Winter Olympics: Lillehammer '94

Critic Score User Score
Amiga
...
3.0
SNES
...
3.0
Genesis
56
3.2
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Description

This is the official license of Winter Olympics tournament in 1994 at Lillehammer, Norway. You can practice in any event before the tournament. The game offers two modes - Full Olympics and Mini Olympics, which vary in the number of events.

It includes 5 different types of sports - biathlon, alpine skiing (downhill, slalom, giant slalom and Super-G), ski jumping (90 m, 120 m), bobsleigh (2/4 men bob, 1/2 men luge) and skating (elimination, pursuit, time trial). The events use 3D views.

Screenshots

Winter Olympics: Lillehammer '94 Genesis Shooting in biathlon
Winter Olympics: Lillehammer '94 Genesis Luge
Winter Olympics: Lillehammer '94 Game Gear Wee!
Winter Olympics: Lillehammer '94 Game Gear Hmm, I think I'm supposed NOT to ram those thingies...

Alternate Titles

  • "The XVII Olympic Winter Games: Lillehammer 1994" -- Game Gear/SEGA Master System in-game title
  • "ウインターオリンピック" -- SEGA Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

How to NOT make a winter sports game Genesis Luis Silva (13294)

Critic Reviews

Svenska Hemdatornytt Genesis Feb, 1994 85 out of 100 85
Sega Force Genesis Feb 23, 1994 80 out of 100 80
Power Unlimited Game Gear Mar, 1994 7 out of 10 70
Total! (Germany) SNES Mar, 1994 2.75 out of 6 65
Video Games Game Gear Jan, 1994 65 out of 100 65
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) DOS Mar, 1994 7 out of 12 58
Defunct Games Genesis Jul 24, 2012 C+ 58
The Video Game Critic Game Gear Feb 10, 2010 D+ 33
1UP! SNES Feb 16, 2002 32 out of 100 32
Sega-16.com Genesis Feb 09, 2006 3 out of 10 30

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Trivia

Manual

The game's instruction manual (for the PC and Amiga versions, at least) is notably poorly worded. A number of grammatical mistakes are made, and several sections make little sense. Examples include "made of concrete to high standards, competitors are subjected to forces of up to 4G" (which, taken literally, suggests that the competitors are made of concrete - the reference to the bobsleigh course was in the previous sentence), and a suggestion that, in Full Olympic mode, you can watch the opening ceremony AFTER completing the events.
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