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Beijing 2008 - Complete package - 1 user - CD - Win

alaTest has collected and analyzed 136 reviews of Beijing 2008 - Complete package - 1 user - CD - Win. The average rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other PC Games for all reviews. People really like the graphics and story, but there are some critical views about the single player gameplay and reliability.

multi player, story, graphics

gameplay, controls, reliability, single player

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other PC Games the Beijing 2008 - Complete package - 1 user - CD - Win is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Chad Grischow (

Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics - Review


Do you still suffer from Olympic fever? Are you constantly checking NBC looking for any glimpse of a balance beam, pool, or waving country flags? Fear not, Summer Athletics is here with your cure. Sure, you would think that an Olympic-styled game would...

Those looking to continue their Olympic high with this title will be sorely disappointed. You are better off dishing out the 400 MS Points for Track N Field, which is a much better value and game. This game feels like a true test as to the power...

Oct, 2008

Expert review by : Ryan Loren (

Beijing 2008


A large variety of events coupled with sharp graphics

Worst. Controls. Ever.; Sometimes it's downright impossible to beat the A.I. (e.g., the 100 meters)

Why play qualifiers instead of actually competing?

Jul, 2008

Expert review by : Robert Cram (

Beijing 2008 Review:


Beijing 2008 Review Xbox 360. The Olympic Games are about to begin in Beijing and to catch you whilst in the athletics mood, Sega has released the official game of the games. This mean that gamers wishing to reach the peaks of athleticism can d...

In closing, Beijing 2008 does bring home the spirit of the games, and with its large roster of events, there's something for every sports fan. I enjoyed the table tennis, archery and even some of the female gymnastic events (ahem), yet some events like...

Jul, 2008

Expert review by : Frank (

Beijing 2008


Family Friendly Gaming |

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Beijing 2008


Games based on the Olympic Games and Olympic events have been popular for years. Games such as Track & Field, Hyper Sports and Daley Thompson's Decathlon kept me busy for weeks during my teenage years and I dread to think how many joysticks they were...

Beijing 2008 is a game that's a mixture of the tried and trusted, innovation and disappointment. A good chunk of the events don't feel that different from the games you may have played over twenty years ago and still rely on joystick waggling or button...

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Beijing 2008 Review (Xbox 360)


Recently, sports gamers have fretted over the word "accessible" and what it means to video gaming in general. When a company strives to make a sports game "accessible," the common connotation is that it will be "watered down," made too "kid-friendly,"...

Outstanding visuals. Large number of events. Sometimes a fun multiplayer experience

Shallow and unrealistic single player mode. Various events control very poorly. Gameplay can be overly repetitive

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Beijing ’08


Expert review by : Dan Cheer (

Beijing 2008


It's the official game of the event, but unlike the real thing there's nothing particularly ground-breaking about Beijing 2008. What you see is what you get, and with nearly 40 events it's a lot to cover. Unfortunately they're mostly similar to play...

Motion-capture isn't half bad. Some events are fun, and you can genuinely get enthused

Wrist-snappingly, RSI-inducingly bad controls. Some events are just awful in every respect. Repetitive character animation. Competitors sob-story cinematics can take a hike


Aug, 2008

Expert review by : Stevie Mostyn (

Beijing 2008


Considering that every major sporting event comes with a licensed videogame companion these days, it's hardly surprising to note that the looming summer Olympics in China have spawned an official Beijing 2008 title to help squeeze yet more profit from...

Ultimately, Beijing 2008's sporadic hits are swamped by its all-too frequent misses, which only serves to highlight just how potentially good the overall game could have been had SEGA and Eurocom opted for interactive simplicity across the board....

Aug, 2008

Expert review by : D+PAD Staff (

Beijing 2008


I sit before you a broken man. My right hand is bandaged, my left is covered in blisters, the skin on my thumbs is raw, and as much lactic acid is now coursing through my veins as those of Mrs Radcliffe's after a laborious marathon.

Jul, 2008

Product Specifications

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 superior 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 team to victory in 38 authentic Olympic events.


Elements:Sports - olympic sports
ESRB Rating:Everyone (6+)
Max Number of Players:8
Online Play: Yes
PEGI Content Descriptors:PEGI Online
PEGI Rating:3+
PEGI Rating Exception:Portugal 4+
USK Rating:Freigegeben ohne Altersbeschr


Compatibility:Game console
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Beijing


Package Type:Retail


Game Console Compatibility:Sony PlayStation 3
License Category:Shrinkwrap
License Pricing:Standard
License Qty:1 user
License Type:Complete package
Subcategory:Games - sports