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New SSX incoming? – Please let it be true!

A few weeks before my sister got married, my parents, my brother and I went to visit our future in-laws in Ohio.  While everybody else fretted over wedding plans, my brother-in-law’s nephew and I played hours upon hours of SSX on the original Xbox.  At the time, I thought it was the greatest game ever.  It is what inspired me to purchase Skate, another game I loved.

So what could possibly be better than SSX and Skate?  By combining SSX and Skate! And that is exactly what is rumored to be happening. According to the registration of two websites, SSXFirstDescent.com and SSXDeadlyDescent.com, the game is being developed from the studio that brought us the totally siiiiiick skating franchise and the new SSX will incorporate the totally siiiiiick control scheme of the Skate series.  Plus, it is purported to have features like “avoiding, out-running and even riding on top of massive avalanches; battling hurricane winds; white-outs; bitter cold; falling rocks; and gaping crevasses that open up at a moment’s notice.”  The game may even have base jumping, skyboarding, ice climbing, and wingsuit flying.  In the last piece of evidence, Peter Moore also mentioned that an “obscure” title will be revealed at the VGA ceremony.  Here is hoping…