Archive for the ‘SSX’ Category
  • SSX Online Social Features Video
    Posted January 18th, 2012 at 6:35 pm 2 Comments »
    EA Sports has released a new developer video which begins to detail various online features found in SSX. This particular video focuses on the social elements and includes an "Explore" mode which is centered on competing against scores and the 'ghosts' of friends and "RiderNet" which is similar to Need for Speed's "Autolog" by highlighting the latest happenings and opportunities. Continue on for the video and leave any thoughts in the comments! (more…)...
  • SSX Features Trailer
    Posted January 14th, 2012 at 5:45 pm 2 Comments »
    EA Sports has released a new trailer for SSX which acts as a good summary of the central features in the game which is just about six weeks out from release now. The video runs through Race It, Trick It and Survive It as the three main-themed modes and transitions into a glance at what to expect from online play and its ties to social features. Continue on to check it out and leave any thoughts in the comments! (more…)...
  • Travis Rice Featured in Latest SSX Trailer
    Posted January 6th, 2012 at 8:00 pm 2 Comments »
    EA Sports has released a new trailer for the upcoming return of SSX - which was recently bumped back to release on February 28th. Travis Rice represents the first real-world snowboarder to be included in the series as a playable character and was in 2010's highly acclaimed documentary The Art of Flight. In this especially effective video he talks over over his strategies on how to survive some of the most treacherous descents on earth as real-life footage is mixed with SSX gameplay footage.Ā...
  • SSX Release Date Pushed Back; New Trailer
    Posted December 21st, 2011 at 3:00 pm 3 Comments »
    When EA Sports today announced that Grand Slam Tennis 2 would release on February 14 there was little question that at least one game would be moving off what had become an ultra-competitive date. The obvious candidate was SSX given the unlikelihood that the company would release their own two products against each other. That has materialized as SSX shifts back two weeks and will now come out on February 28. To soften the blow EA has also provided a new gameplay trailer for SSX which can...
  • Full Features List for SSX
    Posted December 3rd, 2011 at 8:45 am 3 Comments »
    The detailed list of features for EA Sports' upcoming arcade-snowboarder SSX has surfaced. The main three modes (Race It, Trick It, Survive It) have been discussed at length over the course of the year. Along with that is 'RiderNet' which is an extension of the 'Autolog' feature introduced in Need for Speed, global online-based events that can feature up to 100K participants, and the ability to race against friends' ghosts in survival drops. Check out the latest screenshots in the FB album a...
  • New Trailer, Soundtrack Insight, and Real-World Character Announced for SSX
    Posted November 18th, 2011 at 9:30 am 3 Comments »
    EA Sports has been pushing promotion of SSX heavily bringing about some new information and materials to check out. Two videos and the announcement of the first ever real-world snowboarder to be featured in the series came just this week. Travis Rice, who also starred in the recent documentary filmĀ The Art of Flight, will be a playable character in the game - making for a pretty ideal partnership. There are also the two new videos for SSX - one of which is a traditional flashy trailer an...
  • SSX Release Moves to February
    Posted October 21st, 2011 at 11:15 am 1 Comment »
    A new trailer for SSX has revealed the game's release date - February 14th. That represents a slight delay from the previously announced January time frame but with EA Sports already planning NFL Blitz for early in that month and with several other titles slated for the quarter they have to make sure to spread them out. 'Survive It' mode is featured in the latest trailer - this is where the race to the bottom is challenged by various elements (such as avalanches, darkness, low-atmosphere ...
  • Latest Trailer for SSX
    Posted September 30th, 2011 at 8:30 pm 4 Comments »
    EA Sports has been making the rounds with SSX at various events but there is still a lot of time to go until its January release - so they are starting to fill in with more media before getting deeper into feature reveals and gameplay. The most recent trailer for SSX is here and shows off some of the more insane stunts and terrain featured in the game. Though it doesn't have the same look of the SSX of old it brings some really unique elements into play - and has distanced itself from the fi...