Asterix at the Olympic Games (video game)

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Asterix at the Olympic Games
Asterix at the Olympic Games Coverart.png
Developer(s)Étranges Libellules
Publisher(s)Atari Europe
Composer(s)Fabrice Bouillon-LaForest
Platform(s)Microsoft Windows, Wii, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DS, Xbox 360
Release2007 (2008 for Xbox 360)
Genre(s)Sports, platform, adventure, action

Asterix at the Olympic Games is a video game for the Wii, Xbox 360, PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows 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. It was 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.

Reception[edit]

The game has a 7.8 out of 10 on GameSpot.[2]

Reception
Aggregate scores
AggregatorScore
GameRankings(Wii) 70.00% (6 reviews)
(PC) 67.00% (2 reviews)
(DS) 65.00% (2 reviews)
(PS2) 57.00% (3 reviews)
(X360) N/A (0 reviews)
Metacritic79.89%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Asterix at the Olympic Games". IGN. Archived from the original on 13 December 2010. Retrieved 31 October 2010.
  2. ^ "Asterix at the Olympic Games". GameSpot. Retrieved 2018-10-03.