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Amped 3

Amped® 3 , like snowboarding itself, isn’t just about the sport. Read more

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Overall 8
8.0

Amped 3

GamesRadar
24 June 2012
  • Pros: Hilarious, fall-out-of-your-chair laughs, Graphics that stretch on for days, Creamy smooth controls
  • Cons: Skill system makes it tricky to be elite, Later levels tend to be pretty short, No racing ... and no online multiplayer
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Overall 8
8.0

Amped 3 Xbox 360 Review

Console Obsession
30 May 2010
  • Excerpt: The previous Amped games on the Xbox were predominantly steered towards a more simulation approach, that’s why we were surprised to find such an intuitive game with Amped 3. Does it steal SSX’s crown though? In fact the word “surprising” sums up the game in its entirety, there’s a zany story wrapped around proceedings for instance, and snowboarding seriousness soon becomes a thing of the past.
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Overall 7
7.0
Gameplay 8
7.5
Graphics 7
7.3
Sound 8
8.0
Lifespan 8
7.8

Amped 3 Review

IGN Entertainment
9 February 2008
  • Conclusion: The first thing that many gamers will say is, “no Live, no buy.” While I feel your pain, simply discounting Amped 3 because of its limited Xbox Live support would be a mistake. The vast majority of the game is enjoyable enough that it proves to be a nice diversion from the rest of the Xbox 360 launch line-up. The story mode has plenty of depth and is fun to pass around with a group of friends.
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Amped 3 Review

VideoGamer.com
12 April 2007
  • Excerpt: Some games try to break free from the norm and offer something a little different, but never before has a series been turned on its head quite like Amped. The first two games were published by Microsoft Game Studios for the Xbox and offered a sim alternative to the arcade style SSX series from EA. Now under 2K Games, Amped has thrown the idea of being a sim out the window, picked up the crazy ball and run with it.
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Overall 8
8.0

Amped 3

True achievements
12 March 2007
  • Conclusion: Sadly Indie built was consumed by 2Kgames shortly after this game was released and later closed down (something you feel they knew was coming). So as much as I’d be eager to play it, don’t expect to see another amped title anytime soon. For those after something completely different definitely give this a try. Worst case you'll come away laughing.
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Overall 8
8.0

Amped 3

360-Hq.Com
27 September 2006
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Overall 7
7.0
Gameplay 7
7.0
Graphics 7
7.0
Sound 8
8.0
Control 8
8.0
Replay value 5
5.0

Amped 3

Xbox Evolved
26 August 2006
  • Summary: Despite the fact that Amped 3 doesn’t have any multiplayer, or that the visuals aren’t exactly the best thing you will see on Xbox 360, it is still a very solid snowboarding game, and if you are getting tired of Tony Hawk, and don’t care about online modes, you will get a kick out of Amped 3’s humor, interesting, if not borrowed trick systems, and the vast slopes you can trick off of.
  • Pros: Funny sometimes, good trick system.
  • Cons: Visuals could be better, no multiplayer other than co-op.
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Overall 7
7.2
Gameplay 7
6.7
Graphics 7
7.2
Sound 8
7.8
Lifespan 7
6.7

Expert Review

PALgaming
25 August 2006
  • Summary: Amped 3 is not a terrible game but it is worse than the previous two and that is predominantly down to the attempts to make the game appeal to a wider, more casual audience. It's still a decent enough snowboarding game but it's lost some of its quality in the transition and you're therefore better off going with SSX On Tour rather than this.
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Amped 3

swapgame
19 August 2006
  • Excerpt: The success of the legendary 1080 Snowboarding on N64, everybody wanted a version of the new genre for their console. The belated and, if we’re honest, disappointing, sequel, 1080 Avalanche on the GameCube, didn’t get there in time to claim the crown that should have been its by birthright, though. That’s because somebody had already made a better selling snowboard series, indeed, a whole dynasty of them: Electronic Arts.
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Overall 8
7.5

Expert Review

The Laser
9 July 2006
  • Summary: An improved graphics engine, varied challenges, a non-linear approach plus a greater emphasis on tricks are just the beginning for this sequel. 2K Sports' Amped 3 goes much further and loosens up the formerly Microsoft-owned franchise with a more open-ended approach for the Xbox 360. Playing the game is relatively straightforward, with mountains and stages to unlock, along with the usual character upgrades.
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