Sled Storm (PlayStation 2)

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Sled Storm is a racing game involving racing a snowmobile around fourteen tracks. Race on mountain tracks or in the snowcross, the game's version of a motocross. There are six characters each with different attributes, such as better speed on their snowmobiles or higher success rate at tricks. It is possible to perform many different tricks and use them together in combos. The tracks have many shortcuts and branching paths, allowing players to take alternative routes. Cash can be earned from victories and spent on upgrading the sled.

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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 7.5 out of 10 75
videospiele.com Apr 13, 2002 70 out of 100 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
Game Informer Magazine Apr, 2002 7 out of 10 70
The Video Game Critic Feb 20, 2011 C 50

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Development history

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.

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