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Amped 3
Amped 3 cover
Developer(s) Indie Built
Publisher(s) 2K Sports
Release Date(s) November 15, 2005
Genre(s) Sports
Mode(s) Single player, multiplayer
Rating(s) PEGI +3, ESRB: Teen (13+)
Platform(s) Xbox 360

Amped 3 is a snowboarding game, the third installment of the Amped sports game franchise, developed by Indie Built/2K Sports. It expands on previous versions of the Xbox exclusive games by featuring larger levels, customizable terrains, a 300 song soundtrack, and various Xbox Live online features as well as the ability to use a snowmobile, a variety of sleds and even a hang glider. There are also substantial changes to the gameplay which provide for a more irreverent tone, such as challenges in which two players compete to amass the most injuries and a 10 hour story mode presented in a variety of different styles. It is also known for its unique cut scenes using everything from Hand Puppets to Anime.

Game Reviews

Review scores
Publication Score
Game Informer 8.5/10
Official Xbox Magazine 8.0/10

The game received moderate to good reviews, with critics citing the game's highly original art style as making up for the occasionally repetitive gameplay. One such reviewer was GameSpot, giving the game a score of 7.6, which they classed as "Good"[1]. The Review collation site Game Rankings gave the game a score of 74%, achieved by averaging the scores from other reviews[2]. X-Play gave it a 4/5.


In GameSpot's Best & Worst of 2005 awards, Amped 3 won Most Outrageous Game[3], and was nominated for Best Licensed Music[4], Best Story[5], Best New Character (for Buck Wad)[6], Funniest Game[7] and Best Alternative Sports Game.[8]


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