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Vancouver 2010 (Xbox 360)

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Vancouver 2010 is the officially licensed game based on the Winter Olympics 2010. It offers 14 disciplines: Alpine Skiing (four variants), bobsled, freestyle-skiing (two variants), luge, speed skating (two variants), skeleton, ski jumping and snowboard (two variants). These disciplines can be played only individually (training or championship); there is no linking element. The player has also no ways to individualize his athlete besides choosing between one of about 20 nationalities; his look and gender is set for the disciplines, e.g. the luge is only for men.

The controls depend on rhythmical movements with the input device, e.g. during the bobsled championship the player has to mimic the movements of the both men. Besides these disciplines there are also 30 challenges where the player has to solve certain tasks, e.g. keeping a certain speed or skiing around snowmen.

The license only apples to the game's name: there are no real athletes or voice commentary. There is one course per discipline.

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The Press Says

GamingXP Jan 27, 2010 73 out of 100 73
Console Obsession May 29, 2010 7 out of 10 70
spieletipps 2010 65 out of 100 65
Onlinewelten.de Feb 09, 2010 62 out of 100 62
Eurogamer.de Feb 12, 2010 6 out of 10 60
GameCell UK 2010 6 out of 10 60
Gamezone (Germany) Jan 18, 2010 5.8 out of 10 58
Gamona Jan 20, 2010 55 out of 100 55
Eurogamer.net (UK) Jan 18, 2010 3 out of 10 30
Gamereactor (Finland) Jan 22, 2010 3 out of 10 30

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Patrick Bregger (114943) added Vancouver 2010 (Xbox 360) on May 28, 2010
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