05 March 2012

Going Downhill

SSX stands for "Snowboard Supercross," right?

It did until last week, when the revisionists at EA pulled the ol' switcheroo with the latest release in the series. Now, according to official SSX canon, it's "Snowboarding, Surfing, Motorcross," although there's still no surfing or motor-Xing to be done. Apparently someone is not merely proud of the story he penned for a goofy snowboarding game; he's so proud that he obliterated the previous lore. You go, snowboarding video game scenario writer!

I say why stop there? This is the kind of brassy trailblazing that opens the door to all manner of fresh ideas for sequels.

And so I present...

The Future of SSX