Reviews and Problems with New International Track & Field
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Replay value 8
New International Track & Field
Family Friendly Gaming
2 February 2013
Excerpt: New International Track & Field is a worthy successor of the old Track & Field video game. Konami gets a lot of things right in New International Track & Field for the Nintendo DS. Twenty-four Olympic style events can be found in this E10+ (Everyone 10 and older) ESRB rated video game.
Conclusion: Concept: Replace button tapping with screen scratching and release before the Olympics
Graphics: The big-headed characters are more unsightly than cute
Sound: Nice retro music and effects square off against annoying character voices
Playability: Frustration accompanies both control schemes...
Conclusion: While all the elements of the original campaign are still there, the storyline is notably shorter. I would have liked to see some more variety on the overall map or even in the battle maps but unfortunately these have remained exactly the same.
Summary: Worthy of the podium, New International Track and Field captures the spirit and sweat-inducing finger athleticism of the beloved NES series. Most of the events push players to swipe or rotate the stylus at breakneck speeds.
Conclusion: the right time) would trigger a jump or a throw. I can still hear the beating those buttons took in the arcade and remember almost snapping a joystick or two in half at home (in those days, unless you had the specialized home controller you had to rapidly move the joystick left and right to generate...
Excerpt: Any year with the Olympic Games is a good year for Olympic games. At least, that seems to be the idea behind New International Track and Field, A DS facelift of Konami's old Track and Field franchise.
Summary: The New International Track & Field features over 20 different athletic events, with several unlockable characters from other Konami franchises, such as Pyramid Head from Silent Hill 2 and Sparkster from Rocket Knight Adventures.
Conclusion: Readers, just like Gauntlet and Bionic Commando Rearmed , NIT&F is another age-old classic being revived in every right way. It's going to retain everything we loved about the NES original and various follow-ups, but also have the necessary evolution to make it worthy of being on the DS platform.