Tag Archives: Track & Field

Track & Field, Game Boy

Konami‘s 1992 conversion of the smash arcade hit Track & Field features more events than the original. In fact, it’s something of a mashup of Track & Field and its famous follow-up Hyper Sports.

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Summer Games, Atari 800

Epyx‘s classic multi-event sports sim, Summer Games, first came out on the Commodore 64, and this Atari 8-bit conversion came later.

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Track & Field, Arcade

Konami‘s 1983 arcade hit Track & Field broke new ground with its button-bashing gameplay.

It also broke a fair few cabinets along the way, with arcade machine operators having to repair the buttons on machines quite often, to keep them operative (and therefore earning money). A broken Track & Field machine was no good to anyone, and people tend to get carried away and hit too hard when playing this game.

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Summer Games II, Commodore 64

Sequel to the award-winning Epyx multi-event sports game, Summer Games II is arguably even better than its predecessor.

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Summer Games, Commodore 64

The first of the ground-breaking/award-winning Epyx multi-event sport games, Summer Games was first released way back in 1984.

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HES Games, Commodore 64

In my mind THE best Olympic sports type game on the Commodore 64.

HES Games – by 321 Software and HESWare – beats Epyx‘s great sports titles by virtue of its simplicity, and of it’s refined control system. And there’s an interesting mix of events too.

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