Ah the Olympics, arguably the greatest sporting event in human history, the pinnacle of athleticism and the crowning jewel in many an aspiring athletes crown. For some, just being selected is enough, but for others, it’s gold or nothing less. So what better way to honor this historied icon than to go for gold in a 100m swimming relay in a one piece Sonic costume? Introducing SEGA’s Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, coming to all platforms, in 2021.
Delayed by a year due to an unforeseen global pandemic, SEGA could wait no longer and have unleashed their AAA premium athletics simulator. For all the sticklers in the gaming community looking for a truly authentic depiction of the games however (of which I am sure there are but a handful), Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 may leave you a little disappointed.
It’s an easy pick up and play title that doesn’t try too hard to sell itself.
I found myself spending more time with tennis, table tennis, baseball and soccer more than anything else as they provided a layer of strategy that the single line track events couldn’t match.
One tablespoon Star Wars, a dollop of motorsport, a splash of Metal Gear. And a pinch of space magic. Mix and blend. Smashing! Is also running for congress.
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