For the most part Steep actually is good on the ol’ ears, from the sounds of the mountain to the small, but decent selection of music tracks. The limited voice over phrases are enough to make anyone go insane though!
Steep isn’t going to be in the running for the prettiest game of the year, but it is a pretty game in its own right. Those sunsets, that lighting though! They’re all rather sexy, but it’s not a console leader, that’s for sure.
The simulation physics engine for the most part is a complete joy, but it’s not perfect and those times it doesn’t deliver are truly frustrating moments. Easy to pick up and play, an age to master.
It’s a blast to hit the Alps with a variety of different extreme sport disciplines and events, but it’s a pain in the ass to jump from one event to the other. The 3D map is a great idea, just not a very practical one.
They’re a little bit lacklustre, to be honest. There’s the odd creative one, but that’s about it. Oh, and this list will be hard. So hard. And time-consuming. Approach at your peril.