The Games: Summer Edition (Amstrad CPC)

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Description

You start as a member of the 1988 U.S. Olympic Team to compete at the Olympic Summer Games.

You can play eight events, including Velodrome Sprint Cycling, Hurdles, Pole Vault, Hammer-throw, Uneven Parallel Bars, Rings, Archery, and Springboard Diving. You can practice each event separately or play the whole competition.

The game also features a multiple player option, this makes it a nice party game. If you are alone, you can compete against the computer.

If you're stuck in an event, or want to get better, just take the coaching book (= the manual) and read how you can make more tricks. It also features many real facts of the history of the Olympic summer games.

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The Games: Summer Edition Amstrad CPC Great Dive
The Games: Summer Edition Amstrad CPC South Korea.
The Games: Summer Edition Amstrad CPC Diving.
The Games: Summer Edition Amstrad CPC Opening Ceremony

Alternate Titles

  • "Summer Games 3" -- Printed on EU 16-Bit boxes
  • "Go For Gold" -- Later budget release title

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Critic Reviews

Computer and Video Games (CVG) Jul, 1989 71 out of 100 71
The Games Machine (UK) Aug, 1989 71 out of 100 71
Zzap! (Italy) Oct, 1989 68 out of 100 68

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Martin Smith (63071) added The Games: Summer Edition (Amstrad CPC) on Sep 23, 2005
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