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EA talks 'evolution' of SSX franchise at gamescom


11:45 AM on 08.21.2011



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 visuals style fits the series very well.

We talked to the guys from over at EA Canada about its version of AutoLog ("RidersNet"), big airs, crazy tricks and the game's new control scheme.








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8:30 PM on 04.16.2012
Tricky-inspired DLC is coming to SSX next month

During the past week or so, Electronic Arts has been slowly unveiling the first major downloadable content for SSX, piece by piece (literally). Thankfully, most of us missed out on the pre-announcement shenanigans and still g...more



2:00 AM on 02.28.2012
Review: SSX

The beloved SSX games of the last generation are still among the extreme sports genre's best, even today. So why has it taken this long for a true return to form? Back when EA's reboot of SSX was first unveiled as SSX: Deadly...more



5:15 PM on 02.21.2012
Preview: SSX is looking totally gnarly

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7:00 PM on 01.30.2012
EA explains what SSX's online pass will entail

Though the inclusion of an online pass in a game with Electronic Arts' name attached to it does not come as a shock, word that SSX will follow the trend got the usual people riled up. I was prepared to perform the obligatory ...more



8:00 AM on 01.30.2012
Shocker: SSX has an online pass

The new SSX looks pretty damn fantastic, of that there is no denying. Still, Electronic Arts once again doesn't think it's good enough to sell new copies on its own merit, and hopes to force your hand with its favorite skeezy...more



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 ...more



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 ...more



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...more



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...more



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...more



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