Conclusion: Amped 2 is a great game and my thumbs haven’t been this sore since Halo. The minute I started playing I was hooked and I quickly became driven to get to the top of the rankings and make my way through the various challenges and tests the game presents.
Excerpt: Although I've never actually snowboarded in my life, thanks to Amped 2 I can now get sick Canadian bacon air with the best of them—and I have the calluses to prove it. I have twinges that feel like the equivalent of shin splints along my arms, a lingering ache in both hands, and a red mark on the...
Excerpt: The title of snowboard king is another gaming battle that is heating up of late. SSX 3 from EA, 1 080 Avalanche from the big N and Microsoft’s own Amped 2 are all up for the title this time around, and although SSX 3 has gotten off to a good start, there shouldn’t be any reason for Amped 2 to fall...
Excerpt: 1-4 Players Custom Soundtrack System Link HDTV 16:9 Widescreen In Game Dolby Digital Content Download Online Multiplayer(2-8 players) Voice Friends Scoreboard Da Introduction There are two types of snowboarding games available for the Xbox.
Summary: Microsoft's hit snowboarding franchise for
the Xbox is back and better than ever. Amped 2 builds on the main elements of
the original with smoother controls, a deeper tricks system and, vastly improved
Conclusion: THE VERDICT: Snowboarding aficionados looking for the virtual replica akin to that offered skateboarders by Tony Hawk's series are out of luck. Still, Microsoft has updated its Xbox launch title with online play and some new gameplay that should make an update worthwhile.
Excerpt: In the 2003 follow up to the smash hit Amped, Microsoft Game Studios has followed the Activision approach to the extreme sport genre � take what worked and tweak it to make it that much better.
Summary: Up until I got my Xbox, I was never really a big fan of snowboarding. To me, it was just one of the filler sports that ESPN2 airs between world’s strongest man competitions. That was until John loaned me a copy of SSX2:Tricky, and I was hooked almost immediately .