Two of the biggest icons in the entertainment industry, Mario and Sonic, are joining forces to star in Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games. Developed exclusively for the Wii video game system and the Nintendo DS system, this momentous agreement marks the first time these two renowned stars have appeared together in a game. Includes stages that are modeled after real-life Olympicvenues with actual Olympic events including track & field, archery, skeet shooting, tabletennis, and gymnastics, as well as additional unlockable stages that bring in objects from thefantastical worlds of Mario and Sonic.
Featuring an all-star cast of characters from the amazing worlds of both Mario and Sonic, players will be able to compete as or against a range of familiar characters including Mario, Sonic, Luigi, Knuckles, Yoshi, Tails and more. Innovative usage of the Wii and DS control systems to maneuver your favorite character will allow players to race the likes of Mario and Sonic down the 100m track, leap over the high jump or churn water in a swimming heat, all while competing for the much sought after gold medal. With up to four players on the Wii and on the DS, the stage is set to catch the fever this holiday with Mario and Sonic.
Over 20 events to master
The four Dream events are
Dream Race (Sandhill Race Course) - Get on your marks for this intense power-up filled race course made for either one player or as many as four.Dream Platform (Tropical Reef Diving Area - 10,000M Diving) - More like skydiving, soar through hoops and perform aerial tricks while avoiding obstacles and opponents to reach the finish line first.Dream Fencing (Duel Wharf Fencing Beach) - With unique special attacks for each character, this jungle-inspired world offers the ultimate duel.Dream Table Tennis (Speed Rally Table Tennis Stadium) - A sci-fi wonderland, this magical table tennis extravaganza offers a special ability for each character - so move fast!
Four unique playing styles
The competition takes on a new dimension with the specialstrengths and abilities of each character. For example: Sonic and Yoshi (Speed), Mario and Amy(All-around), Peach and Tails (Technical), Bowser and Knuckles (Power).
Three game modes In Single Match mode, players can try out each event individually;or try Circuit mode and compete for the highest overall score. In Mission mode, there arechallenges created specifically foreach character.
Wii controls get gamers into the sports action
Players swing the Wii controller for thehammer throw, notch the Nunchuk to shoot arrows and skeet, simulate different strokes forswimming medleys, and much more. Also, secret power boost techniques encourage players toexperiment and find a competitive edge.
Multiplayer challenges for four players
Players can join in on the fun simultaneouslyon the Wii, competing with their friends in single events or in athletic circuits.
Compete with your Mii!
Thanks to the unique interactive Mii features, players can bring their own Mii into the game as a playable character. Gamers will be able to import their Mii into the game and compete as themselves in any of the Olympic or Dream events and even beat their favorite hero to win Gold.