Summer Games

Available Platforms: Amiga, Commodore 64

Summer Games is the first game of the popular series dedicated to the Olympic games, created by Epyx and released initially in 1984 for the Commodore 64.

Year1984
GenreSports
Rating4.5

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PublisherEpyx
DeveloperEpyx
OS supportedWin7 64 bit, Win8 64bit, Windows 10, MacOS 10.6+
Updated15 August 2020

Game Review

Summer Games is the first game of the popular series dedicated to the Olympic games, created by Epyx and released initially in 1984 for the Commodore 64.

The game was so successful in being ported to all the platforms available at the time, including Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 2600, Atari 7800, Atari 8-bit, SEGA Master System, and ZX Spectrum. It was the game that marked the relaunch of Automated Simulations, the company founded by Jon Freeman and Jim Conelley, into Epyx.

Summer Games was extremely advanced for its time, and it was probably one of the first games to use the real power of the Commodore 64. Despite not having the official license of the Olympic Games, the game looked almost a licensed game. The sports simulated include 4x400 meter relay, 100-meter dash, platform diving, freestyle swimming, skeet shooting, rowing, and gymnastics. The disciplines were developed by different team of programmers, as you can see in the game credits.

This is a landmark in the history of video games. If you haven't tried it yet, it's really time to do it.

We provided both the Amiga and C64 versions. Don't forget to enjoy the fantastic opening scene!

Review by: Manu
Published: 22 August 2020 8:13 am


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Download Summer Games - Amiga Version

Amiga version 1.0 - Language: English - Size: 7.41 Mb


Download Summer Games - Commodore 64 Version

Commodore 64 version 1.2 - Language: English - Size: 9.53 Mb

Commodore 64 version 1.2 - Language: English - Size: 6.19 Mb


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