Olympics News


Esports Under Consideration For Inclusion in Paris 2024 Summer Olympics

By Charles Singletary, Aug 10, 2017 11:35am PDT

If you're a top tier gamer, you may have a chance to go for the gold!


Mario makes an appearance at Rio Olympics closing ceremonies

By John Keefer, Aug 22, 2016 7:26am PDT

Rio hands off the 2020 Olympics to Tokyo, Japan.


"It takes 10+ years to really change medal counts. China showcased this. Even if Japan gets the ..."

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Here are all of Overwatch's Rio Olympics 2016 'Summer Games' Skins

By Daniel Perez, Aug 02, 2016 12:07pm PDT

Overwatch is celebrating the start of the Rio Olympics with new skins! Here are all of the skins you can earn during this special event.


Pokemon Go Team Issues Statement on Pokemon Trackers and Third Party Services

By Asif Khan, Aug 02, 2016 12:20am PDT

The development team took to social media to address concerns about the app's recent update.


"If you can install Ingress just do that and use their Intel map. Uses the same data points. ..."

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Rio de Janeiro Mayor asks Nintendo to bring Pokemon Go to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games

By Daniel Perez, Jul 13, 2016 11:49am PDT

Forget about watching history making events. We want everyone at the Olympic Games to be as obsessed with Pokemon Go as we all have been.


"exactly, that's the stupidest idea right after hosting the Olympics in the first place."

- Mad Brahmin Disease see all 9 comments

Sega announces London 2012, the Olympic licensed game

By Steve Watts, May 31, 2011 12:30pm PDT

Sega announced a new game based on the upcoming London 2012 Olympic Games today, appropriately titled London 2012. It's due for PS3 and 360 next year.


"Honestly, they'd be better of developing a free-to-play, micro-transaction-supported PSN Store / ..."

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Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games officially announced

By Steve Watts, Apr 21, 2011 12:15pm PDT

Sega has officially announced that Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games is in development for the Nintendo Wii and 3DS.


"so Sonic in the running events and Mario in the jumping events and you win the game?"

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