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Skate's learning curve is well worth it


IGN got a few hours of playtime with EA's Skate and came away very optimistic. Immediately, the IGN crew knew that Skate and Tony Hawk were two very different approaches to the skating genre, each possessing their own strengths and weaknesses with the biggest difference being the control scheme. Skate's controls took the preview team an hour or so to feel comfortable with, but once they got the hang of it everything felt very natural. The flick-stick idea makes discovering tricks a rewarding experience without the need to remember button combos. It's an interesting idea that may be well worth your time. Head on over to IGN's pre-E3 preview of Skate to see how things have come along.

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THA1icarus1

6-27-2007 @ 4:21PM

THA1icarus said...

Yes no grind button...
I never liked tony hawk so I'm excited

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DaveC2

6-27-2007 @ 5:56PM

DaveC said...

Methinks, I'm going to like this game.

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Levon3

6-28-2007 @ 12:20AM

Levon said...

can't wait for this game. i only buy the best games that come out and this will be one of them. it's definitely going to be a TH killer!

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cRANKbALL4

6-28-2007 @ 6:13AM

cRANKbALL said...

when is this game coming out- so excited for it

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kingalekz5

6-28-2007 @ 6:43AM

kingalekz said...

DO WANT!

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Matthew6

6-28-2007 @ 7:16AM

Matthew said...

I would have thought that after 8+ years of Tony Hawk Neversoft would have thought to make an offshoot that featured a realistic skating model instead of what they currently offer. Oh well, way to go EA. Looks great.

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Edog Lost7

6-28-2007 @ 11:37AM

Edog Lost said...

Iam so happy that this game is coming out. I love these concepts, it's what true game inovation is all about.

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