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Stoked

Not Rentable
GF Rating
3.8

1222 ratings

Critic & User Reviews

GF Rating
3

Bad

is that snow or thick mud ?

posted by jademonki (ANCHORAGE, AK) Apr 28, 2009

Member since Jan 2009

5 out of 8 gamers (62%) found this review helpful

wow I didn't like this game. I'm a big fan of snowboarding games, ssx, amped, arcade or sim.

this one had such dull, slow controls and even when pointed straight down hill there was not much speed.

I snowboard in real life and there's always that moment where your going to fast to be in control. I felt like this game was moving in slow motion at best and never worried about going to fast... in fact it was painfully slow.

I gave up after about an hour.

ideas for stoked 2... ; make the snowboard slide on the snow.

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GF Rating
2

Really Bad

Go Shred Elsewhere

posted by AJGameFly (BELLINGHAM, WA) Apr 24, 2009

Member since Feb 2009

6 out of 10 gamers (60%) found this review helpful

Let me preface my review by saying this: You will get extremely frustrated playing this game.

Now, imagine a game like Skate. It's not easy by any means, but they tried to make the controls possible for the player if you gave it some time. In Stoked, you find yourself getting caught up in a flurry of right stick oriented tricks, and almost an entire absence of using the buttons at all. Some say they like this approach more, but for me, I prefer holding down a trigger or the A-button to pump for a jump, then use the sticks in combination with button presses to pull of various tricks.

As one of the other reviewers already stated, the game is very unforgiving. You could pull off a 1080, when trying to do a Frontside 360, and it wouldn't give it to you. You literally have to get EXACTLY what the trick says. This can be especially frustrating when you are trying to be competitive with an especially difficult computer.

Lastly, the learning curve for this game is quite steep. You get extremely basic instructions on how to do just enough to get you by. The rest is in mini-text files in an options menu. Overall, I was just very unimpressed by this game. Being an Amped fan, this game was no where near as good in my honest opinion. Yes, I know that Amped 3 has flaws, and that it too can be frustrating, but at least the story progresses. This game is bland, un-engaging, and truly a forgettable title. Save your time and energy and just rent Amped. (If you hate Amped, you won't find much salvation with Shaun White).

All in all, the snowboarding genre needs a new fresh beginning. It's a dying breed, and hopefully in the years to come, we will see a fresh new face.

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GF Rating
3

Bad

NOT GOOD

posted by wizardx (CORAL SPRINGS, FL) Mar 29, 2009

Member since Mar 2009

3 out of 5 gamers (60%) found this review helpful

Stoked is a okay game, but with the lack of game play, you might as well stick with skate. Also, one of the tutorials i found to be hard. another thing is that you had to hold the trick for about 3 secs, before it can get points, so with the small amount of air, you have enough time for about half a trick. all around Suckish game. DO NOT RENT.

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