Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games News

Mario & Sonic Winter hits 6m sales

Mario & Sonic Winter hits 6m sales

Should Vancouver the costs.

SEGA has announced that Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games has sold over six million units since release in October.

Although it combines characters from Nintendo and SEGA franchises, the series is developed by SEGA Japan and the Wii and DS versions of both the original Mario & Sonic and the Winter Olympics variation have done big business for the Japanese company.

SEGA reportedly sold around 10 million copies of the original worldwide, and enjoyed particular success in the UK where the original and sequel continue to occupy senior positions in the Nintendo Wii charts.

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Mario & Sonic comes from behind

To claim chart gold. Top 40 inside.

Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games has returned to the number one position in the UK's All Formats Top 40 chart according to data released by Chart-Track, as SEGA's duplication presumably gets a second wind.

Mario & Sonic tops Charts

Need For Speed slows.

Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games has moved into the number one spot on the UK all formats chart according to data released by Chart-Track, GamesIndustry.biz reports.

Mario & Sonic Olympic details

Mario & Sonic Olympic details

Fit pair do battle. Friends help.

SEGA has raced out new details for plumber and animal-partnering title Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games.

Finally the two famous characters will get to battle it in 20 authentic sporting events, each calling on the help of seven friends to make up the numbers.

Each character will have their own strengths and weaknesses, too. Bowser will naturally do well at shot put because he's a bit dumpy, while Sonic will run quickly in his buckled-up trainers. Mario and moustache will be an all rounder, as always.

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GC: Best Of winners revealed

Crysis, BioShock, PES 2008.

The winners of the Best in Show awards from this year's Games Convention in Leipzig have been announced, GamesIndustry.biz reports, with Pro Evolution Soccer 2008 taking two awards for Best PlayStation 2 game and Best PlayStation 3 game.

Miyamoto will work on Sonic & Mario

"Certainly there and involved"

Nintendo and SEGA have confirmed to GamesIndustry.biz that Shigeru Miyamoto will have a hand in the development of forthcoming title Mario & Sonic at the Olympic games.

Mario and Sonic join forces

SEGA Japan developing.

Everyone knows Beijing 2008 is going to bring people together, so it's no surprise to learn that it's enough for old enemies Mario and Sonic to set aside their differences and join forces for a new Wii and DS game marking the occasion.