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1992

    February:
    • Title: Wakuwaku Sonic Patrol Car
      Region: Japan
      Platform: Sega System C-2 (arcade)
      Developer: Sega AM1
      Publisher: Sega Enterprises
      CERO Rating: n/a
      Retail: n/a



      Producer: ???
      Director: ???
      Notes: A children's ride-on machine in Sega's "Wakuwaku" line. Only released in Japan.

    August:
    • UFO Segasonic, a catcher machine on Sega's UFO board, is released in Japan. It's the same model as the UFO Catcher Mini, which was introduced in December, 1991. The unit features a unique payout function that rewards the player with a small consolation prize even if they miss their target (this feature can be disabled via dip switch). The machine was developed by Sega Mechatro.

    October 25:
    • Title: Sonic the Hedgehog 2
      Region: Europe, Latin America
      Platform: Sega Master System
      Developer: Aspect
      Publisher: Sega Europe, Tec Toy
      PEGI Rating: n/a
      Retail: ???



      Producer: ???
      Director: ???

    October 29:
    • Title: Sonic the Hedgehog 2
      Region: Europe
      Platform: Sega Game Gear
      Developer: Aspect
      Publisher: Sega Europe
      PEGI Rating: n/a
      Retail: ???



      Producer: ???
      Director: ???

    November:
    • Title: Sonic the Hedgehog 2
      Region: North America
      Platform: Sega Game Gear
      Developer: Aspect
      Publisher: Sega of America
      ESRB Rating: n/a
      Retail: ???



      Producer: ???
      Director: ???

    November 21:

    • Title: Sonic the Hedgehog 2
      Region: Japan
      Platform: Sega Mega Drive
      Developer: Sega Technical Institute
      Publisher: Sega Enterprises
      CERO Rating: n/a
      Retail: 6,800



      Producer: Shinobu Toyoda
      Director: Hirokazu Yasuhara
      Notes: Like Sonic 1, the music is composed by Masato Nakamura of Dreams Come True. The game's ending theme inspired the song "Sweet Sweet Sweet" in DCT's The Swinging Star album, released just a few days before the game on November 14.
    • Title: Sonic the Hedgehog 2
      Region: Japan
      Platform: Sega Game Gear
      Developer: Aspect
      Publisher: Sega Enterprises
      CERO Rating: n/a
      Retail: 3,800



      Producer: ???
      Director: ???

    November 24:
    • Title: Sonic the Hedgehog 2
      Region: USA
      Platform: Sega Genesis
      Developer: Sega Technical Institute
      Publisher: Sega of America
      ESRB Rating: n/a
      Retail: ???



      Producer: Shinobu Toyoda
      Director: Hirokazu Yasuhara

    November:
    • Title: Sonic the Hedgehog 2
      Region: Europe
      Platform: Sega Mega Drive
      Developer: Sega Technical Institute
      Publisher: Sega Europe
      PEGI Rating: n/a
      Retail: ???



      Producer: Shinobu Toyoda
      Director: Hirokazu Yasuhara
      Notes: On the release date, three chartered planes packed with copies of the game were welcomed by 50 costumed Sonics at Heathrow Airport.

    ???:
    • A series of "Sonic the Hedgehog" comics begins appearing in Shogaku Yonensei (fourth-grade student) magazine, a long-running children's publication from Shogakukan. The comic, written by Kenji Terada and illustrated by Sango Morimoto, centers around the young hedgehog boy Nikki, who is able to transform into the superhero Sonic the Hedgehog. With his buddy Tails, he fights against the evil ambitions of Dr. Eggman. Nikki's "real world" friends include his pal Little John, his girlfriend Amy (who inspired the videogame equivalent Amy Rose), a lizard bully named Anton Beruuka with his pet Mad, Charmy Bee (who inspired the Charmy that would later appear in Chaotix), and Nikki's family: Brenda (his mother), Paulie (his father), and Anita (his little sister).

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