PS2, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360, Ubisoft, £29.99 - £49.99

It’s getting dark at 4pm, the weather sucks and there are Christmas lights everywhere. It can mean only one thing: it’s the season of snowboarding titles.

Shaun White (me neither) Snowboarding is the latest in a long line of boarding titles, the best of which are the epic Amped and SSX series. Unfortunately for wintersports fans, this doesn’t impress quite as much as those behemoths thanks to soupy controls, although those playing on the Wii using the Wii Fit board will have the most fun.

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