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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 DOS Hurdles
The Games: Summer Edition Atari ST Hammer-throw Results
The Games: Summer Edition DOS The five rings
The Games: Summer Edition Apple II Cycling

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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

ST Format Atari ST Sep, 1991 88 out of 100 88
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST Sep, 1989 10.17 out of 12 85
Amiga Action Amiga Nov, 1989 82 out of 100 82
Amiga Joker Amiga Dec, 1989 82 out of 100 82
100 aktuelle PC-Spiele DOS 1990 8 out of 10 80
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amiga Nov, 1989 79 out of 100 79
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Atari ST Nov, 1989 77 out of 100 77
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Commodore 64 Dec, 1988 753 out of 1000 75
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Commodore 64 Dec, 1988 70 out of 100 70
All Game Guide Commodore 64 1998 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70

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