XBOX snowboarding game - need opinions

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  1. Kevin_W

    Kevin_W Second Unit

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    Of:

    SSX Tricky
    Amped
    Dark Summit
    ESPN: Xgames Snowboarding

    or maybe one I missed, which would you recommend? I really want a snowboarding game, just too many to choose from.

    Thanks in advance
    Kevin
     
  2. Aaron Copeland

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    I'd say go with Tricky or Amped. Both received good reviews. Amped takes a bit of a realistic approach, but not totally. Tricky is full out arcade action. My personal preference is for Tricky since I like the high flying and wild action.

    The IGN scores for each game:

    SSX Tricky: 9.0
    Amped: 8.5
    Dark Summit: 7.9

    I don't think IGN has reviewed the ESPN game yet, but Gamespot gave it a 6.5.

    Aaron
     
  3. John Bryant

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    Well you can cross everything but Tricky and Amped off your list. Go with one of those two.
     
  4. Larry Seno Jr.

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    Amped is pretty fun. It's pretty similar to tony hawk and has the added bonus of being able to use your own music, and the game already has a HUGE soundtrack.
     
  5. Christopher Chung

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    I'd say go with Amped. My friends and I have lots of fun with that one. It's not too hard to get the hang of either.
     
  6. Dave Falasco

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    I love Amped, but you may want to hold out for Transworld Snowboarding. That one looks fantastic, but I think it's still a few months out...
     
  7. Dean Cooper

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    I'll put in my word for Amped too, I don't usually like games like this, but Amped has me hooked.

    Dean
     
  8. LowellG

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    I like the free and open areas of Amped, but I too would wait and see what Transworld Snowboarding is going to look like. If it's no good, buy Amped since it can already be picked up used for cheap.

    P.S. Snowman hunting with surround sound is great.
    "Hey, Amigo"
     
  9. ChrisV

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    Well, your thread title asks for opinions, so here's my uneducated (I've only played the demo of Amped) opinion:
    You can't go wrong with Tricky, it's a kickass snowboarding game.
     
  10. Jeff Kohn

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    My vote goes to Amped, we rented this game way back when and ended up buying it because it was so much fun. Also, it has widescreen support for HDTV owners.
     
  11. Tony Whalen

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    Amped. It rocks. Took me a little bit to get used to...but I'm totally addicted to it. [​IMG]
     
  12. Brian Ruth

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    I have SSX Tricky for PS2 and I can't get enough of it. I'd say pick it up, but I've heard that the trick selection is a bit scaled back on the XBox due to controller differences (2 shoulder buttons instead of 4).
     
  13. Ryan Peter

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    Big Amped fan here and I've played both.
     
  14. felix_suwarno

    felix_suwarno Screenwriter

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    speaking of amped.

    is there a soundtrack released for it?
     
  15. Ryan Peter

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    A CD soundtrack couldn't fit all the songs, I think there are like 40 or 50 of them or is it like 200? I can't even remember. I don't listen to it since I can burn my own songs into the game unlike SSX Tricky.
     

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