Asterix at the Olympic Games (video game)

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This article is about the video game. For the film, see Asterix at the Olympic Games (film). For the comic, see Asterix at the Olympic Games.
Asterix at the Olympic Games
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Developer(s) Etranges Libellules
Publisher(s) Atari
Platform(s) PC, Wii, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DS, Xbox 360
Release date(s) 2007 (2008 for Xbox 360)
Genre(s) Sports Game, Platform, Adventure, Action

Asterix at the Olympic Games is a video game for the Wii, Xbox 360, PlayStation 2, PC and Nintendo DS that is loosely based on the comic with the same name and most based on the live action film. It was released in Europe in November 2007 for PC, Wii, PlayStation 2 and Nintendo DS, this game was also later released for Xbox 360 in Europe in August 2008.

Plot[edit]

Astérix and Obélix have to win the Olympic Games in order to help their lovesick friend Lovestorix marry Princess Irina. Brutus uses every trick in the book to have his own team win the game, and get rid of his father Julius Caesar in the process, but fails. Asterix and Lovestorix win the games and it ends happily.[1]

Gameplay[edit]

There are two players in some parts of the version for the PC, Wii, PlayStation 2 and Xbox 360 version. Players can throw the javelin and hammer, participate in the long jump, running events, and various other Olympic events.

Development[edit]

Reception[edit]

IGN - 8.5/10

1UP - 8.0/10

DDG - 8.4/10

MetaCritic - 79.89%

SavithGaming - 83.00%

Gamesradar - 3.5/5

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Asterix at the Olympic Games". IGN. Archived from the original on 13 December 2010. Retrieved 31 October 2010.