Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympics

Game review by Mark Raby, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 7+

Dueling mascot game franchise scores a gold with this entry.

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 6+

Based on 8 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 8+

The Wii Game I Coveted Most...

This game rocks! Graphics are excellent! The only real thing parents may be concerned about is Rouge the Bat. She doesn't flirt on this game, but her outfit reveals her breasts a tad. Otherwise... go and compete with a mustached plumber and a blue hedgehog! ***NOTE ABOUT ANOTHER CSM MEMBER'S REVIEW*** Steroids have been used in the REAL Olympics by dishonest athletes. There are NO steroids OR drugs used in this game; Mario, Sonic and the crew are boosted in races by a power boost built up as they run. Also, while Peach, Amy, Blaze, and Daisy DO wear short shorts, it's not really immodest enough to call "underwear." (Go to any ''Victoria's Secret'' and see what I mean! 0_0) There are indeed weapons in this game, but nobody gets truly hurt, and you can always remind your kids "Don't play like that!" I'm sure the reviewer meant well, but please be assured that this game is drug-free, sex-free, and kid-friendly! :)

This title has:

Easy to play/use
age 10+


I love to see Kirby games. Boys like Sonic and Girls like Kirby. Mario and Sonic are true friends.

This title has:

Great role models
Too much violence
Easy to play/use

Game Details

  • Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: Sega of America
  • Release date: November 15, 2011
  • Genre: Sports
  • ESRB rating: E for Mild Cartoon Violence (Wii) and Cartoon Violence (3DS)
  • Last updated: August 29, 2016

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