In case you missed the updates, there have been some interesting developments in the Sonic 2 HD keylogger story. Namely, that the original source allegation has since been withdrawn, and that it's come to light that one developer involved may well be holding the entire project hostage. [Original Story]
A group of fans recently released Sonic 2 HD, an alpha version of a very fancy home-made tribute to Sega's classic platformer. The game even, inadvertently, throws in a bonus: free keyloggers for everyone! [Update: no it doesn't!]
Oh boy. Last time we saw the fan-made project looking to bring 1992's classic Genesis title Sonic 2 kicking and screaming into the 21st century was in 2008. Things have improved since then.
The fan made, high definition update of Sonic 2 for the Sega Genesis — or Mega Drive, if that's your speed — has reached a milestone. Sonic 2 HD, announced in the Spring, is now playable. A public (and very limited) tech demo has been released, showcasing the work the open source team has done over the past months. Be…