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An officially licensed product of the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games, Inc.

This was the first true 3D multi-event sports game with 15 sporting events (100 meters, 400 meters, 100M crawl, Javelin, Hammer, Discus, Long Jump, Triple Jump, High Jump, Pole Vault, Fencing, Rapid Fire Pistol, Weight Lifting, Archery, Skeet Shooting) that mirrored those in the actual Atlanta '96 games.

The game supported up to 8 players, competing in arcade-style games and Olympic-style tournaments.

The in-game commentary was by BBC Radio 5's Alan Green.


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Olympic Games: Atlanta 1996 Magazine Advertisement


Alternate Titles

  • "Olympic Summer Games: Atlanta 1996" -- US PSX title

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Critic Reviews

Mega Fun PlayStation Jul, 1996 86 out of 100 86
Absolute Playstation PlayStation Jul, 1996 8.5 out of 10 85
Video Games PlayStation Jul, 1996 81 out of 100 81
PC Joker DOS Aug, 1996 78 out of 100 78
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) PlayStation Sep, 1996 12.5 out of 20 62
PC Action (Germany) DOS Oct, 1996 60 out of 100 60
Computer and Video Games (CVG) PlayStation Aug, 1996 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
High Score DOS Oct, 1996 2 out of 5 40
PC Player (Germany) DOS Sep, 1996 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
PC Games (Germany) DOS Nov, 1996 36 out of 100 36


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This is the last game known to carry the US Gold logo after Eidos decided to discontinue the brand.
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