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Olympic Games: Atlanta 1996

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3DO
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DOS
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2.0
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2.5
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Description

Official licensed product of the Atlanta committee for the Olympic Games, Inc.

This was the first true 3D multi-event sports game with 15 sporting events (100 meters, 400 meters, 100M crawl, Javelin, Hammer, Discus, Long Jump, Triple Jump, High Jump, Pole Vault, Fencing, Rapid Fire Pistol, Weight Lifting, Archery, Skeet Shooting) that mirrored those in the actual Atlanta '96 games.

The game supported up to 8 players, competing in arcade style games and Olympic style tournaments.

Commentary was by BBC Radio 5's Alan Green.

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Olympic Games: Atlanta 1996 DOS Pole Vault Jump
Olympic Games: Atlanta 1996 DOS Archery Targeting
Olympic Games: Atlanta 1996 DOS Game credits.
Olympic Games: Atlanta 1996 DOS Language Selection

Alternate Titles

  • "Olympic Summer Games: Atlanta 1996" -- US PSX title

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The Press Says

Absolute Playstation PlayStation Jul, 1996 8.5 out of 10 85
IGN PlayStation Nov 25, 1996 6 out of 10 60
High Score DOS Oct, 1996 2 out of 5 40
PC Player (Germany) DOS Sep, 1996 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
PC Games (Germany) DOS Nov, 1996 36 out of 100 36

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Trivia

This is the last game known to carry the US Gold logo after Eidos decided to discontinue the brand.
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