Kikizo: Shaun White Snowboarding Review

Kikizo writes: "Considering their apparent focus on the outlandish, extreme sports games have real a knack for delivering rather dull experiences. Perhaps faster than in any other field of gaming, innovation is quickly mimicked and diluted by pretenders, and spread thinly across the increasing number of bone breaking pastimes that litter the backdrop of mindless pop-punk music videos so beloved by MTV.

For that very reason, games that focus on the likes of snowboarding and BMXing need a saviour every few years to jab a shot of adrenaline into their hip and keep things feeling fresh. Most recently that role fell to EA's Skate, which saved the genre from its accelerated descent into the mindless button jabbing that the once innovative Tony Hawk series eventually spawned".

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