A Forgotten (And Kirby-Free) HAL SNES Title Has Been Preserved For The Ages

Some great news for retro gaming enthusiasts as the year of noteworthy Super Nintendo efforts continues unhinged. Reports of successful preservation of HAL Laboratory's Special Tee Shot prototype and subsequent public release means that we can all now enjoy the isometric mini-golf game that was meant to show up as a regular SNES retail game back in 1992 but was (not-so-quietly) shelved in order to evolve into something much pinker.

You have probably already guessed it: Super Tee Shot became the foundation for isometric sensation spin-off Kirby's Dream Course. Over at SNES Central, indie game developer Trevor McAleese (who was lucky upon stumbling at what is pretty much a 100% complete US prot