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Winter Sports

Platform(s): PC, PlayStation 2
Genre: Sports
Publisher: Oxygen
Release Date: Feb. 1, 2006

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'Winter Sports' (PS2/PC) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Jan. 31, 2007 @ 12:30 a.m. PST

Inspired by the forthcoming Winter Olympics, Winter Sports will see gamers cut through gates, punch through turns and slip through gliding phases as they strive to become number one.

Winter Sports challenges gamers and sports fans to go head to head with athletes from the world’s top sporting nations, in this season’s only Olympic inspired console and PC game.

Players will be competing in a range of grueling events including; slalom, downhill, cross-country, the ski-jump, biathlon and more. Powder punching music, and authentic commentary from TV commentators Sue Thurle and Tim Caple, combine to deliver the most immersive winter sports experience to date.

Winter Sports offers sports fans across Europe the chance to compete against ten of the best skiing nations in the world, including: The USA, Russia, Sweden, Norway, China… and The United Kingdom.

Features :

  • Featuring a full range of competitive winter sports including: Alpine and Cross Country Ski-ing, the Nordic Combined Challenge, the Biathlon, Ski Jumping, Snowboarding and more.
  • Compete in an International arena in all events with over 10 countries, including: USA, Russia, United Kingdom and China, for the chance to take on the worlds best skiing nations.
  • Multiplayer options - Compete against your friends or team up against the world’s finest alpine stars.
  • Team editor allows players to create a team to their own specifications.
  • Celebrity sports commentary throughout the game from Sue Thurle and Tim Caple offers true to life game play experience.

'Winter Sports' is currently in development for the PS2 and PC and is due for launch February 9th, 2007.

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