With the news that the Olympics has finally embraced some form of video games, having thrown around the idea all the way back to the Beijing Olympics in 2008, people got thinking. What would proper Olympic jerseys for gaming look like? Short answer: this.
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 is kicking it old school. The latest instalment of the all-star mascot competition, due out November for the Switch, adds ten sprite-based 2D events to its normal selection of 3D fare. Look at pixel Mario’s tiny legs go!
The International Olympic Committee and the Global Association of International Sports Federations recently hosted an esports forum to explore shared similarities, possible partnership and the looming question of whether video gaming could be recognised as an Olympic event.