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Summer Athletics- Wii

Summer Athletics- Wii
alaScore 79

19 reviews

Oct, 2018

  • Negative

alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 reviews of Summer Athletics- Wii. The average rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other Nintendo Wii Games for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the controls, but opinions are divided on the multi player mode.


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Nintendo Wii Games the Summer Athletics- Wii is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by : Neilie Johnson (

Summer Athletics Review


The Beijing Olympics are over now but as always, watching them was an amazing way for couch potatoes everywhere to vicariously experience the thrill of being a world-class athlete. I mean, it's the only way it'll ever happen, right, since the most...

Overall, Summer Athletics isn't a horrible game but it suffers the lack of creativity its ho-hum name implies. While the Wii controls make it relatively entertaining, it makes us beg for more: more events, more stats and customization and more sound,...

Sep, 2008

Expert review by : Steven Williamson (

Summer Athletics - Wii


Thanks to the 2008 Beijing Olympics the track and field genre has hit overdrive this year with developers taking part in their own competition as to who can create this summer's most impressive sporting title

Good use of Wii motion-sensing in some events, Plenty to do, tons of events, achievements and competitions., 4-player multiplayer is good, Good use of Wii motion-sensing in some events, Plenty to do, tons of events, achievements and competitions.,...

Some great events, some poor events. Lacks consistency., No online multiplayer, Some great events, some poor events. Lacks consistency., No online multiplayer

Some of the disciplines that require jumping, more notably the High Jump and Triple Jump, have been overcomplicated in terms of controls. There's just too much to think about: swing, raise, point and press your Wii Remote. It's pretty difficult to get...

Aug, 2008

Expert review by : Alex Dale (

Summer Athletics


Makes up for quality with quantity

No shortage of variety ; Motion control is used sensibly ; A few good ideas

Audio: Peep! Splish splash splosh ; Overly confusing ; Man, is it ugly

In the absence of a licensed Beijing 2008 game, you could do worse than Summer Athletics. In fact, the game is much like the city of Beijing itself: plenty to see and do, but make sure you bring along a gas mask, as it has the occasional propensity to...

Jul, 2008

Expert review by : NowGamer ArchiveBot (

Summer Athletics (Wii) review


Get ready to sweat!

Control issues mar what could have been an Olympic contender. Stick to Mario & Sonic.

Aug, 2008

Expert review by : Tom Orry (

Summer Athletics


As a less than full-price release and with half the events being fun and accessible, anyone looking for a realistic athletics game on the Wii won't be too disappointed.

Some excellent motion controls ; Swimming works really well

Some of the events aren't great ; Lacks the charm of Mario and Sonic

While many of the criticisms of Summer Athletics can also be levelled at Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games, SEGA's smash hit athletics title has a colourful, fun appearance that allows it to make the odd mistake. Despite its perfectly serviceable...

Aug, 2008

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Awful game


Do not rent this game it is awful - controls are far too complicated - not easy to get started - Very quickly got bored and frustrated with the game I would give this game minus 5 stars if I could. Since when does a summer athletics also include...

Aug, 2009

Consumer review (

summer athletics wii


i found this game to be very difficult so only played it once

Jun, 2009

Consumer review (

Summer Athletics is cack


avoid at all costs its rubbish

Apr, 2009