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Summer Athletics: The Ultimate Challenge is a collection of sports events based on the Olympic Summer Games. It features 26 sports divided into seven disciplines: Swimming, jumping, throwing, cycling, running, platform diving and archery. The handling is similar for all of them: rhythmic motions to keep the athlete moving and quick time events (pressing a button when it gets displayed on the screen) for performing certain actions. The mentioned rhythmic motions depend on the input device the player uses, e.g. at the swimming event the player needs to press two buttons alternately when using a keyboard and rotate the analog sticks when using a gamepad.

The game features a basic career mode where the player gains a fixed amount of experience points after every event which an be reinvested into improved stats. There is also a optional arcade mode where the players have so-called boosts to their disposal to improve their athlete's performance for a short time.

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Summer Athletics: The Ultimate Challenge Windows Before every event the game gives a short explanation of the controls (demo version)
Summer Athletics: The Ultimate Challenge Windows Title screen (demo version)
Summer Athletics: The Ultimate Challenge Windows The athlete starts his jump... (demo version)
Summer Athletics: The Ultimate Challenge Windows Intro for the jumping event (demo version)

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Summer Athletics: The Ultimate Challenge Screenshot
Summer Athletics: The Ultimate Challenge Screenshot
Summer Athletics: The Ultimate Challenge Screenshot
Summer Athletics: The Ultimate Challenge Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "Summer Athletics" -- European and Australian title

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Gamezone (Germany) Wii Jul 25, 2008 7.9 out of 10 79
PC Games (Germany) Windows Aug 01, 2009 72 out of 100 72
Gamesmania.de Xbox 360 Jul 11, 2008 70 out of 100 70
ZTGameDomain Xbox 360 2008 6.7 out of 10 67
spieletipps Wii Jul 28, 2008 67 out of 100 67
GBase - The Gamer's Base Xbox 360 Jul 13, 2008 5.5 out of 10 55
4Players.de Windows Jul 29, 2008 53 out of 100 53
IGN Xbox 360 Aug 11, 2008 5.2 out of 10 52
Cheat Code Central Wii 2008 2.4 out of 5 48
Video Game Generation Wii Feb 22, 2009 3.5 out of 10 35

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