Sega has scored a Beijing Olympic gig as it announced that it will be launcing an official video game for the Olympic Games. The new game is being developed by Eurocom Entertainment Software for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC.
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Eurocom Development’s Director, Hugh Binns said, “Beijing 2008 will set a new standard for sports games in this genre. With a huge number of events, innovative control schemes to benefit new and experienced gamers, online multiplayer modes providing hours of entertainment and stunning high definition graphics, Beijing 2008 will be a fantastic experience.”
Beijing 2008 will incorporate innovative control schemes that allow novice gamers to learn how to play the game, while providing experienced gamers the chance to set new records. This upcoming game promises to be the new ‘benchmark’ for the sporting genre and will allow gamers to experience the “Olympic Spirit” at home.
Sega Europe’s Marketing Director of Sega Europe, Gary Knight said, “After the launch of Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games, we are delighted to announce the official video game of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. Combining an enjoyable game with a truly global sporting license will provide a fantastic sports game experience for gamers everywhere”.
Beijing 2008 for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC is set for release in the winter of 2008.