Excerpt: For years now the Tony Hawk games have been dominating skateboard country. Some minimal exceptions not taken into account the successful, but after a while somewhat lazy, series by Neversoft really had nothing or no-one to fear.
Excerpt: The Tony Hawk’s series has gone for so long without any solid competition, although this past October saw the release of EA’s well received Skate, and when games are published by the world beating EA it normally means you’ve got some real competition to contend with.
Conclusion: Once you’re done with the single-player game, you’ll be able to hop online for some good old fashioned showdowns. We really enjoyed the ability to just meet up with some friends for a bit of free-skating, as well as the ease in which one could set up multiple rounds of face-to-face events.
Excerpt: Considered to be the 9th game in the Tony Hawk series of games, Tony Hawk's Proving Ground right off the bat shows little innovation. But this leads one to wonder whether this is a problem with the genre itself, after all how many skateboard based games can you make before you have experienced...
Excerpt: If one run of games is a victim of its own success, it is the Tony Hawk series. When the original was released it repositioned the boundaries of what could be expected from the extreme sports genre.
Conclusion: My best advice is to start out at american wasteland since it's the easiest in the series and is basically one big tutorial. now the review ^_^ graphics: pretty good and the best in the series a huge overhaul since project 8 IMO, but a lot of grapical glitching and some pop up but overall great.
Excerpt: Billed as the largest and deepest Tony Hawk game yet, Activision has recently released Tony Hawk's Proving Ground for the Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, Wii and Nintendo DS. Proving Ground is the ninth game in the Tony Hawk series which has seen its share of ups and downs over the years.