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Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 (GameCube)

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Description

Tony Hawk returns with an all new line-up of skaters, an all new line-up of parks to crash through, and a whole new level of graphics.

The line-up of street and vert riders include Elissa Steamer, Jamie Thomas, Steve Caballero, Rune Glifberg, Geoff Rowley, Andrew Reynolds, Rodney Mullen, Eric Koston, Chad Muska, Bucky Lasek and Bam Margera from MTV's Jackass (and Tony Hawk, of course).

The create a skater mode returns, allowing for even further levels of options for your character, like adding glasses and tatoos to changing the colour of the knee and elbow pads or even the hair.

And the levels themselves that you must skate through are now more interactive, with cars and humans blocking paths and making noise as you race around to make as many points as possible. Use items around the streets or the park to jump from or over to increase your score, and pull of as many wild and wacky tricks as you can.

Screenshots

There are no GameCube screenshots for this game.

There are 106 other screenshots on file for other versions of this game.


Alternate Titles

  • "托尼霍克职业滑板3" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "THPS3" -- Informal abbreviation

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The Press Says

Gaming Age Dec 20, 2001 A 100
Game Revolution Nov, 2001 A+ 100
Gaming Target Feb 05, 2002 9.5 out of 10 95
4Players.de Jun 27, 2002 90 out of 100 90
NintendoWorldReport Dec 02, 2001 9 out of 10 90
GameSpy Dec 10, 2001 89 out of 100 89
N-Zone Jul 06, 2003 88 out of 100 88
Nintendo Spin Oct 24, 2004 8.4 out of 10 84
Consoles Plus Feb, 2002 82 out of 100 82
Nintendo Difference Feb 19, 2002 15 out of 20 75

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Trivia

Nintendo 64 version

The N64 version was the last American release for the system.

References

Dark Lord of the Sith himself, Darth Maul, is a secret character in Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3. LucasArts officially licensed the character to Activision for the game. Activision, you might remember, published Star Wars: Demolition.

UFOs

  • In Tony Hawk's movie, when he does the 900 you can see a UFO in the background.
  • In Rodney Mullen's movie, when he does the truckstand near those people in deckchairs if you look closely you will see that the people are actually aliens.

Version differences

The PC and Xbox versions contain exclusive unlockable content. The Xbox has an skeleton named bones and an oil rig level (which was latter retooled and used in Tony Hawk's American Wasteland). The PC has Doomguy as a playable skater.

Awards

  • GameSpy
    • 2001 – PS2 Sports Game of the Year
    • 2001 – GameCube Sports Game of the Year
    • 2001 – Best Online Multiplayer Game of the Year (PlayStation 2 version)
    • 2002 – PC Sports Game of the Year (Readers' Choice)
Information also contributed by Ace of Sevens, Dracula Marth and James Isaac

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Kartanym (10778) added Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 (GameCube) on Dec 23, 2001
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