Torino 2006 (video game)
|Genre(s)||Sports game/winter sports|
Torino 2006 is a video game about the 2006 Winter Olympics from Turin, Italy. Its sports are: luge, bobsleigh, biathlon, speed skating, ski jumping, alpine skiing, cross-country skiing and Nordic combined.
In the video game, the venues are based on the real life. They are:
- Sestriere Borgata - alpine skiing (downhill, super-G)
- Sestriere Colle - alpine skiing (giant slalom, slalom)
- Pragelato - ski jumping, cross-country skiing, Nordic combined
- Cesana San Sicario - biathlon
- Cesana Pariol - luge, bobsleigh
- Torino Oval Lingotto - speed skating
There is a total of 24 playable countries in the game. They are:
These are teams which represent other regions, and in some cases, are the same as the aforementioned nations, simply with different costumes. They can be unlocked by completing certain challenges. They are:
In Torino 2006, you can play in a single event, 9-event competition or a 15-event competition. Alternatively, you can make your own by selecting "Customise Competition" from the main menu.
In Torino 2006, there are five languages to choose from, and each has two commentators. They are:
- English - Jeff Caster, West Westbrook
- German - Hans Joachim Peters, Volker Bogdan
- Spanish - Alejandro Gonzalez, E. Garcia
- Italian - Emilio de Marchi, Dario de Muro
- French - Jacky Nonnon, Guillaume Boullay
Torino 2006 has received generally negative reviews from critics. Aggregating review websites GameRankings and Metacritic gave the PC version a 45.86% and 37/100, the PlayStation 2 version a 44.68% and 39/100 and the Xbox version a 39.97% and 36/100.
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