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Free Play – Disney’s Extreme Skate Adventure

Disney's Extreme Skate Adventure CoverTwo things I didn’t know about this game: 1) It actually uses the same game engine as the Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater franchise, and 2) Activision held a contest to cast the kid skaters in the game! Not only is that a great way to involve the kid skater, but it’s a damn fine game engine as a backbone. While note as long lasting as, say, THPS3, DESA is a great skating game, and much better than Tony’s recent debacles. As a much more approachable version of Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater for a younger audience, Disney’s Extreme Skate Adventure comes, surprisingly, recommended!

 


Free Play – Disney’s Extreme Skate Adventure

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Posted by on 02/25/2013 in Playstation 2

 

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Review: Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD

Tony Hawk has been synonymous with crappy peripherals and boring gameplay lately. The golden years of the Tony Hawk franchise of skateboarding games were more than a decade ago with the release of the first two games (and some can argue the third and fourth), but since then the series has taken a sharp turn for the worse. Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD is the first attempt to amend the issue by bringing back what made the first two games successful while improving the game’s visuals and adding online play.

 

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Posted by on 08/03/2012 in Xbox 360

 

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