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Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games
Family Friendly Gaming
2 February 2013
Excerpt: Sega is honing their craft on the Mario & Sonic video games. The latest iteration of this franchise is Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games on the Wii. There will be a Nintendo 3DS version of this game coming in February 2012. I saw this game at E3 2011, and it was very impressive.
Excerpt: It’s been a while since we’ve covered a Wii game; it seems the platform has truly become the lame duck we expected after the announcement of the Wii U. However, there occasionally comes a sports game that is truly unique to the platform, and therefore, deserves at least a passing look.
Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games review
24 June 2012
Excerpt: Early as it is, sports lovers are already abuzz about next year's Summer Olympic Games. With tickets harder to come by than a tea-time chat with the Queen, the closest most of us will ever get to the event is Sega's newest title, Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Pros: Crazy Dream Events, The fast-moving fun of London Party mode, Checking Scratch Cards to see if you've won anything
Cons: A predictable Sporting Event mode, Repetitive character voice lines, Not enough new content to justify purchase
Dueling mascot game franchise scores a gold with this entry.
Common Sense Media
8 February 2012
Summary: Parents need to know that Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympics is the latest entry in the sports game series that unites video game mascots from rival companies. The game, officially licensed by the International Olympic Committee, features traditional sports from the Summer Olympic games like...
Excerpt: Mario (Super Mario Land 3D - Nov 11) and Sonic (Sonic Generations - Nov 11) are probably the hardest working video game characters in 2011, both with current gaming releases and this time their working together!
Excerpt: After competing in Beijing and Vancouver, the once rival mascots team up for the third time in Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games. With the Wii being home to more mini-game compilations than you can waggle a remote at, is this trip to London a record-setting delight or a cut-rate...