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Tokyo Olympics Google Doodle 16-Bit Champions Island Games

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Google Doodle Tokyo Olympics Champion Island game

The Google Doodle for July 23, 2021, the day the Summer 2021 Tokyo Olympics began, is appropriately themed. It also happens to be a game. Doodle Champion Island Games is now available on the Google homepage and in its archive.

The Google Doodle Champion Island Games features seven games inspired by events appearing at the Tokyo Summer Olympics. Players follow Lucky the cat as she takes part in each one. Doing so lets you earn points for your “team,” to send you higher up the leaderboards. You collect scrolls by playing through the Archery, Artistic Swimming, Climbing, Marathon, Rugby, Skateboarding, and Table Tennis mini games.

Here’s the opening movie for the Tokyo Olympics Google Doodle Champion Island Games. It’s created by Studio 4°C. The studio previously worked on games like Catherine, Rogue Galaxy, and Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE.

There is also an additional feature. This looks at the making of this particular Google Doodle. It pointed out how normally one of the Doodle Champion Island Games minigames is usually how big a Google Doodle game might be. It also featured Studio 4°C talking about the animations and how Lucky was chosen as its heroine.

The 2021 Tokyo Summer Olympics will run until August 8, 2021.

Jenni Lada
Jenni is Editor-in-Chief at Siliconera and has been playing games since getting access to her parents' Intellivision as a toddler. She continues to play on every possible platform and loves all of the systems she owns. (These include a PS4, Switch, Xbox One, WonderSwan Color and even a Vectrex!) You may have also seen her work at GamerTell, Cheat Code Central, Michibiku and PlayStation LifeStyle.