During the last episode of Nintendo Presents packaged during Gamescom 2019 by the curators of the YouTube channels of the Kyoto company, SEGA has finally raised the curtain on Mario’s and Sonic’s Classic 2D Events at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games with a video demonstration in salsa back.
In the new chapter of the now historic sports series dedicated to the Olympics which features the two Nintendo and SEGA mascots as protagonists, fans of the genre will have a plethora of disciplines to choose from. The Gamescom 2019 video focuses precisely on these disciplines and on a completely new category of events, namely the 2D Classic ones with graphics inspired by the old glories for NES and 8-bit console party games.
During the German videogame festival the complete list of the disciplines in the game was announced , namely 100 meters, obstacle course, 4×100 meters, archery, badminton, boxing, canoeing, discus throwing, karate, “dream racing “,” dream shooting “, horseback riding, fencing, soccer, rhythmic gymnastics, javelin throwing, rugby, skateboarding, climbing, table tennis, surfing, triple jumping and swimming.
As for the disciplines to be played in 2D in the Classic mode that ideally recreates the challenges of the 1964 Tokyo Olympics, we will be able to face the 100-meter trials, dives on a 10-meter platform, a 400-meter race, judo, kayak, high jump, marathon, vaulting, volleyball, and shooting.
Before leaving you to the new game video, we remind you that Mario & Sonic at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will be available starting November 8thexclusively on Nintendo Switch.