DEVELOPER DIARY | X360, PS3 Wednesday, February 3, 2010 | 12:40 PM

Developer diary of Skate 3

Developer diary of Skate 3

EA sent us a developer diary of Skate 3. This time we learn everything about a huge area named Industrial district.


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Commented on 2010-02-03 14:03:09
So you will churn this crap out but no SSX trickys?

Snowboards>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>skateboards.
Commented on 2010-02-03 14:18:29 In reply to ManThatYouFear
Posted by ManThatYouFear
So you will churn this crap out but no SSX trickys?

Snowboards>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>skateboards.
here here,

i find it funny that tony hawks managed to survive at least 5 games before it got tedious, SKATE managed to do it by the second game...lol, realism blows when it comes to these sorts of games. who wants to barely manage an ollie in a video game....i can do that in real life. tony hawks, while utter crap now, at least gave you that escapism of being able to do 10 tricks in a single jump and look awesome doing it.

skate?....not so much.
Commented on 2010-02-03 15:53:24 In reply to ManThatYouFear
Posted by ManThatYouFear
So you will churn this crap out but no SSX trickys?

Snowboards>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>skateboards.
dude, piss off. skateboarding will always be better than snowboarding.
Commented on 2010-02-03 16:35:21 In reply to Real720
Posted by Real720
dude, piss off. skateboarding will always be better than snowboarding.
As I hear a lot around here "thats your opinion"

But SSX tricky n co had a lot more "fun" element to them than this.
Commented on 2010-02-03 19:26:22
A proper SSX game would be fantaboulous.

Level looks pretty good. If they could just fix the on-foot movement, I might just pick this up.

Anyhow I'm still enjoying the first game.
Commented on 2010-02-03 23:39:35 In reply to KORNdog
Posted by KORNdog
here here,

i find it funny that tony hawks managed to survive at least 5 games before it got tedious, SKATE managed to do it by the second game...lol, realism blows when it comes to these sorts of games. who wants to barely manage an ollie in a video game....i can do that in real life. tony hawks, while utter crap now, at least gave you that escapism of being able to do 10 tricks in a single jump and look awesome doing it.

skate?....not so much.
To each his own I guess. I thought Skate and Skate 2 were two of the best sports games this generation. Maybe you want to do a 1080 triple back flip out of an airplane in a game, but some of us prefer a more realistic experience. It's not like Skate is hyper-real though by any means. I don't think jumping down a 100 ft dam on a board is advisable in real life. I think you are mixing up difficulty and realism. Sure Skate can be hard to master, but once you do, you can pull of some pretty sick tricks. It just involves more than holding a button like the Tony Hawk series.

As far as snowboarding games go...I don't see the big deal. You slide down a mountain on a board. Wow. Not much variety in environments or objectives there. Maybe knock over a few snowmen on the way or something???

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