(360, PS3)

By Matt Cabral
Updated October 17, 2012 at 04:00 AM EDT
Credit: Electronic Arts

Kids craving thrills bigger than those offered in traditional sports games can strap on a virtual snowboard for this seat-of-the-pants ride down the world’s steepest slopes. Featuring tons of challenges, modes, customization options, and opportunities to carve powder with pals online, SSX provides epic boarding fun without the possibility of broken bones.