Archive for the ‘SSX’ Category
  • First SSX Gameplay Video
    Posted June 4th, 2011 at 3:30 pm 10 Comments ╗
    Yesterday brought the debut trailer for SSX from EA Sports which included some quick glimpses of gameplay. Today however comes the first extended gameplay footage from the reboot of the series via IGN. The video shows off the "Trick It" mode which is one of three along with "Race It" and "Survive It". In offline-only "Trick It" users travel down the mountain scoring points while the path reshapes itself along the way. (more…)...
  • SSX Debut Gameplay Trailer
    Posted June 3rd, 2011 at 10:20 am 4 Comments ╗
    EA Sports has delivered the first gameplay trailer for the reboot of the SSX franchise marking its first appearance on the HD consoles. Having┬ádroped the 'Deadly Descents' sub-title and shifted away from the initial focus of being a dark and gritty representation, this new trailer attempts to display more of the classic SSX look and feel while re-introducing one of the original characters from the series (Mac) that will be included in the game. (more…)...
  • Series of SSX ‘Making Of’ Videos
    Posted April 18th, 2011 at 8:00 pm 8 Comments ╗
    EA Sports has released a series of videos going behind the scenes in development of the upcoming SSX. Three videos have now been delivered so far covering areas such physics, tricks, and level design. The game has been in the news recently for dropping the "Deadly Descents" subtitle, showing off a more vibrant look and explaining the three different modes, and nailing down January 2012 as the release date. Continue on to check out the videos and leave any thoughts in the comments! (more&he...
  • SSX Drops Deadly Descents Subtitle
    Posted April 7th, 2011 at 3:00 pm 3 Comments ╗
    The return of SSX was highly anticipated and celebrated but immediately after being announced backlash began to build based on the various descriptions and screenshots of the game. What was a fun and colorful franchise had been made into something dark and gritty. Considering there is still upwards of a year of development ahead EA Sports has had the opportunity to make changes or additions to the game since it was first revealed back in December. There are a couple important pieces of i...
  • Is a Kinect Enabled SSX In Development?
    Posted January 31st, 2011 at 9:00 am 3 Comments ╗
    Examining newly registered domain names usually leads nowhere however in some instances it has represented the first signs of unannounced projects. The existence and name of the upcoming SSX game was originally discovered through the registration of several domains by EA however so it remains something to monitor, it just is not always worth investing in what is found until there is more evidence found to support it. It is now worth noting that Microsoft recently registered the domains ssxk...
  • SSX: Deadly Descents Headed for Winter Release
    Posted January 4th, 2011 at 3:30 pm 5 Comments ╗
    Though no official release date for SSX Deadly Descents has been determined, much yet announced, EA Sports has now stated on the game's Facebook page that it will be arriving "next winter". Currently retailers have date placeholders in for the game with Amazon listing it as 2/1/12 and Gamestop 1/3/12. That provides a decent idea of the anticipated time frame even though they are just in the system for the purpose of holding pre-orders. They likely have been informed of the quarter that release...
  • SSX: Deadly Descents Announced
    Posted December 11th, 2010 at 7:07 pm 9 Comments ╗
    As anticipated the latest entry in the SSX franchise from EA Sports was officially announced at the VGAs. SSX: Deadly Descents will bring snowboarding to every major mountain range with real-world landscapes while facing the added challenge of fighting the elements. Redefining the SSX franchise, SSX: Deadly Descents will pit riders versus both mountain and man. Players will explore the story of a team who seek to be the first to descend the faces of the most treacherous mountain ranges on...
  • New SSX Could be Announced at VGAs
    Posted December 8th, 2010 at 9:00 am 16 Comments ╗
    With the VGAs coming up on Saturday rumors are flying as to new game announcements that will be made. It has looked like a new NFL licensed game could be amongst them based on the reveals trailer, with that possibly being a remake of NFL Blitz. Now though there are signs of a different game emerging from the awards show. Kotaku went through and detailed numerous indications that a new SSX game is in the works. Domains having been registered, online surveys, and their own source. It would ap...