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Muddytaco
09-14-2007, 05:06 PM
Anybody else pick it up today?


I don't even skate in real life or ever watch it for that matter but this game is really fun and addicting.

Massive open world with no load screens, realistic (no 1080 on to houses and grinding down a phone pole like tony hawk), two joysticks control all the movement and really get you into the game instead of just button mashing, goes rag doll on falls but that could be better, total custom character (build the face features and hair, body type), tons of clothes to pick from (tops, hats, pants, shoes), build your skate board from scratch (board, trucks, wheels)

Overall even if you don't like skating in real life it is still a great game.

Here are some video's I got so far.

http://skate.share.ea.com/profiles/11298/posts/115782.aspx

^^^that one took about 25 trys to finally hit, which is about the usually on big tricks b/c of the realism of actually being able to land the tricks.


http://skate.share.ea.com/profiles/11298/posts/116260.aspx

^^^couldn't of landed any better on that one lol

tater_salad
09-14-2007, 05:42 PM
I'm gonna get it when I get payed next week, it looks awesome. I lol'd at the second vid.

Hossy
09-14-2007, 05:50 PM
I saw you online alot today playing skate.

I probably wont get it, but the uploading ftw

Maxx-Damage
09-14-2007, 06:55 PM
The second 1 is the best.

Seems like a fun game, id almost bet my neighbor will have it.

timmyshoota
09-14-2007, 07:09 PM
I'm playing it right now. I wish online was working right now. Can't create or join games. :(

08Lud08
09-14-2007, 07:28 PM
I have been playing the demo for weeks. its awesome.

timmyshoota
09-15-2007, 08:53 AM
Woot, online play is working again, and they've got the big air ramp at the xgames. Double woot.

Muddytaco
09-15-2007, 02:50 PM
I went pro today and made it to the x games on single player, the big ramp is def. one of the funnest parts of the game.

timmyshoota
09-15-2007, 03:04 PM
I made it to Pro last night, but I'm no where near the x-games.

Muddytaco
09-15-2007, 07:14 PM
Beat single player.......won't ruin it but I'll just say the ending is well worth it.

Hossy
09-15-2007, 07:24 PM
so you beat it in a day and a half?
wow taco, thats crazy!

timmyshoota
09-15-2007, 07:27 PM
I have no idea how you beat it. The films keep getting harder and harder.

Muddytaco
09-15-2007, 09:24 PM
I didn't have anything to do:p Was waiting around to hear from carbon fiber guy so I had to keep entertained.


Ya the films got really hard towards the end, you just have to find a good spot to shoot them.

HelpDeskHustler
09-16-2007, 12:57 PM
It looks like a great game, but I felt that it would be a waste of money since it would sit on my shelf until at least February. Right now I have college stuff, then on the 25th I have Halo 3 to tide me till november (I'll keep playing it, but not like nonstop)
then mass effect, then I have to catch up on what I missed in december. I'll probably end up playing bioshock, orange box, and if it's out some army of two.

The Pumper
09-16-2007, 01:07 PM
Looks good, even though I'm not into skating.

Muddytaco
09-16-2007, 02:44 PM
Broke so many bones I got a new character, video of him at X on the mega ramp:

http://skate.share.ea.com/profiles/11298/posts/142111.aspx