London 2012 Olympics video game confirmed for Kinect, Move - Trailer

Motion-only events and online leaderboards confirmed for Olympics video game

Sega's announced its official video game of the London Olympic Games will release on June 2012 with Kinect and PlayStation Move support.


Also planned for PC, London 2012 is set to include 30 Olympic events including Keirin (Cycling) at the Velodrome, 10m Synchronised Platform (Diving) at the Aquatics Centre and Trampoline at North Greenwich Arena.

Events compatible with PlayStation Move and Kinect include 110m Hurdles, Beach Volleyball (Kinect only) and 25m Rapid Fire Pistol (Move only), says Sega.

London 2012 also contains a number of game modes including single player Olympic Games mode, online and offline multiplayer and party play.

Another first for this iteration of the video game is global leaderboards. The leaderboards will track personal medals gained whilst playing online, with each personal medal won added to that nation's medal table, Sega explains.

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"Every medal won will help to improve a nation's standing in the leaderboards, creating even more moments of sporting glory and fame across the globe," it says.

"We are proud to offer the Great British public the chance to actually experience the excitement and pride of taking part in London 2012," commented Gary Knight, senior VP of marketing at Sega Europe and Sega of America.

"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."