SNOW caught my eye a while back. It's an open-world skiing game that notably uses the CryEngine 3 and strives for authenticity. While it was originally pitched as being free to play, that's not the case yet -- the just-released Steam Early Access version is, at a minimum, $14.99. It'll go free "later next year," according to developer Poppermost Productions.
I'm glad to see that SNOW is still alive and well, but after looking at the planned features -- snowboarding gameplay, multiplayer, and music -- I'll be waiting for some of those updates to hit first. Throughout this whole trailer, I was trying to imagine what it will look like for the average player. My takeaway was "lots and lots of broken bodies."
Valve updates Steam Early Access FAQ with warning that some games won't be released
7:00 AM on 06.06.2014