SSX Tricky

Critic Score User Score
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 Choose a course to compete on
SSX Tricky GameCube Hope the sun doesn't get in your eyes much...
SSX Tricky GameCube Perform tricks at this terrain park
SSX Tricky GameCube Racing; everyone always seems to get in my way

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User Reviews

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

Critic Reviews

Eurogamer.net (UK) PlayStation 2 Dec 04, 2001 9 out of 10 90
Gaming Target GameCube Jan 28, 2002 9 out of 10 90
Netjak GameCube Dec 12, 2001 8.5 out of 10 85
Game Informer Magazine GameCube Feb, 2002 8.5 out of 10 85
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Xbox Jun 25, 2002 8 out of 10 80
PGNx Media Xbox May 23, 2002 8 out of 10 80
IGN GameCube Nov 29, 2001 7.9 out of 10 79
Armchair Empire, The GameCube Jan 10, 2002 7.5 out of 10 75
Jeuxvideo.com PlayStation 2 Dec 03, 2001 15 out of 20 75
X-Power Xbox Jun 18, 2002 7 out of 10 70

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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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