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EA announced today that it has signed Rhys Davies for Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: The Masters. How awesome is that? The actor, who we've enjoyed as Gimli in the Lord of the Rings, along with memorable performances in Sliders and Indiana Jones, would likely be doing something like voiceovers for the ga...

January 18th 2011 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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The challenges on display in this aptly titled "Challenges" trailer for Ubisoft's soon-to-be-released Shaun White Skateboarding start off pretty, well ... ordinary. Stringing tricks together for high scores isn't exactly new to the genre, but -- what's this? A long-grind balancing challenge where y...

September 17th 2010 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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What's happening in the screenshot above is one of the elements that makes Shaun White Skateboarding stand apart from the likes of Tony Hawk and EA's Skate 3. By doing tricks and generally skateboarding really well, you're transforming the game world from one that's monochromatic and lifeless int...

August 10th 2010 at 7:15pm 0 Comments
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I totally dominated Shaun White Skateboarding's downhill slalom multiplayer mode. It's true! And you'd see it too if it weren't for the fact that the person I was dominating was our intrepid video man Chad, shirking his videographer duties to battle me. That's right, folks -- more downhill slalom o...

July 15th 2010 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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With Tony Hawk Ride getting the cold shoulder from critics and Skate 3 carving out its own rut, is there really room in the market for another skating game? Ubisoft believes there is and plans to turn snowboarder Shaun White's burgeoning skateboarding career into a new franchise -- and hopefully ad...

May 25th 2010 at 1:45pm 0 Comments
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Like this, but on wheels New board, new surfaces to fall down, same unkempt Olympian. Ubisoft has just announced a new Shaun White game that's all about ... skateboarding? Shaun White Skateboarding is being released on unspecified platforms this holiday season. The Wii seems likely, since the fir...

March 4th 2010 at 4:40pm 0 Comments

Ubisoft just sent us a new trailer for Shaun White Snowboarding: World Stage and, as those powder-carving kids would say, it's totally tubular. It reminds us of a time when snowboarding games were, uh, fun (oh, how we miss you, SSX). If this wasn't on your radar before this post, we're sure that's g...

August 27th 2009 at 4:15pm 0 Comments
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click to enlarge Ah, snowboarding in the middle of summer -- well, on a screen and using a Wii Balance Board at least. Our recent trip to Ubisoft provided a brief opportunity to get our feet snowy with the Wii-only sequel to Shaun White Snowboarding and, well, the experience was familiar.The biggest...

July 7th 2009 at 6:38pm 0 Comments
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click to make with the bigness Ubisoft has announced that its sequel to last year's multiplatform Shaun White Snowboarding is coming exclusively to Wii. Shaun White Snowboarding: World Stage is being developed by Ubisoft Montreal and is planned for a holiday 2009 release.The move to a single-platfor...

May 27th 2009 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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"The Flying Tomato" himself has released a new set of downloadable content for his self titled Shaun White Snowboarding game, bringing with it new jackets, pants, boards and other wearables. You know, so you can play dress up with your snowboarder. The 400 Microsoft point The Glamour Pack is the fi...

January 7th 2009 at 5:15pm 0 Comments
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It's no secret that Ubisoft has high hopes for Shaun White Snowboarding. The company said it expects the game to sell a million copies and, so far, the game is flying off retail shelves faster than scrumptious hotcakes, unloading 259,000 copies in the U.S. across the various platforms in November a...

December 18th 2008 at 5:23pm 0 Comments