(C64 / Commodore 64)

Summer Games II (C64 / Commodore 64)

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A thousand athletes. A hundred countries. Billions watching around the world as you enter the stadium, marching confidently among your nation's strongest, fastest and boldest young men and women. Your gaze sweeps the crowd as you realize the scope of your achievement. You are about to compete against the world's best athletes in a 3,000-year-old competition. The pinnacle of athletic achievement. The Summer Games.

Summer Games II challenges your competitive skills with a series of athletic contests for 1 to 8 players. Experience the excitement and realism of eight different events -- cycling, equestrian, fencing, high jumps, javelin, kayaking, rowing, and triple jump.

Practice each event first to sharpen your skills. Then choose from the 18 countries you can represent in the competition and let the Games begin!

Game Review


USA USA Version

Posted by Dion Guy

The pinnacle of athletic achievement. The Summer Games.

The second Epyx sports title (and third Virtual Console release) provides eight entertaining events, of which half can be enjoyed split-screen with another player. As usual, you have a choice of which events to compete in (or practice) and how many...

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User Comments (9)



blackknight77 said:

This game looks nice, but I wish Track and Feild 1 and 2 would come out on the VC. They were really good. I think better than World sports competition.



ttplayer92 said:

@Bass X0

Yeah because its so stupid how they are realeasing old olympic games during the same year the summer olympics is happening. Oh wait...



Yatesy said:


Yes! Track and Field is an absolutely classic NES game, and I would love it if Konami saw fit to release it on the VC. Summer Games looks very similar to Track and Field, but I would most likely just bemoan the fact that it's not T&F, the game that rocked my youth.



martyn2001 said:

I played hundreds of C64 games in my youth, & Summer Games 2 is one of the finest C64 games ever. I remember magazine ZZap64 raving over it, giving it 97% overall!!!



Corbs said:

I loved all the Epyx "Games" titles. While Winter Games is still my all-time favorite, Summer Games II was a terrific title. Man this game brings back memories.



KnucklesSonic8 said:

This is coming to the VC today.
I've heard good things so I'm wondering if I should give it a try.



VenomTheEvil said:

If you liked summer games you should check it out.

But for me I will pass at least for now to meny other games and Wiiware titles I want right now.

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