I loved SSX Tricky, probably one of my favorite sports games out there. But this.... this is a very hollow shell of Tricky. It seemed like the game was more about racing than anything else. You zip by past the scenery too fast to take anything in, and the trick system? I've never had an easier time landing tricks, and that's a bad thing. 2160 Super Uber Trick? You can do that off of a mogul in this game.
I remember being young and playing SSX 3 for the Gamecube. I thought it was the best game I had ever played. When this game came out I was disappointed how difficult it was. The real SSX made you focus on tricks and speed but this oh my god I never knew that I would have to play a 10 minute tutorial and then fall off cliffs because I forgot to use my wing suit. If you like snowboarding play the earlier versions of SSX not this one.