Parents' Guide to

Shaun White Snowboarding

By Marc Saltzman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Entertaining snowboarding game with good replayablity.

Game Xbox 360 , Windows , Mac , PlayStation 2 2008
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Community Reviews

age 10+

Based on 1 parent review

age 10+

This game is good

This game is good and i think it should have been E10. i think throwing snowballs is not a big deal.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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Available for seven different platforms – the Xbox 360, PlayStation 2/3/,PSP, Nintendo Wii/DS and PC – Shaun White Snowboarding is powered by the gorgeous Assassin's Creed engine, also developed at Ubisoft's award-winning Montreal studio. The player models are highly detailed and the four mountains (Park City, Europe, Japan and Alaska) all look so real you might be tempted to reach down and grab some powder. While the game proved fun between its many modes and varying trick combinations, it's not quite as polished or exhilerating as the over-the-top SSX series from Electronic Arts.

The Nintendo Wii version of the game was developed to take advantage of the Wii Balance Board, the peripheral that resembles a white bathroom scale (which shipped with the Wii Fit game); by standing on the Wii Balance Board players can control their rider by moving their body around. This didn't prove to be an easy task, so expect a steeper learning curve than with other versions of the game.

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