SSX Tricky

Critic Score User Score
GameCube
84
3.9
PlayStation 2
90
3.6
Xbox
85
2.9
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Description

SSX Tricky is EA's follow up to SSX. Tricky features far more storytelling than the original through the use of personality attributes. Rivalries develop between characters with opposing attributes, causing them to act more aggressively towards each other during races. The übertrick system adds a whole new layer to the game. These tricks are much tougher to pull off, but give you a nice boost. Performing six übertricks in a row results in a super übertrick, which rewards you with a bigger boost and causes Run DMC's "It's Tricky" to play.

Seven tracks return from the original accompanied by brand-new Garibaldi and Alaska tracks. The returning tracks contain up to four times as many shortcuts and hidden lines. Six of the eight riders from the original return (Jurgen and Hiro suffered off-season injuries) and are joined by six new ones. The soundtrack will feature mixes by Mix Master Mike, Aphrodite, and the Plump DJs. DVD-like bonuses include "behind-the-scenes" footage and a "making of" segment.

Screenshots

SSX Tricky GameCube Uh oh, other riders coming up behind me...
SSX Tricky GameCube Title screen from game introduction
SSX Tricky GameCube Jumping over some bumps in this tunnel
SSX Tricky GameCube Tried to jump into this tunnel, but missed

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User Reviews

I used to be so much better at this as a kiddo GameCube Pixelspeech (955)

Critic Reviews

games xtreme PlayStation 2 Dec 10, 2001 9.5 out of 10 95
GameSpy PlayStation 2 Nov 16, 2000 92 out of 100 92
Game Revolution PlayStation 2 Nov, 2001 A- 91
GamePro (US) GameCube Nov 27, 2001 4.5 out of 5 90
Armchair Empire, The Xbox Mar 17, 2002 9 out of 10 90
Netjak GameCube Dec 12, 2001 8.5 out of 10 85
GamersMark GameCube Aug 10, 2002 8.2 out of 10 82
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Xbox Jun 25, 2002 8 out of 10 80
Gamervision GameCube Sep 25, 2008 8 out of 10 80
IGN GameCube Nov 29, 2001 7.9 out of 10 79

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

SSX Tricky appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Awards

  • GameSpy
    • 2001 – Xbox Sports Game of the Year

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