Tony Hawk's Downhill Jam on PS2 - exposed!

EXCLUSIVE! Old console, new features - we unveil what's in store for high-speed skateboard-racing fans

Tony Hawk's Downhill Jam threw out all the series' rules when it debuted on the Wii back in November - the real-life skaters were replaced with cartoonish badasses, and the free-roaming action was replaced with rapid downhill races in locales from Los Angeles to Machu Picchu. The result was one of the better games to bear Tony Hawk's name, and it's coming to the PS2 next month. It's not coming empty-handed, either; while it's losing the motion-sensitive controls, the game is making up for it with new characters, new play modes, new events and a ton of unlockable extras that weren't in the Wii version.

To give you a taste of what's in store whenDownhill Jamhits PS2snext month, we've snagged some exclusive video introductions to the three new skaters, some new screenshotsand an interview with the game's producer. Hit the links below to see what's new, or tap the thumbnails to the right and check out the screens.

VIDEOS: Meet thenew skaters in our exclusive clips

INTERVIEW: We grill the game's producer on what's new

April 18, 2007

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After graduating from college in 2000 with a BA in journalism, I worked for five years as a copy editor, page designer and videogame-review columnist at a couple of mid-sized newspapers you've never heard of. My column eventually got me a freelancing gig with GMR magazine, which folded a few months later. I was hired on full-time by GamesRadar in late 2005, and have since been paid actual money to write silly articles about lovable blobs.
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