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Info + screens on the arcade version of Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

CGU8NZHWgAAm24c.jpg-large-e1433075057870 Posted 2 months ago
By (@NE_Jarop)

The folks over at Perfectly-Nintendo have translated some details on the upcoming arcade release of Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Here’s what they found:

  • Playable characters include: Mario, Luigi, Peach, Wario, Sonic, Tales, Knuckles, Shadow
  • Three types of characters – Power, Speed and Technique. Characters like Mario are balanced while characters like Sonic are skewed to one trait, in his case, speed.
  • One credit is 200 yen and allows for the player to play 3 sports, with results announced at the end of the 3 events
  • Control options include: The player’s feet, two big joysticks with a button on the side and a handrail for balance

For more details about the gameplay, check the full write-up here.

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Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games will come to Japanese arcades

mario & sonic rio Posted 2 months ago
By (@NintenMaz)

Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games is being released next year on Wii U and 3DS. In Japan, however, the game will also be available on arcade machines. Similar to what happened with Pokken Tournament, this game will be made available to the public for the first time in location tests, taking place from July 17th to July 20th at Club SEGA Akihabara and SEGA World Kasai.

A full release date has not yet been announced.