Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games
|Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games|
|Developer(s)||Sega Sports R&D|
|Designer(s)||Shigeru Miyamoto (supervisor)|
|Series||Mario & Sonic|
|Platform(s)||Wii, Nintendo DS|
|Genre(s)||Sports party game|
|Media||Wii Optical Disc, Nintendo DS Game Card|
|Input methods||Wii Remote and Nunchuk, or D-pad, face buttons, microphone, stylus and touchscreen|
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games is a sports video game created by Sega Sports R&D and published by Nintendo. It is the first video game to have both Mario and Sonic the Hedgehog characters. It was released for the Nintendo Wii in November 2007 and for the Nintendo DS in January 2008. It was the official video game of the 2008 Summer Olympic Games.
Players can play 24 events. Both versions have different events. The events are based off of the actual Olympic events played in real life. 16 characters are playable. They are separated into four categories: all-around, speed, power, and skill. In the Wii version, the player can also play as a Mii created in the Mii Channel.