Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games

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Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games
Developer(s)Sega Sports R&D[1]
Publisher(s)Nintendo
Director(s)Hiroshi Miyamoto
Takamichi Nitta
Producer(s)Nobuya Ohashi
Eigo Kasahara
Takehiro Ishida
Toyokazu Nonaka
Designer(s)Naohiro Hirao
Programmer(s)Mitsuru Takahashi
Artist(s)Hiroshi Kanazawa
Composer(s)
Sega Digital Studio
SeriesMario & Sonic
EngineHedgehog Engine
Platform(s)Wii U
Release
Genre(s)Sports, party
Mode(s)Single-player, multiplayer

Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games is a sports game for the Nintendo Wii U. It is the fourth Mario & Sonic crossover game. It is the official video game of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games, which took place in Sochi. It is the first game in the series that was not released on a handheld console as well.

Reviews[change | change source]

The game got very average reviews. It got a 55/100 on Metacritic. [5] IGN's Scott Thompson said "[The game] has some good ideas but it's weighed down by bad motion controls". [6] Metro gave it a 3/10, saying it was too similar to the other games in the series. [7]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Mario and Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games Overview". Polygon. Retrieved June 9, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. "NINTENDO ANNOUNCES LAUNCH DATES FOR ANTICIPATED Wii U & NINTENDO 3DS TITLES FOR 2013". Nintendo Australia. October 2, 2013. Retrieved October 2, 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. "Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games reconfirmed for Nov. 8th release". GoNintendo. September 20, 2013. Retrieved October 14, 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. "Nintendo Direct 2013.10.1 | Nintendo" (in Japanese). Nintendo Co., Ltd. Archived from the original on October 4, 2013. Retrieved October 2, 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. "Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games". Metacritic. Retrieved October 22, 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. Thompson, Scott (November 8, 2013). "Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games Review". IGN. Retrieved October 22, 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. Jenkins, David (November 7, 2013). "Mario & Sonic At The Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games review – snow joke". Retrieved October 22, 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)