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New International Track & Field (Nintendo DS)

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Description

New International Track & Field is a 21st century update of the NES game that features 24 events to compete in:
  • 100 Metre Sprint
  • Long Jump
  • 110 Metre Hurdles
  • Skeet Shooting
  • Weightlifting
  • 400 Metre Distance
  • Steeplechase
  • Archery
  • Javelin
  • Cycling
  • Triple Jump
  • Hammer
  • Discus
  • Shot Put
  • Breaststroke
  • 100 Metre Backstroke
  • Pole Vault
  • High Dive
  • Double Trap Shooting
  • Springboard
  • Vault
  • Rowing
  • High Jump
  • Horizontal
There are 18 different athletes to choose from, 10 original characters created for the game and 8 classic Konami characters:The gameplay consists of using the stylus pen in various movements on the bottom screen when prompted during the game. If the player chooses, they can also use the D-pad and buttons instead and can also utilize the DS' microphone to shout encouragements to their athlete, giving them a better chance at succeeding at their event.

Players can also customize their characters through various equipment and costumes by completing certain objectives in the game and features online capabilities, allowing four opponents to face each other in online tournaments as well as track their stats on worldwide leaderboards.

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The Press Says

Pocket Gamer UK Jun 20, 2008 8 out of 10 80
AceGamez Oct, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Eurogamer.net (UK) Jul 01, 2008 8 out of 10 80
GamingTrend Sep, 2008 433 out of 600 72
Jeuxvideo.com Jun 09, 2008 14 out of 20 70
Cheat Code Central Aug, 2008 3.5 out of 5 70
GameSpot Aug 18, 2008 7 out of 10 70
1UP Aug 26, 2008 B- 67
Worth Playing Sep 23, 2008 6.5 out of 10 65
HonestGamers Sep 30, 2008 4 out of 10 40

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Big John WV (25282) added New International Track & Field (Nintendo DS) on Nov 04, 2008