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Mario & sonic at the rio 2016 Olympics

Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympics has launched in arcades across Japan. 10 different events are featured in the game. There are even foot sensors, so it’s quite a different way to play.

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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