More Reviews
REVIEWS DRAGON: A Game About a Dragon Review
Sporting stylish hand-drawn visuals, offbeat humor, and retro gameplay, this Medieval fantasy game eschews violence in favor of adolescent behavior.

The Evil Within: The Consequence Review
Juli Kidman faces her fears in a terrifying finale.
Release Dates
NEW RELEASES Farming Simulator 15
Release date: 05/01/15


LATEST FEATURES BAMF BABES #6: The Boss
"One must die and one must live. No victory, no defeat. The survivor will carry on the fight. It is our destiny... The one who survives will inherit the title of Boss. And the one who inherits the title of Boss will face an existence of endless battle."

Top 10 Characters That Would Make Great DLC for Mortal Kombat X
What characters could survive a guest appearance in MKX? Here's a hint: Clowns are pretty evil.

LEADERBOARD
Read More Member Blogs
FEATURED VOXPOP UrbanMasque
The Joys of RPing
By UrbanMasque
Posted on 04/24/15
As some of you probably know I work with Corsair to help cover their gaming product launches and create content around their gaming-event based video coverage. Recently, I was asked by Corsair to participate in one of their Throwback Thursday Gaming Videos which basically interviews current...

SSX 3 Member Review for the PS2

Vader8_ By:
Vader8_
01/16/10
PRINTER FRIENDLY VERSION
EMAIL TO A FRIEND
GENRE Sports 
PLAYERS 1- 2 
PUBLISHER EA 
DEVELOPER EA 
RELEASE DATE  
E Contains Comic Mischief, Mild Violence

What do these ratings mean?

SSX 3


We all love snowboarding games, especially EA Sport BIG’s SSX series. Developed by EA Canada, people behind Most Wanted and Underground, SSX is one of the epic snowboarding and extreme sports game in history. You can say SSX’s RADIO BIG is similar to Criterion’s Burnout CRASH FM.


Graphics:

One of the things we love in snowboarding games is its environment. Big peaks and out-of-the-mind courses makes us say “High up in the sky time!” and makes us jump out of our couch when we go high and high up in the sky. Also, the new Mountain Effects makes it all but more perfect than anything else, which includes thunder and the foggy mist of the courses you race on. All of the details are awesome, the courses and super pipe courses are sure to make the game look great. Yet, the characters are well detailed but needs some blur to make it perfect.

 

Sounds:

You want some DJ to rap it all up or some band to make your race a bit more “feel”. Red Hot Chili Peppers, Thrice, Chemical Brothers, and Finger Eleven are in the setlist snowboarding freaks, you can choose what ever tracks you want in your Playlist or just tune in to RADIO BIG. Sound effects of the tricks are just plain and cool. But the DJ takes it all with all the same comments, which makes it more NOT interesting at all.

 

Gameplay:

Same ol’ racing from Peak 1 [bottom] to Peak 3 [top] and the good SSX modes are revamped and improved, now with a new cool level of the “uber tricks”, you can now perform new various tricks when you reach Level 2 of your ‘uber tricks’. In luck, good Old SSX veterans are still in the game like Psymon and Elise but with 6 new freshmen.

 

There’s an online mode, but I didn’t get the chance to play it since it closed down last 2008. Boooo. Online mode was sure epic and fun.

 

Replay:

With a dozen slope challenges, races, super pipes, and big air events will surely keep you busy. But to round it all up, the online mode makes your time worthwhile of playing this game, sadly, the online mode of this game is closed and only a handful of PS2 games w/ online capability are still running, but still online mode of this game is epic.

 

Overall:

Considering the much more improved SSX On Tour, SSX 3 for the PS2 is still a must-have for casual gamer and snowboarding freaks. Even for PS3 gamers also, this game is worth buying for.

More information about SSX 3
 
A Revolution report card
Views: 798 Review rating:
comments powered by Disqus

More On GameRevolution