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London 2012: The Official Video Game Of The Olympic Games

Platform(s): PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
Genre: Sports
Publisher: SEGA
Developer: SEGA Studios Australia
Release Date: June 26, 2012 (US), June 29, 2012 (EU)

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by Rainier on April 18, 2012 @ 3:50 p.m. PDT

London 2012: The Official Video Game of the Olympic Games will allow gamers to create their own moments of sporting history and fame by experiencing the thrill and adrenaline rush of the events and disciplines that will be a part of the London 2012 Olympic Games.

With over 45 events in which to claim gold, players will enjoy more gameplay variety than ever before, even taking the race for medals online by competing for personal and national glory with online leaderboards.

For the first time in an officially licensed Olympic video game, London 2012 will support motion control in a number of different Olympic events.  Budding sports heroes will have an enhanced and realistic way of competing in a number of events that are compatible with PlayStation Move and Kinect including 110m Hurdles, Beach Volleyball (Kinect only) and 25m Rapid Fire Pistol (Move only).  Over 30 Olympic events have been authentically recreated in their official Olympic arenas with a host of new disciplines making their debut for London 2012.  Keirin (Cycling) at the Velodrome, 10m Synchronised Platform (Diving) at the Aquatics Centre and Trampoline at North Greenwich Arena are just some of the new events in which you can compete for that coveted gold medal.

In another first for this iteration of the video game, London 2012 will take the world’s biggest sporting event online in the form of global leaderboards.  The leaderboards will track personal medals gained whilst playing online, with each personal medal won added to that nation’s medal table.  Every medal won will help to improve a nation’s standing in the leaderboards, creating even more moments of sporting glory and fame across the globe.  London 2012 will contain a number of game modes including single player Olympic Games mode, online and offline multiplayer and party play. 


Key Features:

  • Go for Gold: Compete in over 45 events including all the blue ribbon events plus some all-new events to Olympic videogames offering the ultimate depth and variety. Includes Motion Control and Party Play events.
  • More ways to play: Compete in a wide range of challenges and game modes including Olympic Games, Events Mode, Online Mode and Party Play.
  • Feel the Burn: For the first time ever in an Olympic Games video game, play using Motion Control with a dozen different events enabled for PlayStation Move and Kinect for Xbox 360®
  • Compete for Global Glory: Take the competition online with leader boards tracking personal medal counts, and earn National Pride points with each medal you win for your country - keep playing and improve your nations standing!
  • The Ultimate Olympic Games Experience: Get closer than ever to the experience of the Olympic Games with reactive commentary, super-realistic graphics and TV style presentation.

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