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New International Track & Field (DS)

New International Track & Field (DS)
alaScore 82

8 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the multi player mode, whereas many are less positive about the action.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Nintendo DS Games the New International Track & Field (DS) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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New International Track & Field (DS)


The formula that most track-and-field games follow was established in the early '80s with Track and Field. The majority of events demanded that players slam alternately on two buttons as fast as they possibly could, a controller-breaking maneuver that...

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New International Track & Field Nintendo DS Review


This latest Track and Field game features 24 events, including six from the original 80s arcade game, a few from its coin-op follow-up Hyper Sports and several new ones. These vary, ranging from running events (100 meter dash, 100 meter hurdles) to...

Tons of events, multiplayer options and online world record boards, a great presentation that tips its hat to the classic arcade Track and Field

Single-cartridge downloadable play is too limited and takes a while to set up, the action is hard to see while you're mashing buttons or dragging the stylus

Track and Field couldn't find a better time to make a comeback. Konami's classic arcade experience arrives just when the Beijing 2008 games are about to take place. The main difference here, however, is that New International Track and Field is way...

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Controlling the play

With so much variation, you would think that there would be a large variation in the control system between each event. This is certainly not the case. Now, one might think this is a good thing. Similar controls make the game simpler to pick up and...


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Amazon review summary for New International Track & Field (DS)


alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of New International Track & Field (DS) from The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Nintendo DS Games on

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75% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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Record-breaker or also-ran?

You see, this arcade machine is responsible for countless instances of player injury, largely due to the fact that the participant was called upon to hammer the buttons as quickly as possible to replicate the superhuman effort required to excel at...