DescriptionTrack & Field is a sports game that allows the player to have an experience based around the Summer Olympic Games. It is based on an arcade game of the same name. Events include 100 meter dash, hammer throw, the long jump and the 110 meter hurdles.
The MSX version replaces the hurdles with a 400 meter dash.
The NES version adds skeet shooting, triple jump, javelin throw, high jump, and archery as events but loses the hammer throw event. The NES version also keeps the 110 meter hurdles and forgoes the 400 meter dash.
If you want to go to the next event or round then you will have to qualify, by beating increasingly difficult maximum times or minimum distances. This game contains a two player option, in which the players take it in turns.
- "Track & Field in Barcelona" -- European title
- "Track & Field 1" -- MSX in-game title
- "Track and Field" -- Atari 2600/8-bit in-game title
- "Hyper Olympic: Gentai Ban!" -- Japanese title
- "Hyper Olympic 1" -- re-release for the Los Angeles Olympic Games 1984
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The Press Says
|TeleMatch||Atari 2600||Aug, 1984||1 out of 6||100|
|The Atari Times||Atari 2600||Aug 14, 2007||95 out of 100||95|
|The Video Game Critic||Atari 2600||Aug 10, 2012||B+||83|
|NES Archives||NES||Jun 25, 2001||B+||83|
|NES Times||NES||Aug 21, 2008||8 out of 10||80|
|Just Games Retro||NES||Aug 06, 2012||80|
|GamesCollection||NES||Aug 16, 2008||7.5 out of 10||75|
|The Video Game Critic||NES||Jan 22, 2004||B||75|
|Power Play||Commodore 64||1987||4 out of 10||40|
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