YMMV / Snowboard Kids

  • Contested Sequel: To some, Snowboard Kids 2 can be this. While it has better non-cheating AI (outside of Expert mode), a higher number of characters, a fully fleshed-out story mode, and even more varied courses, the game itself plays at a slower pace, Time Trial is completely absent, each Skill Game is limited to just one course each (and is accessed only through Story mode), and character-specific tricks are gone.
  • Germans Love David Hasselhoff: The Japanese fandom is practically nonexistent, making its overseas Western counterpart look huge in comparison.
  • In-Name-Only: For SBK: Snowboard Kids, Atlus USA even tacked on the classic counterparts' surnames for the sake of familiarity. (For the record, they weren't present in the Japanese version.)
  • They Changed It, Now It Sucks: The DS game, which may have become a Franchise Killer to boot.
  • Ugly Cute: The character designs for the first three games feature comically large noses and beady eyes, but it grew on the fans as being a hallmark of the series. To their disappointment, SBK: Snowboard Kids went down the Generic Cuteness route instead.