User Reviews

There are no reviews for the NES release of this game. You can use the links below to write your own review or read reviews for the other platforms of this game.

Our Users Say

Category Description User Score
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.) 3.8
Graphics The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines 3.6
Personal Slant How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes 4.0
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 3.6
Overall User Score (14 votes) 3.8

Critic Reviews

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Video Games (Dec, 1991)
California Games begeistert jung wie alt.Wer sich ein bisschen für Sportspiele interessiert oder gruppendynamisch denkt, der wird das Modul mögen. Im Gegensatz zu anderen Spielen ist der Lack nicht so schnell ab, man greift auch nach etlichen Monaten noch gerne darauf zurück.
Power Play (Nov, 1991)
Milton Bradley ist eine hervorragende Adaption gelungen, die spritzige Sportspielunterhaltung für die ganze Familie garantiert. Die Disziplinen sind meist gut ausgetüftelt und erfreulich abwechslungsreich. Grafik und Musik passen sich dem Spielniveau an. Wer schon Konamis "Track & Field 2" mochte, der wird mit dem etwas anspruchsvolleren California Games sehr zufrieden sein.
Play Time (Jan, 1992)
Obwohl eigentlich nur die Hälfte des Spiels Spaß macht, ist es eines der besten Sport-Games für das NES. Ein Muß auf jeder Spieleparty.
You'll be in a state of excitement with the variety of "fun-in-the-sun" activities to choose from in California Games.
Just Games Retro (May 02, 2003)
Surf, sand, and some wicked beach sports - all packaged in one game, ripe for your enjoyment. Or so the designers of this game would like you to believe, and what they're hoping will draw you to the game, but how "extreme" can you really get by playing a video game? Thus the point of this one is rather lost.
0 (Apr, 2011)
The real reason to seek this game out is if you’re an insane Nintendo collector who happens to have two multi-taps, eight controllers, and lots of booze for the people you want to play California Games with you. Yes, up to eight people can play this game. Considering the time period in which this was released, it’s pretty ambitious, though no parent in their right mind would have blown hundreds of dollars for California Game parties back in the late 80s. This game has a literal replay value of nil. You can trust me on that because calculating the sum of “nil” takes awhile. Dude!