Olympic Doodle from Google is a full featured animated sports game
UPDATE: Aug 24, 2021 11:16 BST The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games begin on Tuesday, so Google has brought back its Doodle Champion Island Games until September 5.
Google said he had expanded the game for the Paralympic Games, adding new side quests and secret arenas for mini-games. A side quest, according to Google, “sets you off on a search for a motivational book for an undersized Oni who doesn’t believe he can play rugby, unlocking an even tougher rugby arena.”
Google has a new Doodle to celebrate the start of the Olympics in Japan, and it’s one of the company’s most elaborate Doodles to date.
The Doodle is a complete sports game, with a neat animated intro and several disciplines to choose from. Now Google has released the Doodles game before, but never quite as complex as this one – it has seven games (with more to come), side quests, bosses, an open and interactive map, lots of NPCs ready to go. chat with you and a ranking.
In short, Google says this is its biggest interactive Doodle yet. And you know what that means: don’t even start unless you’re willing to waste at least half an hour exploring what the game has to offer.
The games, which include table tennis and skateboarding, are easy and fun, although some, like artistic swimming, can be quite difficult. And you can also do side quests, like bringing a letter from a ghost father to his son who lives in an underwater castle.
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As for the animated intros, you can discover them on your own on the dedicated Google site. Doodle YouTube Channel. There you will also find a “behind the scenes” video, which explains how this massive Doodle-slash-game-slash-slash experiment was carried out.
The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games begin today and will run until August 8, 2021, having been postponed from last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. When you’re done playing with Google’s latest Doodle and can’t wait to watch some sports, check out our guide on how to do it even without cables.