Nagano Winter Olympics '98

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Nagano Winter Olympics '98
Nagano Winter Olympics '98.jpg
Developer(s) Konami
Publisher(s) Konami
Platform(s) PlayStation, Nintendo 64
Release Arcade
  • WW: 1997
PlayStation
  • JP: December 18, 1997
  • NA: December 1997
  • EU: February 1998
Nintendo 64
  • JP: December 18, 1997
  • NA: January 10, 1998
  • EU: February 1, 1998
Genre(s) Sports
Mode(s) Single-player, multiplayer

Nagano Winter Olympics '98, known in Japan as Hyper Olympics in Nagano (ハイパーオリンピック イン ナガノ)is a multi-event sports game from Konami. It is based on the 1998 Winter Olympics and features 10 Olympic events including skating, skiing, luge, bobsleigh, slalom, curling, halfpipe and snowboarding.

Gameplay[edit]

There are two modes of play, Olympic and Championship. In the Olympic Mode, the player selects an event and competes in order to win the gold medal. In championship, the player competes in seven events, with points being awarded for performance in each event. The athlete with the most points at the end wins gold.

Events[edit]

  • Alpine Skiing - Downhill, Super G (PS1 only), and Giant Slalom
  • Snowboard - Giant Slalom and Halfpipe (N64 only)
  • Speed Skating - 500m and 1500m
  • Short Track (PS1 only) - 500 m and 1000 m
  • Bobsleigh
  • Luge
  • Ski Jumping - Large Jumping (PS1 only), K90 (N64 Only) and K120 (N64 only)
  • Freestyle Skiing - Aerials
  • Curling

Playable nations[edit]

Playable countries

There is a total of 16 playable countries per version of the game. They are:

Reception[edit]

Reception
Aggregate score
Aggregator Score
GameRankings (PS) 49.37%[1]
(N64) 47.77%[2]

Nagano Winter Olympics '98 has received generally negative reviews from critics. Aggregating review websites GameRankings gave the PlayStation version a 49.37%[1] and the Nintendo 64 version a 47.77%[2]

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