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Links: The Challenge of Golf

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Links: The Challenge of Golf
Publisher: Virgin Interactive
Developer:
System(s): Sega Mega-CD
Peripherals supported: TeeVGolf
Genre: Sports































Number of players: 1
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Mega-CD
US
$? T-70095



Links: The Challenge of Golf is a golf game for the Sega Mega-CD released as part of the Links series. It was only released in North America.

Being originally developed by Access Software, Links can be seen as an evolution of World Class Leader Board, though both games were adjusted from their source material to better suit the console market.

Gameplay

The Mega-CD version of Links derives from a 1990 DOS game of the same name, however features a number of enhancements to make it an entirely unique Links entry. This version features full motion video and a commentator, as well as a different set of graphics to better suit the Mega-CD hardware. Like the PC versions, however, the game lacks any sort of in-game music, and strokes are separated by noticeable load times.

Magazine articles

Main article: Links: The Challenge of Golf/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

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<div style="width:Expression error: Unexpected < operator.px; padding-left:2px; padding-top:9px; padding-right:2px;">Print advert in
GamePro (US) #64: "November 1994" (1994-xx-xx)
also published in:
  • EGM² (US) #5: "November 1994" (1994-xx-xx)[2]
  • Game Players (US) Vol. 7 No. 10 "October 1994" (1994-xx-xx)[3]
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<div style="width:Expression error: Unexpected < operator.px; padding-left:2px; padding-top:9px; padding-right:2px;">Print advert in
Sega Visions (US) #22: "December/January 1994/1995" (1994-xx-xx)
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Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
84 №1995-04, p49[4]
20 №30, p82/83[5]
65 №52, p120
84 №44, p42/43
Sega Mega-CD
63
Based on
4 reviews

Mega-CD, US
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Cover
LtCtG MCD US Disc.jpg
Disc
Links mcd us manual.pdf
Manual
LtCtG MCD US RegCard.pdf
Reg Card

References

  1. File:GamePlayers US 0710.pdf, page 10
  2. File:EGM2 US 05.pdf, page 171
  3. File:GamePlayers US 0710.pdf, page 65
  4. File:MAN!AC DE 1995-04.pdf, page 49
  5. File:MeanMachinesSega30UK.pdf, page 83