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Beijing 2008

Beijing 2008

Beijing 2008 is the official Olympic video game of the 2008 Summer Olympics held in Beijing. Developed by Eurocom and published by Sega, the game was the second video game based on the 2008 Summer Olympics to be released, the first being the fantasy-based Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games which appeared in late 2007; however, Beijing 2008 is a realistic sports simulation.

Beijing 2008 features 32 national teams and 38 events. In addition, a career mode similar to that seen in Sydney 2000 returned, and for the first time in Olympic video games, an online mode is included.

The following olympic events are in the Beijing 2008 video game:
100 m
200 m
400 m
800 m
1500 m
100 m hurdles (women only)
110 m hurdles (men only)
High jump
Pole vault
Long jump
Triple jump
Shot put
Discus throw
Hammer throw
Javelin throw
50 m freestyle swimming (men only)
100 m backstroke swimming (men only)
100 m butterfly swimming (men only)
100 m breaststroke swimming (men only)
3 m springboard diving (women only)
10 m platform diving (women only)
Parallel bars (men only)
Vault (men only)
Rings (men only)
Floor exercise (women only)
Beam (women only)
Uneven bars (women only)
Shooting (all men only events)
Skeet shooting
10 m Air Pistol
25 m Rapid Fire Pistol
Archery, individual (women only)
Weightlifting, +105 kg (men only)
Cycling, team pursuit (men only)
Canoeing/kayak K1, kayak single (men only)
Judo, 81–90 kg (men only)
Table tennis, singles (men only)

In addition, the game supports competition in the male decathlon or the female heptathlon, 5, 10 or 20 random events, or all of the events. It is possible to take part in all male and female events individually.

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