Reviews and Problems with Tony Hawk's Project 8
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Tony Hawk’s Project 8 Xbox 360 Review
30 May 2010
Excerpt: How long can such a series last? Well as the Tony Hawk’s series enters its eighth incarnation, the answer is simple, and that’s a very long time. Neversoft and Activision will keep pumping additions to the series out until sales rapidly decline, although to expect another eight releases from the...
Conclusion: Overall impressions of THPS Project 8 are that if you own a PS2, don't own this game, because it will only let you down. Shaba had a lot to compete with when going up against Neversoft's previously created franchise. The soul of THPS games are noticeably absent in the PS2 version.
Conclusion: Overall, Project 8 is an incredibly diverse, challenging and accomplished skating romp that should appeal to fans and newcomers alike; lets face it, it enticed me, a relative newcomer to the series.
Conclusion: Tony Hawk's Project 8 did a solid job
synthesizing the sound effects for taking off of
the ramp and accurately depicting the grinds.
The voice-over work is okay for the most part,
but the music rocks to give you that boost of
Excerpt: Ah Suburbia, a quant cul-de-sac with white picket fences, green grass and a half-pipe. Wait a minute, a half pipe? That can only mean one thing... it’s time for some bone breaking, insane and out of this world skateboarding.
Excerpt: Name: Tony Hawk’s Project 8 Genre: Skating System: PS3, Xbox 360, PSP, PS2, XBOX (Reviewed on Xbox 360) It may not seem like it but Tony Hawk has been doing kick-flips over our consoles for nearly 10 years now.
Excerpt: Tony Hawk's Project 8 attempts to expand the series while catering to fans of the THPS classics. With improved graphics and physics, and a quirky new Nail the Trick mode, does it succeed? Read Jeremy's review to find out.
Pros: ups: Gameplay caters to old and new fans alike, on the fly goals, improved physics, robust online play, it's just plain fun.
Cons: downs: Graphics are pretty, but underperform; lackluster soundtrack; no parkour mode
Excerpt: The last time I played a Tony Hawk title I swore the series off. It veered off on a tangent that really didn't fit with the type of game that was fun to play, but that was THUG2 and times have changed.
Excerpt: As far as game modes go, we've seriously got nothing new this time around. Online multiplayer, the split-screen action I'm sure we all have fond memories of, Free Skate, Career Mode, it's all here.