Gold Medal Challenge 92

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Gold Medal Challenge 92
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Basic Information
Type(s)
Video Game
Capcom
Capcom
Sports
NES CartridgeFamily Computer Cartridge
NES Controller, Family Computer Controller
NES and Family Computer
Retail Features
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European Union European Release Date(s)
Nintendo Entertainment System
June 171993
CanadaUnited StatesMexico North American Release Date(s)
Nintendo Entertainment System
August 1992
Japan Japanese Release Date(s)
Family Computer
June 51992
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Gold Medal Challenge '92 was a 1992 video game by Capcom. It was an Olympic sports game loosely based on the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona. It heavily relied on button mashing style games.

The countries that were available are the United States of America, China, Great Britain, Germany, Bulgaria, Spain, Commonwealth of Independent States (C.I.S.), Canada, France, Romania, Hungary, and Japan


Gameplay[edit | edit source]

This game is also notable for its capability to have 8 human competitors to compete in the Olympiad concurrently against each other (although only 2 at a time). It consisted of the following events:

Button Mashing Events:

  • 100 M Dash (Track & Field)
  • 200 M Dash (Track & Field)
  • 400 M Dash (Track & Field)
  • 4 x 100 M Relay (Track & Field)
  • Weightlifting

Button Mashing & Angle/Button Timing Events:

  • Long jump (Track & Field)
  • Triple jump (Track & Field)
  • High jump (Track & Field)
  • Shot put (Track & Field)
  • Javelin throw (Track & Field)
  • 110 M Hurdles (Track & Field)
  • Vault (gymnastics)

Rhythm/Timing Events

  • 100 m Backstroke (Swimming)
  • 100 m Breaststroke (Swimming)
  • 100 m Butterfly (Swimming)
  • 100 m Freestyle (Swimming)
  • 200 m Individual medley (Swimming)

Strategy Events

  • Marathon