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New SSX trailer excites our brain, hurts our ears

A new trailer for EA Sports' SSX has fist pumped its way out of the seedy dance halls of Gamescom 2011 promising phat beats, extreme snowboarding action, expansive multiplayer hijinx and more than a few noise complaints from the neighbors. Crack out the glow sticks, whip out the candy necklaces and try to keep up with the bombastic pre-alpha footage:


Formerly known as SSX: Deadly Descents, SSX tricks out the long running winter sport franchise with global multiplayer events (up to 1000 players at a time, we're rold), real world locales, more exploration, ghost competition modes, emergency scenarios and lots of impossibly cool people pulling off stunts that would kill a normal human being. GR had a chance to hit the virtual slopes of SSX at E3. Read our early impressions to see how EA plans to get serious with the extreme snowboarding series.

SSX is being developed for PS3 and Xbox 306 and is expected to land effortlessly and pick up tons of chicks in the clubhouse in January 2012.

Aug 16, 2011



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8 comments

  • evilpacman18 - August 17, 2011 4:06 a.m.

    Damn, Now I gotta buy an Xbox 306 so I can get this game.
  • big000 - August 16, 2011 10:39 p.m.

    WOOT! gonna get!
  • NathanXplosion - August 16, 2011 10:14 p.m.

    January can't come soon enough.
  • therawski - August 16, 2011 10 p.m.

    YES!! Here's what I wanted to see, Raise Your GlowSTIX!!!
  • ShowMeYourKitties - August 16, 2011 9:53 p.m.

    Did you hear that? It was the sound of my jaw hitting the floor
  • Spybreak8 - August 16, 2011 9:52 p.m.

    A few typos on this article but man I loved that video. Yeah if that's any indication of how bumpin' the soundtrack is going to be I'm excited. I love and have the SSX 3 OST, always gets me pumped. Game looks sweet!
  • ZuzuPachulia - August 16, 2011 9:19 p.m.

    I'm totally excited for this game. Loved SSX 3 and I think this is gonna rock. And I just wanna know one thing. In earlier previews it was stated that the mountain can react based on actions. Does this mean I can start an avalanche that takes out everyone else?
  • yoyoguy - August 16, 2011 8:58 p.m.

    I would be perfectly content with drum n bass but dubstep is unacceptable.

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