X360, PS3 Friday, October 20, 2006 | 5:12 PM

Images from the Tony Hawk P8 demo

Images from the Tony Hawk P8 demo

Activision has announced that a demo of Tony Hawk's Project 8 will be released on the Marketplace today, and here is a bunch of images from the demo. Some of them was previously released in June, so I guess the demo is quite an old build of the game. I also added a group of images released last week which we forgot to write about.

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Commented on 2006-10-20 17:21:32
Demo today? Nice.
Commented on 2006-10-20 17:25:27
really quite ugly, looks like they sure rushed this for a quick christmas cash in, lame
Commented on 2006-10-20 17:28:05
We need some more ingame footage to see how it looks, when the game is in play it looks alot better than images, but these screens looks ok.
Commented on 2006-10-20 17:33:07
still haven't learned games look ugly when they're not in motion? I did..
Commented on 2006-10-20 18:19:35
Are we going to see a TRON-esque mode????
*last image*

That would be cool...
Commented on 2006-10-20 18:48:37 In reply to XAL
Posted by XAL
Are we going to see a TRON-esque mode????
*last image*

That would be cool...
hahahahahaha ROFLMAO, will be cool
Commented on 2006-10-20 19:06:17
Im not a big skateboard game fan , but this looks better than any previous verion i have seen..
Commented on 2006-10-20 21:01:26
Although it does look better than the last efforts (no surprise really) it still doesn't live up to the video's they showed a while back.
Commented on 2006-10-20 22:53:56
makes you wonder how game developers do stuff if the demos are old builds which they usually are. I mean I can program mini games. Surely its not hard for them to release the full base code in a demo but include only 1 song, 1 level and 1 character in the package.
Commented on 2006-10-20 22:54:58
I want a realistic skateboarding game... I really really thought tony hawk 8 was going in that direction from what was seen in the very early videos... but it's the same BS 'grind for 20 yards with amazing balance' kinda arcade crap that I played and got over in teh first and second games in the series... only thing different is it supposedly has nicer animations, but you can hardly tell since the game moves so fast and the transistions between animations suck balls.

I want a Thrasher in the next gen.
Commented on 2006-10-20 23:32:58
What's the deal!? I thought Neversoft was going to make this game realistic!
Commented on 2006-10-21 00:46:31
hmm , the demo is not up yet.
Commented on 2006-10-21 03:49:40
This message is in "Boulet Time" (TM), If you still *really* want to see it, click here

Commented on 2006-10-21 11:02:17
yep still no demo

and what's with the last image??
Commented on 2006-10-21 13:56:20
the demo is up. Only in the US though, so I signed in using my US account, go to all demos instead of new demos and its there. Pretty small at only 300 and odd MBs though. Downloading it now.
Commented on 2006-10-21 22:36:08
342mb , but the demo sucks damn it.
Commented on 2006-10-21 23:27:01
The best parts in the demo are the 60fps performance (with an annoying tick-stutter that skips a frame once a second), somewhat oddball ragdolls (with dave mirra and saints row wannabe ragdoll bailing + burnout aftertouch) and pretty decent graphics.

It's still a super-arcade skateboarding game though.. very little weight or mass (realism) to be found.
Commented on 2006-10-22 00:31:11
I've never liked skategames, but considering the crunchy graphics, I'd might try it when it get's a discount.

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