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Skate 2
7.8 out of 10

Skate 2

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Overall 9
9.0

Expert Review

About
20 March 2015
  • Summary: Skate 2 follows the “bigger, better, more” sequel mantra to a T, and the result is a game that is better than the original in most respects. The city is bigger, you have more moves, and there is a bit more spit and polish in the presentation.
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Overall 8
8.0

Skate 2: Reviewed (360, PS3)

mature-gaming.com
7 September 2013
  • Excerpt: Ea and blackbox are at it again with the sequel to acclaimed 2007 release of Skate.  This evolution of the series is here to not only knock Tony Hawk’s series backwards more but totally out of the park.
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Overall 9
8.5

Skate 2

ztgd.com
22 January 2011
  • Excerpt: Continuing to build a solid foundation. When EA announced it was making a bid for […]
  • Pros: + Simplistic control scheme, + Online options are outstanding, + Focuses on what makes skating games fun
  • Cons: Slowdown rears its ugly head, Control scheme still not for everyone
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Overall 9
9.0

Skate 2 Xbox 360 Review

Console Obsession
29 May 2010
  • Excerpt: Who would have thought that EA would be the ones to redefine the skateboarding game? When Skate was released in 2007, they certainly did that and as an upstart, the game managed to sell more than Tony Hawk’s Proving Ground (an instalment in Activision‘s well established series), which was released...
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Overall 9
8.9
Gameplay 9
8.6
Graphics 9
9.0
Sound 8
8.4
Lifespan 9
9.1

Skate 2 Review

IGN Entertainment
11 March 2010
  • Conclusion: Similarly, I had a task that required me to grind a dozen planters with at least five different grinds. I was also up against a timer that added pressure for me to get to each of the planters and make sure I had enough variety in my grinds to satisfy the objective.
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Overall 8
8.2

Skate 2 (Xbox 360) Review

411mania.com
10 July 2009
  • Summary: I’ve seen way too many possibly great sequels go down the drain whether it’s games, movies, or even music albums all because the creators want to mess with a formula that brought them their original success.
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Fun skateboarding game -- but brutal falls are rewarded.

Common Sense Media
9 July 2009
  • Summary: Parents need to know that the game is rated "Teen" for mild violence (graphic spills on skateboards), sexual comments including one toward's women ("I got to tie my shoes while I look up this girl's dress"), interaction which characters who talk about getting drunk, and includes some potentially...
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Overall 9
8.8

Skate 2

Game Over Online
29 June 2009
  • Excerpt: Skate 2 takes to the streets this season as the only skateboarding game on the market. Its predecessor, Skate, practically reinvented the skateboarding game, making huge advances in the genre, so Skate 2 has a lot to live up to. Was developer Black Box up for the challenge?
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Overall 8
8.4
Graphics 8
7.8
Sound 8
8.4
Control 8
7.8
Addiction 10
9.6

Skate 2 Review

Cheat Code Central
13 June 2009
Overall 9
9.0

SKATE 2

Totally360.com
7 June 2009
  • Excerpt: A couple of years ago Electronic Arts entered the skateboarding genre and took the title away from the Tony Hawk series. Skate was more realistic and wasn’t
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