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Review: Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

I say this so often, but never in a million years did I dream that Sega would not only exit the console business, but partner up directly with Nintendo for decades to come. Mario and Sonic were so unilaterally ubiquitous with "video games" ...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Paris bid committee open to esports at the 2024 Olympic Games

The co-president of the Paris Olympic bid committee has told the Associated Press that they are reaching out to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and esports representatives about the potential for competitive gaming to feature as p...

 
 
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Mario made an appearance at the actual Olympic Games

Earlier this afternoon, I was joking with my roommate about the closing ceremony for the Rio Olympics that took place this evening. I told him with the summer games heading to Tokyo next, Mario should be in the portion of the show where the...

 
 
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Balrog 1, Olympics 0

I had me some asthma as a kid. Nothing too major. I was able to run, jump, and play sports as kids are wont to do. But I did land in the emergency room twice with a case of not being able to breathe (both times triggered by a severe onset o...

 
 
 
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Bowser has quite the rhythmic gymnastics routine

No, we aren't having a mass fever dream -- that really is Bowser dancing with his rhythmic gymnastics clubs for a minute and a half. And gracefully, I might add. Look at the Koopa go! This is the first time in a long time that I haven't sh...

 
 
 
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Mario & Sonic at the Rio Olympics coming to Wii U this June

We've known Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games is debuting on Nintendo 3DS on March 18 for a while now, but a specific launch date for the Wii U version has been up in the air. Until today, anyway. As part of today's Ninte...

 
 
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Live show: The 2014 Winter Mash Olympics

[Mash Tactics airs Monday through Friday at 4p.m. Pacific on Dtoid.TV. Watch Rick 'King Foom' Olson play a variety of games, each day with its own theme. With a heavy focus on community and viewer interaction, you can be as much a...

 
 
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Review: Mario & Sonic at the Sochi Olympic Winter Games

The prospect of Mario and Sonic appearing side by side in the same videogame was once a near-unthinkable fantasy. But it happened. Thanks to the demise of Sega's console business, the bitter rivals eventually put aside their differences and...

 
 
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Nintendo Direct: Wii U Mario & Sonic at the Olympics

Uggggh... a new Mario & Sonic at the Winter Olympics is coming to the Wii U. Why am I not surprised? The game will take place in Sochi, Russia, the site of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games, and will use a combination of Wii Remote Plus and...

 
 
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You're too slow! Sonic's at the Olympics in StH #242

Uhhhhhhhh... what? An Olympics tie-in? Now? Over two months since the Summer Games ended? I never thought I'd see the day when Sonic the Hedgehog was actually late for something! If it wasn't obvious, Archie Sonic the Hedgehog #242 is an ad...

 
 
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It's time to compete in the Destructoid Retrolympics!

I can’t throw a javelin. Well, I guess I technically can. But I can’t throw a javelin very well. Not even close to the level of one of the incredible athletes in the Olympic Games. In fact, I can’t do anything as well as t...

 
 
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Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games dated

I love it when I'm able to show my creative headline-writing skills. See that final word up there? Yup, all me. Sega has announced the Wii release date for Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games: November 15 in North America, a...

 
 
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E3: Mario & Sonic visit the London Olympics in CG trailer

Somehow, the IOC lets Mario, Sonic, and their friends skip the qualifiers for the Olympics every two years. So once again, Sega is developing an Olympic sports minigame collection whose mascot crossover might have been cool if the year wer...

 
 
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Quick hands-on with Mario & Sonic 2012 Olympic Games

Mario, Sonic and all their respective friends and enemies are back again in the mini-game collection based on the Olympic Games. There will be around 30 new events in the package plus some returning events from Mario & Sonic at the Olym...

 
 
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Dtoid (the show): Kinected Dead Space Vs. Rising Epic Trejo

We went back to the old format for this episode, and went through as much news as possible. I'm surprised that I was actually able to speak some words, as I'd been up for over 24 hours with almost no sleep. I blame you, awesome Epic Mickey...

 
 




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