Reviews and Problems with Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games
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Value for money 9
Mario & Sonic at the Winter Olympic Games
19 September 2014
Excerpt: I wish more gaming companies would "cross-over" and "share" their characters as nothing is more fun than pitting your favourites against each other which is generally the stuff of comicbook legends. Obviously something happened again, whether it was the planets aligning or some gaming god granting wishes because once again Mario & Sonic have reunited for another thrilling sports game called Mario & Sonics at the Olympic Winter Games .
Excerpt: SEGA® Corporation and Nintendo Co., Ltd today announced that two of the biggest video game heroes, Mario™ and Sonic™, will be coming together again, this time taking their rivalry to the snow and ice in another officially licensed Olympic-themed...
Wii Review - 'Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games'
29 October 2009
Summary: Following the phenomenal worldwide popularity of Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games, which has sold over 10 million copies worldwide, this fresh gaming experience will feature completely new Olympic Winter Games events from the official competition schedule including Alpine Skiing and Speed Skating with more events announced throughout the year.
Excerpt: Major video game characters don’t cross over nearly often enough for my tastes. There’s something exciting about two or more major characters from different game universes appearing together, showcasing their unique abilities and gameplay styles, along with their rogues gallery of enemies and other distinct elements from their game worlds. Sadly, there are few examples where this is done well; the Marvel Vs.
Excerpt: Mario and Sonic at the Olympics Winter Games on the Wii succeeds in repeating the success of the first game. However, where the original had a sense of novelty and charm, the sequel feels a little dated and tired.
Pros: It has its moments, especially when multiple "athletes" get involved; ability to dress up Miis is welcome
Excerpt: After the trailblazing success Mario and Sonic’s first sporting outing, it was a fair bet that any sequel would do just as well. This new iteration, revolving around the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games (not the Olympic Winter Games as the game’s title would have it) has done well at retail already, but leaves a bit of a sour taste in the mouth for several reasons.