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Amped 2 (Xbox)

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Amped 2 is the sequel to Microsoft's first snowboarding game, Amped: Freestyle Snowboarding.The mountains are larger, there are more goals to accomplish, and there is more diversity to the graphics. Many real snowboarding tricks are including, from Indy's and Mute's to Stalefish's and Tailgrabs. Specific to the sequel are kick flips and shove it's, as well as the ability to link tricks together via "butter", similar to Tony Hawk's manual.

The career mode has you starting out as a level 250 nobody. It's your job to rise the ranks and fight your way to number one in the world. Challenges consist of beating a high score, beating media challenges, performing certain tricks in one run, finding and clearing all the gaps, and knocking down eight snowmen, who taunt you and laugh at you. When you're done with the normal goals, and your player is high enough, you can attempt Sponsor Goals and Photo Shoots, to earn new equipment and further unlock the mountain. Some sponsors may like rails, so you'll have to use just rails to impress them. The photo shoot has you performing tricks to get a set score while going through various rings on a set area of the mountain.

Once you're finished with single player, you can go online via Xbox Live to play with other people. Your stats will be tracked and you can view your ranking, other player rankings, and where you stand at XSNSports.com. Compete in races, stunt events, or just cruise the mountain.

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Alternate Titles

  • "Tenku 2" -- Japanese title

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The Press Says

Game XC (GXC) 2003 9.5 out of 10 95
Looki Nov 25, 2003 90 out of 100 90
VGcore Mar 24, 2004 9 out of 10 90
GamingTrend 2003 538 out of 600 90
XGP Gaming Mar 09, 2004 8.9 out of 10 89
GameZone Oct 21, 2003 8.8 out of 10 88
The Next Level Nov 18, 2003 B+ 83
Fragland.net Jan 06, 2004 71.7 out of 100 72
TotalVideoGames (TVG) 2003 7 out of 10 70
Gamestyle 2003 5 out of 10 50

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JPaterson (9096) added Amped 2 (Xbox) on Nov 04, 2003