London 2012 video game lands ahead of Olympic Games

Official Olympic video game tie-in launches as London 2012 puts you in the mix

With the countdown to the London 2012 nearing its grand finale, the official London 2012 video game tie-in has been released by Sega

With just four week’s to go until the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games, Sega has launched the official London 2012 video game in the UK.

Getting gamers in to the Olympic spirit, London 2012 has landed for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC platforms with the most comprehensive track-and-field title to date seeing users given the chance to take part in 45 events across more than a dozen Olympic disciplines.

"We are proud to offer the Great British public the chance to actually experience the excitement and pride of taking part in London 2012,” said Gary Knight, Senior Vice President of Marketing for Sega Europe.

"With all new Olympic events and returning favourite sports brought to life with the very latest video gaming technology, everyone will be able to participate in the Olympic Games from their own home."

With all the iconic venues of the London games recreated within the console offering, gamers are thrown into the Olympic atmosphere with the likes of cycling, gymnastics, beach volleyball and kayaking joining the standard track-and-field, swimming and shooting game modes.

Playing host to a flurry of online multiplayer capabilities, fans of the button bashing release can venture online to compete for their nation and see their medal tallies added to a global leader board.

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