• Publisher: Sega
  • Release Date: Oct 13, 2009
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Mixed or average reviews - based on 55 Critics

User Score

Mixed or average reviews- based on 48 Ratings

Summary: Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games takes players to Vancouver, Canada, host city of the official 2010 Olympic Winter Games. This gaming experience invites players of all ages and skill sets to face-off in some of the most intense winter competitions available for the Nintendo platforms. Developed by SEGA of Japan, under the guidance of Shigeru Miyamoto, Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games takes players to lifelike Olympic venues where they can choose from a legendary cast of playable characters, including new faces to the series. This fresh gaming experience features completely new Olympic Winter Games events from the official competition schedule including Alpine Skiing and Speed Skating. Tailored to the specific system controls, Nintendo DS and Wii gamers enjoy completely unique experiences thanks to each platform having its own specific gameplay features and modes. Players of all skill levels enjoy the intuitive controls of both the Wii and Nintendo DS systems, in both single and multiplayer gaming modes. The Wii game offers an even richer multiplayer experience offering co-op and competitive gameplay where the Nintendo DS brings an intense competitive element using the Nintendo DS wireless capabilities. Additionally, one of the new features to be found in Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games is the inclusion of the Wii Balance Board which can be used in some events featured in the Wii version, allowing for a more interactive and realistic gaming experience. [Sega]
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Rating: E
Developer: Sega, Sega Sports R&D
Genre(s): Sports, Olympic Sports, Olympic Sports, Individual, Athletics
Number of Players:1-4 Players
ESRB Descriptors:Mild Cartoon Violence
Special Controllers:Balance Board
Cast Credit
Takashi Iizuka Director
Yo Ohnishi Graphic Supervisor
Hiroshi Kanazawa Environment Artist
Saturo Iwata Executive Producer
Kenichi Tokoi Sound Producer
Okitane Usui Executive Producer
Osamu Ohashi Producer
Shun Nakamora Lead Game Designer
Kenichi Kaji Lead Game Designer
Isahito Imamura CG Producer
Tadashi Otsubo Recording Director
Paul Pouwer Recording Engineer
Matt Ellison Hardware Technician
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Awards & Rankings

#29 Most Discussed Wii Game of 2009
#14 Most Shared Wii Game of 2009