The World Games wiki last edited by desoda on 02/14/14 08:43AM View full history

Overview

World Games was developed in 1986 by Epyx for a wide range of systems including the Commodore 64, Apple II, and the Sega Master System. The NES version was ported by Rare Ltd and published by Milton Bradley Co.

World Games was part of Epyx's extremely successful sports line which included such titles as Summer Games I and II, and Winter Games.

The Commodore 64 version of the game was made available on the Nintendo Wii Shop on the 25th of April 2008.

Events

Not all events were available in any given version of the game. The events varied from platform to platform for example the Apple II version does not contain the same events as the Commodore 64 version.

EventLocation
Barrel jumping Germany
Barrel jumping
Bull riding United States
Bull riding
Caber toss Scotland
Caber toss
Cliff diving Mexico
Cliff diving

Log rolling Canada
Log rolling
Slalom skiing France
Slalom skiing
Sumo wrestling Japan
Sumo wrestling
Weightlifting Russia
Weightlifting

Reception

The game was well received upon release. Computer Gaming World lauded the games use of advanced graphics and sound as well as its variety.

Dragon, a Dungeons and Dragons publication gave the game a 5 out of 5 stars in its computer gaming section.

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