Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games (Wii)
Mario & Sonic: London 2012

Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games title screen

Release dates

Australia November 17, 2011
Europe November 18, 2011
Japan December 8, 2011
N.America November 15, 2011


General information

Platform: Nintendo Wii

Developed by Sega

Published by Sega & Nintendo

Players: 1-4









Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games is a Sports-Party game set at the 2012 Summer Olympic games in London and featuring a wide range of characters from both the Nintendo and Sonic game universes who compete in a wide range of sports events. A Wii exclusive for console play, the game continues the fun of the Mario & Sonic Olympic game series with additional new real-world events, "Dream Games" offering expanded Arcade style gaming possibilities, the unique head-to-head multiplayer London Party Mode, and more all against the iconic background of real London city venues.

Team Up for Glory at the London Olympics

On your marks and get set for the world's greatest sporting event as Mario and Sonic head to the London 2012 Summer Olympic Games. Coming exclusively to Wii for console play, Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games is an all new celebration of the Olympic spirit hosted within the truly iconic setting of London and bringing even more multiplayer fun and excitement to friends and families everywhere.


  • Mario, Sonic and other characters lined up for the 100-meter sprint in Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games

  • Quest for Olympic sporting glory with Team Mario and Team Sonic at the 2012 London Summer Olympic games.

As in earlier releases in the Mario & Sonic Olympic series the 2012 London game features characters from both the Nintendo and Sonic game universes, arrayed into Team Mario and Team Sonic allowing players to compete against each other in multiplayer action in real world sporting events. Events found in the game include those seen in the earlier Mario & Sonic summer Olympic game like 100m Sprint, Aquatics, Table Tennis, gymnastics and more, along with four new events: horse-riding, canoeing, soccer and badminton. Players are also able to compete in multiplayer 'Dream Game' sports event, which are select standard events in which only your imagination and ability with the Wii Remote limit as to how far, fast or how high your character can go.


The Teams

Team Mario

  • All rounders: Mario, Luigi and Bowser Jr

  • Speed based: Daisy and Yoshi

  • Power based: Bowser, Donkey Kong and Wario

  • Skilful: Peach and Waluigi

Team Sonic

  • All rounders: Amy and Blaze

  • Speed based: Sonic, Shadow and Metal Sonic

  • Power based: Knuckles and Vector the Croc

  • Skilful: Tails, Dr. Eggman and Silver the Hedgehog

Sonic and Mario with their Olympic gold medals from London 2012


A list of the events available in the Nintendo Wii version

110m Hurdles
4x100m Relay
Long Jump
Hammer Throw
Discus Throw
Javelin Throw
Uneven Bars
Rhythmic Ribbon

100m Freestyle
Synchronized Swimming
Canoe Sprint 1000m

Show Jumping


Beach Volleyball

Table Tennis - Singles



Shooting - Pistol

Fencing - Epée

Tracking Cycling - Team Pursuit

Dream Events
Dream Long Jump
Dream Rafting
Dream Discus
Dream Uneven Bars
Dream Hurdles
Dream Equestrian
Dream Sprint
Dream Trampoline
Dream Spacewalk
Dream Fencing

London Party Mode


London Party Mode

Set in the streets of London the special "London Party Mode" built into Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games allows up to 4 players can participate in a party game that adds another layer of fun to the game. Compete in events and challenges spread throughout the game to gain access to in-game stickers, which are then used to fill sticker sheets. The first contestant to fill all the spaces on her/his sticker sheet(s) will be crowned as the winner.

Key Game Features

  • Exciting Headline Events - All new events including Soccer, Show jumping, Canoeing and badminton debut alongside redefined favourites, such as 100m Sprint, Aquatics, Table Tennis and more

  • Dream Events - A new roster of beloved Dream Events allow players more choice in-game than ever before

  • An Iconic London Landscape - Take the fun of the 2012 Olympic Games to the streets of London as the city becomes the ultimate playground

  • London Party Mode - Take part in a huge number of mini-games around a variety of famous landmarks with all your favourite characters in the London Party mode

  • Multiplayer - Enjoy 4-player or two-player versus play across most event

Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games - Wii Gameplay commercial


Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games - Gamescom Trailer


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