Tag: Tony Hawk

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 Review

So here I am, doin' everything I can't

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5

HIGH Solid level design and one excellent unlockable skater!

LOW Framerate and screen-tearing issues abound.

WTF Lil' Wayne is a playable skater, but doesn't appear on the soundtrack.

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD Review

Attack of the Sidewalk-Surfing Cube Gleamers!

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD Screenshot

HIGH Winning a four-player game of graffiti by a single "tag."

LOW All these years later, I still suck at the nearly-impossible Downhill Jam.

WTF They didn't just preserve "hobo-bothering" as an objective, they added more of it?!

PlayStation 2sDay: Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 3

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 Screenshot

Back in 1999, when I first got my hands on the Tony Hawk's Pro Skater demo for my PlayStation, I knew that I was in trouble. I played it for hours, trying to improve my scores and seeing what crazy combinations of tricks that I could muster. I'd never ridden a skateboard—and I still haven't—but games like Skate or Die on the Commodore 64, Top Skater in the arcade, and even Street Sk8er for the PlayStation put me in a position where I could actually be that cool guy on the board without breaking every bone in my body.

Tony Hawk’s American Wasteland – Review

American Wasteland is something of a return to its roots for the series. After the two Underground games and their Jackass-inspired shenanigans, American Wasteland gets back to the heart of the series—skating. Story mode finds players taking on the role of a country bumpkin who hops off the bus in Los Angeles with little more than his board and some big dreams.

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 2 (Game Boy Advance) – Review

No matter which way you look at it, Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2 is a monumental achievement. When Nintendo first announced the specs for the Game Boy Advance to the world, speculation abounded from all circles in the industry as to what the true power of the console could be. There were debates about how many sprites the unit could actually handle and whether it could pull off a convincing 3D with polygons of any degree of sophistication. Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2 puts that debate to rest as soon as you turn on the game.