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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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IGN Jan 15, 2010 7.3 out of 10 73
Xbox360Achievements Feb 07, 2010 65 out of 100 65
Onlinewelten.de Feb 09, 2010 62 out of 100 62
GameZone Feb 08, 2010 6 out of 10 60
AceGamez Feb 16, 2010 54 out of 100 54
AreaGames Jan 18, 2010 5 out of 10 50
Gamereactor (Norway) Jan 19, 2010 5 out of 10 50
Cheat Code Central 2010 2.5 out of 5 50
Console Monster Feb 02, 2010 45 out of 100 45
videogamer.com Jan 27, 2010 4 out of 10 40

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Patrick Bregger (107125) added Vancouver 2010 (Xbox 360) on May 28, 2010
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