Before the launch of the Xbox, screenshots of Amped were released that were obviously photoshopped. After being called out on the false images, Microsoft released true screenshots that obviously didn't look as good as the doctored images. The irony to the story is that when the game was released, the end product released looked much better than the photoshopped images.
December 2001 - Golden Heart Award
2002 - Best Xbox Extreme Sports Game of 2001 (Readers' Choice)
2002 - Runner-up for Best Xbox Extreme Sports Game of 2001 (Editors' Choice)