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It's tricky to rock a pun, to rock a pun with SSX. It's tricky. It's tricky, tricky, tricky, tricky. So we didn't. EA Canada's 2012 reboot of the trick-crazy snowboarding series is free right now via Games with Gold. That means Xbox 360 owners with Gold memberships can download the game at no extr...

December 17th 2014 at 6:00am 0 Comments
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Like its PlayStation Plus counterpart, Xbox Live's Games With Gold service will feature a new roster of free games available to subscribers during December. Xbox One owners will be able to download anthropomorphic annelid strategy game Worms: Battlegrounds throughout the month. Xbox 360 owners can...

November 26th 2014 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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EA Sports wants you in a game of SSX, adding two new modes and dropping the price. The free update adds "3-2-1-Go!" and "Freeride" events. 3-2-1-Go! involves race and trick scenarios, with the former won by getting down the mountain fastest and the latter involving high score.Freeride is a single-p...

August 7th 2012 at 11:59pm 0 Comments
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It's time for another all-day Gold Box for games on Amazon, during which the retailer will attempt to shake out any money you didn't blow over at Steam. The sale is headed by an all-day 50 percent discount on Brave games, but also offers limited-time deals on things that aren't necessarily based on...

July 24th 2012 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Clearly a positive review on Joystiq isn't the sales driver we thought it was. Despite having a good time with it ourselves, it would seem EA's Syndicate reboot was not the commercial success the company had hoped for. So says EA Labels president Frank Gibeau."Syndicate was something that we took a...

June 14th 2012 at 3:45pm 0 Comments
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New DLC for SSX will have you nostalgic for the mountains you used to fall off of back in the day. Due May 1, the "Mt. Eddie & Classic Characters Bundle Pack" includes a new "ultra-long" course inspired by 2001's SSX Tricky, "filled with huge kickers, ridiculous grinds, a Big Air drop, firework...

April 16th 2012 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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SSX returns after an extended hiatus and goes straight up the leaderboards to take the first place finish in its debut week. According to Chart-Track, there hasn't been a new SSX installment in about five year and the latest is the first time the franchise has every premiered in the top spot. The c...

March 5th 2012 at 8:30am 0 Comments
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Much like one of my favorite games of 2011, Saints Row: The Third, the franchise reboot of SSX kicks off with a leap out of an airplane. And as in Saints Row, the section of Twilight Zone-esque endless sky serves as a tutorial to a variety of gameplay mechanics. When complete, you deploy a damn win...

February 28th 2012 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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If you were a real snowboarder sliding down a mountain, and you hit a jump and started gliding in a wingsuit like you can in SSX ... dude, you'd get so many high fives that day from all the other intensive care patients.

February 23rd 2012 at 9:45pm 0 Comments
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It's time to return to SSX's pixel peaks and commit death-defying stunts from the comfort of your couch (hot cocoa optional). The demo for EA's SSX reboot is available now on Xbox 360, featuring classic SSX character Zoe Payne in "Race it" and "Trick it" events.The demo also features some online fu...

February 21st 2012 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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If you're anxious to carve powder in EA's SSX reboot, you'll get a chance next week. Creative director Todd Batty revealed the news in the latest episode of the SSX Ubercast, a bi-weekly podcast centering on, well, you know.The demo will launch on Xbox 360 worldwide and PS3 in North America on Febr...

February 17th 2012 at 5:00pm 0 Comments