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SSX Tricky

MobyRank MobyScore
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 Some other racers are knocking me over...
SSX Tricky GameCube Hey, I found a pretty neat short cut!
SSX Tricky GameCube Perform tricks at this terrain park
SSX Tricky GameCube A victory! Zoe waves to the crowd...

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User Reviews

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

The Press Says

Game Revolution PlayStation 2 Nov, 2001 A- 91
Game Informer Magazine PlayStation 2 Dec, 2001 9 out of 10 90
Armchair Empire, The Xbox Mar 17, 2002 9 out of 10 90
Game Vortex Xbox 2001 90 out of 100 90
Eurogamer.net (UK) PlayStation 2 Dec 04, 2001 9 out of 10 90
Play.tm PlayStation 2 Jan 05, 2002 88 out of 100 88
GameSpot GameCube Dec 05, 2001 8.8 out of 10 88
Netjak GameCube Dec 12, 2001 8.5 out of 10 85
IGN GameCube Nov 29, 2001 7.9 out of 10 79
Armchair Empire, The GameCube Jan 10, 2002 7.5 out of 10 75

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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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