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While the first Tony Hawk's Pro Skater was a phenomenon, its sequel refined upon everything that made it amazing. With the simple addition of manuals, players were able to link lines and combos together like never before. The series may have drastically declined in quality in recent years, but this Replay proves that there's a reason we all loved the early Tony Hawk games.
Watch Reiner, Tim, Jeff Cork and myself replay the classic below.
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well it was a good replay until it stopped playing 22 minutes in
Wow, is this what Tony Hawk: Ride did to your gaming skills? Scary!
This was a great game for it's time. I always had a 2xtreme sports game to fall back on. But I had to move away from THPS after 3. Then on to Dave Mirra and now the Skate series.
Wow... Tim and Jeff are so bad lol.
School II! That's one of my favorite courses ever. Man, good memories with this series. I'd absolutely love to see it come back!
And hey, I remember 2Xtreme, because the first one was the first video game I ever played!
i had the demo too and back then i used to like it but after i got it again from ps Plus about two months ago and it sucked SO BAD!!!!HOW COULD I LIKE THIS AS A KID????I was eight by the way!!!
Played the heck out of this game.
The Tony Hawk series officially sucks.
You could see it beginning to do the rail slide into the old-age home after the numbered sequels (4)... but it's really hit it's stride (of crap) now by pandering to the casual audience looking for a goofy, awkward, humiliating, and dull experience with a gimmick cherry on top.
But, there's only a limited number of things you can do with a sports game, eh?
I still play this game...ah, nostalgia.
I really don't see what's so good about this game. Tony Hawk is a has-been these days (when it comes to skating, at least), and the franchise is completely crushed by Skate. Anyway, who wants to play "shudder" Tony Hawk Ride?
Another awesome Replay!
Im glad to know that Dan is getting wooden teeth. Maybe Jeff can lend him some APB stickers to put on there.
I also noticed that you put it on Veteran so maybe you should just do a whole Replay devoted to 2extreme on Rookie
I have always sucked at skateboarding games. I tried Tony Hawk 1 back in the day, then returned again for another try with Skate 2. Both times I had my friend over and he was rolling with laughter at my series of fails >.<
But now I'm glad to see I'm not alone. My hat is off to you, Tim =D
LOL I still have this game.
I've lost count of the amount of time I wasted playing the first 2 Tony Hawks games. They inspired me to try skateboarding when I was 16... until I fell off and broke my elbow. Still, that gave me more time to play the games. I remember the school levels being the absolute best. And I loved the soundtracks too.
And, I remember 2xtreme. I used to love that game back in the day. I can't remember why though.
2Xtreme was on the Playstation Underground Demo with Tekken 2, NHL Face Off 97 and a handful of other games that were as bad or worse than 2Xtreme. I think it shipped with one of the earlier PSOnes.
I remember playing the hell out of the 2Xtreme demo that came with my PS1. Wow, does it look terrible. Tony Hawk on the other hand, was nothing short of sweet nostalgia.
Tony Hawk 2 was amazing, and still is. I've never even heard of 2Xtreme, but yeah, that looked pretty bad.