Reviews and Problems with Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games
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Mario & Sonic At the Olympic Winter Games
20 May 2011
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...
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...
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...
Excerpt: 10th November 2009 - Cast your mind back to the early 1990’s where Nintendo and Sega were going head to head in the battle for the consumer dollar with their respective consoles and with their franchise characters, Mario (Nintendo) and Sonic the Hedgehog (Sega).