If you failed to get tickets for the Olympics, why not take part? The London 2012 video game from Sega is due for release on 26 June, for XBox, Playstation 3 and PC. You’ll be able to play over 30 different events, including highlights from track and field, gymnastics and stuff in the pool. Beach volleyball on Horseguards should be particular good for spotting London landmarks.
Things have moved on a bit since the keyboard-hammering days of Daley Thompson’s Decathlon, as this promotional video shows:
CVG have played a demo and only have good things to say.
It’s not the first official game to race around the Stratford track. Last year, Sega released Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Sonic won all of the sprint events, and Mario was disqualified for use of illegal mushrooms.