Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020 Review

There’s no denying that everyone loves a good party game with family and friends. Now, thanks to the creative kitchen at Sega and Nintendo Switch, you can invite everyone you know to enjoy a sports game based on the upcoming 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo with your favourite characters from Sonic the Hedgehog and Super Mario.

The Latest Nintendo Switch Sports Game

Sega and Nintendo Switch have decided to form a partnership to provide a cross-over between Sonic the Hedgehog and Super Mario. This exclusive game will only be available on the Nintendo Switch and will come equipped with online play, a co-op mode, and tons of mini-games to keep you entertained. The game is set for release on November 2019 and promises to provide endless fun for the entire family.

The game will impress with a wide variety of playable characters along with a touch of nostalgia to attract adults that used to play the originals while they were growing up. This brand-new competition-based video game will see you running for gold, sometimes even literally, as you dash to the finish line. Also though we only have a small glimpse of what will be in store for players towards the end of the year, there’s no denying that a sports video game like this, on the Nintendo Switch platform, is going to attract thousands of eager players.

The Playable Characters

The wide range of characters that you’ll be able to use while playing the game has been listed below. However, there could be plenty more characters to follow once the game is released in November.

  • Mario
  • Shadow
  • Bowser Jr.
  • Luigi
  • Shy Guys
  • Peach
  • Donkey Kong
  • Daisy
  • Goombas
  • Bowser
  • Charmy Bee
  • Toad
  • Sonic
  • Yoshi
  • Tails
  • Waluigi
  • Doctor Eggman
  • Wario
  • Amy Rose
  • Silver
  • Knuckles
  • Doctor Eggman’s Machines

It will be rather exciting to witness characters like Goombas and Waluigi in competitive sports games at the 2020 Olympics. So now that you have an idea of the characters that will be embedded in the game, which style are you going to compete with?

The Sporting Events

Once you’ve selected your character, you will be greeted by an almost endless variety of sporting events that will be featured in the game. Some of the sporting events that will be featured in the latest release include:

  • Horse Racing
  • Track Racing
  • Javelin Throw
  • Soccer
  • Football
  • Canoe Sprint
  • Artistic Gymnastics
  • Boxing
  • Equestrian
  • Wall Climbing
  • Hurdle Racing
  • Fencing
  • Skateboarding
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Taekwondo
  • Tennis

These games were initially confirmed when the publisher released a preview of the game. However, we are expecting to see a great deal more once the official game hits the shelves in November. You can also look forward to Summer Olympic sporting events, such as weightlifting, volleyball, and archery, to mention but a few. The latest game from Sega and Nintendo is going to be epic, to say the least. So stay tuned to find out more in the coming months!

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