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SSX 3

MobyRank MobyScore
GameCube
91
3.9
PlayStation 2
91
3.8
Xbox
90
3.5
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Description

Shred the slopes of the world's biggest mountain - at least in the SSX world - as you attempt to become the greatest snowboarder of all time. Unlike the previous two entries in the series, you must venture around the mountain, completely free to do what you wish, in order to find challenges and races to compete in.

There are a variety of events to compete in, from your usual all-on-all race through courses, scattered with obstacles and huge jumps to perform wacky tricks, plus there's a half pipe to bust tricks, and there's plenty of challenging tricks to master, and items to grind to gain bonuses. Plus, you can ride the entire mountain whenever you like, either to practice moves or learn all the bumps and corners for the big races.

With challenges and races comes rewards, and along with trophies and medals to fill up your gallery you can also win cash prizes to purchase new items, improving your board or improving your image. The more you race the more experience your chosen character receives, leveling up your abilities and improving your technique, plus even more wild tricks to perform.


Screenshots

SSX 3 GameCube That X to the bottom right is a point multiplier
SSX 3 GameCube Performing a rail trick
SSX 3 GameCube So far I'm 3rd place in this big air event...
SSX 3 GameCube I crashed; guess I won't be able to collect that snowflake which is worth money

Alternate Titles

  • "极限滑雪SSX 3" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)

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User Reviews

Best snowboarding game so far GameCube Todd Bello (32)

The Press Says

GamerDad PlayStation 2 Dec 02, 2003 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Futuregamez.net PlayStation 2 Nov 24, 2003 96 out of 100 96
Kombo.com GameCube Nov 18, 2003 9.5 out of 10 95
PSX Extreme PlayStation 2 Nov 10, 2003 9.4 out of 10 94
Nintendo Spin GameCube Jun 07, 2004 9.3 out of 10 93
Boomtown Xbox Jan 13, 2004 9 out of 10 90
GameZone GameCube Nov 12, 2003 9 out of 10 90
Gamer Within PlayStation 2 Jul 30, 2005 8.8 out of 10 88
Game Critics PlayStation 2 Dec 17, 2003 8 out of 10 80
Gameplanet Xbox Nov 12, 2003 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80

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Awards

  • GameSpy
    • 2003 – #2 PS2 Game of the Year
    • 2003 – #5 GameCube Game of the Year
    • 2003 – GameCube Action Sports Game of the Year

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