"When I was younger, I'm sure there was a point where I dreamed of winning an Olympic Gold Metal, and I can completely guarantee that there was a point where I dreamed of having my own video game. Unfortunately, neither has come true for me (yet) – Shaun White, on the other hand, now, he's living out my dreams (a well as those of countless other males). He's already won a gold metal at the 2006 Torino Olympic games, and now he has his own video game "Shawn White Snowboarding" out for just about every console. I never thought I'd be so jealous of someone with red hair … or with the middle name Roger.
"Shaun White Snowboarding" is the first game in a long time to take a more realistic look at hitting the slopes, as opposed to the over-the-top releases of the last few years. Most of the successful snowboarding games that hit the market since the PS2 launched have been very arcadey, and all about landing the biggest tricks possible – throwing the laws of physics out the window completely. "Shaun White" is more firmly rooted in reality, lending a solid nod to gravity, moreso than any snowboarding game … ever. Take that as you will… if you were hoping to go Uber-big as the Flying Tomato, you might want to stay home, but if you want to prove that you can ..."