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3.8

Generally unfavorable reviews- based on 32 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 10 out of 32
  2. Negative: 19 out of 32

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  1. Mar 10, 2013
    5
    This game isn't bad, but isn't good. Some events are very easy to play like archery, swimming, discus, shooting, but much of them are unplayable!!!!!!!
  2. Nov 28, 2013
    1
    This game is f*cking awful, it seems this game promotes guns, because the only somewhat playable events are, the shooting events, some how Eurocom manages to bring out another pile of wich claims to be the next big sports game.
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52

Mixed or average reviews - based on 11 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 11
  2. Negative: 4 out of 11
  1. 56
    They scored big here with the authentic presentation and the great selection of events but then they married it to a series of mini-games with such poorly designed controls that favor luck and calloused fingers over skill and insight.
  2. Beijing 2008 proves beyond a doubt that rapidly pushing buttons is not fun.
  3. It's the official game of the event, but unlike the real thing there's nothing particularly ground-breaking about Beijing 2008. What you see is what you get, and with nearly 40 events it's a lot to cover. Unfortunately they're mostly similar to play and the awful controls ruin what could have been a solid title.