Torino 2006 hits the slopes

2K Games' virtual winter Olympiad ships for Xbox, PC, PS2; includes skiing, biathlon, bobsled, luge, and hockey.

Three weeks before the XX Winter Olympics kick off in Torino, Italy, 2K Sports has released the game based on the event. The still smoke-damaged division of Take-Two Interactive today announced that it has shipped Torino 2006: The Official Video Game of the XX Olympic Winter Games for the PC, Xbox, and PlayStation 2. Rated E for Everyone and priced at $19.99 on all platforms, it features 15 events set on the ice and in the snow. Would-be Tara Lipinskis can perform triple lutzes in figure skating, imposter Jaromir Jagrs can body-check opponents in hockey, and anyone who thinks cross-country skiing and firing automatic weapons go together can take a shot at the biathlon. Other categories of competition include bobsled, luge, and a series of skiing events--but none of the popular snowboarding competitions that debuted at the Nagano games in 1998. Check back later this week for GameSpot's full review of the game.

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GaussGoat
GaussGoat

I hope curling makes it in there... the broom work is fantastic!

chrisdojo
chrisdojo

these types of games are never good.

azizrulez
azizrulez

is anyone even gonna get this game

Orasion_Seiz
Orasion_Seiz

i'll probably get this because of the figure skating

mrplow1817
mrplow1817

No buy for me without curling. Give me my curling.

halvedlife
halvedlife

Olympic games always suck the big one. Remember Nagano 98' and Sydney 2000? Yuck.

Donkeljohn
Donkeljohn

So we can play the olympics before it has even commenced? Such prognostication power 2K possesses!

LordOfMidnight
LordOfMidnight

Call me evil but I have no interest at all in this game.