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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.

Screenshots

The Games: Summer Edition Amiga Get ready for archery.
The Games: Summer Edition Amstrad CPC Great Dive
The Games: Summer Edition Apple II Diving into the somewhat strange looking water
The Games: Summer Edition Amstrad CPC South Korea.

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Alternate Titles

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

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Critic Reviews

Amiga Computing Amiga Dec, 1989 92 out of 100 92
Amiga Action Amiga Nov, 1989 82 out of 100 82
Amiga Joker Amiga Dec, 1989 82 out of 100 82
100 aktuelle PC-Spiele DOS 1990 8 out of 10 80
Power Play Commodore 64 Nov, 1988 79 out of 100 79
The One DOS Mar, 1989 79 out of 100 79
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amstrad CPC Jul, 1989 71 out of 100 71
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Commodore 64 Dec, 1988 70 out of 100 70
Amiga Format Amiga Dec, 1989 61 out of 100 61
Sinclair User ZX Spectrum Jun, 1989 59 out of 100 59

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