The Most Hilarious Skateboarding Glitches, Now In Motion

Video games that rely on a lot of physics-driven character animations tend to have some pretty funny glitches. Last week, we shared a selection of the most awesome classic sport game glitches, so it only made sense to do a follow-up, featuring skateboarding games. » 3/07/13 8:30pm 3/07/13 8:30pm

Ten Minutes That Remind You Why Skating Video Games Are Awesome

This ten-minute clip, by Helix Snake, is in order, with #50 at the beginning. So you can imagine how good things are getting by the time we get to the top spot. » 11/05/12 1:00am 11/05/12 1:00am

From Skate Video Game to Skate Park Video

Inspired by the replay modes in EA's Skate series, friends Brandon and Darren decided to put the controllers down and go and make a real skate video just like it. So they did. This is it. » 5/11/12 1:00am 5/11/12 1:00am

The Nightmare Fuel of Skating Game Bugs & Glitches

Sure, laugh at some of these if you want. Others will haunt your dreams tonight, so terrifying are their deformations of the human form. » 4/05/12 2:30am 4/05/12 2:30am

Skateboarding 'Has Run Its Course' As A Top Video Game Format

The heyday of skateboarding games is past, the head of EA, the company that makes Tony Hawk rival franchise Skate, told Kotaku in an interview this week. » 12/01/10 1:00pm 12/01/10 1:00pm

Annual EA Layoffs Hit NBA, Skate Teams Hardest, Sources Say

EA has issued its latest round off layoffs today, describing them as "season roll-offs," which sounds much more pleasant. According to sources claiming knowledge of the situation, EA Canada, developer of Skate and NBA Elite, bore the brunt of those cuts. » 10/27/10 8:30pm 10/27/10 8:30pm

Did You Know EA's Skate Games Were This Hilarious?

As a lapsed fan of the skateboarding video game, I dedicated little personal interest to Electronic Arts' Skate series. What a mistake that was, because as this lowlight reel shows, Skate is great comedy. » 9/30/10 9:00pm 9/30/10 9:00pm

Skate And Some Other Game Join Xbox 360 Games On Demand

The library of Xbox 360 games available "on demand" has expanded by two today with the addition of EA's original Skate and Brave? Brave: A Warrior's Tale? Something like that. » 1/19/10 11:30pm 1/19/10 11:30pm

First Skate 3 Trailer And Screens

To go along with the AJ's preview, here's the first batch of screens for Skate 3, along with a trailer featuring a horribly edited version of Steel Panther's "Eyes of a Panther." » 11/06/09 11:40am 11/06/09 11:40am

Yup, Looks Like There'll Be A Skate 3

Sounds like EA are already hard at work on Skate 3. Not the most shocking thing you'll read today, since it is an EA title, but still, it's a great series, so news of more games is always welcome. » 7/03/09 12:00pm 7/03/09 12:00pm

Skate 2 Demo To Grind, Fall Then Smash Into 360s On January 8

I picked up Skate on the cheap with some post-Christmas cash. Am absolutely loving it. Can't remember the last time skateboarding in a game was so much fun. So I'm looking forward to Skate 2! » 1/02/09 8:30am 1/02/09 8:30am

How Skate Plans On Not Becoming The Next Tony Hawk

I love Skate. I love it because it’s about skating, and not about riding toilets with Jackass characters. Which, while we’re on the subject, is the reason I stopped playing Tony Hawks. » 12/10/08 7:00am 12/10/08 7:00am

Skate 2 Release Date Seen On Mirror's Edge

You're getting a double dose of Skate » 10/31/08 8:00pm 10/31/08 8:00pm dates today, with the Wii-exclusive for a mid-November release earlier today. The proper sequel, , also has a new date, arriving in January 2009, according to the retail box according to IGN. The specific day on which EA "" with is still to be determined, but at least you know…

New Skate It Video Discusses Controls


We gave you an early look » 8/19/08 3:40pm 8/19/08 3:40pm at Skate 2 a few weeks ago, now we look at the controls for Skate It. I am really excited to see how the Wii remote works as a skateboard. It sounds like they are going the same route SSX Blur took on the Wii. Expect it this holiday on Wii and Nintendo DS.

EA Explains Why Skate Is Not An EA Sports Game

EA's "city-state" label structure can be a little tricky sometimes, in that I'll bet it's hard for them sometimes to pick what game goes under what label. For example, you'd probably guess that Skate might be an EA Sports label game, ad not an EA Games label game. EA Games global marketing VP Mike Quigley explains in… » 6/18/08 7:20pm 6/18/08 7:20pm

Whatever Happened to Color?

TrustyGamer has a point. Photorealism is a good thing, but can it really be an escape from reality - especially for ostensibly lighthearted fare - when the color palette it draws on represents the depressing color scheme of our own worlds? Increasingly, that seems to be the case in every title, including EA's Skate,… » 5/24/08 1:00pm 5/24/08 1:00pm

Skate 2 Teaser Might Be Doing It Wrong

Yeah, Skate 2 is coming. We knew that. This is EA, after all, and it'll never miss a chance to pump out a sequel. But we have to question the wording in this dramatic teaser trailer for the skateboarding sequel. "We're dropping the deuce"? Isn't that a euphemism for, you know, going? Number two? Big potty? Caca? » 5/20/08 5:40pm 5/20/08 5:40pm