Reviews and Problems with Tony Hawk's Underground 2
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A series in dire need of a shot in the arm,,,,,,,
Neilmondo "neil_dav5000", amazon.co.uk
20 October 2005
Summary: Remember the joy of mastering a combo in Tony Hawk 1, the manual in 2 and then the revert in 3. Then we asked ourselves "What if there's no time limit?" Tony 4 to the rescue. Probably the best overall THPS game, you could do one trick and make ot last hours. I'm afraid THPS overload has set in and with each new game not producing anything different, the series is stagnating. If you've never played a Tony Hawk game then prepare yourself for some serious fun.
Summary: Right, now don't get me wrong i love Tony Hawk games, i own all of them! But this game is, well... just not as good. They've tried to be too wacky and it just doesn't work, they should have stuck to the skating, which was best in 2 & 3. All the stuff riding around doing tricks in wheelchairs is just stupid and no fun because it unrewarding, it's so quick you always bash into the scenery, and it splits up the fun of skating.
Excerpt: "When i heard tony hawk's 2 was coming out i was so excited i thought well if tony hawks underground 1 was so good this must be even btr...it wasn't. Tony hawk's underground 2 has a completely different plot to the first and doesn't seem like a real sequel and the only thing i found different was 'freak out' which was pretty funny the first time but got old real fast. The goals are pretty much the same as usual and some parts you might find fun. However, ...
Summary: I am very dissapointed with this game, I started skateboarding a few months ago and bought this game becasue I was so far very pleased with the Tony Hawk series, especially Tony Hawk Pro Skater 3 and THUG1, even though the levels, create a modes and goals are different and good, the gameplay is pretty much the same, that can be a good thing for some gamers, but for me it didn't work, I completed the story mode on sick within 3 days and the Classic mode is a look to the...