Summary: SSX 3 is the latest snowboarding title from
EA Sports Big. Featuring a new open-ended gameplay mode, the game has all the
tricks, stunts and excitement players have come to expect along with some cool
Mostly great competitive-action play for 8 and up.
Common Sense Media
30 November 2004
Summary: Parents need to know that although infrequent and bloodless, violence does play a role here -- players are able to punch and hit each other if they get close, giving them an advantage during races.
Excerpt: SSX was my first PlayStation 2 purchase. It remains in my memory as the first game I bought for the console and enjoyed thoroughly. I never, ever played snowboarding games prior—whether it was a realistic or fantasy-extreme snowboarder, it wasn't enough to catch my interest.
Excerpt: Once you've met specific minimum challenges for each peak, you can race the peak master from the top of that peak to the bottom of the mountain. The first all-peak challenge usually takes over 10 minutes, while the final peak challenge can last around half an hour.
Summary: Now I’m not one to throw around such buzz phrases as “Game of the Year” and I’ve never had to gall to dare say “Game of the Console” but dear readers after almost 50 hours of I must say that it is one of the greatest games I have ever played and is quite possibly the best PS2 game I have ever...
Excerpt: For as successful as the PlayStation 2 has been, the systemâ€™s launch games were a bit of disappointment. There wasnâ€™t anything close to a Mario 64 blockbuster, instead of getting Soul Calibur it got a got a rehashed Tekken, and of course, Sonyâ€™s first offering was Fantavision. â€˜Nuff said.