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Destructoid's most wanted PlayStation 3 games of 2012 photo
Destructoid's most wanted PlayStation 3 games of 2012
by Kyle MacGregor

The past year has been an interesting one for Sony. The PlayStation 3 finally began to hit its stride, a new portable finally emerged, and an "unauthorized intrusion" resulted in a month-long network outage. That major pothole aside, there have been much brighter moments and many great games since then.

But that's enough reflection for now. It's time to focus on what the future has in store. All week long, the Destructoid Staff will be sharing our picks for some of the most wanted titles of the next year. Yesterday, you saw Hamza's and Conrad's choices for the Xbox 360. Today, Samit Sarkar and I are here to share our most anticipated PlayStation 3 titles of 2012.

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4:30 PM on 12.21.2011

SSX sees slight delay to late February in North America

"Over the course of more than 10 years of making games I have not worked on a single project where our team did not wish, coming down the home stretch, that we could have just a bit more time," writes SSX creative director ...

Jordan Devore

10:00 AM on 10.31.2011

EA developing music-mixing 'Harmony' tool, debuts in SSX

One of my favorite facets of SSX Tricky was its fusion of audio and gameplay. The game would mute its thumping house/hip-hop soundtrack as you soared off a ramp, leaving only the sound of the air whistling past your rider unt...

Samit Sarkar

8:40 AM on 10.31.2011

SSX slides to February 14 launch, reveals Deadly Descents

EA recently released a "Survive It" trailer for its upcoming SSX game. The new video ends with the news that the title's launch has been pushed back slightly -- it was originally set to release in January 2012, but will now ...

Samit Sarkar

3:15 PM on 09.30.2011

Latest SSX trailer brings the hype

While it seems most people have come back around to SSX after a questionable start, anyone still not feeling this modern take on the series ought to give this new trailer a chance. Prior videos have also shown that this game...

Jordan Devore

3:30 PM on 08.29.2011

SSX: It was playable at PAX and it's fun!

EA brought with them a playable demo of SSX to PAX and Samit Sarkar and Tara Long were there to get their hands-on time with it. They talk about the evolution the title has gone through, contrast and compare the gameplay fro...

Brett Zeidler

8:50 PM on 08.26.2011

Score big at PAX for sweet SSX snowboard USB stick

If you're at PAX Prime this weekend and you've got reservations about the new SSX, let Electronic Arts ease your mind. A portion of the game's vast mountain ranges is playable at the event in Seattle this week. Do well enough...

Nick Chester

2:30 PM on 08.24.2011

Zoe gets (not really) animated for SSX comic clip

Motion comics. Gotta love 'em. They're not really comics and they're not really animated shorts, they're just... whatever this is. It's like the budget was a little over that of what it would cost to create a comic book, but...

Nick Chester

11:45 AM on 08.21.2011

EA talks 'evolution' of SSX franchise at gamescom

Good news, everyone! SSX is fantastic... well at least the pre-alpha demo we were able to play was. All concerns about the game being "Call of Dutified" can be put to rest once and for all. The controls are spot on and the v...

Daniel Carneiro

5:30 AM on 08.18.2011

SSX Gamescom trailer sizzles up the snow

EA has found a great deal of success in its Autolog feature. So much, in fact, that it's implementing that same function into pretty much all of its other games. In it's upcoming SSX reboot, the autolog looks to be in full s...

Liam Fisher





5:45 PM on 08.16.2011

Gamescom trailer for SSX shows ghosts, global events

While I'll be the first to admit that Electronic Arts had me at "snowboarding game," SSX is shaping up quite nicely. In this gamescom trailer, we're told about a few new features. As has been the case with pretty much every ...

Jordan Devore

1:00 PM on 07.28.2011

Latest SSX screenshots are all about Psymon

The new screenshots for SSX show Psymon's updated look for 2012. This larger-than-life character has been toned down a bit, but to me, his absurdity always truly stemmed from the random things he spouted off. I greatly look f...

Jordan Devore

3:15 PM on 07.11.2011

'Unique' online mode for SSX to be unveiled at gamescom

Electronic Arts has been fairly quiet over SSX when it comes to online play, and even multiplayer in general. Next month during gamescom, we'll hear about a new online mode for the snowboarding game. This factoid comes to us ...

Jordan Devore



E3: SSX appears to be well and truly back photo
E3: SSX appears to be well and truly back
by Conrad Zimmerman

It's been quite some time since a game worthy of the name SSX hit the market. The series had already been in a bit of a slump before the ghastly SSX Blur, a game poor enough EA didn't even acknowledge it during their behind-closed-doors presentation as being in the current console generation despite releasing on the Wii.

No longer. The SSX I played at E3 this week is bolder and more over-the-top than ever as it transforms the mountain ranges of our world into some of the most extreme snowboarding opportunities yet.

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8:26 PM on 06.06.2011

E3: PS3 gets SSX, Need for Speed, Battlefield exclusives

Look at Sony, taking a page straight out of Microsoft's book. A partnership with Electronics Arts means PlayStation 3 owners are getting a few nice exclusives, as discussed today during Sony's press conference. SSX will have ...

Jordan Devore

6:40 PM on 06.03.2011

SSX trailer reintroduces us to Mac

It sure does feel good to see those striped ramps again. It's been too long. Here's the latest trailer for SSX, with the focus this time set on Mac. Fairly standard choice, as far as returning characters go. We're still look...

Jordan Devore