Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games

Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games

It doesn't win the gold, but the Nintendo DS version of Mario & Sonic At the Olympic Games outdoes its inferior Wii counterpart. The touch-screen controls are more approachable, requiring rapid stroking and tapping motions for the multiple mini-games rather than frustrating motion controls. The presentation is very agreeable, capturing the cartoony spirit of both mascots. The World Records are a joke (you'll beat most of them on the first two tries) and the Trivia Mode is pointless, but the multiplayer action and online scoreboards make up for them.

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