Excerpt: Reach breakneck speeds, catch huge air, and become an icon with SSX On Tour. Create a rider or skier and build a career as you progress from a slope-side wannabe to a black-diamond-dominating rockstar. Compete for medals or just tear up the massive new mountain, but make sure you look good doing it because your reputation is always on the line. Pull off jaw-dropping monster tricks to out-style your competitors while hurtling down the slopes at supersonic speeds.
Excerpt: Instead of a big, wide open mountain, the challenges and races are presented in a similar fashion to the early SSX games. This simple approach works well on the handheld, though the actual way things are displayed leaves a lot to be desired. You simply pick whether you want to race or compete in a stunt challenge, select the course and event, and you're on your way.
Excerpt: The SSX series is one-of-a-kind, one part racing and one part extreme sports, all mixed with plenty of snow. One of the biggest series for the Playstation 2, it was only a matter of time before SSX boarded its way onto the PSP. Well, fanboys and fangirls, the prayers have been answered and the wait is over. Was it worth it? Yes! “SSX On Tour” brings the high-quality graphics, sounds, and gameplay we’ve come to expect from the franchise.
Conclusion: THE VERDICT: The biggest challenge faced when reinventing your brand is to not change so much as to disconnect from your previous customer base. Like Madonna, SSX on Tour seems more concerned about restyling its platinum coif than maintaining the appeal that attracted its fans in the first place. Unfortunately SSX On Tour has been changed and hacked so much that we can hardly recognise it.
Excerpt: As a newcomer to reviewing games, I saw an opportunity when I realized most of my games had not yet been written about. Anyway, as the PS2 version of the game was hailed the best snow sports game of the current generation, will the PSP adaptation be ranked as highly?
Excerpt: Svoren SSX-fan som eg er, gleda eg meg stort til å endeleg kunne ta med meg vinteren på toget. Med nervene i høgspenn viste tittelskjermen seg på den sylskarpe skjermen. Oppsettet er for så vidt greit nok. Det er litt forenkla for å tilpasse det heile til den handholdte, og det er gjort såpass strømlinjeforma at du berre treng nokre få trykk på knappen for å vere i gong. Først av alt må du lage ein karakter, og du verda for nokre val du får. Mann eller dame, akkurat ja.