A Japanese interview with the producer for Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 from E3 by Dengeki has been translated, and it reveals some details about the upcoming title, from motion controls to characters and even a story mode! Continue reading New Mario & Sonic at the Tokyo Olympics Details Surface From Translated Interview
A Sonic game just isn’t a Sonic game without some kind of elaborate story mode, and it looks like Team Sonic Racing will be no exception. According to the same Famitsu article that was the source for our article about the game’s new character, Dodonpa, the game will give players a “Team Adventure” mode to race through. Continue reading Team Sonic Racing story mode detailed
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SEGA has released a whopping 327 screenshots of the Nintendo 3DS version of Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games ahead of its release in just over two weeks time. The screenshots show a large variety of the game’s Olympic events, as well as an in-depth look at the early parts of the Story Mode. Check out all of the screenshots in our gallery after the jump.
UK video game retailer GAME has some new promotional display cases in their stores for various upcoming Nintendo 3DS titles, and one of them is the Nintendo 3DS version of Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games. On the back of the case are three new screenshots showing the Cycling event, the Football/Soccer event and what appears to be a cutscene from the game’s Story Mode featuring Sonic, Tails, Charmy, Mario and Luigi. You can view some photos of the images in our gallery below.
SEGA has updated their Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games product page with some new information about the game. Most of it we already know on both platforms, but there’s an interesting new detail at the very bottom that reveals a new Story Mode for the Nintendo 3DS version of the game. Like in the Adventure Mode for the Nintendo DS version of Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games, the game’s cast of characters will face off against Dr.Eggman and Bowser. Unfortunately, no other information about this mode is currently available.
Here’s the full list of information:
Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games™
On your marks and get set for the world’s greatest sporting event as Mario & Sonic head to the London 2012 Olympic Games. Coming exclusively to Wii and for the first time on Nintendo 3DS, Mario & Sonic return in an all new celebration of the Olympic spirit. Hosted within the truly iconic setting of London, the games are back, bigger and better than ever before, bringing even more multiplayer fun and excitement to friends and families everywhere.
Exciting headline events – Wii
All new events including Football, Showjumping and Canoeing will debut alongside redefined favourites, such as 100m Sprint, Aquatics, Table Tennis and more. Combine these with a new roster of the much loved Dream Events and the players now have more choice than ever before.
Party in London – Wii
Take the fun of the Olympic Games to the streets of London as the city becomes the ultimate playground! Take part in a huge number of mini-games around a variety of famous landmarks with all your favourite characters in the London Party mode.
Dozens of ways to play – Nintendo 3DS
Bringing a whole new dimension to the Mario & Sonic universe, enjoy a huge range of over 50 Olympic-themed events in glorious 3D. Make the most out of the unique touch panel and Circle Pad controls as you tilt, blow, shout, tap and more to compete for the coveted gold medal.
Engaging depth – Nintendo 3DS
Play as the full cast of characters in a fully immersive single player Story Mode. Take on the team of Dr. Eggman and Bowser in an all new exciting adventure.
For more information about the game, please visit www.olympicvideogames.com
We’ll pass on more information when it’s made available.
Source: SEGA’s website