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Mobile Games: Beijing 2008 and Sonic at the Olympic Games
      #30918 - 07/24/08 05:19 PM

SEGA Mobile has been busy to get ready for the Beijing Olympics. The have just released two new games for mobile phones: Beijing 2008 the Official Mobile Phone Game and the Sonic at the Olympic Games. Personal I'd like to go with Sonic: where else can you see Sonic running tracks?

Here is more info on the two mobile games:

Get ready to go for gold on your mobile phone! Two original games for mobile phones based on the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games are available today. Beijing 2008 ? The Official Mobile Phone Game of the Olympic Games and Sonic at the Olympic Games take players to the greatest sporting event on Earth with just a few clicks of a keypad and extends the thrill of global competition to mobile phones with exciting gameplay well-suited for casual gaming-on-the-go.

?Featuring rich graphics, quality audio and one-thumb controls, Beijing 2008 and Sonic at the Olympic Games both complement and extend the video game line-up for the Olympic Games,? said Linda Chaplin, Vice President of SEGA Mobile. ?These two games are great examples of the fun that can be had on the mobile platform ? quality, snack-sized games that are easy to pick up and play, are challenging and fun, yet difficult to put down.?

In Beijing 2008, players will feel the excitement of the Olympic Games as they compete in four authentic Olympic events ? 100m, Hammer Throw, 200m Freestyle and Table Tennis. For quick action, players can jump into any event in Quick Start mode, or quest to set records and earn a place on the awards podium in Go for the Gold mode. Representation for 32 countries and rich graphics bring the world?s greatest sporting event to life.

Created exclusively for mobile phones, Sonic at the Olympic Games invites players to join Team Sonic in a quest to make history at the Olympic Games. Compete as Sonic, Tails, Knuckles or Amy in five events including 1500m, 400m Hurdles, Triple Jump, Discus, and Javelin. A progressive gameplay style adds to the challenge as difficulty increases through the Qualifying rounds, the Heats and Semi Finals and ultimately, the Finals. It?s the Olympic Games with a Sonic twist!

Beijing 2008 and Sonic at the Olympic Games for the mobile phones are now available for download from most major wireless carriers in North America. Pricing varies by carrier, but ranges from $2.99 - 7.99. To check availability for your phone, or for more information, please visit or For screenshots and art, please visit the SEGA FTP site at


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