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** In reverse, ''Cool Boarders 2001'' was not released in Japan.


** [[http://www.unseen64.net/2012/04/26/cool-boarder-sold-out-ps2-cancelled/ Cool Boarders: Sold Out]], a cancelled PS2 title from 2002 that was intended to be developed by Idol Games after the release of ''2001''. It had a more cartoony style than the previous installments...and that's all we know about the project.

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** [[http://www.unseen64.net/2012/04/26/cool-boarder-sold-out-ps2-cancelled/ Cool Boarders: Sold Out]], a cancelled PS2 [[UsefulNotes/PlayStation2 PS2]] title from 2002 that was intended to be developed by Idol Games after the release of ''2001''. It had a more cartoony style than the previous installments...and that's all we know about the project.


** UEP Systems' other series installment released before their dissolution, ''Cool Boarders Burrrn'', was a DivorcedInstallment / SpiritualSuccessor by the time it hit U.S. shores as ''Rippin' Riders'' for the SegaDreamcast. Not only was the game released soon after ''3'', but it has cameos from several characters that were in ''2'', along with various [[ContinuityNod nods]] to the franchise (including the training course from ''2''). It is unknown how well the game would have fared if it had been promoted as an actual sequel to ''2''.

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** UEP Systems' other series installment released before their dissolution, ''Cool Boarders Burrrn'', was a DivorcedInstallment / SpiritualSuccessor by the time it hit U.S. shores as ''Rippin' Riders'' for the SegaDreamcast.UsefulNotes/SegaDreamcast. Not only was the game released soon after ''3'', but it has cameos from several characters that were in ''2'', along with various [[ContinuityNod nods]] to the franchise (including the training course from ''2''). It is unknown how well the game would have fared if it had been promoted as an actual sequel to ''2''.

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* GenrePopularizer: ''Cool Boarders'' was the first major snowboarding video game in the market, and inspired a wave of [[FollowTheLeader similar games]], including ''VideoGame/TenEightySnowboarding'', ''Amped'', ''VideoGame/{{SSX}}'' and ''Shaun White's Snowboarding''.

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* NoExportForYou: ''Cool Boarders: Code Alien'', which was only released in Japan (even though it was intended for a North American release).


** UEP Systems' other snowboarding game released before their dissolution, ''Rippin' Riders'', seems to be a DivorcedInstallment / SpiritualSuccessor from the main ''Cool Boarders'' series. Not only was the game released soon after ''3'', but it has cameos from several characters that were in ''2'', along with various [[ContinuityNod nods]] to the franchise (including the training course from ''2''). It is unknown how well the game would have fared if it was released as an actual installment in the franchise.

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** UEP Systems' other snowboarding game series installment released before their dissolution, ''Rippin' Riders'', seems to be ''Cool Boarders Burrrn'', was a DivorcedInstallment / SpiritualSuccessor from by the main ''Cool Boarders'' series.time it hit U.S. shores as ''Rippin' Riders'' for the SegaDreamcast. Not only was the game released soon after ''3'', but it has cameos from several characters that were in ''2'', along with various [[ContinuityNod nods]] to the franchise (including the training course from ''2''). It is unknown how well the game would have fared if it was released had been promoted as an actual installment in the franchise.sequel to ''2''.

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** ''Code Alien'' was intended to be UEP Systems' first installment back with the series since ''2'', and they heavily promoted it to North American audiences in 2001. However, a series of underwhelming game releases (which ended with the company going under) meant that ''Code Alien'' was never released [[NoExportForYou outside of Japan]].
** UEP Systems' other snowboarding game released before their dissolution, ''Rippin' Riders'', seems to be a DivorcedInstallment / SpiritualSuccessor from the main ''Cool Boarders'' series. Not only was the game released soon after ''3'', but it has cameos from several characters that were in ''2'', along with various [[ContinuityNod nods]] to the franchise (including the training course from ''2''). It is unknown how well the game would have fared if it was released as an actual installment in the franchise.
** [[http://www.unseen64.net/2012/04/26/cool-boarder-sold-out-ps2-cancelled/ Cool Boarders: Sold Out]], a cancelled PS2 title from 2002 that was intended to be developed by Idol Games after the release of ''2001''. It had a more cartoony style than the previous installments...and that's all we know about the project.
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