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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.


SSX 3 GameCube Beginning a race
SSX 3 GameCube A crash; tap B to try to recover
SSX 3 GameCube Jumping over a large crevice
SSX 3 GameCube Select a character

Alternate Titles

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

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Best snowboarding game so far GameCube Todd Bello (32)

Critic Reviews

1UP Xbox 2003 A 100
Darkstation GameCube Nov 04, 2003 10 out of 10 100
N-Europe GameCube Nov 05, 2003 10 out of 10 100 GameCube Nov 13, 2003 9.5 out of 10 95
GamingTrend PlayStation 2 Oct 29, 2005 565 out of 600 94 Xbox Nov 13, 2003 9 out of 10 90
GameZone GameCube Nov 12, 2003 9 out of 10 90
Boomtown Xbox Jan 13, 2004 9 out of 10 90 GameCube Nov 11, 2003 88 out of 100 88
Nintendo Difference GameCube Dec 20, 2003 16 out of 20 80


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