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Vancouver 2010
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Overall 4
4.0

Vancouver 2010

Fragland
8 June 2012
  • Excerpt: Every four years, a city calls upon all its people to host one of the world’s biggest events. This year we can expect the Winter Olympics in Vancouver next to the World Soccer Championship in South Africa.
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Overall 7
6.5
Value for money 8
8.0
Gameplay 6
6.0
Graphics 8
8.0
Sound 5
5.0
Funfactor 7
7.0

Vancouver 2010 Review

ME Gamers
29 May 2010
  • Excerpt: First Impressions My reaction is Winter Olympics are not such a huge event here for a very good reason; we never get snow to start with! But still, for us sports fans’, getting to know what is going around all over the world is important.
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Vancouver 2010 - The Official Video Game of the Olympic Winter Games Review

VideoGamer.com
8 May 2010
  • Excerpt: Everyone over a certain age loves a bit of virtual track and field. The simple button-mashing controls take us back to a time when games were a collection of poorly animated sprites with limbs moving faster than humanly possible.
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Overall 6
6.2
Gameplay 6
6.3
Graphics 6
6.4
Sound 6
5.8
Multiplayer 7
6.5
Control 6
5.9
Addiction 6
6.0

Expert Review

PSX Extreme
6 April 2010
  • Excerpt: It seems that every time they try to do a game based on the Olympics, everything falls to pieces. The last attempt – centered on the 2008 Summer Games in Beijing – failed miserably due to ridiculous mechanics, clunky and sometimes impossible control, lackluster technicals and an almost complete lack...
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Overall 6
5.7

Vancouver 2010: The Official Video Game of the Olympic Winter Games

Auracore MediaWorks
15 March 2010
  • Summary: Vancouver 2010 fails to reach the podium.
  • Pros: Great visuals; Skiing downhill gives you a real sense of speed; challenges add some extra life to the game.
  • Cons: Limited variation in sports; completing the core gameplay including the training takes less than a few hours; Most events are nothing more than steering and pressing a button or two.
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Overall 6
5.7

Vancouver 2010: The Official Video Game of the Olympic Winter Games

Auracore MediaWorks
15 March 2010
  • Summary: Vancouver 2010 fails to reach the podium.
  • Pros: Great visuals; Skiing downhill gives you a real sense of speed; challenges add some extra life to the game.
  • Cons: Limited variation in sports; completing the core gameplay including the training takes less than a few hours; Most events are nothing more than steering and pressing a button or two.
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Overall 4
4.0

Vancouver 2010 (PS3)

EL33TONLINE
16 February 2010
  • Excerpt: Snow is not a familiar sight in South Africa. We often hear of new snowfall in the Drakensberg and would often take a trip to see the snow. When the real cold snow hits while we are up there, we are ill prepared indeed. However, a large part of the world has very long winters with lots of snow.
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Overall 2
2.0

Vancouver 2010

Defunct Games
15 February 2010
  • Summary: There's very little to love in Vancouver 2010, Sega's half-assed attempt to make a must-own game out of the 2010 Winter Olympics. This dud features confusing controls, lackluster events and only a couple of hours of gameplay. At least the game looks good.
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Overall 7
6.5

Expert Review

GamingNexus
8 February 2010
  • Summary: There's something about video games based on the Olympics that feel disingenuous to me.  When it comes to the Olympic Games we're talking about athletes that have devoted their entire lives to this one thing, honing their skills for this one moment.
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Overall 6
5.5

Heroes of Telemark

Game Debate
3 February 2010
  • Excerpt: Two things attracted me to Vancouver 2010. Firstly, I’ve always liked gritty sci-fi and the concept of a winter sporting event in a near-future setting intrigued me. Secondly, I’d heard that there was actually going to be a real-life spin-off event for the launch of this game, some kind of winter...
  • Pros: Makes you feel wintery, Appropriate soundtrack
  • Cons: Not finished, Kind of bland, Really limited
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