Mario & Sonic At The 2012 London Olympic Games Adds Horseback Riding And Soccer

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With over 19 million units of worldwide sales, there was no way Sega would pass up on developing another Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games title. Mario & Sonic at the 2012 London Olympic Games is indeed in development for Wii and the Nintendo 3DS.

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The announcement in Japan notes the Wii version will sport some new events like horseback riding and soccer. That might be a bit unfair for Team Sonic since Mario and his friends have been practicing in the Mario Strikers series. Track & field, swimming, and table tennis events have been revised. Dream matches, which break Olympic rules have been completely changed for Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Both versions have cooperative and competitive multiplayer modes.


Just like past Mario & Sonic Olympic series titles, Sega will publish the game in Europe and North America. Nintendo will handle the title in Japan. Rivalries will be settled… on horseback.

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