I can’t get enough of the Winter Olympics, so I’ve been looking for video games that recreate the feeling of watching people risk their lives in the cold. I recently picked up Steep for its Road to the Olympics DLC. Steep nails the rush of speeding down a hill, but it’s better at capturing how it feels to hop up one.
Earlier this week the International Olympic Committee announced Russia was banned from the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Despite that news, Russia is going to remain in the winter sports sim Steep Road to the Olympics, at least for now.
Winter sports and real time human injury simulator Steep is getting a new expansion with Road to the Olympics. You’ll be able to break bones in front of an international crowd on December 5th.
On Friday, December 9, Nathan Grayson, Chris Person and I walked into the recording booth at Kotaku’s New York headquarters to stream Steep, Ubisoft’s extreme winter sports game. Aside from the faulty controller, horrible accents and Cronenbergian horrors, it went pretty well.
Last week Ubisoft’s Steep opened the slopes of its majestic mountains to extreme winter sports fans around the world. We’ve spent a bit of time with the game, and we have much to discuss.
At any given point in Ubisoft’s upcoming extreme winter sports extravaganza you can stop what you’re doing, teleport to a hot air balloon and launch yourself from it wearing a naught more than a half-assed flying squirrel costume.
Pro skier Matilda Rapaport has been killed in Chile while shooting footage for Ubisoft’s upcoming sports game Steep.
Ubisoft just announced a new series, Steep. It’s an open world mountain sports game about skiing, snowboarding, wingsuiting, paragliding, and probably falling down a lot.