X360, PS3 Friday, December 1, 2006 | 10:14 AM

Images and Artwork of SKATE

Images and Artwork of SKATE

Finally something new is happening in the small world of the skating games. EA released these first official images of their "Tony Hawk killer", and it doesn't look bad at all. Maybe this will finally be a wake up call for the devs over at Neversoft too.


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Commented on 2006-12-01 10:52:07
Holy crap.
Commented on 2006-12-01 11:02:07
That looks great, any news on the release date?
Commented on 2006-12-01 11:27:15
EA and screenshots.... hmmm.

I'll wait for proper gameplay footage!
Commented on 2006-12-01 11:29:18
If anyone has seen the leaked gameplay footage they know this game looks absolutely incredible.

If you thought the animations in Project 8 looked good, then oh my goodness wait until you see SKATE in motion!
Commented on 2006-12-01 11:30:30
i'll believe it when i play it
Commented on 2006-12-01 11:43:54
EA will probably put effort into this as they want to start a new franchise to milk.
Commented on 2006-12-01 11:55:44 In reply to rupbert
Posted by rupbert
If anyone has seen the leaked gameplay footage they know this game looks absolutely incredible.

If you thought the animations in Project 8 looked good, then oh my goodness wait until you see SKATE in motion!
Link?
Commented on 2006-12-01 12:37:22
Tony Hawks beware...
Commented on 2006-12-01 12:44:33 In reply to prodygee
Posted by prodygee
Link?
http://www.xboxyde.com/forum_8_16280_1_en.html
Commented on 2006-12-01 13:51:58
it's about time something good came along. looks above and beyond the arcadey gameplay of the tony hawk series
Commented on 2006-12-01 14:20:30
you do realise that "leaked" footage isn't ingame? its a video, the guys aren't actually playing it, their bad acting should give that away.
Commented on 2006-12-01 15:44:45 In reply to acm2000
Posted by acm2000
you do realise that "leaked" footage isn't ingame? its a video, the guys aren't actually playing it, their bad acting should give that away.
Agreed, thats not ingame at all.
Commented on 2006-12-01 15:59:18
The idea here is to simulate a mix of drugs with horrific stutter and 5fps gameplay, and THEN try to skate.
Commented on 2006-12-01 16:17:46 In reply to acm2000
Posted by acm2000
you do realise that "leaked" footage isn't ingame? its a video, the guys aren't actually playing it, their bad acting should give that away.
Are you being serious? It's entirely in-game footage.
Commented on 2006-12-01 16:49:29 In reply to rupbert
it says IMAGES and ARTWORK!!!

not screencaps.
Posted by rupbert
Are you being serious? It's entirely in-game footage.
i seriously doubt that
Commented on 2006-12-01 16:57:04
WOW

looking good
hopefully EA PORTS dosnt goof up
Commented on 2006-12-01 17:43:32
Saw the footage for this on the net somewhere (YouTube maybe). It looks to be quite an improvement on the TonyHawk games. It very well could be a killer, as you say.
Commented on 2006-12-01 18:12:19
I believe they are 100% real.
Commented on 2006-12-01 18:18:25
i can see it now, after you press start a message comes up saying you need to download a skate board for 300 ms points
Commented on 2006-12-01 18:28:45
The video wasn't in-game. THe camera angles give it away. It just has the appearance of them playing it
Commented on 2006-12-01 20:50:38 In reply to stazi
Posted by stazi
The video wasn't in-game. THe camera angles give it away. It just has the appearance of them playing it
Have you ever seen a real skateboardvideo? Because this is the camera angle in all of the videos. And EA also said, that there will be a new camera angle in "skate".
Commented on 2006-12-01 20:51:25
Wow... that video is so fake its almost insulting.
Commented on 2006-12-01 21:17:55
ANYTHING else than that unrealistic CRAP that TH games are! The only skateboarding game that was realistic (as far as actually skateboarding goes) was Thrasher Skate and Destroy. That's sad considering that game was for the PS1 and was made in 1997!

I already like this game better and I don't even know anything about it. Even though EA is bound to screw it up, they could make this awesome! The look of this game is already ten times better than Project 8. IMO. AND.... it has some actual cool skaters. CHRIS COLE! That right there is reason enough to buy the game.

I hope they don't royally screw this game over.
Commented on 2006-12-01 21:20:27
Plus... it doesn't have the word Tony Hawk anywhere! (which is a good thing)
Commented on 2006-12-01 21:21:21 In reply to acm2000
Posted by acm2000
you do realise that "leaked" footage isn't ingame? its a video, the guys aren't actually playing it, their bad acting should give that away.
yeah duh!!! if it was ingame footage, the acting would be better.
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