AirBlade (PlayStation 2)

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Description

AirBlade takes place in the near future as a man named Oscar has developed a perpetual energy source that will revolutionize the world, however, the GCP Corporation has discovered it as well and fears that it will hurt the company which is heavily invested in the oil companies. Desperate, they kidnap Oscar in an attempt to silence him, but before he is captured, he gives his friend Ethan a prototype hoverboard called the AirBlade.

The player takes control of Ethan who then must transverse through various objective-based missions in an attempt to rescue Oscar, get the discovery out to the world and bring an end to the evil corporation. Each mission has the player complete certain objectives within in a certain time limit that include destroying cameras or taking out guards using the AirBlade to travel through these areas and discover various items that will help them along the way as well as bonus rooms and missions.

As the player progresses through the game, they will unlock additional modes including a "Score Attack" mode and a "Freestyle" mode that rewards the player for completing various tricks and stunts using the AirBlade. There are also a variety of multiplayer modes such as "Ribbon Tag" and "Elimination" which consists of eight players taking turns scoring points on time allotted tracks with each round eliminating the player with the lowest points until only one player is left.

Screenshots

AirBlade PlayStation 2 The game's title screen
AirBlade PlayStation 2 By performing tricks on the AirBlade Ethan can knock out guards. Each guard dealt with gives an extra ten seconds
AirBlade PlayStation 2 The game's menu screen<br>There's a soft focus, monochrome, video running in the background
AirBlade PlayStation 2 From the rolling demo that runs when the game is inactive this shows some advanced grinding

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Critic Reviews

Cincinnati Enquirer Mar 20, 2002 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
GameZone Feb 14, 2002 8.8 out of 10 88
TotalVideoGames (TVG) 2002 8 out of 10 80
Super Play Nov, 2001 8 out of 10 80
PSX Extreme Mar 27, 2002 7.8 out of 10 78
IGN Jan 29, 2002 7.7 out of 10 77
Pelit Jan, 2002 75 out of 100 75
PlayFrance Apr 07, 2003 6 out of 10 60
PGNx Media Aug 24, 2002 5.5 out of 10 55
PSX Nation Feb 08, 2002 4 out of 10 40

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Big John WV (25255) added AirBlade (PlayStation 2) on May 19, 2009