Toronto Thumbs writes: "With the debut of the Wii Balance Board there was a lot of excitement over the possibilities of new ways to control games. Considering Wii Fit itself came with several slope-based activities, it was only natural for gaming companies to expand on this. The balance board came at the right time, to be sure, promising the invigoration of what has recently become a ho-hum genre.
Enter Ubisoft's Shaun White Snowboarding Road Trip.
Right off the bat you can see that a great amount of work went into the production of this game. The atmosphere is akin to being part of a group of snowboarding friends who are filming each other and their adventures, while great music plays in the background. I suspect that this had a lot to do with the fact that they worked on this game in collaboration with Shaun White himself."