Vancouver 2010 (video game)

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Vancouver 2010
Van 2010 Game.jpg
European cover art
Developer(s) Eurocom
Publisher(s) Sega
Distributor(s) EA Games
Platform(s) Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
Release date(s) PlayStation 3 & Xbox 360
  • NA January 12, 2010
  • EU January 15, 2010
  • AUS February 4, 2010
Microsoft Windows
AU January ??, 2010

NA January 15, 2010 (Online)
EU 20100115January 15, 2010
NA February 18, 2010 (Steam)

Genre(s) Sports (Olympic)
Mode(s) Single-player, Multiplayer

Vancouver 2010 is the official Olympic video game of the 2010 Winter Olympics held in Vancouver.[2]

Gameplay[edit]

Vancouver 2010 is a video game based on the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games. Many of the events in the real-world Olympics are playable. For a complete list of playable events, see below.

Disciplines[edit]

The following events are in the game:

In addition, the game includes 30 different challenges spread over all the events which can be unlocked on a one-by-one basis as the user completes the tasks (For example, the 'Landing Zone' challenge forces the individual to land a ski jump with 10m of 90m and another successive jump within 10m of 120m).[3]

Nations represented[edit]

Reception[edit]

Reception
Aggregate scores
Aggregator Score
GameRankings (PC) 57.25%[4]
(PS3) 56.09%[5]
(X360) 54.85%[6]
Metacritic (PC) 57/100[7]
(PS3) 56/100[8]
(X360) 54/100[9]
Review scores
Publication Score
GameSpot 5.5/10[11]
IGN 7.3/10[10]

Vancouver 2010 has received generally mixed reviews from critics. Aggregating review websites GameRankings and Metacritic gave the PC version a 57.25% and 57/100,[4][7] the PlayStation 3 version a 56.09% and 56/100[5][8] and the Xbox 360 version a 54.85% and 54/100.[6][9] IGN gave the game a 7.3/10 rating, claiming that "If only this game had some semblance of a career mode or anything that felt slightly like the real Olympics, then perhaps SEGA would have had a real winner on its hands."[10] GameSpot gave the game a 5.5/10 rating, saying "The limited selection of events leaves these Olympic Games out in the cold."[11]

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Preceded by
Torino 2006
Official video game of the Winter Olympics
2010
Succeeded by
TBA
Preceded by
Beijing 2008
Official video game of the Olympics
2010
Succeeded by
London 2012