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Nagano Winter Olympics '98 (GX720 EAA)


Nagano Winter Olympics '98 (c) 1998 Konami.


Another superb multi-event sports game from Konami, follwing on from 1996's incredible update of 'International Track and Field'. Nagano is based around the Winter Olympics of 1998 and features ten Olympic events cased around skating, skiing, luge, bobsleigh, slalom and curling.


- TECHNICAL -


Game ID : GX720


Main CPU : PSX (@ 16.9344 Mhz)

Sound Chips : SPU (@ 16.9344 Mhz), CD/DA (@ 16.9344 Mhz)


Screen orientation : Horizontal

Video resolution : 640 x 480 pixels

Screen refresh : 60.00 Hz

Palette colors : 65536


Players : 4

Control : 8-way Joystick

Buttons : 3


- TIPS AND TRICKS -


* Aerial landings : during the Aerials, press B as soon as you hit the ground and keep the button held until you have fully landed.


* Halfpipe gold medal : achieve a combination of F Alley Oop, and Alley Oop during the Halfpipe competition.


* Ski upside down : select Olympic mode and enter the Freestyle Aerials event. Choose any trick, and down press any buttons while moving downhill. After leaving the ramp, rapidly tap B. The skier will land and jump on his head and ski in that position.


* Snowboarding giant slalom : 'edge' by using A immediately after clearing the flag.


- SERIES -


1. Track and Field (1983)

2. Hyper Sports (1984)

3. '88 Games (1988)

4. Hyper Athlete (1996)

5. Nagano Winter Olympics '98 (1998)

6. International Track & Field 2000 (2000, Sony PlayStation)

7. International Track & Field Summer Games (2000, Nintendo 64)


- PORTS -


* Consoles :

Sony PlayStation (1998)

Nintendo 64 (1998)