developer: Eurocom Entertainment Software
Game mode: single / multiplayer
Multiplayer mode: local network / Internet
Embrace the competitive spirit of the world's most prestigious sporting event and represent your country as you compete for the highest honor - the Gold.
Appearing on next-gen consoles, the game delivers a far more entertaining and immersive Olympic experience with superior graphics capturing the fine emotional detail of each event where a fraction of a second means the difference between winning and losing. With brand new gameplay mechanics challenging your time, speed, and coordination, you will strive to break records alone or with up to seven friends online as you lead the US team to victory in 38 authentic Olympic events.
• Olympic Games Mode: Organize your daily schedule and customize your national teams with players skilled in agility, power, stamina and speed for competition across 38 events. With up to three friends, participate in either single-event or multi-event challenges in Competition mode.
• New Gameplay Mechanics: There are a variety of controls across all events, including a time-based system where timing, power and angle are essential, a rhythm-based method that requires increasing and sustaining speed, and a targeting system to help you hit targets accurately.
• In the Zone: This gameplay feature puts you right into the athlete's mind and closer to the action than ever, with time to accurately control every move.
• Global Online Competition: For the first time in Olympic video games history you can compete online. Competitions, exhibition events and leaderboards allow you to become the ultimate Olympic armchair athlete.
• Capturing the Olympic Spirit: As the only 2008 official Olympic video game, Beijing 2008 offers full Olympic branding and transports you right into the heart of the action in ultra-realistic recreations of the Beijing stadiums.
Microsoft Xbox 360
- Xbox Live
PC / Windows
- Core 2 Duo 2
- 4 GHz
- 1 GB RAM
- graphic card 512 MB (GeForce 8800 or better)
- 4 GB HDD
- Windows XP/Vista