Total Nerd The Best Winter Sport Games of All Time  

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List Rules Vote up the best video games in the winter sport genre.

This is a list of the best winter sport games of all time for any console or system, including cover art pictures when available. These highly rated winter sport games are ordered by popularity, so only the greatest winter sport games are at the top of the list. Spanning the entire history of the genre, these winter sport games are considered the best in the genre. This list includes all challenging winter sport games that have ever hit the shelves, so it doesn't necessarily have all the more obscure or new winter sport games.

This list includes SSX Tricky, Happy Feet, and more.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best winter sport games?" and "What is the greatest winter sport game of all time?" After you are finished voting, head on over and vote on the best things about winter.

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SSX 3 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Winter Sport Games of All Time
SSX 3 2003 SSX 3 is a snowboard racing game developed by EA Canada and published by EA Sports Big. The game was initially released on October 20, 2003 for the GameCube and Xbox, and on October 21, 2003 for ...more

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Winter Olympics: Lillehammer 9... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Winter Sport Games of All Time
Winter Olympics: Lillehammer 94 1994 Winter Olympics, released in the United States as Winter Olympic Games, is the official video game of the XVII Olympic Winter Games. All versions were published by U.S. Gold, the rightsholder; ...more

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SSX Tricky is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Winter Sport Games of All Time
SSX Tricky Nov 05 2001 SSX Tricky is a snowboarding video game, the second game in the SSX series published by EA Sports Big & developed by EA Canada. The game, which builds on the previous SSX game, is named ...more

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Torino 2006 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Winter Sport Games of All Time
Torino 2006 2006 Torino 2006 is a video game about the 2006 Winter Olympics from Turin, Italy. Its sports are: luge, bobsleigh, biathlon, speed skating, ski jumping, alpine skiing, cross-country skiing and ...more

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SSX is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Winter Sport Games of All Time
SSX 2000 SSX is the first in the SSX series of snowboarding video games. It was developed by EA Canada and published by Electronic Arts for the PlayStation 2 in October 2000. It is the first game in EA's ...more

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1080° Snowboarding is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Winter Sport Games of All Time
1080° Snowboarding 1998 1080° Snowboarding, often referred to as just 1080°, is a snowboard racing video game developed and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo 64 and first released in Japan on 28 February ...more

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Shaun White Snowboarding is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Winter Sport Games of All Time
Shaun White Snowboarding 2008 Shaun White Snowboarding is a sports video game for the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable, Wii, Nintendo DS, iOS, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and Xbox 360 systems. It was ...more

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Vancouver 2010: The Official V... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Winter Sport Games of All Time
Vancouver 2010: The Official Videogame of the Winter Olympic Games Mar 26 2010 Vancouver 2010 is the official Olympic video game of the 2010 Winter Olympics held in Vancouver.

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1080° Avalanche is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Winter Sport Games of All Time
1080° Avalanche 2003 1080° Avalanche, released in Japan as 1080° Silverstorm, is a snowboarding game for the GameCube, developed by Nintendo's in-house development studio, Nintendo Software Technology, and ...more

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Alpine Skiing 2005 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Winter Sport Games of All Time
Alpine Skiing 2005

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Deluxe Ski Jump is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Winter Sport Games of All Time
Deluxe Ski Jump 2000

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ESPN International Winter Spor... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Winter Sport Games of All Time
ESPN International Winter Sports 2002 2002 ESPN International Winter Sports 2002 is a sports video game released in 2002 by Konami.

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SBK: Snowboard Kids is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Winter Sport Games of All Time
SBK: Snowboard Kids 2005 SBK: Snowboard Kids, released in Japan as Snowboard Kids Party, is a snowboarding video game for the Nintendo DS released on November 22, 2005 in North America and two days later in Japan. It ...more

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Dark Summit is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Winter Sport Games of All Time
Dark Summit 2001 Dark Summit is a 2001 sports video game released by Radical Entertainment. The game simulates snowboarding.

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SSX is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Winter Sport Games of All Time
SSX 2012 SSX is a snowboarding video game in the SSX series of video games from Electronic Arts. First revealed at the Spike Video Game Awards in 2010 under the working title SSX: Deadly Descents, the ...more

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Stoked is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Winter Sport Games of All Time
Stoked Feb 24 2009 Stoked is a snowboarding video game developed by Austrian based Bongfish GmbH for the Xbox 360 video game console in 2009. It is the latest entry in the Stoked Rider snowboard game series and is ...more

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Alpine Ski Racing 2007 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Winter Sport Games of All Time
Alpine Ski Racing 2007

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Happy Feet is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Winter Sport Games of All Time
Happy Feet Nov 19 2006 Happy Feet is an action-adventure video game based on the movie of the same name. Released in 2006 by A2M for the Wii, PlayStation 2, Nintendo GameCube, Nintendo DS, Game Boy Advance and PC. ...more

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SSX Blur is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Winter Sport Games of All Time
SSX Blur 2007 SSX Blur is a snowboarding and skiing video game, for up to 4 Players, published by EA Sports Big and developed by EA Montreal for the Wii video game console. It is the fifth installment in the ...more

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Nagano Winter Olympics '98 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Winter Sport Games of All Time
Nagano Winter Olympics '98 Jan 01 1998 Nagano Winter Olympics '98, known in Japan as Hyper Olympics in Nagano is a multi-event sports game from Konami. It is based on the 1998 Winter Olympics and features 10 Olympic events including ...more

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Shaun Palmer's Pro Snowboarder is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Winter Sport Games of All Time
Shaun Palmer's Pro Snowboarder 2001 Shaun Palmer's Pro Snowboarder is a sports game with a similar feel to the Tony Hawk's Pro Skater series, published by Activision. The game features 10 famous snowboarders including Shaun Palmer ...more

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Mario & Sonic at the Olympic W... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Winter Sport Games of All Time
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games Oct 13 2009 Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games is a 2009 sports and party game developed by Sega. It was published by Nintendo for Japan and by Sega for North America and Europe. The game is ...more

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Evolution Snowboarding is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Winter Sport Games of All Time
Evolution Snowboarding 2003 Evolution Snowboarding is a sports video game first released on February 25, 2002 for the Nintendo Gamecube. It was later released on November 26 for the PlayStation 2. The game was both ...more

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Feel Ski is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Winter Sport Games of All Time
Feel Ski 2007 Feel Ski is a downloadable game released on the PlayStation Store on October 4, 2007.

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Snowboard Kids 2 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Winter Sport Games of All Time
Snowboard Kids 2 1999 Snowboard Kids 2, 超スノボキッズ, is a snowboarding video game developed by Racdym and published by Atlus. Unlike the first game, it was not released in Europe, although it did have an Australian ...more

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Snowboard Kids is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Winter Sport Games of All Time
Snowboard Kids 1998 Snowboard Kids, スノボキッズ, is a snowboarding video game for the Nintendo 64. It was developed by Racdym and published by Atlus. Many reviewers compared its style to that of the Mario Kart series. ...more

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We Ski is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Winter Sport Games of All Time
We Ski May 13 2008 We Ski, also known as Family Ski in Japan and Europe, is a video game for the Wii developed and published by Bandai Namco Games. It is the first third-party game released that makes use of the ...more

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Cool Boarders 2 is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Winter Sport Games of All Time
Cool Boarders 2 1998 Cool Boarders 2 is a snowboarding video game developed by UEP Systems for the PlayStation. The game builds upon its predecessor's features with the addition of trick competitions and ...more

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Jonny Moseley Mad Trix is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Winter Sport Games of All Time
Jonny Moseley Mad Trix 2001

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Snowboard Riot is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Winter Sport Games of All Time
Snowboard Riot 2009 Snowboard Riot is a snowboarding video game for WiiWare by Hudson Soft released in North America on February 2, 2009 and in the PAL regions on February 27, 2009. The game supports the Wii ...more

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iStunt 2 is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Winter Sport Games of All Time
iStunt 2 Mar 09 2011

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Sonny's Race for the Chocolate... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Winter Sport Games of All Time
Sonny's Race for the Chocolatey Taste

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Mountain Madness Super Pro Ski... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Winter Sport Games of All Time
Mountain Madness Super Pro Skiing

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Millennium Winter Sports is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Winter Sport Games of All Time
Millennium Winter Sports

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Alpine Racer 3 is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Winter Sport Games of All Time
Alpine Racer 3

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Cool Boarders Arcade Jam is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Winter Sport Games of All Time
Cool Boarders Arcade Jam

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Alpine Surfer is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Winter Sport Games of All Time
Alpine Surfer

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Big Mountain 2000 is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Winter Sport Games of All Time
Big Mountain 2000 Dec 26 1998 Big Mountain 2000, known in Japan as Snow Speeder, is a skiing and snowboarding racing game for the Nintendo 64.

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Amped 3 is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Winter Sport Games of All Time
Amped 3 2005 Amped 3 is a snowboarding game, the third installment of the Amped sports game franchise, developed by Indie Built/2K Sports and released on November 22, 2005. It expands on previous versions of ...more

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Chill is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Winter Sport Games of All Time
Chill 1998 Chill is a PlayStation snowboarding video game published by Eidos Interactive in 1998 and developed by Silicon Dreams. The game was designed by Jez Sherlock. A Sega Saturn version of the game ...more

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U.S. Ski Team Skiing is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Winter Sport Games of All Time
U.S. Ski Team Skiing Jan 01 1980 Take a deep breath, dig your poles hard into the snow, push off...and you're speeding down a world class skiing course. Stay low and glide gracefully through the turns because you're in a race ...more

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SkiFree is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Winter Sport Games of All Time
SkiFree 1991 SkiFree is a computer game created by Chris Pirih, who was working as a programmer at Microsoft at the time. The object of the game is to ski down an endless slope and avoid the obstacles.

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ESPN Winter X Games Snowboardi... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Winter Sport Games of All Time
ESPN Winter X Games Snowboarding 2002 Mar 30 2002

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Amped: Freestyle Snowboarding is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Winter Sport Games of All Time
Amped: Freestyle Snowboarding 2001 Amped: Freestyle Snowboarding, Tenku: Freestyle Snowboarding in Japan, is an Xbox exclusive snowboarding video game. It is the first of the Amped video game series. Released during the Xbox's ...more

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Tony Hawk's Motion is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Winter Sport Games of All Time
Tony Hawk's Motion 2008 Tony Hawk's Motion is a 2008 video game in the Tony Hawk's series of video games, for handheld consoles released for the Nintendo DS.

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Amped 2 is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Winter Sport Games of All Time
Amped 2 2003 Amped 2 is a sequel to Microsoft's snowboarding game Amped, which was an Xbox launch title. The game was introduced as part of the XSN Sports lineup, which included such games as NFL Fever, Top ...more

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Trick'N Snowboarder is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Winter Sport Games of All Time
Trick'N Snowboarder 1999 Trick'N Snowboarder, known in Japan as Tricky Sliders, is a snowboarding sports video game published by Capcom in 1999. It is the second snowboarding game developed by Cave and unlike the first, ...more

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Alpine Racer 2 is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Winter Sport Games of All Time
Alpine Racer 2 1996 Alpine Racer 2 is a 3D Alpine skiing arcade game released by Namco in 1996. It is the sequel to Alpine Racer.

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Ski or Die is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Winter Sport Games of All Time
Ski or Die 1991 Ski or Die is a 1990 winter sports game by Electronic Arts for the Amiga, NES, MS-DOS and Commodore 64. It consisted of 5 minigames which could be played individually or in a set sequentially. ...more

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Snowboard Heaven is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Winter Sport Games of All Time
Snowboard Heaven Nov 16 2000