Sonic the Hedgehog: The 8-Bit History

November 11, 2021 0 By retrogamingdev

Sonic the Hedgehog: The 8-Bit History
Sonic on Master System and Game Gear were great! (Chapter Markers and more below!)

When I finished the 16-Bit Sonic video, I knew I would have to come back and do the 8-Bit story right! If you missed the epic “Sonic is 30” watch it here!

0:00 Pre-emption
0:10 GTV ID: Pint-Sized Power!
0:18 Introduction: Equally Important
1:11 Act 1: Catching Up With Sonic Team
4:32 CM 1: Sonic is FREE on Game Gear! (U.S., 1991)
5:14 Act 2: Yuzo Koshiro Answers the Call
11:38 CM 2: Takahashi’s Game Gear Train Trip (Japan, 1992)
12:04 Act 3: Run, 8-Bit Hedgehog, Run!
16:19 CM 3: Sonic is Here (Brazil, 1991)
17:00 Act 4: The Legacy of 8-Bit Sonic

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Other great SEGA videos by GTV!

For The Record: Altered Beast
Phantasy Star 30th Anniversary
Sega SG-1000 Story
Sega Mega Drive Perfect Guides
Meet Mr. Sega!
Phantasy Star II 30th Anniversary
Mega Drive Mini Unboxing
Segata Sanshiro
Phantasy Star III 30th Anniversary
Sega Solar System
The American MegaDrive (aka) The Origin of Genesis

Some information and scans came from Sega Retro, truly the ultimate Sega site. As for the SMS photo, I don’t know who did it. If it was you, tell me so I can add it to the credits.
The Game Gear sales data came from Janessa Olsen
via YouTube