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Here are 15 minutes of relaxing, bone-smashing Steep footage

Ubisoft's Steep is a sports game about hurtling down mountains, using skiis, snowboards, wingsuits and via paragliding. That all sounds very extreme in all caps, but to me it looks curiously relaxing, that is if you ignore the distracting music playing in the background. Is Steep the game I've been looking for since Cool Boarders/that Final Fantasy 7 minigame? 15 minutes of footage have arrived to show me that the answer is a definite 'maybe'.

That's Polygon showing off the snowboard and wingsuit (mainly) there, offering several minutes of the PC version for us to enjoy. As Tom notes in his E3 preview, Steep is a fairly minimalist, multi-discipline affair that you can play with your chums, or on your own. That sounds pretty good to me.

Tom Sykes

Tom loves exploring in games, whether it’s going the wrong way in a platformer or burgling an apartment in Deus Ex. His favourite game worlds—Stalker, Dark Souls, Thief—have an atmosphere you could wallop with a blackjack. He enjoys horror, adventure, puzzle games and RPGs, and played the Japanese version of Final Fantasy VIII with a translated script he printed off from the internet. Tom has been writing about free games for PC Gamer since 2012. If he were packing for a desert island, he’d take his giant Columbo boxset and a laptop stuffed with PuzzleScript games.