gear
CRC32 d163356e
MD5 b1de7027824c434ce8de59782705f5c9
SHA-1 7dbbbca2229e74fcb8f90ec794aa6e5cb168e489
256kB Cartridge (EU/JP/BR) Revision 01
Sega Game Gear
CRC32 c2572208
MD5 37a20d660517de6a07b4981c253439ef
SHA-1 da410b0f00cd0b3a70c3e18c83d0d71609d8ea43
256kB 3DS Virtual Console (World) Revision 01 VirtualConsole Sonic1 3DS USEU Icon.png
Sega Game Gear
CRC32 816c0a1e
MD5 05d0e3897cb2b6e08c2952730d2c80c1
SHA-1 7ff6810e4ac03e04584243995c3fd54b77896c23
256kB EPROM cartridge[75] Page

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