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Monday Links: Thanksgiving Break Edition

Thanksgiving is this week and all you college dudes will be off this week.  Spend your free time playing Donkey Kong Country Returns.  It’s a 2D game in full 3D with the control and feel of the original games, new environments, new enemies, new mechanics and a high level of difficulty.  It’s pretty much the best thing ever.  What was I talking about again?  Oh, the links.  Right.

Sonic Retro News

Sonic/SEGA News

  • 1UP’s Holiday Gift Guide is out and Sonic 4: Episode 1 is on the list for those kids that you don’t like.  [1UP]
  • With everybody already in Christmas mode, you might have forgotten that Thanksgiving is this week.  Super Monkey Ball has got you covered with some wallpaper.  [SEGA Blogs]
  • SEGA continues doing its “re-releasing every game ten times over for a quick buck” thing.  Crazy Taxi hits PSN.  XBLA version later this week.  [SEGA Blogs]
  • Gunstar Heroes gets re-released, too.  Now, it’s on the iPhone and suffers from the same emulation issues seen in previous Genesis ports.  When will that be fixed?  Probably never.  [The Loop] [SlideToPlay]
  • Sonic and the Black Knight is a big-time Black Friday sale item, marked down to around $13.  Again, for those kids you hate.  You can only find this deal online, since SEGA smartly took it off store shelves.  [Underground Newsroom]

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