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Description

You start as a member of the 1988 U.S. Olympic Team to compete at the Olympic Summer Games.

You can play eight events, including Velodrome Sprint Cycling, Hurdles, Pole Vault, Hammer-throw, Uneven Parallel Bars, Rings, Archery, and Springboard Diving. You can practice each event separately or play the whole competition.

The game also features a multiple player option, this makes it a nice party game. If you are alone, you can compete against the computer.

If you're stuck in an event, or want to get better, just take the coaching book (= the manual) and read how you can make more tricks. It also features many real facts of the history of the Olympic summer games.

Screenshots

The Games: Summer Edition Atari ST Uneven Parallel Bars
The Games: Summer Edition Atari ST The event map
The Games: Summer Edition Amiga World records.
The Games: Summer Edition Amiga Get ready for the hammer throw

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Alternate Titles

  • "Summer Games 3" -- Printed on EU 16-Bit boxes
  • "Go For Gold" -- Later budget release title

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Critic Reviews

Power Play Atari ST Nov, 1989 82 out of 100 82
Amiga Joker Amiga Dec, 1989 82 out of 100 82
Commodore User Amiga Nov, 1989 80 out of 100 80
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amiga Nov, 1989 79 out of 100 79
Power Play DOS 1989 77 out of 100 77
Commodore Format Commodore 64 Sep, 1991 73 out of 100 73
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amstrad CPC Jul, 1989 71 out of 100 71
Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum Jun, 1989 71 out of 100 71
Sinclair User ZX Spectrum Sep, 1991 70 out of 100 70
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Commodore 64 Dec, 1988 70 out of 100 70

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