Reviews and Problems with Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games
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10 December 2009
Excerpt: Stunt Pilot is a simple game. Up, goes up. Down goes down and Boost…does. Your job? Fly through hoops, and don’t crash. Over the 40 or so levels you accrue points for finishing each stage, more points being awarded for a faster run. The perfectly pitched difficulty curve helps even the most gaming averse get involved. Things start off slowly, with sparse levels, you can up the ante as you desire with the boost (which actually does take some skill to avoid the edges of...
Conclusion: Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games brings with it a good amount of events, most of which are done better in other games. This is one of the many Wii titles where enjoyment depends entirely on how it will be played in the household.
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games (Wii) Review
20 October 2009
Summary: Two years ago Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games earned its keep by doing the unthinkable: combining characters from long-time rivals Nintendo and Sega. Now they're back together for the Winter Olympics, but will you feel the thrill of victory or the agony of defeat?
Pros: Approachable, easy controls, Fun, weird 'Dream Events', Great curling event, Hockey is over-simplified, but fun
Cons: Uninspired presentation, Bland recreation of real sporting events, Drab solo play, Dream Events must be unlocked, Pointless unlockable trinkets
Excerpt: Two years after their first meeting in Beijing, former rivals Mario and Sonic go head-to-head for pride and glory once again. Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games delivers another multiplayer party with plenty of fan service, but the poorly-implemented Two years after their first meeting in Beijing, former rivals Mario and Sonic go head-to-head for pride and glory once again.