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Summer Challenge: Athletics Tournament

Platform(s): PC, PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360
Genre: Sports
Publisher: PQube
Developer: 49 Games
Release Date: Aug. 26, 2011

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'Summer Challenge: Athletics Tournament' (ALL) Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Aug. 2, 2011 @ 3:02 p.m. PDT

Summer Challenge: Athletics Tournament offers players the most realistic track and field simulator seen on today’s gaming machines, with instinctive controls and stunning visuals the game lets you try your hand at a plethora of different events.

Get the Summer Challenge: Athletics Tournament Demo off WP (800mb)

Summer Challenge: Athletics Tournament is set to coincide with the start of this year’s World Athletics Championships in Daegu, South Korea – the last major Athletics Championship before the 2012 Olympic Games in London, UK.

As well as a career mode you can also challenge your friends in head to head competition either through the split screen mode or through online play. Each event in Summer Challenge boasts online global leaderboards and individual difficulty settings, allowing you to tailor the playing experience to your own strengths and weaknesses.

Summer Challenge allows the player to compete in events such as: 100m and 1,500m races, 110m Hurdles, Javelin, Pole Vault, 100m freestyle swimming, 70m Recurve Bow (Archery) as well as diving, gymnastics and fencing. In total there are 20 different events to compete in spread across eight different disciplines.

Brian Faller, Product Manager for Summer Challenge said “We are really excited about Summer Challenge, the game includes a vast array of sports, offering an event for everyone! With the launch coinciding with the start of the World Athletics Championship the release timing is perfect for us”.


Key Features:

  • 20 events split across 8 different disciplines
    1. 100 Meters Sprint
    2. 200 Meters Sprint
    3. 400 Meters Sprint
    4. 110 Hurdles
    5. 1,500 Meters
    6. Javelin
    7. Shot-put
    8. Discus
    9. Hammer
    10. High Jump
    11. Pole Vault
    12. Long Jump
    13. Triple Jump
    14. 100 Meters Freestyle Swimming
    15. 100 Meters Butterfly Swmming
    16. 70 Meter Compound (Archery)
    17. 50 Meter Recurve (Archery)
    18. 10 Meter Diving
    19. Trampolining
    20. Foil Fencing
  • Up to 4 player simultaneous play via online play or local split screen
  • Online global leaderboards
  • Single player Summer Challenge career mode
  • Individual difficulty levels for each event allowing you to set your own challenge
  • Photo-realistic sports arenas

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