Decathletes, announced today by publisher Ghostlight, could also have been a contender for â€˜Trying to Boost Sales with a Near Trademark Infringing Title of the Weekâ€™.
At least they’re honest though: â€œOur goal is to create a highly realistic athletics simulator whilst maintaining a compelling pick up and play game style akin to titles such as Track and Field and Daley Thompson’s Decathlon.â€ That’s Adrian Hirst of developers Code Monkeys. Incidentally, we’re told that their “illustrious CV” includes Shrek Treasure Hunt and Charlotte’s Web. An interesting interpretation of ‘illustrious’, there.
It’s due for Nintendo DS and PSP, but not until closer to next year’s Olympics.