Tagged: Winter Sports

0

Steep review

I like to go snowboarding once a year and while I like doing a fairly decent run down a red, green or blue slope, I never really go down tricky blacks and certainly don’t head off-piste for some gnarly action that could get me killed. That’s where Steep could help me out because it lets me roam around The Alps and explore at will without my insurance company having a heart attack. Developed by Ubisoft Annecy who usually take care of the multiplayer side of Ubi’s games, they are in fact the perfect developers to do this, as they’re actually...

Vancouver 2010 0

Vancouver 2010 review

You may have already read our review of Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games and noticed that I found it much more enjoyable than I expected. Let’s see if Sega’s more serious simulation of the Winter Olympic Games will win me over in the same way as Mario and Sonic did. I don’t want to start on a downer but I’ve never been a fan of the Olympic Games; not the Summer or Winter variety. I have a feeling that just as with most sports; it’s probably more fun to actually take part in the Winter Olympics than...

Shaun White Snowboarding 0

Shaun White Snowboarding review

I know of two people called Shaun White. One is the ginger snowboarder, the other is a PR Manager at Electronic Arts. I’ve never asked him if he actually snowboards but I bet he’s not as good as the ginger one. In this first next-gen Shaun White game, you play an unknown rising star, and Shaun wants you to collect a number of very large coins across four mountain tops in Alaska, Park City, Japan and Europe. Not quite sure why, but he does. You’re then plonked on one of the mountains and you’re pretty much free to roam where...

Wii Family Ski picture 0

Wii Family Ski release date

Middle class readers rejoice. Family Ski from Namco Bandai has been given the green light for a UK release this summer. Just because there is a credit crunch doesn’t mean your family has to live like paupers with no skiing holiday this year, take them to the Happy Ski Resort where fresh powder, groomed runs, multiple trails, and state of the art facilities await their arrival. Grab your Wii Remote and Nunchuck which simulate as your ski poles then hop onto the Wii balance board for your ultra realistic home skiing experience with up to four players at home and...