I was pretty solid at Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2 in my day. But I don't hold a candle to GeorgeThePlushie, who demolished the game in 3 minutes and 26 seconds.
It might be messy to pull, but if you add a whole lot of chalk dust to your skateboard before doing a trick, the resulting cloud of colors can be amazing.
There is no debate that Wargaming's online tank simulator World of Tanks is as realistic as it can be. It's relatively slow and tactical. But sometimes it gets a little too realistic and out of control, mostly when you land on other tanks. Tony Hawk and skaters would be proud of that huge 180.
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.
I'd like to think of this as "skateboarded so awesomely that now he has the police on his tail," but hey. Semantics.
You can keep your Command & Conquer Generals 2 and The Last of Us; for me the biggest news out of the 2011 Spike Video Game Awards wasn't a new game but the return of something old: Tony Hawk.
Some skating games show things that are, and ask you "why not?" Shaun White Skateboarding sees things that aren't, and leaves you to ask "why."
Riding high on the failure of Tony Hawk: Ride and feeling absolutely no threat from Ubisoft's upcoming Shaun White skateboarding title, EA gears up for an early May release for the third installment of the Skate series.
The third entry in EA's growing skateboarding franchise is coming in 2010, with rival street crews vying for prime Port Carverton turf in Skate 3.
I came. I saw. I fell off the skateboard. Once. Gently.
Tony Hawk continues to hype the living hell out of the next game in Activision's skateboarding series, now claiming it will be the closest you will ever come to skateboarding in a video game.