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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

IGN Jul 30, 2008 8.7 out of 10 87
Gamesmania Jul 16, 2008 85 out of 100 85
Pocket Gamer UK Jun 20, 2008 8 out of 10 80
videogamer.com Jun 19, 2008 8 out of 10 80
AceGamez Oct, 2008 8 out of 10 80
FileFactory Games / Gameworld Network Sep 28, 2008 75 out of 100 75
GamingTrend Sep, 2008 433 out of 600 72
Hooked Gamers Jun 26, 2008 7 out of 10 70
GameSpot Aug 18, 2008 7 out of 10 70
Worth Playing Sep 23, 2008 6.5 out of 10 65

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