Silent Hill: Shattered Memories
Taking a trip back to everyone’s favorite town of Silent Hill, in Silent Hill: Shattered Memories you delve into the psyche of the protagonist, Harry. Along with the usual dark, gritty, and psychologically tormenting features that fans expect from a Silent Hill game, you also get meticulously crafted glimpses of winter weather throughout.
The Borderlands series has a reputation for a wondrous and unique art style. This level of animated, three dimensional comic design is abundant during Borderlands 2, especially the optional side quest The Cold Shoulder. There is nothing else like the snow and ice in The Fridge.
World of Warcraft
In the ever expanding and immersive landscape of World of Warcraft you can find your way to Dun Morogh. This ice and snow region sits just north of the Searing Gorge. The winter weather stretches as far as the eye can see.
Red Dead Redemption
Going back to the smash hit of all western games, Red Dead Redemption holds acclaim for a truly exceptional open-world experience. Traveling through the region of West Elizabeth you can stumble into the constituent region of Tall Trees. This powder coated forest area can keep Mr. Marston busy for hours on end.
Battlefield: Bad Company 2
The 2010 first-person shooting hit Battlefront: Bad Company 2 took us back to the war torn world of the 1940s. The sixth level, Snowblind, pits you trying to collect from a down satellite. See the world at war in winter in this throw back shooter.
Uncharted 2: Heart of Ice
Uncharted, as a franchise, has a reputation for large scale, over the top settings. Which is to be expected given the concept. The level Heart of Ice tosses a lovely layer of the frozen stuff on top. Creating a beautiful scene, this does make the platforming a little trickier though.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
There is no other currently running franchise that competes with Call of Duty for the title of FPS juggernaut. Traveling the world in this military game series, it was no doubt you would hit the slops. This is most evident in the Modern Warfare 2 level Cliffhanger. Scenery, shooting, and tension are all there in spades.
In the sci-fi sensation Halo 4, there is no shortage of outstanding maps. When the need for that winter chill strikes, there is no better place to jump in that Longbow. With the scrutinized balanced gameplay players have come to expect, Longbow can hit ever holiday switch you may have.
Assassin’s Creed III
There is an ever spanning love for the annualized stealth hunter series Assassin’s Creed. Traveling across the globe and various time periods, it is Assassin’s Creed III that brings the fight between assassins and Templars to colonial America. Hunting through northern American cities like Boston and New York, there is more than enough snow and ice to keep your spirits up.
Far Cry 4
Far Cry 4 is over flowing with the random and sporadic missions and tasks that keep players engaged without question. Not surprisingly, there is a couple big old creatures of legend you have to deal with. In the Valley of the Yetis you get to face down this myths in one stunning setting.