Excerpt: For many years, the market on skateboarding video games has been sewn up by one name; the one synonymous with those visually acute birds of prey. After many iterations of the Tony Hawk franchise (some even feel a few too many), skateboarding gamers began to long for a change.
Conclusion: Completing an HD overhaul for the entirety of the Devil May Cry series, Devil May Cry 4: Special Edition is a definitive package that represents decent value for money for returning players, and is pretty much essential for anyone yet to play it. Grab it with your Devil Bringer arm. It's brill.
Excerpt: Do grinding axis sound like a symphony from Beethoven to your ears? Do you get chicken flesh from a perfectly landed trick and do you sleep with griptape on your pillow? Then quickly give me two minutes of your previous time and read why you need to get skate.
Conclusion: With almost infinite game replayability and tons of game content to choose from with customizing your board and skater, even tune your board however you want, this game is a great one, absolutely worth buying in my opinion.
Excerpt: Unfortunately, the "flick-it" controls do have some issues. Many of the more advanced flip tricks are very similar in right analog stick motion to other simpler tricks. This causes problems when you mean to pull off a laser flip or a 360 hard flip, and end up doing a pop shove-it instead.
Excerpt: Few of you will not be familiar with the Tony Hawk series of games. Under the name and supervision of such a skateboarding legend, despite occasional duds, the long run of releases has generally been fantastic.
Conclusion: Skate is the first game that can ever stand up to the infamous Tony Hawk series. It is a very fun experience and a must play for any Tony Hawk fans or skaters who want a realistic approach at skating in video games.
Excerpt: First Impressions My reaction is Year in and year out, we see Electronic Arts churn out one sports title after another, with no indication of slowing down, let alone stopping the process entirely. FIFA, NBA, NFL, NHL…you name it, and EA’s got it out – every single year!
Excerpt: By the time I was seven I had made my decision to become a professional skateboarder. Too bad I was also the accident-prone fat kid . Now I’m older, a little more realistic, and thanks to $500 of DDR , significantly more athletic.