Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games

2007 video game

Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games is a sports video game created by Sega Sports R&D and published by Nintendo. It is the first video game to have both Mario and Sonic the Hedgehog characters. It was released for the Nintendo Wii in November 2007 and for the Nintendo DS in January 2008. It was the official video game of the 2008 Summer Olympic Games.

Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games
Developer(s)Sega Sports R&D
Designer(s)Shigeru Miyamoto (supervisor)
SeriesMario & Sonic
Platform(s)Wii, Nintendo DS
November 14, 2007
  • Wii
    • AUS / JP: November 22, 2007
    Nintendo DS
Genre(s)Sports party game[1]
Mode(s)Single-player, multiplayer

Players can play 24 events. Both versions have different events. The events are based off of the actual Olympic events played in real life. 16 characters are playable. They are separated into four categories: all-around, speed, power, and skill. In the Wii version, the player can also play as a Mii created in the Mii Channel.

References change

  1. "Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games" (DOC). Sega. Retrieved 2008-08-03.[permanent dead link]