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Sled Storm (PlayStation 2)

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Description

Sled Storm is racing with a difference. It has you racing a snowmobile around 14 tracks. Race on mountain tracks or in snowcross (like motocross).

There are 6 characters each with different attributes, such as better speed on their snowmobiles or they are better at tricks. You can performs many different tricks and use them together in combos.

Earn cash for winning and upgrade your sled.

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The Press Says

IGN Mar 12, 2002 8.5 out of 10 85
4Players.de Apr 13, 2002 82 out of 100 82
GameSpy May 14, 2002 81 out of 100 81
Operation Sports Mar 21, 2002 8 out of 10 80
GameSpot Mar 13, 2002 7.6 out of 10 76
Jeuxvideo.com Apr 18, 2002 15 out of 20 75
Game Informer Magazine Apr, 2002 7 out of 10 70
Gameplanet Apr 23, 2002 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
GameZone Mar 25, 2002 7 out of 10 70
The Video Game Critic Feb 20, 2011 C 50

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Trivia

The game went through several name changes during development before settling on "Sled Storm". It started out as "Alpine Rally: Nature Attacks" - a title meant to convey what was then the crux of this racing game: bears, avalanches, falling trees and other natural hazards that the player would have to dodge when racing. Soon, "Nature Attacks" was dropped when that aspect of the game was axed. After more than 6 months with this moniker, the product's name was changed to "Super SnowCross" as SnowCross was the burgeoning sport of snowmobile racing. "Super" had already been appended to the sport of Motocross, so the reasoning was that it would eventually be applied to SnowCross too and the game would already be there with an appropriate name. Ironically, the short form of the Super SnowCross name was "SSX" - an abbreviation used throughout the studio to refer to the product during this time period. "Boardercross" - a snowboarding game being developed inside the studio at the same time - would eventually rename itself to "SSX" after the snowmobiling product was renamed "Sled Storm". Everyone knows SSX now, of course.

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Zechariah Kuykendall (2) added Sled Storm (PlayStation 2) on Feb 02, 2003
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