Excerpt: “Third time’s a charm” is what my buddy told me after the damn skateboard painfully landed next to my legs. A hopeful saying, something that pathetic people get comfort from but most of all a saying that doesn’t mean anything to EA and Black Box as they delivered an almost perfect game the first...
Excerpt: Skate 2 was all about becoming a big shot skater, working from the ground up to build a name for yourself. It echoed the path of the franchise itself, with EA having to establish the series as a contender in a market ruled by Tony Hawk.
Conclusion: From a technical standpoint, DJ Hero 2 runs and looks better than its predecessor. The game has alleviated most of the small frame rate issues that would sometimes plague DJ Hero . DJ Hero 2 also looks more impressive.
Excerpt: So you want to be a skateboard legend and revel in the comparisons to the likes of Tony Hawk and Rob Dyrdek? Well, then prepare your body and mind to fearlessly smash the tricks out the local skate parks and establish your name in the game.
Pros: Realistic Control Scheme is undeniable., Customization of parks and logos., All elements blend together masterfully.
Cons: Player models need more expression., Learning curve requires patience., May not be enough for Skate 2 owners.
Skate 3 PS3 Review
12 June 2010
Excerpt: Hey, you! Internet dweller person! Do you know your kickflip from your nollie? How about your varial nosegrab from your backside face plant? If you do, well, this game is for you. If you don’t, get with the times, grandpa! Gnarly! I have a personal theory about how skateboarding evolved as a sport.
Conclusion: This is not a huge leap forward for the series but at the same time I don’t think it had to be. There are some gripes I have with the size of the new environment but when it comes down to it there is no question in my mind that this is the best skateboarding experience available right now.
Summary: Skate 3 features an all-new co-op mode where teammates can complete challenges together while advancing each other's careers. From rewarding epic bails and fails with a beefed up Hall of Meat mode to honing your craft with the all-new Skate School, players of all skill levels have multiple ways to...
Excerpt: Back when the original Sony Playstation was the most important thing in my life, and when I was still trying to decide which profession to choose – professional skateboarding, playing for the Detroit Red Wings, or becoming a pro wrestler – there was one game that took up a ton of my free time: Tony...