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Vancouver 2010 (video game)

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Vancouver 2010

European cover art

Developer(s) Eurocom

Publisher(s) Sega

Distributor(s) EA Games

Platform(s) PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360

Release date(s) NA January 12, 2010

EU January 15, 2010

Genre(s) Sports (Olympic)

Mode(s) Single-player, Multiplayer

Rating(s) ESRB: E

PEGI: 3+

System requirements

Recommended specs

Intel CPU – Core 2 Duo L7700 1.8GHz

AMD CPU – Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 4000+

Nvidia Graphics Card – Geforce 8600 GT

ATI Graphics Card– Radeon HD 3600 Series

RAM – 2 GB

Hard Disk Space – 6 GB

Input methods Keyboard and mouse, Gamepad

Vancouver 2010 is the official Olympic video game of the 2010 Winter Olympics held in Vancouver.

Contents

1 Gameplay

2 Disciplines

3 Nations represented

4 Reception

5 See also

6 External links

7 References

Gameplay

Vancouver 2010 is a video game based on the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games. Many of the events in the real-world Olympics are playable. For a complete list of playable events, see below.

Disciplines

The following events are in the game:

Alpine Skiing

Giant Slalom (women only)

Slalom (women only)

Downhill (men only)

Super G (men only)

Sledding

Two-Man Bobsleigh (men only)

Luge Singles (men only)

Skeleton (men only)

Freestyle skiing

Aerials (women only)

Ski Cross (women only)

Snowboarding

Parallel Giant Slalom (men only)

Snowboard Cross (men only)

Ski Jumping

Individual Large Hill (men only)

Speed Skating

500 m Short track speed skating (women only)

1,500 m Short track speed skating (women only)

In addition, the game includes 30 different challenges spread over all the events which can be unlocked on a one-by-one basis as the user completes the tasks (For example, the 'Landing Zone' challenge forces the individual to land a ski jump with 10m of 90m and another successive jump within 10m of 120m).

Nations represented

Australia

Austria

Belgium

Canada

People's Republic of China

Czech Republic

Denmark

Finland

France

Great Britain

Germany

Japan

Netherlands

Norway

Poland

Portugal

Russia

Slovenia

South Korea

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

United States

Reception

The game has gained mixed and negative reviews. According to Metacritic, the PC version of the game stands at a 58 while the PlayStation 3 version is at a 55 and the Xbox 360 version is at a 56.

IGN gave the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 version a 7.3 rating, claiming that "If only this game had some semblance of a career mode or anything that felt slightly like the real Olympics, then perhaps SEGA would have had a real winner on its hands." GameSpot gave the PS3 and 360 a 5.5 rating saying "The limited selection of events leaves these Olympic Games out in the cold."

See also

Olympic video games

2010 Winter Olympics

Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games

External links

Olympic Video games microsite

References

^ "Vancouver 2010 game system requirements". Retrieved on January 15, 2010.

^ http://www.olympicvideogames.com/vancouver2010/

^ "Vancouver 2010 demo hands-on". Retrieved on December 24, 2009.

Preceded by

Torino 2006 Official video game of the Winter Olympics

2010 Succeeded by

Sochi 2014

Preceded by

Beijing 2008 Official video game of the Olympics

2010 Succeeded by

London 2012

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