Capcom's Gold Medal Challenge '92

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Capcom's Gold Medal Challenge '92
Capcom's Gold Medal Challenge '92 Cover.jpg
Cover art
Developer(s) Make Software
Publisher(s) Capcom
Designer(s) Yoshinori Takenaka
Keiji Inafune
Programmer(s) Tadashi Kuwana
Artist(s) Hayato Kaji
Naoya Tomita
Composer(s) Sachiko Oita
Platform(s) Nintendo Entertainment System
Release
  • NA: August 1992
  • JP: 5 June 1992
  • EU: 17 June 1993
Genre(s) Sports
Mode(s) Single-player, multiplayer

Capcom's Gold Medal Challenge '92, known in Japan as Capcom Barcelona '92 (CAPCOM バルセロナ'92) is a 1992 video game by Capcom. It was an Olympic sports game loosely based on the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona. It heavily relied on button mashing style games. This game is also notable for its capability to have 8 human competitors to compete in the Olympiad concurrently against each other (although only two at a time).

Gameplay[edit]

The player can choose any of the 12 countries which includes:

The object of the game is to win the best scores in the following events.

Games Group
Track & Field
Swimming
Gymnastics
Miscellaneous

Reception[edit]

Reception
Review score
PublicationScore
AllGame4.5/5 stars[1]

Allgame editor Skyler Miller described the game as an "overlooked gem (that) is definitely worth seeking out"[2] and that the game "does an excellent job of recreating the total experience of Olympic competition".[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Miller, Skyler. "Capcom's Gold Medal Challenge '92 - Review". AllGame. All Media Network. Archived from the original on November 15, 2014. Retrieved February 23, 2018. 
  2. ^ Miller, Skyler. "Capcom's Gold Medal Challenge '92 - Review". AllGame. All Media Network. Archived from the original on November 15, 2014. Retrieved February 23, 2018. 
  3. ^ Miller, Skyler. "Capcom's Gold Medal Challenge '92 - Review". AllGame. All Media Network. Archived from the original on November 15, 2014. Retrieved February 23, 2018. 

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