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Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games
7.3 out of 10

Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games

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Overall 7
7.0

Expert Review

GamingNexus
23 December 2013
  • Summary: In 2007 Nintendo gave gamers something that many have been clamoring for ever since Sega went out of the hardware business: a game featuring two of gaming’s greatest icons: Mario and Sonic the Hedgehog.  Think about it; two of gaming’s most iconic characters in the same game.
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Overall 5
5.0

Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games Review – Wii U

Gametactics
3 December 2013
  • Conclusion: A collection of mini-games practically ruined by poor execution and forced use of motion controls, made inconsistent between the gamepad or the Wiimote.
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Overall 4
4.0

Middling but kid-safe sports game with some tricky controls.

Common Sense Media
23 November 2013
  • Summary: Parents need to know Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games is a collection of both realistic and fantastical sporting events set in and around a cartoonish version of the Sochi 2014 Games.
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Overall 6
6.0

Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games

Destructoid
13 November 2013
  • Summary: The prospect of Mario and Sonic appearing side by side in the same videogame was once a near-unthinkable fantasy. But it happened. Thanks to the demise of Sega's console business, the bitter rivals eventually put aside their differences and joined forces to create a novel assemblage of Olympic...
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Overall 5
4.5

Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games

IGN
8 November 2013
  • Conclusion: Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games has some of the best online capabilities on the Wii U, but it unwisely forces use of poor motion controls in almost every mode. For all its competitive elements, including leaderboards, online multiplayer, and downloadable ghost competitors, Sochi...
  • Pros: Online implementation, Lots of unlockables
  • Cons: Unbalanced A.I., Unresponsive motion controls, Few events available online
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Overall 5
5.2

Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games

Digital Chumps
5 November 2013
  • Conclusion: Instead of coming of with different ideas for a new generation, Sochi 2014 opts for another round of motion control minigames and only adds a manic insistence on a revolving door of controller hardware.
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Overall 7
7.0

Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games

Nintendo World Report
5 November 2013
  • Summary: No dashboard camera ever could capture images of this skiing hedgehog
  • Pros: Events are mostly fun, Mii implementation, Roller Coaster Bobsleigh
  • Cons: Action and Answer Tour, Constant uploading of records, Lengthy tutorials
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Overall 6
5.5

Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games

GameTrailers
5 November 2013
  • Excerpt: Fresh off his latest expedition into a Lost World, Sonic and pals team up with the Mario crew for another round of sports-themed action in Mario and Sonic at the Winter Olympic Games Sochi 2014.
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Overall 7
7.0

Mario and Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games review

GamesRadar
4 November 2013
  • Conclusion: Mario and Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games is easily the best installment in Sega's family-friendly minigame compilation. It's still not going to top the podium, but it's definitely a contender this year.
  • Pros: Events require genuine skill and technique, A lot of great stuff to unlock, Some very cool franchise takes on sports
  • Cons: Controls still feel rather finicky at times, You’ll need to constantly swap control methods, GamePad can be too advantageous in multiplayer
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Overall 5
5.0

Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games Review

godisageek
4 November 2013
  • Excerpt: The Olympic Games fanfare is second-to-none. The roar of the crowd and the overwhelming pressure that’s bestowed on athletes of every race, colour and creed create a spectacle that billions around t
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