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Fan-favorite snowboarder characters conquer real-world slopes with feats of exaggerated action and extreme-sports daring, in EA Canada's high-def reboot of SSX. Expansive, chart-your-own-course levels are set in nine of Earth's greatest and most famously inhospitable mountain ranges. Harsh wilderness environments are full of natural gaps, ramps, and rails, challenging boarders to survive the slopes as they seek out the trickiest path to the bottom. Players can race head-to-head online, or share statistics and ghost runs for time-shifted co-op and competition.<br><br>Building on the winning play style of the previous console generation's sleeper-hit series, the PS3's SSX features a more powerful physics engine, and ratchets up the outrageousness of the stunts. The choice of play modes has boarders racing to the finish, exploring vast stretches of virgin territory, or simply fighting to survive the perils of the mountainside. Determined in part by fan input, the game's roster includes Mac, Elise, Moby, Kaori, and other seasoned veterans, along with a few newbies. The soundtrack features songs from Pretty Lights, Las Ketchup, and Run-D.M.C.
SSX (Sony Playstation 3, 2012)
$14.99 - $29.99
pros: Gameplay, Graphics, Quirky Characters
cons: Difficult at times, Loading screens
The SSX frachise is arguably the best snowboarding video game franchise to ever be made. After the d... See Full Review
pros: Exhilirating tricks, online mode is robust.
cons: Too many cheap deaths and gimmicky race modes, AI is ridiculous.
EA's Newest SSX Doesn't Quite Stick the Landing.
It's been years since Electronic Arts (EA) dropped a new SSX title (the last was 2007's Wi... See Full Review
pros: It looks nice, can be addictive at times, decent online concept.
cons: FRUSTRATING course design and the survival elements suck the fun out of SSX.
"Skiing Fanny First Into A Crevase Is Not My Idea Of Fun"
SSX (which is actually the fifth game in the series) is one of the most frustrating games I have pla... See Full Review
|Game Special Features||<li>Includes Mount Fuji exclusively on PlayStation 3<br/><br/>|
|Number of Players||1|
|Game Series||SSX Series|
|Rating||E - Everyone|
|Platform||Sony Playstation 3|