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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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Extreme Gamer Jan 25, 2010 6.4 out of 10 64
Gameswelt Jan 29, 2010 63 out of 100 63
Onlinewelten.de Feb 09, 2010 62 out of 100 62
eXp.de - Extreme Players Feb 26, 2010 6 out of 10 60
Gamervision Jan 18, 2010 5.75 out of 10 58
GamingExcellence Mar 15, 2010 5.7 out of 10 57
Gamona Jan 20, 2010 55 out of 100 55
TeamXbox Jan 13, 2010 5.5 out of 10 55
Console Monster Feb 02, 2010 45 out of 100 45
Thunderbolt Games Feb 15, 2010 3 out of 10 30

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Patrick Bregger (110979) added Vancouver 2010 (Xbox 360) on May 28, 2010
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