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In honor of the 2012 Olympic games, starting later this week, we’re going to post some apps that you’ve gotta have during the Olympics. Spread the Olympic spirit by using the following app to stay connected to all of your favorite Olympic events…

There are three free official mobile apps available for iOS, Android, and Blackberry. These mobile apps help users keep in touch with the 2012 Olympic Games wherever they are.

The London 2012 Official Mobile Game, shown below, features 9 Olympic games:

  • 100 m run
  • 110 m hurdles
  • 100 m freestyle swim
  • Double trap
  • Triple Jump
  • Pole Vault
  • 100 m butterfly swim
  • Kayak (K1) Archery

The game even shows a crowd. The crowd will cheer, yell, and chant as the athlete competes. It’s like immersing yourself in the actual sporting event.

2012 Official Mobile Game Shot London 2012 Official Mobile Game 2012 Official Mobile Game Swimming

Each game is easy to play, but rather difficult to master. Users can create, design, train, and improve their virtual athlete. There are 3 different modes to select: training, Olympic, and challenge modes.

There are two versions of the app to choose from; standard or premium. The standard London 2012 Official Mobile Game can be downloaded from the app store for free. The premium version costs just $.99.

The premium version allows users to see world ranking graphs, additional ‘Legend’ characters, daytime and nighttime backgrounds. Enhancements have been made to the premium version and include sound quality, better tilt controls, improved swimming controls, and social buttons.

To download the standard London 2012 Official Mobile Game, do so here: Standard Version. To download the premium version of the mobile game, do so here: Premium Version.

Stay tuned for more Olympic games and apps that you’ve gotta have!

London 2012 Official Mobile Game screen shots from the app store.

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