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