Let's be honest: There are heaps (almost mountains) of winter sports games, and most of them are downhill or slalom races, which play like yet another racing game, in which they simply replaced the car sprite with a ski racer sprite. Actually there might be nothing wrong about it , but to those, who always wished for a more original approach to the alternative winter extreme sports, I want to heartily recommend Ski or Die. There you have to compete in five unusual disciplines (from snowball fight to inner-tube racing) against clock, man and high-score and attempt to make the best impression on the snow fields.
A bad, bad warlord wreaks havoc in a 16th century Chinese village. He wants the second half of a mystic mask, ownership of which promises ultimate power. The battle monks prove no match for his minions. While the ultimatum to hand over the hidden mask is running, all hope now lies with a single fighter: the player. Because, you see, evil warlords and their generals are all incredibly vain. Instead of just ordering their dozens of armed and able soldiers to kill that one guy approaching, they let themselves be challenged in one-on-one brawls. Which the player can then win one after another – each victory making him stronger, because each opponent possesses a special power which can be taken from them.