Mario and Sonic At The Olympic Winter Games release date is October 13, 2009

Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games artwork
Mario & Sonic At The Olympic Winter Games will be released for Wii and DS on October 13th, 2009 and sees the classic rivals teaming up once again to hit the Olympic Games scene in this follow-up to the original Mario & Sonic At the Olympic Games.

Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games will take players to Vancouver, Canada, host city of the official 2010 Olympic Winter Games. This gaming experience invites players of all ages and skill sets to face-off in intense winter competitions. The game will take players to lifelike Olympic venues where they can choose from a legendary cast of playable characters, including new faces to the series to be revealed later this year. Players of all skill levels will enjoy the intuitive controls in both single and multiplayer gaming modes.

Additionally, one of the new features to be found in Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games is the inclusion of the Wii Balance Board which can be used in some events featured in the Wii version, allowing for a more interactive and realistic gaming experience.

Here is a trailer for the game.

Key features of Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games include:

* A multitude of events: Prepare to compete in the Olympic Games with your friends and family! Compete in real Olympic events along with over-the-top Dream Events offer surprising objects and new character-specific moves.

* Choose from an assortment of Mario and Sonic characters.

* Players are challenged to perform a variety of movements using intuitive controls on the Wii Remote/Nunchuk and Wii Balance Board as they simulate real-life movements, and skate, ski and snowboard their way to glory. Single, multi-player and co-op offer fun for players of all ages.

* Compete in single events in the individual mode and team mode, or challenge your friends to an entire Olympic competition! A new “Festival Mode” also allows players to experience the full campaign (single and multi-player). This includes new boss competitions against unique Mario and Sonic characters.

Via GamingUnion