Skate 2 drops into disc trays everywhere this week, and its feeling the love from critics everywhere. But even if EA’s latest board game can topple Metacritic’s servers with terabytes of 9s and 10s, its still got to feel like a partial victory. You see, the road to King of Sk8 is paved with broken decks, shattered expectations, and no less than five unnecessary Tony Hawk titles.
Every week we get hundreds of cheat submissions from our readers to add to CheatPlanet. Only a few of these actually survive the brutal, razor-sharp scrutiny and testing we put them through, and emerge as the fine cheat flavored paste that we put onto CheatPlanet. Most of the leftovers we just throw away, flush them down the internet tube never to be seen again. However, there are a few exceptionally stinky cheats that we feel
What the hell did people do all day before the internet? In just the past year, user-generated sites like YouTube have become everyday destinations for virtually anything that's ever been recorded, broadcasted or even conceived of - and that includes gaming. A recent thread over on the Penny Arcade forums called out the best you'll-never-pull-this-off video game moments captured on video, and wouldn't you know it, YouTube pretty much as them all. Prepare to feel worthless. We perused the list
The latest screenshots of Tony Hawk's Destruction 2 demonstrate a variety of the game's new moves, including a kite-powered Franklin Grind, a fire hydrant Natas Spin and the self-explanatory Spazz Out. As well as allowing you to vent your frustration, such 'tantrum' moves can also count as starting points for combos.The main focus is the Story mode, a World Destruction Tour that pits Team Hawk against Team Bam. This takes you through a series of set pieces in a number of different cities. (You
Yep, here they are, the first publicly available screenshots of Tony Hawk's Underground 2 from publishers Activision. For the full low-down on the latest skate-fest from Tony and pals, head on over to .Tony Hawk's Underground 2 will be released on PS2, Xbox, Gamecube, PC and GBA in the
Graffiti, explosions, golf karts, spazzing out, Classic mode, Bam Margera and - sweet mary, mungo and midge - a Matrix-style Focus mode [draws breath]... there's just sooo much in Tony Hawk's Underground 2 we don't know whether to applaud, or squirm like nostalgic curmudgeons. While the addictive, reflex-sizzling, combo-linking core gameplay remains, it has been layered with so much frothy pizzaz - endless whacky challenges, ker-raziness and hilarious fat men on skateboards - that the finished
While the recently-announced Tony Hawk's Underground 2 isn't playable at this year's E3, publishers Activision are showing a brief trailer of the game that reveals the new focus for the skate-fest.After last year's task-based game, the mission side of things is taken further with a new World Destruction Tour mode, which pits Team Hawk against Team Bam (as in Bam Margera, a veteran of the Tony Hawk games). As the name suggests, it sees players visiting a variety of cities which, as well as