Shaun White's Snowboarding (Series) Review
Posted: 15 months ago, last updated 4 months ago.
Drawing on the success of Family Ski/We Ski that used motion controls and the Wii balance board, Shaun White's Snowboarding takes the fun in a more sporting and mature direction. The two Wii versions of the game, Shaun White Snowboarding: Road Trip and Shaun White Snowboarding World Stage, offer strong motion-controls and multiplayer modes that are great for families. You can play with up to four people each using either a Wii Remote on its own or adding the BalanceBoard from Wii-fit for one of the players. You can also use the Motion Plus add-on to make the controls more accurate.
The main game is a series of challenges ranging from speed runs, token collecting or tricks. Each slope has a number of different levels like this and is revisited at different points in the game. There are also half-pipe levels that introduce more trick focused events. But new in Shaun White's Snowboarding World Stage is the inclusion of these halfpipe elements within a down-hill slope.
Whereas Road Trip only had one other boarder to race, World Stage offers up to six computer-controlled opponents, in addition to the four human players, to create a much greater sense of competitive racing.
- Shaun White Snowboarding (2008) on Xbox 360, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3
- Shaun White Snowboarding: Road Trip (2008) on Wii with Wii Fit board support.
- Shaun White Snowboarding: World Stage (2009) on Wii with Wii Fit board and Motion Plus support.
- Shaun White Skateboarding (2010) on PlayStation 3, Wii and Xbox 360.
Content Rating: PEGI 3
Release Date: 13/11/2008
Platforms: PS2, PS3, Xbox 360 and iOS
Genres: Action and Racing
The PlayStation and Xbox Shaun White Snowboarding games is rated ESRB TEEN with Lyrics, Mild Suggestive Themes and Mild Violence.
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