Conclusion: While there are some issues with Alan Wake , the majority of the game is fantastic, especially the aforementioned narrative. It is quite gripping and will provide gamers with eight to twelve hours of thrilling gameplay. If you are looking for a game that bucks the normal genre conventions to deliver something new and exciting, Alan Wake is the game for you.
Pros: Features a fantastic narrative that is genuinely creepy.
Cons: The game can pull you out of the experience by sometimes feeling a bit too gamey and with its overuse of in-game advertising.
Olympic champ stars in boarding game with two-player mode.
Common Sense Media
25 February 2010
Summary: Parents need to know that Shaun White Snowboarding: World Stage is a snowboarding game featuring professional snowboarder and Olympic champion, Shaun White. The game has players perform tricks, win events and prizes, and progress through a career. Boarders can spill or run into each other, but there are no serious injuries. One background song contains a cuss word and another references alcohol.
Excerpt: There are approaching 20 games that support Wii MotionPlus, Nintendo's precision-enhancing add-on. But none of them, I'd wager, do so quite as disappointingly as Shaun White Snowboarding: World Stage, the sequel to last year's fun Shaun White Snowboarding: Road Trip. The only feature to make use of it is the new create-a-trick mode, which, according to the back of the box, is all "thanks to the MotionPlus".
Conclusion: Shaun White Snowboarding: World Stage for Wii is another quality boarding title. However, the few improvements don't add up to a lot more than what was available last year; this really isn't a very inspired sequel. As such, owners of Road Trip need not shell out the dough for this newest version.
Conclusion: the Wii but ultimately it’s about catching air in the snow and that all works very well. I played the game both with the controller and with the balance board. Although the controller can be a tad bit easier, I found the board to give the better overall experience and I think the developers really nailed the experience using it. number 100 and need to work your way up the ranks.
Excerpt: Shaun White is the best snowboarder in the world. His 2006 gold medal for Team USA in Torino, Italy cemented that fact. But with the Olympics still a month away, the high-flying White still has a bit of time to focus some attention on the game industry.
Pros: Some pretty sweet events., Great split-screen multiplayer., Snowboarding moves simplified on balance board.
Cons: Career mode is short., Game may be too childish for sim fans., Not too much new from last year's game.
28 December 2009
Excerpt: Shred fresh powder around the world in Shaun White Snowboarding: World Stage out now for Nintendo Wii.
Conclusion: Ubisoft has done a good job making a family sports game that is easy enough for parents to play with their kids. The amount of collectables and achievements will keep young kids entertained for the winter season.
Wii Review - 'Shaun White Snowboarding: World Stage'
9 December 2009
Summary: Shaun White Snowboarding: World Stage follows Shaun White and his crew of friends as they go from chasing the best powder to pursuing the world's top competitions. You and Shaun will hit the slopes once again, but this time the stakes are higher; zig- zag across the globe to ride against the best of the best and take your place on the world stage.