Excerpt: Once again, in a series of reviews for games which show little change over existing versions, I regret to inform you that the bulk of this review comes from the Xbox 360 review that was recently written. I�ll outline all PS3 changes first before swapping to the old review.
Excerpt: Yes, folks. There have been eight (count 'em, 8!) Tony Hawk games since 1998. That's a Tony Hawk game every single year, and there isn't a console or handheld that Activision didn't port him to.
Excerpt: games. The series has no doubt helped Activision to become the licensing powerhouse and sequel factory that they are today, and though series developer Neversoft hasn't had a flawless record with the series (yes, I'll admit it, the But next gen is here.
Project 8 makes a lot of changes that will please fans of the series, but a few technical issues keep it from being as great as it could have been.
8 November 2006
Summary: Tony Hawk appeared on the Xbox 360 last year, but Tony Hawk's Project 8 marks the first time that the series has been built from the ground up for the current generation of consoles.
Pros: Redesigned career mode gives you multiple levels of challenge, nail the trick mode is a cool-looking addition that has a positive impact on the gameplay, online scoreboards add more lasting challenge to the career mode
Cons: Frame rate is frequently unstable, skater creation options aren't as in-depth as they have been in previous installments
Summary: "Overall, this game shows off the graphical capabilities of the PS3 more than most of the other launch titles available last November." Overall some great sound effects! "The game play is really no different than any other titles of the series.