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Athens 2004
6.1 out of 10

Athens 2004

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Overall 8
8.0

Four Stars

Steve Conway, Amazon
2 July 2014
Overall 8
8.0

One of the best Olympic games to date!

C-87, Amazon
11 June 2013
  • Summary: Up until 2012, I considered this the best Olympic button bashing game ever!! Only topped by London 2012 which has blown it out of the water. Still fun to play but it is a tad too easy, doesn't take long to break world records and put in the fastest possible time or longest throw, jump etc until you can't possibly go any faster or further.
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Overall 8
8.0

One of the best Olympic games to date!

C-87, amazon.co.uk
11 June 2013
  • Summary: Up until 2012, I considered this the best Olympic button bashing game ever!! Only topped by London 2012 which has blown it out of the water. Still fun to play but it is a tad too easy, doesn't take long to break world records and put in the fastest possible time or longest throw, jump etc until you can't possibly go any faster or further.
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Overall 8
8.0

Definitely worth a penny punt!

Puzzle crazy, amazon.co.uk
20 September 2011
  • Summary: Come on-this game is only a penny on Amazon! I took a punt and it was well worth it. I got a varied game with great (if not a little creepy) graphics and superb gameplay, which really comes into its own when playing against friends and family. The controls are simple button bashers, which haven't changed much since the days of Hyper sports on the old ZX spectrum. Classic sport gaming at its finest! The athletes do look like the walking dead though!
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Overall 8
8.0

Anyone can enjoy it

10987654321, Dooyoo
5 October 2008
  • Excerpt: The Athens 2004 Olympic Games may seem a long time ago now, and with the introduction of Beijing 2008. The playstation game may now seem like an unecessary and old product. However, I disagree. The Beijing 2008 game is not available on the playstation 2 yet and the Athens 2004 game is just as challenging and fun as the new, just without the more superior graphics. The game itself covers a variety of sports from athletics to swimming and archery to gymnastics.
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Overall 8
8.0

One of the best Olympic games i've seen

shamis4, Dooyoo
14 July 2008
  • Excerpt: The first Olympic style, button bashing game was released over 20 years ago and was the famous Track and Field made by Konami. It is great to still see these kind of games still being made in which you have to have 'super human' abilities in order to beat all your friends at this type of game. Athens 2004 of course was the accompanying game for the Athens Olympics which was taking place four years ago now, and it certainly lived up to its potential.
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Overall 8
8.0

I don't know whether to switch back to 3* now

mjw92, Dooyoo
28 June 2008
  • Excerpt: Athens 2004 was the game released to accompany the arrival of the olympic games in Athens '04. It's been four years since then but I still have this game tucked away in my closet. As a very basic overview it has the vast majority of olympic events, like running, swimming, various throwing, shooting etc etc. So was it going for gold or a shameful last place? My personal opinion is that it's closest to silver or bronze to be honest.
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Overall 8
8.0

A great effort with plenty hours of gaming involved.

briangilmour, Dooyoo
21 May 2008
  • Excerpt: From the year 2004 , We are brought the Olympic games from Athens, only this time it's in Video game form. The Playstation 2 is the format and the game itself promises to be a button bashing extravaganza. Previous to this one the last Olympic game I had played was Track and Field on the old PSX and that was over 10 years ago now. Surely this would have no trouble living up to that.
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Overall 8
8.0

A must have !

mollynew442, Amazon
25 June 2006
  • Summary: Athens offers an array of sports to try - athletics, swimming, equine sports, weight lifting, shooting and archery. As one reviewer writes, the downside of the game is that so many of the events require hard core button tapping and for me the swimming is a no go as I feel like my hand will fall off after a single lap. It's the only game I've played on the PS2 where you can pick up an injury in reality.
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Overall 8
8.0

A must have !

mollynew442, amazon.co.uk
25 June 2006
  • Summary: Athens offers an array of sports to try - athletics, swimming, equine sports, weight lifting, shooting and archery. As one reviewer writes, the downside of the game is that so many of the events require hard core button tapping and for me the swimming is a no go as I feel like my hand will fall off after a single lap. It's the only game I've played on the PS2 where you can pick up an injury in reality.
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