• Publisher: Ubisoft
  • Release Date: Nov 8, 2009
Metascore
72

Mixed or average reviews - based on 33 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 20 out of 33
  2. Negative: 0 out of 33
  1. Shaun White Snowboarding: World Stage is a great opportunity to discover one of the best videogames about snowboarding and one of the best well-finished games in Wii. If you love snow, you'll love this title.
  2. Snowboarding fans, both of the arcade and simulation variety, would do well to pick up this title.
  3. 81
    Shaun White Snowboarding: World Stage extends what its predecessor does and delivers a more complete package. It still needs to dot the i's to become a top game though. The array of accessories is nice, but doesn't offer increased bonuses on the tracks. The biggest innovation is the Wii Motion Plus, enabling you to make your own tricks. Don't have the money to go skiing in the French Alps? Maybe this will entertain you instead.
  4. A game that scores with its great controls and the nice story – and it doesn’t try to be something it’s not!
  5. With more of everything, plus a couple of neat new features, World Stage is an icy blast.
  6. For those looking for a fast and fun snowboarding game on the Wii, Shaun White Snowboarding: World Stage is the game to play.
  7. Shaun White Snowboarding: World Stage blends high flying tricks, crazy jumps, and unique controls into a great snowboarding game that will delight extreme sports fans and casual gamers.
  8. With existing content that is still great and a new stunt creation feature that is awesome and amazing, Shaun White Snowboarding: World Stage is a great sequel to a really great game.
  9. Apart from MotionPlus support, there isn't a whole lot new in World Stage. Ubisoft has certainly played it safe with a short and unimaginative campaign. But it's hard to knock the Balance Board controls-they totally make the Shaun White experience, and make it a pleasure to revisit the virtual slopes, sameness and all.
  10. Shaun White Snowboarding: World Stage is an interesting game, accessible for everyone for its control and the simplicity of its approach.
  11. All things considered, World Stage is better than its predecessor in nearly every way—but it’s also a year later now, and the improvements, while palpable, are still marginal.
  12. It's all fun and games until someone remembers how good SSX used to be. [Christmas 2009, p.62]
  13. 76
    Shaun White was good fun on Wii last year and it's still a nice ride a year later. Not a lot has changed, though, and you may be a little underwhelmed if you've already been down the mountain. I also want to stress that this is a kids' game, although it's one of the better kids' games around.
  14. Shaun White Snowboarding: World Stage is a fun game that will likely please anyone wanting to have a light-hearted snowboarding experience on their Wii. Keep in mind that World Stage is aimed at the younger audience so don’t expect the same showing as last years Xbox 360 or PS3 version.
  15. Awesome controls and a bunch of fancy tricks make World Stage a lot of fun, but little has changed from last year's release.
  16. Basically Shaun White Snowboarding: World Stage seems a little bit too similar to "Road Trip". On the one hand it's quite good if you haven't played it yet, but it's not enough if you bought last year's game.
  17. Ubisoft plays it safe by offering only small changes in sight to the winning formula last year. The chronic lack of online mode is still there. The series still has much potential that still hasn't developed yet.
  18. Entertaining, if lacking in ambition. We wish more Wii games controlled this well. [Christmas 2009, p.68]
  19. 75
    World Stage is a little too similar to the original Wii title, but for the fans and the newcomers, it's a fun and slick game to try out.
  20. Shaun White Snowboarding: World Stage may appear to be a kids game and while it’s certainly kid friendly I think it’s going to appeal to snow boarders of all ages.
User Score
8.8

Generally favorable reviews- based on 29 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 16 out of 16
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 16
  3. Negative: 0 out of 16
  1. ShaneH
    Dec 30, 2009
    10
    World Stage is dope. I like it better than the last game, which I gave an 8 (I liked it a lot and am glad I played it, but this game is so World Stage is dope. I like it better than the last game, which I gave an 8 (I liked it a lot and am glad I played it, but this game is so much better). As a snowboarding game it Full Review »
  2. [anonymous]
    Dec 29, 2009
    9
    THis is a very enjoyable game. I was skeptical as a snowboarder but as "unrealistic" as the game is compared to how the slopes really go, THis is a very enjoyable game. I was skeptical as a snowboarder but as "unrealistic" as the game is compared to how the slopes really go, it's a hell of a lot of FUN. The soundtrack is sick too. Check it out for sure. Full Review »
  3. RyanS
    Dec 29, 2009
    9
    Shaun White knocks it out of the park with his latest game. I got this as an early gift for the holidays and have been playing it for 2 Shaun White knocks it out of the park with his latest game. I got this as an early gift for the holidays and have been playing it for 2 weeks. Not only has it held my attention this whole time, but it gets better as you go through the competitions and reach tougher challenges. This is a fine game, especially for sports game fanatics like me. Full Review »