Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games for Nintendo Wii has players competing in events that take place in environments based on the official venues of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. In making this game SEGA used a supporting cast of characters from the amazing worlds of both Mario and Sonic, gamers will be able to compete as or against a range of lovable personalities including Mario, Sonic, Luigi, Knuckles, Yoshi, Tails and more. Innovative usage of the Wii control systems to maneuver a favourite character will allow players to race the likes of Mario and Sonic down the 100m track, engage in exhilarating rallies in table tennis and churn water in a swimming heat, all while competing for the much sought after gold medal.
Does this Olympic team-up of old-school rivals go for the gold or stumble out of the starting blocks? To find out, watch the Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games video review.
Surprise! With 24 different events it looks like a fun game.