Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games

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  • simsini 12 Jun 2013 11:38:59 304 posts
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    Haven't seen a thread for this one, which will be out before the end of the year. I loved the Olympic games on the Wii, so will definitely be getting this one.



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  • zoolophage 12 Jun 2013 13:37:48 989 posts
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    I'm moderately interested in this. I rented the Wii version a few weeks ago and thought it was alright. Looks like the kind of game that is a lot more fun in multiplayer.

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  • Toonster 12 Jun 2013 17:47:12 6,821 posts
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    I hope there's a storyline where Wario and Waluigi are the contractors who mysteriously 'lose' an exorbitant amount of money building the Olympic facilities

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  • PazJohnMitch 12 Jun 2013 17:48:47 7,309 posts
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  • zoolophage 13 Jun 2013 11:21:18 989 posts
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    Curling looks like it will make good use of the gamepad and have some depth. I'm primarily looking for some depth rather than a collection of quickly mastered mini games.

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  • Raiko101 13 Jun 2013 20:02:49 5,572 posts
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    Whenever we have friends over for a social gathering, we've played a lot of Nintendo Land and Wii Sports. I've skipped all the Mario & Sonic Olympic games, so far, but i'm willing to give this one a sniff if it reviews well enough.

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  • DaM 13 Jun 2013 20:52:23 12,616 posts
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    Toonster wrote:
    I hope there's a storyline where Wario and Waluigi are the contractors who mysteriously 'lose' an exorbitant amount of money building the Olympic facilities
    I think it's going to be more of a SimMafia organised crime management game.
  • Oceanstar 16 Oct 2013 09:24:40 94 posts
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    I enjoy the M&S Olympic series but, does the confirmation of an online multiplayer make this any more attractive to the undecided or those that made up their minds not to buy this game?

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  • Armoured_Bear 16 Oct 2013 09:28:53 8,782 posts
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    Oceanstar wrote:
    I enjoy the M&S Olympic series but, does the confirmation of an online multiplayer make this any more attractive to the undecided or those that made up their minds not to buy this game?
    Makes me much more interested, I'll wait for reviews but I could def enjoy some online shenanigans with this.

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  • Gregolution 16 Oct 2013 20:17:39 3,116 posts
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    @Oceanstar

    I'm much more interested because of the online
  • Raiko101 17 Oct 2013 05:34:45 5,572 posts
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    Didn't they say that only 4 events were playable online? Or was that any 4 events that form a cup, like in Mario Kart?

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  • Armoured_Bear 17 Oct 2013 07:57:08 8,782 posts
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    Raiko101 wrote:
    Didn't they say that only 4 events were playable online? Or was that any 4 events that form a cup, like in Mario Kart?
    /Sigh

    That would be typical Nintendo...

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  • Oceanstar 17 Oct 2013 08:45:58 94 posts
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    @Raiko101 Yup just checked. They are four games. 3 official Olympic games and 1 'dream' game.

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  • cheeky_prawnking 11 Feb 2014 12:14:49 3,813 posts
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    Anyone pick this up in the end? Watching the winter Olympics has put me in the mood. But seems a mixed bag.
  • Armoured_Bear 11 Feb 2014 12:25:11 8,782 posts
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    No, would be tempted at a decent price though

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  • neilka 11 Feb 2014 12:25:59 14,961 posts
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    Due to a technical error a fifth of the gold rings have been replaced by invincibility stars.
  • DFawkes 11 Feb 2014 12:50:34 22,094 posts
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    20 on amazon just now. I'd be tempted if I didn't have too many games to finish just now.

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  • Sid-Nice 11 Feb 2014 12:54:10 15,811 posts
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    I still think 20 is too expensive for a game that looks like a Wii title.

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  • DFawkes 11 Feb 2014 13:05:31 22,094 posts
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    I thought videos made it look pretty good. Same art style as ever of course, but that's just how it is. Don't get me wrong, it's nothing outstanding, but it looks as crisp and vibrant as I'd have expected from a Wii U version.

    The main change I'd expect to make any difference is the increased control accuracy now MotionPlus is mandatory, but I've not idea if that'll have actually changed anything to a noticeable degree.

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  • Sid-Nice 11 Feb 2014 13:12:25 15,811 posts
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    I was on the eShop showing my grandson Tropical Freeze videos and he saw the "Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games" banner and he said "Can we get that game Granddad?" I told him "It isn't very good" and explained "We'll be playing Donkey Kong the next time you stay."

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  • cheeky_prawnking 11 Feb 2014 13:18:55 3,813 posts
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    I might take a gamble on it, like I say Olympics have got me in the mood. Watching the snowboarding reminded me of Amped on the original Xbox I loved those games. Pretty much sold the Xbox to me.

    I don't expect as much from this but will pass the time.
  • Deckard1 11 Feb 2014 13:21:09 25,488 posts
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    Just buy a snowboarding game. Don't encourage this kind of shit.

    Called it

  • cheeky_prawnking 11 Feb 2014 13:47:10 3,813 posts
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    There aren't any!
  • Dombat 11 Feb 2014 14:22:40 210 posts
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    I went back to the recent SSX game the other day but it's just not quite right. It seems caught between sim and arcadey, with the (mostly) realistic looking mountains and characters, but utterly ridiculous tricks. There are no authentic events like halfpipe, big air, slalom etc, just mountains you can ride down, which are fun but I like a mixture. It lacks the whole wacky stadium feel of the early SSX games at the same time. The tricks are so OTT you can't really tell what's going on.

    I really want to play a more authentic but casual snowboarding game like Cool Boarders used to be but there aren't any like it anymore.
  • Deckard1 11 Feb 2014 14:24:24 25,488 posts
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    Stoked is ok

    Called it

  • Pinky_Floyd 11 Feb 2014 14:38:49 6,443 posts
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    Sochi? Sucky more like.
  • Dombat 11 Feb 2014 14:59:21 210 posts
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    @Deckard1 I remember looking at Stoked when it came out but didn't buy it and then forgot about it. Will give it a go seeing as its cheap on Amazon.
  • Deckard1 11 Feb 2014 15:08:04 25,488 posts
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    Like I said, it's ok. Nothing amazing but the closest thing to a cool boarders game out there. The big air edition was a couple of quid on GOD a few weeks back so in sure you'd get it cheap somewhere

    Called it

  • CharlieStCloud 11 Feb 2014 15:12:40 4,700 posts
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    Ah, a blast from the past!

    ... Cool Boarders, Destruction Derby and WipEout were the games I always played during the PSone days.

    The recent SSX wasn't all that great. They should have done a HD jobbie for Tricky instead.
  • Armoured_Bear 11 Feb 2014 15:35:14 8,782 posts
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    I almost ordered this but then read the reviews, it sounds a half-arsed mess so I won't bother.
    Shame.

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