Reviews and Problems with Tony Hawk's American Wasteland
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20 March 2015
Summary: The Tony Hawk games have been on a downward trend ever since THUG came out. They arent bad, not by any means, but THUG 1 and 2 and now Tony Hawks American Wasteland definitely lack that magic that the four Tony Hawks Pro Skater titles had.
Excerpt: When I first heard about Psi-Ops I was skeptical. Midway had been on a decline as far as game quality goes as of lately. However Psi-Ops was a very big surprise to me. I\'m enjoying the game very much. The presentation and gameplay are very well done.
Excerpt: While this is the best version of Tony Hawk's American Wasteland, as a 360 game it pales to the extent that I can’t believe Microsoft allowed it on the console. The game’s Achilles’ heel is its wooden character design and models: they look even worse in HD (on a console you buy to get away from ugly...
Conclusion: Even though the game is 10 years old and the graphics could look outdated, I'm sure you will all enjoy the mass amount of challenges this game can bring you. *** Spoiler - click to reveal *** To be able to write this article, the reviewer spent 15 hours in-game completing both Classic and Story...
Excerpt: Tony Hawk, one of the early mainstream franchises that graced the mobile scene, is at it again with Tony Hawk’s American Wasteland. The term American Wasteland appears to refer to Los Angeles as this is where the game takes place with players assuming the persona of an up and coming skater who has...
Excerpt: In life, there are some things that are simply inevitable: death, taxes, Christmas, etc. Since 1999, there's been a new addition to that list—every fall will see the release of a new game in the Tony Hawk series.
Excerpt: For the first time ever, Tony Hawk’s American Wasteland gives players the freedom to experience continuous skating and BMX biking action without leaving the game or waiting for load times as they explore and choose missions in a massive, living Los Angeles skate world.
Excerpt: Developer – Neversoft Publisher - Activision Features Players 1-2 (co-op) Players 2-8 (online) Voice HDTV 480p/720p/1080i In game Dolby Digital In my youth I had the great opportunity to skateboard with Tony hawk several times. He was a cool guy with loads of talent and nads of steel.
Excerpt: The controls themselves are not hard to grasp. You start off with only one button to start an ollie and the direction buttons to control your on screen movement. Like most skating games since the invention of SSX and JSRF, your main goal is to start off with a trick and then continue to string them...